Keeping Kids Out of Court: A Primer on Status Offenses (Infographic)

This updated infographic can help spread awareness about status offenses and build consensus around effective solutions. It presents the latest national data on status offenses, discusses why court based approaches are inappropriate, reviews promising practices, and highlights a few states that have implemented innovative approaches to keeping kids in the community.

Keeping Kids Out of Court: A Primer on Status Offenses (Infographic)

Author:Mahsa Jafarian

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  • 2015
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Abstract:

This updated infographic can help spread awareness+

about status offenses and build consensus around effective solutions. It presents the latest national data on status offenses, discusses why court based approaches are inappropriate, reviews promising practices, and highlights a few states that have implemented innovative approaches to keeping kids in the community.

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