Spotlight on Ventura: Young Women's Perspectives on Reform in the California Youth Authority
- The California Experience. Harper, Jerry // Corrections Today;Oct2002, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p8
Presents an article on the California Youth Authority (CYA). Populations of juvenile wards and parolees; Dedication of the CYA staff; Facilities and amenities in the CYA building.
- Juvenile Justice Reforms. // Correctional Mental Health Report;Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p25
The article presents information on the findings of a survey titled "State Trends - Legislative Victories from 2011-2013: Removing Youth from the Adult Criminal Justice System," conducted by the Campaign for Youth Justice (CFYJ), a national advocacy organization, to look at U.S. states that have...
- Effects of Welfare Reform on Statistics for Young Women With Disabilities. Horvath-Rose, Ann E.; Stapleton, David C.; O'Day, Bonnie // Journal of Disability Policy Studies;Winter2006, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p166
This article uses the Current Population Survey (CPS) data to show that changes in family policy implemented in the 1990s led to a substantial increase in the number of young women reporting work limitations. These changes also affected measures of socioeconomic outcomes for young women...
- New Report On Juvenile Detention Reform Released. // Corrections Today;Oct2007, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p139
The article focuses on a report which shows that reducing the use of pretrial juvenile detention resulted in system-wide juvenile justice improvements. The report, "Beyond Detention: System Transformation through Juvenile Detention Reform," documents the reforms inspired by the Juvenile...
- TROUBLED N.Y. YOUTH PRISONS AGREE TO REFORMS, FEDERAL OVERSIGHT. // Corrections Forum;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p12
The article reports on an agreement between New York state and federal officials to place state youth prisons under federal oversight and implement reforms such as the imposition of limits on guards' use of physical force and improving mental health counseling.
- Public consultation and juvenile justice reform: A Queensland case study. Hil, Richard; Roughley, Leanne // Australian Journal of Social Issues (Australian Council of Socia;Feb97, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p21
The paper examines critically the relationship between the rhetoric and reality of the then Queensland Government's consultation procedures in relation to the 1992 Juvenile Justice Bill. It is argued that although the State Government viewed consultation as central to the process of social...
- NEWS IN BRIEF. // Community Care;9/11/2008, Issue 1738, p5
The article presents news briefs related to community care in Great Britain. The government has missed a target to cut juvenile reoffending by 5%, according to figures from the Ministry of Justice. A new voluntary sector umbrella body was launched to increase the influence of service users and...
- 'We will be disgusted if Government fails to act'. // Money Marketing;7/7/2011, p2
The article reports on the release of recommendation by Commission on Funding of Care and Support regarding the suggested reforms of the Government for care funding in Great Britain in 2011.
- Welfare waivers give states a choice. Golden, Olivia // Hill;9/20/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 115, p28
The author comments on the benefits from welfare waivers and discusses its impact on welfare-to-work reforms.