Reports & Publications

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Children

Stoneleigh Fellow David Rubin co-authored this article published by the PolicyLab, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, Evidence to Action No. 2, Fall 2010.

Employability and Skills Competencies Manual for Juvenile Justice Facilities

This manual, a publication of the Pennsylvania Academic and Career/Technical Training Alliance (PACTT), is designed to provide guidance and uniformity to the work-ready training provided to delinquent youth in residential facilities and in the community.  The manual covers the majority of the Academic Standards for Career Education and Work, developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Stoneleigh Fellow Candace Putter is the Director of PACTT.

Health Justice: Health Care for People Involved in the Justice System

Leslie Acoca's work to improve the health care of girls in the juvenile justice system is profiled in this Grantmakers in Health publication.  Issue Brief No. 37, March 2010.

Pilot Assessment of a School-Based Youth Court in a Resource-Poor African-American Urban School District

Juvenile and Family Court Journal 60, no.2 (Spring), 2009 National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges 

Girls Health Screen: Key Findings

Learn more about the health needs of girls in juvenile detention facilities by reading Leslie Acoca's most recent Key Findings.

Meet The Fellows - Christine Trinkl Dougherty, Esq.

Christine Trinkl Dougherty has trained child welfare professionals both locally and nationally on child advocacy, child abuse and neglect law, and the representation of children. Her fellowship, Child Well-being and "Whole Child" Representation, made child well-being a component of system concern and court review for every child in every case.

Teachers Talk: School Culture, Safety and Human Rights

PBIS, the evidence-based practice which is the focus of Junior Fellow Kelly Siegel's work, is highlighted as a best practice in this fall 2008 report from the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative and Teachers Unite.

School-Wide Positive Behavior Support: A Plan for Pennsylvania

Learn more about PBS in this June 2008 report from the Education Law Center of Pennsylvania and Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania. School-Wide Positive Behavior Support (PBS) is a research-based, effective approach to creating, teaching, and reinforcing students' social, emotional, and academic learning skills that improves and sustains academic achievement and mental and emotional wellbeing of all students. 

Positive Behavioral Support: Spreading the Word

An article written by Junior Fellow Kelly Siegel was published in the October 2008 PCCY Childwatch Newsletter. The article outlines the successes of implementing Positive Behavioral Support (PBS) in Logan Elementary School in Philadelphia. The article begins on page 6.

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