Reports & Publications

Locked Up By Language

Junior Fellow Sam George's research into how Spanish speaking parents participate in Philadlephia public school and Family Court systems--two places that have decision making roles in the lives of Latino youth who become engaged in the juvenile justice system--was published by Congreso de Latinos Unidos in Ensenanzas de la Communidad: Lessons From the Community. 

"The PBS Express": Philadelphia's Newsletter on Positive Behavioral Support

What is PBS?  Junior Fellow Kelly Siegel's inaugural project newsletter, "The PBS Express", describes Positive Behavioral Support (PBS) and the effort towards its implementation in several Philadelphia schools.

PACTT Brief

Candace Putter is working to ensure that youth in juvenile delinquency placements get credit for academic courses taken and can find jobs with technical skills learned there.  This one-page brief explains more about the project.

Impact of Kinship Care on Behavioral Well-being for Children in Out-of-Home Care

Published in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, June 2008, fellow Dr. David Rubin and co-authors present evidence that children placed into kinship care had fewer behavioral problems 3 years after placement than children who were placed into foster care.

CSAW Newsletter

Children's Stability and Well-being Project Newsletter, June 2008. 

The Commonwealth vs. Mr. Browne: The Roots and Consequences of the Code of Silence in Inner City Philadelphia

Sam George's paper isolates a chronological progression of crises that have plagued inner-city Philadelphia's African American communities.

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