Sustaining Momentum Assessing and Mitigating Threats to the Fourth Wave of Juvenile Justice Reform
Published Dec 14, 2015, Models for Change
Fourth Wave reform has made remarkable progress in the past two decades so that juvenile justice looks much different today than it did in the 1990s. There is still work to do, but the reform has taken hold. A developmental perspective in juvenile justice has become dominant in today’s policies and practices—in law-making both legislative and judicial, in federal and state policies, and in local practices. But, can this reform be sustained?