Leader in Juvenile Justice Reform Urges Continued Research

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Leader in Juvenile Justice Reform Urges Continued Research

January 17, 2017 | by Shay BilchikJuvenile Justice Information Exchange

In an op-ed published by the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, Shay Bilchik urges the federal government to continue investing in research and evidence-based juvenile justice policy and practice, despite the new administration’s stated intent to move the country in another direction on many issues. Bilchik, director of the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform, opines that current research regarding data-driven best practices in juvenile justice, including that of NCCD, has created improved outcomes for system-involved youth in jurisdictions across the nation. Read the article here. Read about NCCD’s research on juvenile justice here.