Part 2: Protection or Punishment?

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Activity 2A: Intake

Video: Intake (10:18)

Warm-Up Activities for Creating Safe Spaces

"I Come From." The warm-up activity suggested in Activity 2A was developed by Sarah McArdell Moore, Madison, Wisconsin.

"Discussion Starters: Living in a Multi-Faith Society," Diversity and Dialogue

"Warm-Up Activities," Better Language Teaching


Activity 2C: Making Decisions

Example of Youth Court

McCullum Youth Court is a restorative solution for youth offenders run entirely by and for youth.

Extension: Exploring Local Diversionary Options

Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth (RJOY), Oakland, CA

McCullum Youth Court, Oakland, CA

Students may also watch a video about McCullum Youth Court (17:15)

San Diego Juvenile Drug Court, San Diego, CA,1685724&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL

Vital Intervention and Directional Alternatives (VIDA), Los Angeles, CA

Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND), Alhambra, CA

State-by-State Information on Juvenile Justice Policies and Practices

National Center for Juvenile Justice
State Juvenile Justice Profiles

National Association of Youth Courts, Yout Courts Across the USA

Activity 2D: Comparing Perspectives

U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Program, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Girls Study Group: Understanding and Responding to Girls’ Delinquency. January 2009.

Ally Jamieson, MSW. Resiliency and Protective Factors. Positive Human Development, Portland, Oregon, August 2010. resiliency_and_protective_factors.pdf

Jeffrey M. Jenson and Mark W. Fraser. Chapter 1: A Risk and Resilience Framework for Child, Youth, and Family Policy. Social Policy for Children and Families. 2011.

David Osher, Kimberly T. Kendziora, & others. "Growing Resilience: Creating Opportunities for Resilience to Thrive." Reaching Today's Youth, 3(4), 38-45, 1999.

Joan Serra Hoffman. Youth Violence, Resilience, and Rehabilitation. LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC, 2004. dp/1931202591#reader_1931202591