NCCD Blog

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April 16, 2012 | Karin Drucker
The news about former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky recently captured the attention of a nation that has been reluctant to discuss violence against children. However, if one message emerged from the most recent hearing of the Attorney General's National Defending Childhood Task…
April 16, 2012 | Kathy Park and Jim Moeser
The January 31 Wisconsin State Journal story about Dane County Judge Juan Colás' decision to keep 16-year-old Devante James in the adult court system illustrates one of the greatest injustices created by the legislature when changes were made to the juvenile code in 1996. Devante has been charged wi…
April 7, 2012 | Raelene Freitag, Director of CRC and International Projects, NCCD
Two things have been quite clear to me throughout my time working on the Structured Decision Making® (SDM) system: 1. The SDM® system is really important; AND 2. It is hard to get people excited about it. Daniel Kahneman's recent book, Thinking, Fast and Slow, provides intriguing research that helps…