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The Foundation is active in suicide prevention efforts, advancing technology for hospital services, including e-Care services, cancer care and many more. Teen Courts, also referred to as youth, peer, or student courts, represent one model of diversion that has been widely embraced across the U. An alternative to the traditional juvenile justice system and school disciplinary proceedings using a non-adversarial approach for minor offenses, for youth who are sentenced and mentored by their peers. Additional studies that consider short term indicators and explore pathways are needed in order to support causal inference and the development of evidence-based practices. All youth in the sample were repeat offenders previously processed through a traditional court diversion program. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Control group study of juvenile diversion programs: This research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors. We can protect public safety by capping prison sentences at 20 years and investing in community building to prevent crime. Louisiana and South Carolina have enacted legislation to include year olds in their juvenile systems in future years. Use process and short-term impact measures, in addition to long term measures. Minneluzahan Senior Citizens Center.