. Diversion has played a key role in improving outcomes and rehabilitating
The Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice (CJCJ) is a private nonprofit ... In
part, diversion programs are also designed to ameliorate the problem of ...
However, some diversion programs may target high-risk juvenile offenders, or
youths with specific psychosocial needs (such as mentally ill offenders or those ...
The District Attorney's Juvenile Diversion Program is a national model that works
with certain first-time juvenile offenders between the ages of 7 and 18, and their ...
Teens who are arrested are often given the opportunity to participate in a Juvenile Diversion Program
as a positive alternative to going through the court process. An important part of a diversion program
is to successfully identify whether arrested teens have mental h... More »
Diversion programs are alternatives to initial or continued formal processing of
youth in the juvenile delinquency system. Why Diversion Programs? The purpose
... Guidebook. Prepared by the Models for Change Juvenile Diversion Workgroup
..... implementing, or improving a juvenile diversion program. For each of the ...
Click here to learn about School-Based Diversion Models Many states and
localities are exploring diversion programs as a way to keep youth out of the
The purpose of the Northern Star Juvenile Diversion Program is to provide
youthful offenders with a positive alternative to the court system. Young offenders
Although the public may perceive juvenile delinquents as chronic offenders who
enter and reenter the system, statistics ...