Coronavirus Resources for Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare.
Center for Juvenile Justice Reform. Georgetown University.
Published: Constantly updated
Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR)
Georgetown University, Box 571444 3300 Whitehaven Street, N.W., Suite 5000
Washington, DC 20057-1485
Tel: (202) 687-7657
Fax: (202) 687-3110
Intended for juvenile justice and child welfare professionals, this website provides links to information relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. Links are given to resources that address: the COVID-19 virus, symptoms, and prevention; media reporting on COVID-19 and its impact on child welfare and juvenile justice; the development of COVID-19 responses in State and local governments; the response to COVID-19 in jails and prisons; guidance on COVID-19 management in correction and detention facilities; the impact of COVID-19 on adolescents and their families, and the importance of positive responses from law enforcement: essential actions to protect the health and safety of youth and staff in juvenile justice facilities; guidelines for virtual visits with children; recommendations for youth justice systems responding to COVID-19; key considerations for child welfare agencies; child advocacy to protect the rights of young people; COVID-19 and child welfare cases; resources for families staying at home due to COVID-19; resources for students who are homeless or have experience in foster care during COVID-19; and safety assessments and planning during COVID-19. Additional links are provided to resources on best practices for communicating about a public health crisis, instructional resources for teaching children during the COVID-19 shutdown, educational services for children with disabilities, recommendations for helping families cope with COVID-19, and other resources. Links to a COVID-19 webinar series on juvenile justice and child welfare issues are also included.
communicable diseases; social isolation; education; parent education; child welfare services; guidelines; foster children; communication techniques; JUVENILE COURTS; JUVENILE DELINQUENCY