Toward Developmentally Appropriate Practice: A Juvenile Court Training Curriculum – Overview

Intended for juvenile court judges, defense attorneys, prosecutors, and probation staff, the curriculum provides in-depth training materials on the most up-to-date adolescent development research and its application to juvenile court practice. As a part of the MacArthur Foundation’s project, Models for Change: Systems Reform in Juvenile Justice, this curriculum is available to jurisdictions across the country to enhance the capacity of professionals to make high-quality, developmentally appropriate decisions about the court-involved youth with whom they work.

File Type: pdf
Categories: Gault Center Publications, Practice Tool, Resource Library
Tags: Adolescent Development, Collaboration, Disabilities