Chronicle of Social Change - Juvenile Justice Solutions Should Always Start with Positive Youth Development, 2015
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REGISTER NOWII www.edgyconference.com #EdgyConference20J.6 SUBSCRIBER CONTENT RESEARCH AND RESOURCES LOGIN SUBSCRIBE ABOUT NEWS ANALYSIS OPINION CREATIVE NONFICTION IN DEPTH DONATE CONTACT Enter your search... OPINION Juvenile Justice Solutions Should Always Start with Positive Youth Development by Guest Writer March 9, 2015 I Guest Writer by David Muhammad Since the creation of the first juvenile court in Chicago in 1899, our juvenile justice system has failed to reach its ultimate goal of treating and rehabilitating youth. The juvenile justice system in America suffers from high recidivism and failure rates, often causes further harm to youth, and has enormous costs. An ideal youth justice system would be based on positive youth development (PYD), a strength- and asset-based, youth-involved development process. "The basic premise of PYD is that even the most C lhfHIIU10iiii1i The latest grants, funder profiles, expert analysis and more! Subscriber Center > ClifiUffUI