Skip to main content Resource Hub Expands to Evidence-Based Practices – What Really Works in Juvenile Justice?

Learn about key issues and reform trends relating to research-backed practices, as well as cutting-edge reforms, model policies, links to experts, and ideas for action. Visit the new hub section here. Read more about Models for Change work on evidence-based practices here. 




Models for Change supports a network of government and court officials, legal advocates, educators, community leaders, and families working together to ensure that kids who make mistakes are held accountable and treated fairly throughout the juvenile justice process. We provide research-based tools and techniques to make juvenile justice more fair, effective, rational and developmentally-appropriate.

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