Product Code: J832
This special issue of Child Welfare addresses current issues in juvenile justice, particularly how various agencies are integrating child welfare services with juvenile justice to better serve youth. It describes an effort to reduce child abuse in Durham, North Carolina, by 50% within 10 years using a preventive system of care. Also, the issue illustrates the work of the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, which is merging child welfare and juvenile justice agencies by creating a common culture and new financial systems.
Inside this special issue:
- The Durham Family Initiative: A Preventive System of Care by Kenneth A. Dodge, Lisa J. Berlin, Matthew Epstein, Adele Spitz-Roth, Karen O'Donnell, Martha Kaufman, Lisa Amaya-Jackson, Joel Rosch, and Christina Christopoulos
- Organizational Merger and Cultural Change for Better Outcomes: The First Five Years of the New York State Office of Children and Family Services by John A. Johnson
- Integrating Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice, and Other Agencies in a Continuum of Services by James C. Howell, Marion R. Kelly, James Palmer, and Ronald L. Mangum
- Child Welfare Services and Delinquency: The Need to Know More by Melissa Jonson-Reid
- Examining the Link Between Child Maltreatment and Delinquency for Youth with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders by Kimber W. Malmgren and Sheri M. Meisel