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 […]
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 THE ‘OBAMACARE’ TO HELP YOUNG ADULTS IN NEBRASKA
MEASURES AIM TO EASE TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD, LOWER CASELOAD SIZE
4 BILLS AIMED AT CHLD WELFARE, JUVENILE JUSTICE ISSUES IN NEBRASKA
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
FOSTER CARE STAKEHOLDERS ASK FOR REVIEW OF DECADES-OLD STATE LAWS, OTHER IMPROVEMENTS
$15M PROJECT AIMS TO IMPROVE CHILD WELFARE WORKFORCE
Request for Information (RFI) From Administrative Office of Probation-Juvenile Division on Technology-Based Solution to Support Youth in Successful School Attendance
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.
Thousands of young people are sent to prison every day, leaving behind scores of brothers and sisters researchers know very little about.
FREA whole-family approach shows promise in keeping young offenders out of prison.
One advocate describes what happens in a family when a child is behind bars.