Reports & Publications

Investing in Girls: A 21st Century Strategy

Leslie Acoca's publication in the Journal of the Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 1999.

Justice by Gender: The Lack of Appropriate Prevention, Diversion, & Treatment Alternatives for Girls in the Justice System

Leslie Acoca's work: a report issued jointly by the American Bar Association and the National Bar Association, May 2001.

"Are Those Cookies for Me or My Baby? Understanding Detained & Incarcerated Teen Mothers & Their Children"

Leslie Acoca's publication in the Juvenile and Family Court Journal, Spring 2004.

1997 Adoption and Safe Families Act

The 1997 Adoption and Safe Families Act: The National Conference of State Legislatures has useful information at:

Special Health Care Needs Among Children in Welfare

National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-being (NCASW), Brief No. 7, 2005.

Dr. David Rubin: Foster Children and the Health Care System

Testimony of David Rubin on behalf of the American Academy of Pediatrics to the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support Hearing, July 2007.

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