News of Interest

News of Interest

| by Michael Schwirtz, Michael Winerip, Robert Gebeloff | The New York Times
A recent New York Times article reports on racial disparities within New York State’s prison system, particularly regarding disciplinary actions taken against individuals while incarcerated. Across all measures, African American and Latino individuals received harsher treatment and more…
| by Jennifer Brooks | Stanford Social Innovation Review
Stanford Social Innovation Review just published an article about the challenges of promoting evidence-based decision making as a worthwhile approach to improving social outcomes. To overcome those challenges, the author makes straightforward suggestions for moving forward while keeping…
| by Juleyka Lantigua-Williams | The Atlantic
A recent article in The Atlantic recounts the story of Shelton McElroy, who went from spending years in and out of foster homes to years in and out of prison. Shelton’s harrowing tale demonstrates the connections between the foster care and correctional systems and the challenges…
| by NCCD
NCCD's Children's Research Center assessed how well risk assessment tools are able to estimate future maltreatment, particularly…
| by Nathan Deal | The Washington Times
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal described his state’s success with criminal justice system reform in a recent opinion piece published by The Washington Times. Citing the financial benefits of this reform, he went on to note the potential positive long-term outcomes of rehabilitation and…
| by Kathy Park | Chronicle of Social Change
To achieve a positive impact for children and families, any child protection approach must be implemented well, championed by organizational leadership and culture, and reinforced with ongoing training and coaching. Kathy Park discusses this and more in her op-ed in the …
| by Kathy Park | The Chronicle of Social Change
The Structured Decision Making® (SDM) decision-support model in child protection…
| Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
NCCD researcher Caroline Glesmann was interviewed by the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange about NCCD’s new report on the growing population…
| by NCCD | Madison Magazine
Kathy Park is featured as the September "Person of Interest" in Madison Magazine, a monthly arts, business, and lifestyle magazine published in Madison, Wisconsin. Read about Kathy Park's path to NCCD and what makes her passionate about NCCD's work …
| by NCCD
A new report focuses on the growing population of girls who are incarcerated in adult correctional facilities. Two NCCD staff members, Antoinette Davis and Caroline Glesmann, along with former NCCD intern Andrea Gentile, wrote the report, which summarizes current research and recommends actions…