Youth in the child welfare system may also be involved with the juvenile justice system. Improved understanding and collaboration between the two systems is critical to improving outcomes for youth served by both systems. The following resources address training curricula and materials to help juvenile justice professionals better understand the child welfare system and the overlapping issues affecting each system, including State and local examples.
The Incredible Years Training Series (PDF - 215 KB)
Juvenile Justice Bulletin, 2000
Designed to prevent, reduce, and treat conduct problems among children and to increase their social competence.
Predictors of Staff Responses to Problematic Youth Behavior in Detention and Correctional Settings
Marsh & Evans
Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 44(1), 2006
Presents data collected from juvenile justice staff working with delinquent youth in Alaska. Includes demographics, scores on several personality measures, amount and type of training experiences, and responses on a measure developed to assess the severity of consequences assigned to youth for certain problematic behaviors.
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