World Affairs Council Brings 19 Officials to Learn About Diversion

The US Department of State international professional development exchange program reached out to the NH Juvenile Court Diversion Network to meet with 19 judicial officials from different countries throughout the world in March.  Interested in learning more about juvenile justice programs and services available for at-risk youth to prevent them from getting involved in the […]

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New Partnerships Sustain Diversion In Carroll and Sullivan Counties

Thanks to support from the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment and Recovery, its Prevention Task Force and the Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services, youth in Carroll and Sullivan Counties have access to juvenile court diversion services for an additional 15 months. Both programs’ host agencies were eliminating diversion due to […]

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Public Health Intern Joining Network Team

We are pleased to announce the addition of Kristen Beaumier, from Rivier University’s Bachelor of Science in Public Health program. With twenty hours per week to contribute to the Network this semester, Kristen will be involved in a wide array of Network activities. These involve helping to coordinate and conduct site visits of Network programs, […]

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PSU Grad Student to Complete Applied Research Project

As the Network continues to wrestle with measuring the impact of our programs, we continue to come back to the challenge around the time it takes for a youth to be arrested and the referral to an accredited diversion program. Thanks to Plymouth State University graduate student Alisha Medeiros, we may soon have answers. Medeiros […]

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Crime Solutions Rates Diversion as “Promising” Strategy

According to CrimeSolutions.gov, Juvenile Diversion is an intervention strategy that redirects youths away from formal processing in the juvenile justice system, while still holding them accountable for their actions. The practice is rated Promising for reducing recidivism rates of juveniles who participated in diversion programming compared with juveniles who were formally processed in the justice […]

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