Programs: Coordinate and facilitate the provision of early intervention services to at-risk youth of clayton county. Students enrolled in our program demonstrated the following outcomes:(1) improvement in behavior for chronically disruptive students 86%(2) success in preventing court involvement 90%(3) recidivism rate for court involved youth 15% vs 46% for those not in the program(4) increase in school attendance 86%
the purpose of the communities addressing childhood trauma (act) program is to test the effectiveness of innovative approaches in promoting healthy behaviors among minority and/or disadvantaged youth at-risk for poor health and life outcomes due to childhood trauma. The innovative approaches under the act program will be designed to help minority and/or disadvantaged youth, ages 5 to 15 years old at the start of the five year program, who have been exposed to childhood trauma, as well as to provide support services to their families. Act seeks to address unhealthy behaviors in minority youth and provide them with opportunities to learn coping skills and gain experiences that contribute to more positive lifestyles and enhance their capacity to make healthier life choices.
promote the use of alternatives to detention for juveniles involved with the courts. Juvenile detention alternatives initiative- conducted technical assistance training at five jurisdictions across the us- provided consultation and related services to six annie e. Casey jdai sites - delivered school-justice partnership speeches at six forums/conferences to encourage jdai participation