Juvenile Justice Resources


RFK National Resource Center Releases its Alternative Response Initiative Workbook

The RFK National Resource Center is proud to announce the release of its new Alternative Response Initiative Workbook. This publication complements the RFK National Resource Center’s Alternative Response Initiative (ARI), which supports state and local jurisdictions in their efforts to develop or enhance their system of alternative responses to formal prosecution. The ARI Workbook presents a detailed set of tasks, activities, and timelines that adheres to the principles of effective technical assistance, with emphasis on the importance of multidisciplinary collaboration and the tenets of Implementation Science. This Workbook was thoughtfully developed for jurisdictions to use either independently or in partnership with external technical assistance. To access the Alternative Response Initiative Workbook (including "printer-friendly" PDF), please visit: https://rfknrcjj.org/resources/alternative-response-initiative/.