Improving School Safety: Policy Trends, Assessment, and Prevention

Posted on Jun 24, 2019 in News & Events
Improving School Safety: Policy Trends, Assessment, and Prevention

In this 90-minute webinar, you’ll hear about the steps that state and local leaders are taking to prevent school violence through the implementation of threat assessment models and through efforts to improve school climate. This flyer describes WestEd’s work in this area.

Restorative Justice in U.S. Schools – An Updated Research Review

Posted on Mar 25, 2019 in News & Events
Restorative Justice in U.S. Schools – An Updated Research Review

In 2016, JPRC published a review of the research on restorative justice in U.S. schools as part of a larger project funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The JPRC has recently published an update to the 2016 review to expand on its findings and incorporate more recent publications and empirical studies on the subject. […]

JPRC Winter Updates 2018/2019

Posted on Mar 8, 2019 in News & Events
JPRC Winter Updates 2018/2019

The JPRC regularly publishes an e-newsletter to provide updates on the current news and events in the Center. This issue of the Justice & Prevention Research Center (JPRC) newsletter continues the series From the JPRC Director’s Desk, a reflection on the early years of a 35-year professional journey. It then highlights several new projects and […]

JPRC Presentations at Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences’ 2019 Annual Meeting

Posted on Mar 7, 2019 in News & Events
JPRC Presentations at Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences’ 2019 Annual Meeting

At the ACJS’s next annual meeting (March 26-30, 2019, in Baltimore), the JPRC team will present four papers across four panels and will chair one panel. The presentations cover our work in violence prevention as well as adult criminal justice and juvenile justice systems. Our presentations will be on the following: The Influence of Adult […]