Why the Missouri Model?

U.S. District Court Judge Shelly Dick issued a ruling that will allow Louisiana to move forward with its proposed plan to house adjudicated youth in a facility on the grounds of the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.

This decision contradicts everything we know about youth facilities. As the former director of the Missouri Division of Youth Services for over 17 years, with more than 40 years of experience in juvenile justice, I know firsthand that safety in juvenile facilities can only be achieved by providing rehabilitation in a therapeutic environment.

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Posted by Tamika McDonaldon September 29, 2022and categorized as Awards, Client Story, Events, Featured, News, Reports, Uncategorized