Symposium on Juvenile Justice
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Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) Commissioner Gladys Carrión, as part of the ongoing transformation of New York State’s juvenile justice system, brought together nationally-recognized experts from across the United States for a symposium where they could share their knowledge on evidence-based best practices for improving outcomes for troubled children and maintaining public safety.
|1||VideoEp. 1 Cost Effective Detention Strategies||Judge David Bell of Louisiana shares his experiences in reforming the New Orleans Juvenile Court. Bart Lubow of the Anne E. Casey Foundation discusses their Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative (JDAI). Annie Salsich of the Vera Institute for Criminal Justice discusses NYS efforts to implement Risk Assessment Instructions.||3/3/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoEp. 2 Creating a Fair and Effective Justice System for Youth||Barry Krisberg discusses to what extent and why are minority children overrepresented in the juvenile justice system. Laura John Ridolfi discusses promising strategies to reduce disproportionate minority representation.||3/3/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoEp. 3 Residential Care That Reduces Recidivism||Mark Steward discusses The Missouri Model. Dr. Peter Leone discusses educational issues and strategies for children in residential care. Eric Trupin, Ph.D., discusses meeting the mental health needs of children in residential care.||3/3/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoEp. 4 Innovative Community-Based Juvenile Justice Strategies That Work||Wansley Walters discusses transforming a system’s response to juvenile arrest. Terry Odom discusses developing effective models of community supervision. Larry Bushing discusses New York City’s expanding prosecutorial use of community-based alternatives while maintaining public safety.||3/3/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoEp. 5 How to Make Change: Implementing Cost-Effective Juvenile Justice Strategies||Shay Bilchik discusses effective strategies for systemic reform. Laura John Ridolfi discusses driving systems for deep end children.||3/3/10||Free||View In iTunes|