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NCJ Number: 248585 Find in a Library
Title: Parent and Family Involvement with Youth in the Tribal Juvenile Justice System: Perspectives from OJJDP's Tribal Green Reentry Initiative
Author(s): Tasseli McKay; Christine Lindquist; Ada Melton; Rita Martinez
Corporate Author: RTI International
United States of America

American Indian Development Associates
United States of America
Date Published: November 2014
Page Count: 17
Sponsoring Agency: American Indian Development Associates
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Library of Congress
Washington, DC 20540
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
RTI International
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Contract Number: LCFRD11C0002
Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Evaluation; Report (Grant Sponsored)
Format: Document; Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents qualitative perspectives on parent and family involvement among justice involved youth who participated in Green Reentry programs.
Abstract: This report presents qualitative perspectives on parent and family involvement in tribal youth reentry programming among justice involved youth who participated in Green Reentry programs. Youth, parents, staff, and stakeholders identified: 1) the influence of various forms of parent involvement on youth well-being; 2) the role of other family members; 3) challenges to positive parent and family involvement; and 4) strategies for encouraging involvement. Findings suggest that offering whole-family programming and working to improve communication between parents and the youth-serving staff who work with their children could result in increased parent and family involvement and better outcomes for youth in tribal communities.
Main Term(s): Juvenile Aftercare
Index Term(s): Aftercare decisionmaking; Aftercare/juvenile parole; Family Strengthening; Family support; Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); OJJDP grant-related documents; OJJDP Resources; Parental attitudes; Parental influence; Post-release programs; Reentry
Note: This project was supported by Contract No. LCFRD11C0002, awarded by the Library of Congress in coordination with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the Library of Congress or U.S. Department of Justice.
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