Study Strongly Endorses Nebraska Probation Assessment Tool for Youth

A new juvenile probation research study validated Nebraska probation’s assessment tool. The assessment tool, named “Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory,” emphasizes the importance of tailoring treatment and supervision to meet the needs of individual youth on probation. Accurate use of this evidence-based assessment tool provides direction for behavior change, making youth less likely to […]

Teens Volunteer to Help with Police Training

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) — Trauma comes in many shapes and sizes. It’s not always obvious – and comes from things like emotional abuse and the circumstances behind the problems. Often the best way to understand those who are different from us is to get to know them. In this case, five 17-year-olds from the Boys […]

Group calls for keeping parts of ‘Obamacare’ to help young adults in Nebraska

GROUP CALLS FOR KEEPING PARTS OF THE ‘OBAMACARE’ TO HELP YOUNG ADULTS IN NEBRASKA

Editorial: Abused kids: a call to action

Nebraskans expect children to be in safe hands when the state removes them from home for abuse, neglect or criminal justice and places them into state care.

Nebraska Must do Even More to Protect Children

NEBRASKA MUST DO EVEN MORE TO PROTECT CHILDREN

Foster care stakeholders ask for review of decades-old state laws, other improvements

FOSTER CARE STAKEHOLDERS ASK FOR REVIEW OF DECADES-OLD STATE LAWS, OTHER IMPROVEMENTS

Request for Information (RFI) From Administrative Office of Probation-Juvenile Division

Request for Information (RFI) From Administrative Office of Probation-Juvenile Division  on Technology-Based Solution to Support Youth in Successful School Attendance

Training Opportunity – Cyber Security 101: It All Starts With The User (1 of 3 Part Series)

In the non-profit sector, the responsibility of leadership to protect the data of both their donors and the people and organizations they serve makes cybersecurity an urgent priority.

When a Sibling Goes to Prison

Thousands of young people are sent to prison every day, leaving behind scores of brothers and sisters researchers know very little about.

Getting Therapy Instead of Serving Time

FREA whole-family approach shows promise in keeping young offenders out of prison.