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A Family Guide to Pennsylvania's Juvenile Justice System

Published Nov 7, 2012, Doreen Barkowitz, Kelly Franklin, Mary Hunninen, Wendy Luckenbill

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If your child is in the juvenile justice system in Pennsylvania, this guide is for you! This guide was developed by the Family Involvement Committee of the Pa Council of Chief Juvenile Probation Officers--a committee  of family advocates and juvenile justice practitioners--to help families understand Pennsylvania’s juvenile justice system and be better prepared to work closely with juvenile justice staff to promote positive outcomes for justice involved youth.


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Models for Change was a juvenile justice systems reform initiative supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, website operated by Justice Policy Institute.