ERIC Number: EJ895351
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Reference Count: 8
Reforming Our Expectations about Juvenile Justice
Rodriguez, Pamela F.; Baille, Daphne M.
Reclaiming Children and Youth, v19 n2 p43-46 2010
Typing the term "juvenile justice reform" into a Google[TM] search will result in 60 pages of entries. But what is meant by juvenile justice reform? What does it look like? How will one know when it is achieved? This article defines juvenile justice reform, discusses the principles of effective reform, and describes the practice of juvenile justice reform in Illinois. Stepping stones to juvenile justice reform include the Illinois Balanced and Restorative Justice Initiative (IBARJI), the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI), Redeploy Illinois, and Models for Change. This article highlights each of these initiatives.
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Models, Attitude Change, Institutionalized Persons, Resilience (Psychology), Child Development, Adolescent Development, Youth, Expectation
Reclaiming Children and Youth. PO Box 57 104 N Main Street, Lennox, SD 57039. Tel: 605-647-2532; Fax: 605-647-5212; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://reclaimingjournal.com/
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Illinois