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Juvenile Justice free pdf Troubled youth intersect with many government systems, but few as frequently and critically as with juvenile justice. This edited volume brings together experts in juvenile justice, child development, and public health to explore the connections between juvenile justice and child health and wellbeing. Unlike other books that focus on deficits, this book advocates tackling the challenges youths face by encouraging the support of family, community, and pre-existing systems to promote growth. Practitioners and policy makers who work with youth will find this positive approach refreshing.

About Francine Sherman

FRANCINE T. SHERMAN, JD, is a Clinical Professor and the founder and Director of the Juvenile Rights Advocacy Project at Boston College Law School. She is an ongoing consultant to the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) on strategies to reduce the detention of girls nationally, and speaks and writes widely on issues related to juvenile justice. She currently serves on the U.S. Department of Justice National Advisory Committee on Violence Against Women focusing on children and teens victimized by domestic violence and sexual assault. FRANCINE H. JACOBS, EdD, is an Associate Professor in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development and the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University. Developer of the widely used Jacobs's Five-Tiered Approach to Evaluation, she has also coedited or written several books and other publications, including the four-volume Handbook of Applied Developmental Science.

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Author : Francine Sherman
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 03 November 2011
ISBN : 0470497041
EAN : 9780470497043
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 600 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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