(83.) See Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative, A Guide to Juvenile Detention Reform
: Juvenile Detention Facility Assessment 2014 Update, 177-80 (2014) (setting forth standards governing the use of "room confinement" in juvenile detention and correctional facilities), http://www.aecf.org/m/resourcedoc/aecf-juveniledetentionfacilityassessment-2014.pdf.
(17.) See Editorial, A Model for Juvenile Detention Reform
The impact of juvenile detention reform
efforts by Greene County has been significant.
Beyond detention: System transformation through juvenile detention reform
. Baltimore: Annie E.
CASEY FOUND., PATHWAYS TO JUVENILE DETENTION REFORM: PLANNING FOR JUVENILE DETENTION REFORMS A STRUCTURED APPROACH 41 (1999); FRANCINE T.
CASEY FOUND., USING JDAI STRATEGIES TO REDUCE THE DETENTION OF GIRLS: A PRACTICE GUIDE TO JUVENILE DETENTION REFORM 46 (2010); MAJD ET.
Policy councils, coordinating committees and task forces have addressed issues such as jail and prison crowding, the design of problem-solving courts, juvenile detention reform
, (1) violence against women, the Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative, and mentally ill offenders.
The report, Beyond Detention: System Transformation through Juvenile Detention Reform
, documents the reforms inspired by the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI), a nationally-renowned, data-driven and outcome-based collaborative effort aimed at ensuring that detention is used only when appropriate.
In Virginia, we have initiated a concentrated effort to positively influence juvenile detention reform
and disproportionate minority contact, just a few of the topics on which our thoughtful authors have provided insight.
But juvenile detention reform
, at least as practiced in JDAI, is precisely about reducing the number of youths who are incarcerated, albeit with an accountability to public safety outcomes that is uncommon even in the country's most restrictive systems.
Casey Foundation's Report on Collaboration and Leadership in Juvenile Detention Reform
notes, it cannot be assumed that agencies or individuals have the knowledge, skills and ability to have an effective partnership just because they work together as a team.
He was instrumental in introducing juvenile detention reforms
in Florida, resulting in landmark legislation in the early 1990's that served as a statutory model for reducing the inappropriate and unnecessary use of juvenile detention.