Juvenile Justice


Brief for Parent Centers on School Resource Officers

December 2016 | Updated, with new resources added, March 2019 A briefing paper for Parent Centers from the Center for Parent Information and Resources This brief in Word format This brief as a PDF Read This Brief If… …the school system in your community, district, or state places (or is considering placing) sworn law-enforcement officers […]

Trauma and Specific Populations

A resource collection compiled by and for Parent Centers. Coordinated by the Region 2 Parent Technical Assistance Center @ ECAC September 2018 Trauma affects people differently, and there are different kinds of trauma as well. This web page identifies resources that focus on the impact of trauma on: (a) children and youth with disabilities such […]

Webinar | Introduction to the Juvenile Justice Toolkit

The Juvenile Justice Toolkit was developed to help Parent Centers support families navigating the justice system. The panel members that created this toolkit detail the resources it contains for Parent Centers to access when they assist families of youth who have become involved in the Juvenile Justice system.

Juvenile Justice Resources Collection

This resource file (also available in spreadsheet format)was compiled by the Juvenile Justice Workgroup (see Acknowledgements below), who researched and vetted every item in the list for its relevance and usefulness for working with justice-involved youth. (Return to Juvenile Justice Toolkit)NEW ITEM Debtors Prisons for Kids: The High Cost of Fines and Fees in the Juvenile Justice […]

Juvenile Justice Toolkit

Introduction Children and youth with disabilities are at increased risk for delinquency and justice system involvement. Further, youth with disabilities are overrepresented in the justice system, often without access to the special education and health services they are entitled to. Parent Centers are a valuable resource to families of justice involved youth who often struggle […]

One-Stop List of Recent Guidances from the U.S. Department of Education

July 2017 Looking for a one-stop list to the guidance and resource packages that came out of the U.S. Department of Education in 2016 (there were so many!)—and now in 2017? (For your easy identification, we’ve marked what’s new in 2017 with the word New!) Here you go! Our list is organized by topic, as follows: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity […]

Helping Justice-Involved Youth Transition Back to Traditional School Settings

(2016, December) | Useful to Parent Centers, advocates, families, and youth with disabilities involved in the juvenile justice system. From the U.S. Department of Education, this suite of resources is intended to help justice-involved youth make a successful transition back to traditional school settings. These resources promote successful transitions by emphasizing the importance of early […]

Toolkit for Youth with Disabilities in Juvenile Corrections

(November 2016) | Useful to Parent Centers, families, and other stakeholders working with youth with disabilities in correctional facilities. This web-based toolkit from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) at the U.S. Department of Education can help State educational agencies, educators, families, facilities, and community agencies to better support and improve the long-term outcomes for […]

Resources on Reaching and Serving Students with Disabilities in Juvenile Justice

September 2016 An online resource page to accompany RAISE and CPIR’s webinar on Students with Disabilities in Juvenile Justice Listen to the webinar Return to the webinar archive page This online resource page expands upon the information provided in the September 20, 2016 webinar on reaching and serving students with disabilities in juvenile justice. Here, you’ll […]

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