For First Time in Decades, Washington State Passes Bill to Address Legal Representation of Foster Youth
By Casey Trupin and Erin Shea McCann
This new legislation is a small but critical step toward engaging Washington's foster youth in their dependency and termination proceedings and learning when and why youth are provided counsel.
Juvenile status offenders need strong advocacy to help them avoid deeper juvenile justice system involvement and detention. This publication offers a roadmap to representing status offenders.
The practices, strategies and tools presented in this step-by-step guide will provide a framework to support the growth and empowerment of your agencies youth and staff.
This report provides a roadmap for improving Pennsylvania's juvenile justice system and preventing another Luzerne County tragedy.