ERIC Number: ED441048
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Planning for Juvenile Detention Reforms: A Structured Approach. Pathways to Juvenile Detention Reform 1.
This report is a guide to juvenile detention planning, based largely on the experiences of Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) sites. Its eight chapters include: (1) "Why Is Comprehensive Juvenile Detention Planning Needed?"; (2) "Guiding Principles" (e.g., detention planning must be based on adequate data, must be collaborative, should maintain a thematic focus on creating a continuum of detention options, should be comprehensive, and should be oriented toward action and practical results); (3) "Getting Started" (e.g., collaboration as a key requirement, JDAI planning collaboratives, and the effect of administrative structures on collaborative planning); (4) "Stage One: Document and Describe the Current Juvenile Detention System"; (5) "Stage Two: Identify Local Juvenile Detention Goals"; (6) "Stage Three: Define the Reformed System"; (7) "Stage Four: Identify Cost of Reforms, Resources Needed, and Barriers to Reform"; and (8) "Stage Five: Finalize and Draft the Action Plan." (Contains 11 resources.) (SM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Cooperative Planning, Delinquency, Facility Planning, Juvenile Justice, Strategic Planning, Youth Problems
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 701 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21202. Tel: 410-547-6600; Fax: 410-547-6624; Web site: http://www.aecf.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.