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Federal Grant to Aid in Creation of Staff Wellness Program

Federal Grant to Aid in Creation of Staff Wellness Program

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Mar 12, 2015 01:56 PM

KDOC to roll out a newly developed staff wellness program aimed at addressing “correctional fatigue” with expert guidance from the National Institute of Corrections (NIC).

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LJCF Summer Programs Give Youth New Experiences

LJCF Summer Programs Give Youth New Experiences

by Kim Teegerstrom last modified Aug 14, 2014 02:04 PM

This summer, youth residents at the Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility (LJCF) have participated in activities designed to help them release typical teenage energies while enjoying the summer break from school.

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Kansas to Partner with CSG Justice Center to Improve Outcomes for Youth in Juvenile Justice System

Kansas to Partner with CSG Justice Center to Improve Outcomes for Youth in Juvenile Justice System

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Mar 12, 2015 01:56 PM

The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center, along with the National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC), today released two publications explaining what state and local governments can do to improve outcomes for youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system. Along with the release of the publications, the CSG Justice Center announced plans to partner with the Kansas Department of Corrections, along with juvenile justice agencies in four other states, to implement recommendations detailed in the documents unveiled today.

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KDOC Begins Unifying Mental Health Training for Juvenile Correctional Staff

KDOC Begins Unifying Mental Health Training for Juvenile Correctional Staff

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jul 28, 2014 02:10 PM

Juvenile officials within the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) are taking steps to train correctional staff in responding to the mental health needs of those in the juvenile system.

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Program Helps Juvenile Offenders Stay on Track in School

Program Helps Juvenile Offenders Stay on Track in School

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jun 25, 2014 01:47 PM

The hardest part of high school wasn’t earning a 3.5 grade-point average, securing a stellar ACT score or even graduating early for 17-year-old Alexia. The hardest part was moving 26 times during her high school career as a juvenile offender.

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