NDTAC Practice Guide: Addressing the Unmet Educational Needs of Children and Youth in the Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems Requires Within-Agency and Cross-Agency Leadership

The reforms needed to address the unmet educational needs of children and youth who are involved with the juvenile justice and child welfare systems are not always easy to implement. Child-serving agencies undertaking changes to better serve youth in their care require strong leaders within and between their organizations. To that end, this guide discusses several practices and related strategies for effective leadership during times of change, including planning for and communicating change, uniting staff and partners behind change, and sustaining change and continuous improvement.

Resource Date

August 2015