Mi Hermana’s Keeper Toolkit: Promising Practices for Juvenile Justice Prevention Programs Supporting Latina Youth

 
  • Description of Resource:

    This Toolkit is for service providers, program administrators, researchers, policy analysts and other stakeholders who are supporting Latina youth in prevention programs that aim to decrease the number of youth being referred to or placed in the juvenile justice system. It includes information about culturally responsive practices for prevention programs supporting Latina youth based on the work of Southwest Key Programs and community-based participatory research with Latina youth, as well as program and systems-level recommendations and action steps with resources for practitioners.

    Goals:

    To provide program and systems-level best practices for supporting Latina youth in prevention programs.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    Programs supporting Latina youth.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    All

    Key Personnel:

    N/A

    Additional Information:

    The creation of this resource was funded by the NoVo Foundation in partnership with the National Girls Initiative (NGI) “Advancing the Needs of Girls” Innovation Awards–a collaborative effort between the American Institutes for Research and the National Crittenton Foundation with funding from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).

  • Resource Name:

    Mi Hermana’s Keeper Toolkit: Promising Practices for Juvenile Justice Prevention Programs Supporting Latina Youth

    Publisher/Source:

    Southwest Key Programs

    Author:

    Johanna Creswell Báez, PhD, LCSW and Diandrea R. Garza, BA

    Date of Publication:

    2017

    Resource Type:

    Program Management Resources








  • Evaluation Methodology:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Outcomes:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Validity:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness












  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource can be accessed freely online in PDF form, on the Southwest Key website.

















  • References:

    Evidence Base: N/A

    Additional References: N/A



























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