Books tagged: juvenile justice

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The Other Side of Delinquency
By Waln Brown
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,540. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Growing up in an impoverished, broken home, Waln Brown turned to vagrancy, truancy and juvenile delinquency. In this moving and spellbinding memoir, Waln Brown recounts his journey through an orphanage, detention home, psychiatric hospital and juvenile reformatory.
Growing Up in the Care of Strangers: The Experiences, Insights and Recommendations of Eleven Former Foster Kids
By Waln Brown
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,930. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Provides child welfare professionals insightful feedback from clients who grew up in juvenile justice, foster care, orphanage, adoptive and mental health placements. What makes this book particularly instructive derives from the authors credentials. They are college-educated adults who masterfully intertwine their childhood stories with mature perspective and their own professional expertise.
Leading Chaos: An Essential Guide to Conflict Management, Revised Edition
By Alexandria Windcaller
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,800. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Leading Chaos explores safety based Goal-Oriented Intervention, which provides the baseline protocol for the professional and non-professional intervener. The goals for each stage of conflict management have been fine-tuned and will help interveners succeed in answering that age-old question asked during a flash-point crisis ‘What should I do?' It takes the guesswork out of conflict management.
World Heavyweight Boxing Champion: The Story of George Foreman
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
George Foreman's mother worked hard to support George and his six brothers and sisters but she did not make much money and the family moved from one rat-infested partment to another, when she could not pay the bills. George grew up on the streets, fighting, robbing and mugging people. He dropped out of school but got a second chance, when he entered Job Corps.
Reform Juvenile Justice Now: A Judge’s Timely Advice for Drastic System Change
By Steven C. Teske
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 by Center for Sustainable Journalism. Category: Nonfiction
Judge Steven Teske, a juvenile court judge and national thought leader on juvenile justice reform,lays out an impressive plan for change, including (1) Developing Alternatives to Incarceration (2) Ending Zero Tolerance in Schools (3) Being Smart about Bullying (4) Ending the Jailing of Kids Who Make Us Mad (5)Taking a Stand Against the Politics of Fear and (6) Demanding Parental Involvement.
The Juvenile Justice System; A Mother's Battle
By Carla Fister
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This book speaks to parents who are caught between making their child accountable for their crimes while also protecting them from the mishaps and atrocities that too easily occur in the U.S. Juvenile Justice System. A Mother's Battle will take you through the process of making your voice heard in the court room. Learn what really goes on with many state programs that claim to be subsidized.