“Taxpayers pay $108,820 a year per juvenile in placement.”
Sorry, Virginia taxpayers, but the hard, cold fact is that you’re wasting your money. While government officials attempt to find answers to ever-increasing costs for juvenile placements (that years of research shows doesn’t decrease future criminal behavior), a Hampton Roads editorial recently echoed the pleas of organizations [...]
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Evidence-Based Associates applauds Attorney General Holder’s recent remarks to the National Association of Counties in his call for the nation to “transition from a prosecution-and-punishment model to a prevention-and-intervention paradigm…and to “adopt a comprehensive plan of action – one that engages law-enforcement partners, medical professionals, social services providers, lawyers, parents, teachers, coaches, mentors, and [...]
As an organization that prides itself in producing measurable and beneficial results – for youth and taxpayers – we are alarmed that the ‘scared straight’ tactics that were proven unsuccessful in decades past have returned in A&E Television Network’s latest series, “Beyond Scared Straight”.
We fully support the Coalition for Juvenile Justice in their stance that [...]
The opening plenary session at the 2010 Blueprints Conference in San Antonio, Texas, is an event not to be missed by anyone involved in helping at-risk youth. There will be an historic gathering of leaders of the Blueprints for Violence Prevention effort, who will discuss ‘A 10-Year Retrospective and Look to the Future.’ In a fast-paced and [...]