Youth and Young Adult Outcomes and Transitions

Youth and Young Adult Outcomes and Transitions

As identified in the legislation that established DCYF, the Adolescent Outcomes & Young Adult Transitions Subcommittee will review the agency’s performance on identified outcomes and metrics in this specific areas of focus. Those outcomes and measures are as follows:

(v) In collaboration with county juvenile justice programs, improving adolescent outcomes including reducing multisystem involvement and homelessness; and increasing school graduation rates and successful transitions to adulthood for youth involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems;

(vi) Reducing future demand for mental health and substance use disorder treatment for youth involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems;

(vii) In collaboration with county juvenile justice programs, reducing criminal justice involvement and recidivism as measured by:

  (A) An increase in the number of youth who successfully complete the terms of diversion or alternative sentencing options;

  (B) a decrease in the number of youth who commit subsequent crimes; and

  (C) eliminating the discharge of youth from institutional settings into homelessness;


Meetings:

June 17, 2021
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Agenda

May 20, 2021
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Agenda

March 18, 2021
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Agenda

February 18, 2021
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Agenda