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Pathways to Delinquency & Risk Taking for Girls & Young Women

Neuroscience gives us a broader understanding of the adolescent and young adult brain, providing important information about their capacity and opportunities. Reforms to our juvenile justice system, including abolishment of death penalty, life-without-parole sentences in most cases and even the use of secure confinement for juveniles, have been informed by this research. Neuroscience research can also provide us with valuable information that can inform how we provide services to young adults and transitional age youth. This training provides an overview of adolescent/young adult development including biological, neurological and social contexts.

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Working with Young Adults and Transitional Aged Youth Training Video

Neuroscience gives us a broader understanding of the adolescent and young adult brain, providing important information about their capacity and opportunities. Reforms to our juvenile justice system, including abolishment of death penalty, life-without-parole sentences in most cases and even the use of secure confinement for juveniles, have been informed by this research. Neuroscience research can also provide us with valuable information that can inform how we provide services to young adults and transitional age youth. This training provides an overview of adolescent/young adult development including biological, neurological and social contexts.

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A San Francisco se le otorgaron dos millones de dólares adicionales por medio de la iniciativa Safety and Justice Challenge de la Fundación MacArthur para reflexionar sobre el sistema de justicia local

San Francisco recibió una subvención de $2 millones de la Fundación John D. y Catherine T. MacArthur para continuar realizando esfuerzos junto con los líderes locales y la comunidad para reflexionar sobre el sistema de justicia penal local, reducir de forma segura la población carcelaria de San Francisco y eliminar las desigualdades raciales.

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