THE COUNCIL OF JUVENILE JUSTICE ADMINISTRATORS

Formally formed in 1994 as The Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA), The Council of Juvenile Justice Administrators (CJJA) is a national non-profit organization focused on the improvement of local juvenile correctional services, programs and practices so the youths within the systems succeed when they return to the community

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”Although room confinement remains a staple in most juvenile facilities, it is a sanction that can have deadly consequences…. more than 50 percent of all youths’ suicides in juvenile facilities occurred while young people were isolated alone in their rooms and that more than 60 percent of young people who committed suicide in custody had a history of being held in isolation.” Lindsay M. Hayes

Juvenile Suicide in Confinement: A National Study. 2004