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									        Governor's Conference on Youth and Justice                                                                                                                                              1/20/2011

                                                                 Requires
                                   Page   Outline Promise       legislation/    Requires state                            Category #2: actions
   Recommendation Name                                                                             Category #1: Topic                               State Local                           Status
                                    #       #     category      official Gov.     dollars?                                     required
                                                                   action?


                                                                                                                                                                    Anch. is a recip. of a Pew Charit. Trusts grant to
                                                                                                                                                                     promote civic entrepreneurs. Part of the goal of
                                                                                                                                                                  this project is to get "regular folk" on state and local
                                                                                                                               public service                       Bds and Comms. Vols may also work on comm.
                                                              no, though state
                                                                                                     volunteerism,            announcements                       policing programs like comm. patrol or Sitka's CPU.
                                                                  and local
                                                                               no, not directly.   parents, students,     promoting involvement                   GCYJ is promoting greater community involvement
Get involved in the community                                    government
                                                                                Neighborhood        internships, Big                or a                          through community meetings. Anch. Youth Summit
    (boards, public office),       13 -   IA1-I                could focus on
                                                    serve                      programs could         Brothers/Big         neighborhood/village      s      l      encourages youth to apply for Board seats. Youth
volunteer for programs, get to      15     A3                 appointing more
                                                                               be funded with       Sisters, schools,     involvement plan (see                    Courts funded by Alaska Juvenile Justice Advisory
     know your neighbors.                                      "regular folks"
                                                                                 state grants       neighborhoods,           implementation),                      Committee (AJJAC), Alaska Native Justice Center
                                                               to Boards and
                                                                                                    public relations     comment in State of the                        (ANJC), DoEd and GCYJ promote youth
                                                                commissions
                                                                                                                               Child address                        leadership. Prudential Leadership camp in 1998
                                                                                                                                                                  and '99 does same. GCYJ funds Choices for Teens
                                                                                                                                                                        Media Information Project in Homer which
                                                                                                                                                                                   promotes leadership.



                                                                                                                                                                  State and Anchorage delegations to the President's
                                                                                                                                                                        volunteer summit are seeking to establish
                                                                                                                                                                  mentoring efforts throughout the state. Adolescent
 Help out at school, Become                                                                           volunteerism,
                                                                                                                                                                  Health Advisory Committee is promoting mentoring
 more active with the school                       mentor,                                          schools, parents,    psa's, involvement plan,
                                   15 -   IB1-I                                                                                                                        and had a track at Dec. '98 Health Summit
   board, learn more about                         protect,          no               no             business, after        State of the Child              l
                                    17     B4                                                                                                                         including mentoring. AASB promotes Asset
parenting, participate in after-                    teach                                           school activities,            address
                                                                                                                                                                     development around the state. Publication of
  school activities with kids                                                                        public relations
                                                                                                                                                                  Alaska Assets book. DZ Middle School in Juneau
                                                                                                                                                                     is developing Afterschool program to increase
                                                                                                                                                                     parent involvement (GCYJ funding proposed).



                                                                                                                                                                     Lt. Governor's office, through the President's
                                                                                                                                                                    Summit on volunteerism, is promoting statewide
                                                                                                                                                                   volunteer action. This includes development of a
Volunteer (senior programs,                                                                          volunteerism,
                                   17 -            mentor,                                                                                                         "Promise Book" in conjunction w/ vol. agencies in
day care centers, community
                                    19
                                           IC1      serve
                                                                     no               no           communities, public psa's, involvement plan              l
                                                                                                                                                                  Anch. and other like activities. GCYJ funds Youth
          projects)                                                                                    relations
                                                                                                                                                                  leadership program promoting volunteerism and a
                                                                                                                                                                   community service coordinator in Anchorage with
                                                                                                                                                                          one under consideration for Sitka.




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         Governor's Conference on Youth and Justice                                                                                                                                      1/20/2011

                                                               Requires
                                  Page   Outline Promise      legislation/     Requires state                         Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                         Category #1: Topic                             State Local                          Status
                                   #       #     category     official Gov.      dollars?                                  required
                                                                 action?


                                                                                                                                                             AJJAC, GCYJ and DofEd funded courts in Kodiak,
                                                                                                                                                             Anch., Fbnks., Mat-Su, Nome, Sitka, Kenai/Homer
                                                                                                                                                             and Valdez. Other projects under consideration in
                                                                                                                                                             Kotzebue and Juneau. ANJC is establishing courts
                                                                                                volunteerism, youth
                                                                                                                                                              in Napakiak and Tetlin. New Youth Court manual
                                                    serve,                                        court, students,        psa's, public
   Join a youth court project      19     IC2       teach
                                                                   no                no
                                                                                                  parents, public         involvement
                                                                                                                                                       l     under development by AK Nat Jus. Cnt. APPA held
                                                                                                                                                               regional Teen ct. conf. in Anch. in Oct., 97. State
                                                                                                    relations, jj
                                                                                                                                                                 Youth Court ASSN developed. There are also
                                                                                                                                                             community/elder courts in Elim, Koyuk, Togiak and
                                                                                                                                                                Barrow and proposed in Bethel, Kotlik, Pt. Hope
                                                                                                                                                                     and Galena along with others above.



                                                                                                                                                               Community Advisory Committees in Ketchikan,
                                                                                                                                                             Kenai, Nome and Mat-Su are working with decision
                                                                                                                                                             makers to develop new youth detention facilities to
                                                                                                  volunteerism,       encourage students to                      meet community needs. GCYJ funds youth
  Get involved with decision
            makers
                                   19     IC3       serve          no                no             students,          become active with       s      l     leadership initiatives in Homer (Choices for Teens)
                                                                                                   internships         leaders at all levels                  and Anchorage (Prudential Leadership Program --
                                                                                                                                                              draws statewide). Youth courts create meaningful
                                                                                                                                                             interactions with decision makers by youth in each
                                                                                                                                                                            community they serve.


                                                                                                                     state to provide tech
                                                                                                                    assist to communities
                                                                                                                   through understandable                        State provides some TA through the Project
                                                                                                                      budget inf. (what is                      Coordinator (GCYJ), through COMPASS, and
                                                                              yes, some funds planning, funding,
                                                                                                                   available) and by helping                  through PATCH. New projects include identifying
Develop plans and priorities to                                                   should be       communities,
                                                                                                                     communities learn to                        resources for youth courts, comm. policing,
decide where funding is needed     25    II A 1 a   protect        no            available to    grants, technical
                                                                                                                          plan through
                                                                                                                                                s      l
                                                                                                                                                               community courts, funding for Youth Corps and
            most                                                              provide technical assistance, public
                                                                                                                       development of a                           other community based initiatives. Project
                                                                                 assistance.        relations, jj
                                                                                                                      handbook to assist                      underway by GCYJ coordinator to create funding
                                                                                                                        communities in                                   matrix for state communities.
                                                                                                                    addressing youth and
                                                                                                                         justice issues




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                                                                   Requires
                                       Page   Outline Promise     legislation/    Requires state                         Category #2: actions
     Recommendation Name                                                                           Category #1: Topic                               State Local                        Status
                                        #       #     category    official Gov.     dollars?                                  required
                                                                     action?

                                                                                                                        continue to identify and                      State provides such agreements in Elim and
                                                                  yes, EO's or
                                                                                                   community based        develop Cooperative                       Koyuk. The Togiak agreement provides greater
Work in partnership with the state                                 Cooperative
                                                                                                        services,           agreements with                       local control. Barrow has developed a court along
 to develop agreements on each                                     agreements
one's roles and responsibilities for
                                        29    II A 1 b   none
                                                                    between
                                                                                        no           partnerships,      communities that seek        s      l      these lines. Local persons are developing written
                                                                                                      interagency        to provide services for                     guidelines and can provide further training for
     the provision of services                                    communities
                                                                                                    coordination, jj         and prosecute                           emerging community courts along the Togiak
                                                                  and agencies
                                                                                                                            misdemeanants                                               model.


                                                                                                                                                                        Many programs exist, but have not been
                                                                                                                                                                  catalogued, among these are DFYS/AJJAC funded
                                                                                                                                                                     youth courts and community courts in Togiak,
                                                                                                                                                                    Barrow, Elim, and Koyuk. Comm. Dispute and
                                                                                                   community based
                                                                                                                                                                   Fam. Mediation programs in Anchorage and Mat-
                                                                                  yes, in some          services,
                                                                                                                        catalogue different type                      Su. Also part of new youth facility planning
 Develop a pool of services to                                      maybe,         instances,        alternatives to
                                                                                                                         of programs offered in                     process. Greater focus on Restorative Justice
   respond to lower-priority            31    II A 1 c   none    depends on the though this is not detention, youth
                                                                                                                        the state in an "easy to
                                                                                                                                                     s      l
                                                                                                                                                                       efforts underway in Corrections and youth
        juvenile cases                                               action      necessary in all courts, restorative
                                                                                                                          access" publication                      corrections. CDRC being developed in Fairbanks
                                                                                     cases              justice, jj,
                                                                                                                                                                   with support of GCYJ. GCYJ funding community-
                                                                                                   community courts
                                                                                                                                                                  based community service component in Anchorage
                                                                                                                                                                    (1998). Some Juvenile Accountability Incentive
                                                                                                                                                                      Block Grant (JAIBG) funds could be used to
                                                                                                                                                                                     develop these.


                                                                                                                                                                   There are interagency working groups, and case
                                                                                                                          a clear plan should be
                                                                                                                                                                      coordination with DHSS. The Div. of Public
                                                                                                                         devised through existing
   Work with the state to create                                                                                                                                  Assistance and Gov. have initiated new welfare-to-
                                                                                                                          inter-agency groups to
coordinated case management for                                                                                                                                     work plan and AK. Comm. Employ. Plan which
                                                                  yes, requires                                            ensure that forms are
 people who use multiple services                                                                     interagency                                                 includes streamlining functions. Assessment cntrs
                                                                  agreements                                                 streamlined. The
  and to make more uniform the          37    II A 1 d   none
                                                                    between
                                                                                        no         coordination, client
                                                                                                                         "Middlesex" community
                                                                                                                                                     s             are being explored. Private enterprise has been
   forms people use to apply for                                                                   services, families,                                                 engaged in job placement and support of
                                                                    agencies                                            justice team model could
public assistance or participate in                                                                                                                                  recipients. Multidisciplinary teams are being
                                                                                                                             be suggested for
            programs                                                                                                                                                  established in Family Services. Inter Tribal
                                                                                                                           communities (see p.
                                                                                                                                                                  Collaboration has discussed development of multi8-
                                                                                                                                   256)
                                                                                                                                                                                 disiplinary approach.




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          Governor's Conference on Youth and Justice                                                                                                                                                  1/20/2011

                                                                      Requires
                                       Page   Outline Promise        legislation/     Requires state                             Category #2: actions
     Recommendation Name                                                                                Category #1: Topic                                  State Local                         Status
                                        #       #     category       official Gov.      dollars?                                      required
                                                                        action?

                                                                                     yes, some grant
                                                                                                                                     need to identify                         Project Coordinator has met with Anchorage
                                                                                      funds might be
Work with the state and with local                                                                                              opportunities for sharing                    architects who are exploring design plans that
                                                                                        provided in
schools to create and fund school-                       possibly,                                       schools, health,            resources and                          would incorporate community centers and other
  based or school-linked health
                                   39         II A 1 e    nurture
                                                                          no         cooperation with
                                                                                                            students            communities interested
                                                                                                                                                             s      l
                                                                                                                                                                           community services into school design. JDHS in
                                                                                           other
              clinics                                                                                                            in school-linked health                   Juneau has established a health clinic in the high
                                                                                       governmental
                                                                                                                                         clinics                                                school.
                                                                                         agencies


                                                                                                                            encourage communities
                                                                                                                            to include rec. facilities                     Fairbanks COMPASS group has provided funding
                                                                                                                                in their planning                         for a pilot program at Barnette school to develop an
   Provide more recreational
                                                                                                          after school       process; state grants                         after school recreation program. Anchorage arch.
 facilities, such as bike paths,                                                     yes, grant funds
     swimming pools, and
                                        43    II A 2 a   protect          no
                                                                                     w/other agencies
                                                                                                      activities, students,       could include              s      l          exploring community based design for new
                                                                                                              grants         requirement that rec.                         schools. COMPASS in Petersburg has developed
        recreation centers
                                                                                                                                opportunities be                           community movie theatre which has raised funds
                                                                                                                             considered in design                                         for community projects.
                                                                                                                                and construction


                                                                                                                                                                          Some community based alternatives (tutoring, etc.)
                                                                                                                                                                              are funded by federal Juvenile Justice and
                                                                                                                                                                          Delinquency Prevention grants through the AJJAC
    Open more recreation areas,
                                                                                                                                                                              and DFYS. Also see Fairbanks COMPASS
 libraries, homework centers, and
                                                                                                                                                                             recreation alternatives. Muldoon Community
   education programs for youth,                                                                            after school
                                                                                                                                                                          Development Corporation has developed one stop
including tutoring, computer skills,                     protect,                                       activities, students,
    humanities and the arts, and
                                        43    II A 2 b    teach
                                                                          no                no
                                                                                                               parents,
                                                                                                                                      see II A 2 a                  l      shop in rec. facility. Alaska Humanities Forum is
                                                                                                                                                                           also developing a Humanities-based (Clemente)
     athletics, and make these                                                                             communities
                                                                                                                                                                            program for low income and minority youth and
activities available both during the
                                                                                                                                                                             young adults supported by a GCYJ grant. DZ
       day and in the evening
                                                                                                                                                                          Middle School in Juneau is developing Afterschool
                                                                                                                                                                            program to increase parent involvement (GCYJ
                                                                                                                                                                                           funding proposed).




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         Governor's Conference on Youth and Justice                                                                                                                                              1/20/2011

                                                                   Requires
                                      Page   Outline Promise      legislation/     Requires state                           Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                             Category #1: Topic                                State Local                          Status
                                       #       #     category     official Gov.      dollars?                                    required
                                                                     action?

                                                                                                                                                                      COMPASS in Petersburg has helped students
                                                                                                                                                                     develop a movie theatre. Nome Community Care
  Expand cultural activities and                                                                                                                                    has helped develop student run coffee shop. Other
                                                                                                        after school
 recreational opportunities (e.g.,                                                                                                                                      COMPASS communities are helping set up
music, arts, multi-cultural events)
                                       45    II A 2 c   protect        no               no          activities, students,        see II A 2 a                 l
                                                                                                                                                                       community alternatives for youth. DZ Middle
                                                                                                     arts, communities
             for youth                                                                                                                                              School in Juneau Afterschool program is culturally
                                                                                                                                                                     based to improve attendance by minority parents
                                                                                                                                                                                (GCYJ funding proposed).

                                                                                                                                                                    DFYS/AJJAC funds a youth club in Port Graham,
                                                                                                                                                                       and helps support similar activities in Brevig
                                                                                                        after school                                                Mission with an OJJDP grant. AHAC and Section
 Encourage and promote no-cost                                                                           programs,        promote alternative                       on Maternal and Child Health work with media and
family entertainment and activities    45    II A 2 d   protect        no               no          recreation, alcohol activities for families and           l        private enterprise to support Spirit of Youth
  that are alcohol- and drug-free                                                                    prevention, public             kids                              campaign celebrating kids achievements. DZ
                                                                                                          relations                                                 Middle School in Juneau is developing Afterschool
                                                                                                                                                                     program to increase parent involvement (GCYJ
                                                                                                                                                                                   funding proposed).

                                                                                                                        make information                               Efforts are underway within DHSS and across
                                                                                                                    available to communities                           Departments to coordinate child care funds to
                                                                                   maybe, may          child care,        on becoming a                             expand resources. This is a key component of the
 Help make quality child care                                                        need to           parenting,      "licensing partner",                           Jobs Cabinet's Alaska Community Employment
 available in all communities
                                       49    II A 3 a   nurture        no
                                                                                  subsidize some    community based   establish a statewide
                                                                                                                                                       s      l
                                                                                                                                                                        Plan. The Alaska IN project in DCRA is also
                                                                                     services           services     system of resource and                         seeking to achieve greater quality and availability of
                                                                                                                     referral centers by and                          safe and healthy child care services for children
                                                                                                                       within communities                                            with special needs.


                                                                                   yes, funds have parenting classes,
                                                                                                                             facilitate community                    Healthy Families programs in Anchorage, Juneau
                                                                                    been used to    Healthy Families,
   Provide parent and family                                                                                                  specific parenting                    and other parts of the state are working toward this
resource centers and education
                                       53    II A 3 b   nurture        no         establish Healthy  transportation,
                                                                                                                            approaches that reach
                                                                                                                                                       s      l
                                                                                                                                                                       goal. DFYS funds community-based family
                                                                                      Families      community-based
                                                                                                                             populations in need                       resource programs in several communities.
                                                                                      programs          services




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         Governor's Conference on Youth and Justice                                                                                                                                         1/20/2011

                                                              Requires
                                   Page   Outline Promise    legislation/     Requires state                             Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                          Category #1: Topic                                State Local                         Status
                                    #       #     category   official Gov.      dollars?                                      required
                                                                action?

                                                                               maybe, some
                                                                                                                                                                 DFYS/AJJAC already provides seed funds for nine
                                                                             grant funds might
 Enforce the new state laws for                                                                      runaways,                                                    non-secure detention shelters; this model should
                                                                              be used to seed
runaways and those adults who                                                                      alternatives to    help develop community-                     be expanded to cover new semi-secures. These
contribute to the delinquency of
                                    57    II A 4 a   none         no             develop of
                                                                                                   detention, child   based detention facilities
                                                                                                                                                    s      l
                                                                                                                                                                     are safe alternatives for runaways. Recent
                                                                                community
             minors                                                                                   abuse, jj                                                    development of assessment center concept for
                                                                                   based
                                                                                                                                                                  youth facilities may also be of some assistance.
                                                                                alternatives

                                                                                                                                                                  The Anchorage based Juvenile Justice Working
                                                                                                                                                                   Group publishes information on runaways and
                                                                                                                        state should provide
                                                                                                                                                                     other JJ issues through their "RAP" sheet.
                                                                                                                       accessible summary of
 Increase public education and                                                                    runaways, public                                                Anchorage Gang Task Force is also focusing on
   awareness about runaways
                                    61    II A 4 b   none         no                no
                                                                                                    education, jj
                                                                                                                          runaway laws and          s      l
                                                                                                                                                                    runaways. Juneau's Youth on the Streets is
                                                                                                                         contact numbers to
                                                                                                                                                                     working with youth to develop alternatives.
                                                                                                                            communities
                                                                                                                                                                 Assessment Centers may also provide alternatives
                                                                                                                                                                                   for runaways.


                                                                                                                                                                 The Anchorage School District and Police currently
                                                                                                                                                                   work together and issue "safety alerts". Policies
                                                                                                                                                                     and Procedures governing alerts have been
                                                                                                                                                                  finalized by the state DFYS. SHOCAP project in
                                                                                                        reporting,
                                                                                                                                                                 Anchorage is being initiated to develop shared data
   Reduce time delays for law                                                                         interagency
                                                                                                                           state can facilitate                  on former offenders. Anchorage Community-based
 enforcement agencies to report     63    II A 4 c   none         no                no               coordination,
                                                                                                                         standardizing reporting
                                                                                                                                                    s      l
                                                                                                                                                                  Policing has police working as partners with youth
      on juvenile offenses                                                                             timeliness,
                                                                                                                                                                    probation in contacting probationers. This and
                                                                                                 restorative justice, jj
                                                                                                                                                                   other cooperation has led to decrease in delays.
                                                                                                                                                                 Community and youth courts have a similar impact.
                                                                                                                                                                 JAIBG funds may also be used to support efforts to
                                                                                                                                                                                  reduce time delays.




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         Governor's Conference on Youth and Justice                                                                                                                                      1/20/2011

                                                              Requires
                                   Page   Outline Promise    legislation/     Requires state                          Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                        Category #1: Topic                               State Local                         Status
                                    #       #     category   official Gov.      dollars?                                   required
                                                                action?

                                                                                                                                                                    Programs such as the community dispute
                                                                                                                                                               resolution center, v/o mediation, are being funded
                                                                                yes, federal,
                                                                                                                                                                 by AJJAC/DFYS with federal OJJDP funds and
                                                                               state local or   victims, mediation,
                                                                                                                                                               some state, private and local funds in Anchorage
                                                                                grant funds     restorative justice, dissemination of victim
    Provide victim-offender                                                                                                                                       and the Mat-Su. Fairbanks is beginning the
     mediation programs
                                    65    II A 4 d   serve        no          (private capital)    alternatives to     offender mediation        s      l
                                                                                                                                                              development of a CDRC with the support of GCYJ.
                                                                             could be used to detention, students models to communities
                                                                                                                                                                DFYS has made a significant commitment to VO
                                                                               support these      as mediators, jj
                                                                                                                                                                med. through Restorative Justice -- now in state
                                                                                 programs
                                                                                                                                                                statute as juv. phil., some JAIBG funds might be
                                                                                                                                                                             used for VO programs.


                                                                                yes, federal                                                                  Alts funded in Anch. and Mat-Su, though funding's
    Work in partnership with
                                                                                 dollars are     alternatives to                                                been cut. Recent increases in education funds
     communities and other
                                                                             presently used in suspension, after                                                 may sustain these programs. The AK Comm.
     agencies to strengthen                                                                                          identify, if possible, a
                                                                              conjunction with school programs,                                               Employ. Plan (Jobs Cabinet) emphasizes work with
alternative education programs      69    II B 1 a   teach        no
                                                                             some state, local community service,
                                                                                                                  regular source of funding      s      l
                                                                                                                                                                dropouts/in-school retent. AYPF offers schl for
and alternatives to suspension                                                                                     for alternative programs
                                                                             and private funds      students,                                                  susp. students for a $25 fee. Revisions to create
  (e.g., in-school suspension,
                                                                             to support these    employment, jj                                                 Model Alt Lrn Syst. in FBX., some JAIBG funds
 alternative school programs)                                                     program.                                                                            could be used for these programs.


                                                                                                                   ensure that adherence
                                                                                                                    to truancy plan law is
   Develop and enforce local                                                                    students, truancy,                                            Truancy laws require cooperation of school boards.
                                                                                                                   monitored, facilitate the
truancy policies as permitted by    73    II B 1 b   none         no                no         schools, parenting,
                                                                                                                       development of
                                                                                                                                                 s      l        Anchorage has attempted a new truancy law,
            state law                                                                                   jj                                                           though it has not yet been enacted.
                                                                                                                    attendance incentive
                                                                                                                          programs


                                                                                                health, schools,    encourage development
                                                                                                                                                              The Adolescent Health Advisory Committee in the
 Provide comprehensive health                                                  no, not from    students, nutrition,   of community-based
           education
                                    77    II B 2 a   teach        no
                                                                                   state        drugs, smoking,     health curriculum based
                                                                                                                                                        l      Ad Health Plan recommends a Comprehensive
                                                                                                                                                                 School Health program (p. 123 of that doc.)
                                                                                                    alcohol            on sound research




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       Governor's Conference on Youth and Justice                                                                                                                                      1/20/2011

                                                             Requires
                                Page   Outline Promise      legislation/    Requires state                           Category #2: actions
   Recommendation Name                                                                       Category #1: Topic                               State Local                         Status
                                 #       #     category     official Gov.     dollars?                                    required
                                                               action?


                                                                                                                                                            DFYS/AJJAC sponsors OJJDP grants in Nome and
                                                                                                                                                               other sites which promote substance abuse and
                                                                                                                                                              violence prevention. Div. of Alc. and Drg. Abuse,
                                                                                                                                                                AHAC, and other state agencies also promote
                                                                                                                                                             curricula for prevention of substance abuse. New
                                                                                             alcohol treatment       promotion of working
 Provide alcohol and drug                                                                                                                                    combating Underage Drinking grant ($350,000) in
                                                                             no, not from     and prevention,          alcohol and drug
 avoidance programs at all       79    II B 2 b   teach          no
                                                                                 state       students, schools,     avoidance programs to
                                                                                                                                                      l           development in DFYS with DADA support.
          levels                                                                                                                                             Discussion with judges to ensure treatment option
                                                                                             public relations, jj   Alaska school districts
                                                                                                                                                                offered for MCAs has been initiated. New SIB
                                                                                                                                                            grants (Div. of Alcohol has $9 million) may be used
                                                                                                                                                             for prevention efforts. Some JAIBG funds may be
                                                                                                                                                            provided here. Choices for Teens (Homer -- funded
                                                                                                                                                                    by GCYJ) promotes alcohol avoidance.


                                                                                                                                                            Div. of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse presently fund
                                                                                                                                                              the State Peer Helper Program. Alaska Lung
                                                                                             students, schools,
                                                  mentor,                                                              support program                      Association also promotes a peer helper program
                                                                                               alcohol, drugs,
Promote peer helping programs    81    II B 2 c   serve,         no              yes
                                                                                                  violence
                                                                                                                    funding, perhaps seek      s      l      for prevention of smoking. Some JAIBG funds
                                                   teach                                                                 private funds                       could be used to support programs. Choices for
                                                                                                prevention, jj
                                                                                                                                                            Teens (Homer -- funded by GCYJ) promotes peer
                                                                                                                                                                                 helping.

                                                                                                                                                            Some communities are promoting RCCP and other
                                                                                                                                                            conflict resolution programs. OJJDP funds, through
                                                                                                                                                            DFYS/AJJAC, have been directed to Bethel Tundra
                                                                                                                                                                 Women's Coalition for conflict and violence
                                                                                             conflict resolution,                                            resolution efforts. Safe Schools meeting in June,
                                                                                                                    provide good data on
                                                                                             students, schools,                                                  98 also addressed these issues. DofEd has
  Teach and model conflict                        teach,                                                            successful programs
      resolution skills
                                 85    II B 2 d    serve
                                                                 no              no               violence
                                                                                                                      and ensure their
                                                                                                                                                      l      assessed present programs offered in schools as
                                                                                              prevention, peer                                              part of Safe Schools funding. GCYJ funded PACT
                                                                                                                         availability
                                                                                                mediation, jj                                                  training at 1998 Prevention Symposium (Nov.)
                                                                                                                                                             Some JAIBG funds could be used here. Choices
                                                                                                                                                                   for Teens (Homer) and Prudential Youth
                                                                                                                                                               Leadership (Anchorage) -- funded by GCYJ --
                                                                                                                                                                          promote conflict resolution.




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                                                                Requires
                                  Page   Outline Promise       legislation/    Requires state                            Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                           Category #1: Topic                               State Local                         Status
                                   #       #     category      official Gov.     dollars?                                     required
                                                                  action?
                                                                                                                                                                   23 sites offer school-to-work programs &/or job
                                                                                   yes, pass          students,          track grant recipients                    corps and other community based efforts. The
                                                    teach,
                                                                                through funds       employment,           (DOE) to ensure that                    Alaska Community Employment Plan of the Jobs
Promote school-to-work programs    91    II B 3 a protect,          no
                                                                                 from federal     schools, business,     they will become self-
                                                                                                                                                    s      l
                                                                                                                                                                 Cabinet emphasizes this. See also Alt. Learn. Syst
                                                    mentor
                                                                                 government          partnership        sustaining (as required)                     in Fairbanks and Co-op classes in FBX (job
                                                                                                                                                                                  placement & credit).


                                                                                                                                                                    "Spirit of Youth" campaign with Alaska's ABC
                                                                                                                                                                   affiliate and the Section on Maternal and Child
                                                                                                                                                                  Health, seeks to identify and encourage positive
                                                                                                                                                                  youth contributions across the state. Anchorage
                                                                                                                                                                    also has a Muni sponsored, similar, program.
                                                                                                      students,      assess extent of existing
  Establish programs in which                                                                                                                                     Development of Youth recognizing foundation in
                                                                                                    volunteerism,        service learning
  students can make positive,                                                                                                                                    Anch. for state underway. Community of Service
   visible contributions to the
                                   95    II B 3 b   serve           no               no            service learning, programs, promote and                 l
                                                                                                                                                                    Award initiated by Commissioner of DH&SS.
                                                                                                  community service, assist in development of
            community                                                                                                                                               Prudential Leadership program (supported by
                                                                                                           jj             additional sites
                                                                                                                                                                 GCYJ) provides student contribution possibilities.
                                                                                                                                                                  Some JAIBG funds could be used for this. Youth
                                                                                                                                                                   restitution program funded by GCYJ as part of
                                                                                                                                                                 "Making a Difference" in Anchorage and "Choices
                                                                                                                                                                               for Teens" (Homer) do this.



                                                                                                                                                                  Fairbanks COMPASS group has provided funding
                                                                                                    schools, after        facilitate agreement                   for a pilot program at Barnette school to develop an
 Promote "open school" and
   "open gym" programs
                                   99    II B 4 a   protect         no               no            school activities,    between schools, labor            l      after school recreation program. New designs are
                                                                                                     students, jj       for opening school sites                   being explored by Anchorage architects. Some
                                                                                                                                                                   JAIBG funds could be used for these programs.


                                                                                no, unless the
 Employers and businesses can                                                                                                                                     The Governor's SMART START initiative sets an
                                                                               state subsidizes                          determine levels and
     provide and promote                                                                          employers, health                                                example by promoting health care coverage for
  comprehensive preventative
                                  103    II C 1     nurture         no          an innovative
                                                                                                   care, parenting
                                                                                                                         extent of health care             l
                                                                                                                                                                    11,000 of Alaska's uninsured youth and 980
                                                                               business health                            coverage in Alaska
     health care coverage                                                                                                                                                  uninsured pregnant women.
                                                                                  care policy

                                                                                                                          continue to support
                                                                                                  employers, parents,                                             Depart. of Revenue, CSED allows flex time as do
Provide flexible work schedules                               no, possibly a                                             agency flex time and
           for parents
                                103      II C 2     nurture
                                                                resolution
                                                                                     no            public relations,
                                                                                                                         promote flex time for
                                                                                                                                                    s      l       other agencies. New flex options for Anchorage
                                                                                                      child care                                                                  youth probation.
                                                                                                                               business




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                                                                 Requires
                                     Page   Outline Promise     legislation/     Requires state                            Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                            Category #1: Topic                                 State Local                          Status
                                      #       #     category    official Gov.      dollars?                                     required
                                                                   action?
                                                                maybe, might
                                                                  redraft AK                            employers,
                                                                                                                          through public relations                  Mayor of Anchorage is exploring a leave strategy to
Allow parents at least three hours                              Family Leave                         schools, parents,
                                                                                                                              or psa's possibly                      allow employees to take time with kids. This is
a month to spend "in school" with    103    II C 3    none       Act to cover          no              volunteerism,
                                                                                                                          promote this idea, also
                                                                                                                                                              l
                                                                                                                                                                       also being promoted through the Anchorage
          their children                                            private                           students, public
                                                                                                                             State of the Child                                        Chamber.
                                                               employers (see                      relations, legislation
                                                                    II C 4)

                                                                maybe, might                                              explore amendments to
                                                                  redraft AK                       employers, parents,     Leave Act; explore tax
                                                                Family Leave                       insurance, Healthy      deferment, insurance
 Provide reasonable maternity
  and paternity leave policies
                                     105    II C 4   nurture     Act to cover         yes                Families,          pooling or grants for      s      l                          No action.
                                                                    private                         legislation, public      small businesses;
                                                               employers (see                            relations         promote idea through
                                                                    II C 3)                                               public relations or psa's


                                                                                 no, unless the                                                                     Alaska Temporary Assistance Program (ATAP) will
                                                                                                                          work with businesses to
                                                                                state subsidizes    employers, child                                                develop referrals for child care for ATAP recipients.
                                                                                                                             develop working
Provide and promote day care         105    II C 5   nurture         no          an innovative      care, parenting,
                                                                                                                          partnership models for
                                                                                                                                                       s      l     One year transitional child care benefits for former
                                                                                business health      partnerships                                                   ATAP participants. See also the Alaska IN project
                                                                                                                                child care
                                                                                   care policy                                                                                  at DCRA (#II A 3 a above).


                                                                                                                                                                    DFYS/AJJAC funds a mentoring effort in Wrangell
                                                                                maybe, dollars or                                                                     with OJJDP funds. Big Brothers/Big Sisters are
                                                                                                                      could promote this idea
                                                                                reduction in fees    volunteerism,                                                   coordinating fundraising efforts around the state.
                                                                                                                      through psa's, State of
                                                                                 for background       mentoring,                                                     AHAC is promoting mentoring and presented on
                                                                                                                        the Child. Also, the
 Provide mentoring programs          109    II C 6   mentor          no             checks of     business, students,
                                                                                                                         state could provide
                                                                                                                                                       s      l         this topic at Health Summit, Dec. 98. New
                                                                                potential mentors   schools, public                                                 mentoring program ideas being explored in Mat-Su.
                                                                                                                       reduced fees or funds
                                                                                     has been         relations, jj                                                 GCYJ funded Mentoring training at Dec 98 Health
                                                                                                                      for background checks
                                                                                    requested                                                                         Summit. Some JAIBG funds could be provided
                                                                                                                                                                                            here.




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                                                              Requires
                                  Page   Outline Promise     legislation/    Requires state                            Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                        Category #1: Topic                                  State Local                         Status
                                   #       #     category    official Gov.     dollars?                                     required
                                                                action?


  Hire students, accept student                                                                                                                                   Alaska Community Employment Plan of the Jobs
                                                                                                                                                                   Cabinet emphasizes school-to-work, and other
    community work service or
                                                                                                   employment,                                                    youth employment efforts. First Job/Educational
 volunteer placements, sponsor                                                                                        could promote these
       paid internships and              II C 7 a mentor,                                      students, business,
                                                                                                                      ideas through psa's,
                                                                                                                                                                  Services and year round job and ed. for youth are
                                                   teach,                                      community service,                                                  components of ACEP job training tasks. Some
    apprenticeships for young     109    - II C 7 protect,        no               no
                                                                                               internships, adopt-a-
                                                                                                                     public relations and the              l
                                                                                                                                                                 JAIBG funds could be used for this. GCYJ funds a
     people, encourage career                e                                                                          State of the Child
                                                    serve                                          school, public                                                youth restitution program coordinator at Volunteers
  ladders from paid internships                                                                                              address
                                                                                                    relations, jj                                                  of America to support Making a Difference and
to longer-term jobs, join "adopt-                                                                                                                                     Prudential Youth Leadership to coordinate
       a-school" programs                                                                                                                                                       opportunities for youth.

                                                                                                                                                                  Through United Way, the Muni. of Anchorage and
                                                                                                                                                                  the Anchorage Center for Families the "Petrinko"
                                                                                                                                                                    concept -- the creation of an artificial extended
                                                                                                 volunteerism,         could promote these
                                                                                                                                                                 "foster" family -- is being developed. If successful
                                                                                               mentoring, service      ideas through psa's,
                                      II D 1 a                                                                                                                       this could lead to a state model. Discussion
 Develop mentoring programs       113               mentor        no               no            and religious        public relations and the             l
                                         -c                                                                                                                          continues about developing foster family for
                                                                                                organizations,           State of the Child
                                                                                                                                                                      families in Kotzebue area. GCYJ funded a
                                                                                               public relations, jj           address
                                                                                                                                                                      mentoring track at the Alaska Public Health
                                                                                                                                                                   Conference (December 1998) and plans future
                                                                                                                                                                                        trainings.
                                                                                                                      state should encourage
                                                                              maybe, could                             financial institutions to
Help parents buy and own homes                                                                  home ownership,
                                                                             use state funds                             develop ownership                       AHFC does provide low interest loan opportunities
 by providing low-interest loans 115     II D 2 a   none          no
                                                                              to guarantee
                                                                                                 loans, parents,
                                                                                                                      policies, support AHFC
                                                                                                                                                           l
                                                                                                                                                                    as do the 14 regional housing authorities.
       and loan services                                                                           economics
                                                                                  loans                                   home ownership
                                                                                                                              programs
                                                                                                                      state should encourage                     The Division of Public Assistance is in the process
                                                                              maybe, could
                                                                                                                       financial institutions to                  of developing a program that would allow welfare
 Help parents enter business by                                              use state funds  business, loans,
    providing "bridge loans"
                                  115    II D 2 b   none          no
                                                                              to guarantee   parents, economics
                                                                                                                         develop ownership                 l     recipients to set aside funds to be used to develop
                                                                                                                          policies for small                       small businesses to help move themselves off
                                                                                  loans
                                                                                                                              business                                                 welfare.




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                                                             Requires
                                 Page    Outline Promise    legislation/    Requires state                          Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                      Category #1: Topic                               State Local                           Status
                                  #        #     category   official Gov.     dollars?                                   required
                                                               action?

                                                                                                                                                             In Anchorage the DHSS section on Maternal and
                                                                                                                                                            Child Health has spearheaded the "Spirit of Youth"
  Provide more coverage of                                                                                            meet with media                            day and awards with local government and
                                                                                               media, positive
positive events involving youth,                                                                                   regularly and highlight                  businesses. Similar efforts are underway in many
   especially school events
                                 116     II D 3 a   none         no              no            roles, students,
                                                                                                                     deserving kids and
                                                                                                                                               s      l
                                                                                                                                                               other communities. Development of new youth
                                                                                                  schools, jj
        beyond athletics                                                                                                 programs                             recognizing foundation underway in Anchorage.
                                                                                                                                                            Media awareness campaign in Homer (Choices for
                                                                                                                                                                  Teens -- funded by GCYJ) should help.


Educate the public more about
                                                                                             media, terminology,                                                 Some language has been proposed by a
  the juvenile justice system,                                                                                     provide terminology to
explaining terminology and the
                                  117    II D 3 b   none         no              no          public information,
                                                                                                                       media outlets
                                                                                                                                               s               representative and this is under review by the
                                                                                                       jj                                                                   Children's Cabinet.
            process

                                                                                                                                                                 1997's HB 6 allows for public availability of
                                                                                                                                                            information relating to disposition of certain juvenile
                                                                                                                   should provide outcome
 Report outcomes of juvenile                                                                    media, public                                                 offenders. DFYS has implemented this law and
          offenses
                                  117    II D 3 c   none         no              no
                                                                                                information, jj
                                                                                                                     information without       s
                                                                                                                                                               provided training to staff and the press on the
                                                                                                                           names
                                                                                                                                                                availability of formerly confidential records of
                                                                                                                                                                                certain juveniles.
                                                                                                                   coordinate with Dept. of
Newspapers: Report the numbers
                                                                                             child abuse, media,    Law, DFYS and state                       New law requires number of reports of harm be
  of reports of harm filed with 119      II D 3 d   none         no              no
                                                                                              public information    news media to publish
                                                                                                                                               s
                                                                                                                                                                publicly provided by DFYS on the internet
  Health and Social Services
                                                                                                                           reports


                                                                                                                                                                Head Start Collaboration Grant is a working
                                                                                                                                                              example. OJJDP (DFYS/AJJAC) grants require
                                                                                                                      support and, if
                                                                                                                                                             community collaboration between agencies as do
                                                                                                coordination,        necessary, fund
                                                                                                                                                                many other grants. Community development
                                                                                             community based collaborative efforts like
                                                                                                                                                             efforts through Project Coordinator also promote
Work in partnership with others on                                                                services,     the AK State Head Start
          youth issues
                                   125   III A 1    serve        no              yes
                                                                                                collaboration,    Collaboration Grant to
                                                                                                                                               s      l     this approach. Statewide planning process similar
                                                                                                                                                                 to GCYJ might be pursued to provide clear
                                                                                             students involved, encourage transition to
                                                                                                                                                             outcome based plan. Community funding matrix
                                                                                                      jj         local authority for some
                                                                                                                                                             being developed to determine all present juv just
                                                                                                                         services
                                                                                                                                                               related funding to various communities. Many
                                                                                                                                                             grantees of GCYJ do this as collaborative efforts.




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                                     Page   Outline Promise        legislation/      Requires state                            Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                                Category #1: Topic                                  State Local                         Status
                                      #       #     category       official Gov.       dollars?                                     required
                                                                      action?

                                                                                                                                                                           Hired Project Coordinator GCYJ, COMPASS,
                                                                                                                                                                             PATCH. Proj. Coordinator has facilitated
                                                                                                         coordination,        publicize the availability
 Provide technical assistance to                                                    yes, some to pay                                                                      community based approaches to policy in Nome,
                                            III A 1                                                   planning, technical      of TA for community
help communities respond to the      127               none             no          for positions and                                                       s      l      Kotzebue, Fairbanks, Kenai, Mat Su, Ketchikan,
                                                a                                                     assistance, psa's,        planning and other
  needs of children and youth                                                         travel for TA                                                                        Togiak, Barrow, Homer, Valdez, Bethel, Kotlik,
                                                                                                       public relations, jj            efforts
                                                                                                                                                                            Napakiak, Koyuk, Elim, Galena, Juneau, and
                                                                                                                                                                             among a number of groups in Anchorage.

                                                       serve,                                           community based
Use the Children's Trust Fund to                                                                                              coordinate funding with
                                            III A 1   protect,                        yes, from the         services,                                                    Grants were made in July 1997 and in June 1998
    provide seed money for           129                                no                                                      community serving           s      l
                                                b     nurture,                            CTF            neighborhoods,                                                         to organizations around the state.
      community projects                                                                                                             agencies
                                                      mentor                                              child abuse, jj

                                                                                                          media, public
                                                                                                                                                                         No coordinated action, though there are individual
                                                                                                           information,
                                                                                                                                                                         efforts in some areas of state government. There
Widely publicize information about                                                                     prevention, psa's,
                                            III A 1                                                                           develop public relations                     was a GCYJ presentation at the annual state
prevention and be creative in how 131                  none             no                 yes         parenting, health,                                   s
                                                c                                                                                      plan                              Prevention symposium. AHAC and other groups
 the information is disseminated                                                                        alcohol and drug
                                                                                                                                                                           have discussed public relations efforts. Youth
                                                                                                           risks, public
                                                                                                                                                                         Corrections and AJJAC promote prevention also.
                                                                                                            relations, jj


                                                                   yes, "An Act
                                                                                                                                                                          Healthy Families projects are functioning in Kenai,
                                                                 establishing the
                                                                                                    Healthy Families,                                                     Juneau, Fairbanks and Anchorage and four other
                                                                     Healthy                                                     pass Governor's
   Expand home visitation                   III A 2                               yes, $614,000 in prenatal and infant                                                   communities. Legislation and funding did not pass
                                137                   nurture    Families Alaska                                                  legislation and           s      l
programs to cover all of Alaska                 a                                  FY 98 budget       care, parent,                                                      the legislature in 1997 but funding was approved in
                                                                  program" was                                                     appropriation
                                                                                                       legislation                                                             1998 (FY 99) to continue current level of
                                                                 authored by the
                                                                                                                                                                                              operations.
                                                                    Governor

                                                                                                                                                                            Healthy Families programs in Kenai, Juneau,
                                                                  yes, "An Act                         health, prevention,
        Consider providing                                                                                                       expand Alaska's                               Fairbanks and Anchorage and four other
                                                                 establishing the                          parenting,
  comprehensive, preventative               III A 2                                   yes, $19.8 to                             Medicaid program,                          communities. The Governor's SMART START
                                     141              nurture        Healthy                             coordination,                                      s
 health care for mothers, infants,              b                                     $50.0 million                              promoting health                          initiative is promoting health care coverage for
                                                                 Families Alaska                           Medicaid,
           and children                                                                                                            coordination                             11,000 of Alaska's uninsured youth and 980
                                                                    program"                               legislation
                                                                                                                                                                                       uninsured pregnant women.




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                                                                 Requires
                                    Page   Outline Promise      legislation/       Requires state                           Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                               Category #1: Topic                              State Local                         Status
                                     #       #     category     official Gov.        dollars?                                    required
                                                                   action?

                                                                                                                           fund several specialized                  While there are some specialized programs, more
 Make more drug and alcohol                                                                           FAS/FAE, alcohol
                                           III A 2                                                                            care providers for                    locally based programs are needed. Governor has
treatment facilities available to   142              nurture         no                 yes              treatment,                                    s      l
                                               c                                                                              women's treatment                     appointed state FAE/FAS coordinator to tackle the
      pregnant women                                                                                  parenting, health
                                                                                                                                   issues                                               problem .

                                                                                        yes,
                                                                                                                                                                     This recommendation proved unnecessary as the
 Provide more state matching                                                      appropriation to   WIC, health,
                                                                                                                             secure legislative                       state Division of Public Health, through the WIC
funds for the WIC program so               III A 2             yes, legislative    secure federal parenting, nutrition,
                                    144              nurture                                                                appropriation to fully     s            coordinator, continues to maximize federal dollars --
 as to stop losing millions in                 d                appropriation     funds should be Healthy Families,
                                                                                                                            administer program                         now nearly $20 million -- without any matching
     available federal aid                                                            close to        legislation
                                                                                                                                                                                      state expenditure.
                                                                                     $400,000
                                                                                                                                                                         Additional funds were not supported by the
                                                                                                       education,      fully fund the Head Start                    legislature in 1997. Present funding for Head Start
    Fund and promote early                                                         yes, $300,00 in
                                           III A 3                                                 preschool, student,     program; promote                            is $5.9 in state funds and $16 million in other
childhood education programs        152              nurture         no           FY 98 budget for                                                     s      l
                                               a                                                    Healthy Families,    coordination between                           (federal, community) funds. MOAs between
      such as Head Start                                                             Head Start
                                                                                                      coordination              agencies                               agencies exist with WIC, DOE, DCRA, Infant
                                                                                                                                                                                    Learning, and DHSS.

                                                                                                                                                                      Immunization manuals to cert. pre schools and
  Increase the percentage of                                                        maybe, to          health, Healthy        continue to fund                      through the Gov.'s greeting card. One outcome of
                                           III A 3
children fully immunized by age     156              nurture         no           maintain level of       Families,          "universal vaccine"       s               the President's Summit on Volunteerism is a
                two                            b                                     program             vaccination              program                                renewed interest in promoting complete
                                                                                                                                                                             immunization by the year 2000.


                                                                                  maybe, it is likely                      make information
                                                                                                                                                                    Anchorage has been delegated as a licensing site
                                                                                  that funds will be                  available to communities
                                                                                                         child care,                                                and provides grant funds for some of the footwork
Enter into more partnerships with                                                 required if this is                       on becoming a
                                           III A 3                                                       parenting,                                                  required. Discussions are under way with some
communities for the licensing of    158              nurture         no            ever to reach a                     "licensing partner" and         s      l
                                               c                                                      community based                                               Native corporations and other communities where
        child care facilities                                                        substantial                          secure more such
                                                                                                          services                                                  DFYS staff is inadequate. See also the Alaska IN
                                                                                     number of                         agreements with local
                                                                                                                                                                            project at DCRA (#II A 3 a above).
                                                                                    communities                              governments

                                                                                     yes, some            child care,          create one set of                       There are ongoing discussions between the
                                                               maybe, might
 Create single set of child care                                                   reorganization         parenting,          standards and one                      Departments of Health and Social Services and
                                           III A 3             require an EO
 standards and single licensing     161              nurture                       costs, though          licensing,         licensing agency for      s              Community and Regional Affairs on child care
                                            c (1)                    for
            agency                                                                  savings may          interagency        child care and full-day                  coordination. Legislation has been proposed to
                                                               reorganization
                                                                                       result            coordination        preschool programs                             consolidate licensing in C & RA.




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                                                                 Requires
                                    Page   Outline Promise      legislation/      Requires state                            Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                              Category #1: Topic                                State Local                         Status
                                     #       #     category     official Gov.       dollars?                                     required
                                                                   action?
                                                                                                                                                                     Alaska Partners, funded through Head Start grants,
                                                                                                         child care,
                                                                                                                           expand regulations to                       is progressing in its development of standards.
                                                                                  yes, some costs        parenting,
Set child care training standards          III A 3                                                                             ensure minimal                          Alaska Community Employment Plan proposes
                                    163              nurture         no           may be offset by       licensing,                                     s
           for providers                       d                                                                          safeguards for children                      recruitment and training for child care providers
                                                                                      savings           interagency
                                                                                                                          in all child care settings                     statewide and by region through Resource &
                                                                                                        coordination
                                                                                                                                                                                   Referral (R&R) agency.
                                                                                                      child abuse and
                                                                                                                                                                     The Child Fatality Review Team explored some of
                                                                                                       neglect, DFYS
                                                                                yes, $1.6 million                                                                         these issues. Tragedies in 1997 and two
Face the problem of insufficient                                                                          resources,             increased
                                                                                   in additional                                                                        independent audits support the contention of
 resources to protect, support,                                    maybe,                                 treatment,      appropriations, develop
                                           III A 4                                Family Pres.                                                                        massive case loads. Gov.'s Smart Start focuses
   and treat children who are    169                 nurture     depends on                             delinquency        alternative to API for       s
                                               a                                grants, increased                                                                      on increased CPS funding and more employee
  victims of physical or sexual                                solution derived                            diversion,       severely disturbed
                                                                                 overall funding                                                                       hires. DFYS is developing strategy to improve
        abuse or neglect                                                                                 interagency        children of all ages
                                                                                     for DFYS                                                                        child abuse case review. Over 30 new social work
                                                                                                        coordination,
                                                                                                                                                                                 positions funded for FY 99.
                                                                                                          legislation

                                                                                                                          encourage development
                                                                                                                           of protocol for battered
                                                                maybe, might
                                                                                                      child abuse and        persons; partner to                       The Child Fatality Review Team report address
    Provide greater crisis                                     need legislation
                                                                                                          neglect,           provide supervised                       some of these issues. SMART START elements
  intervention and aftercare               III A 4               to establish
                                    175              nurture                            yes             interagency           visitation centers;       s            approved by legislature support greater intervention
services to children and youth                 b                 supervised
                                                                                                       coordination,        increase funding for                     and aftercare services. JAIBG funds could be used
  who live in violent homes                                        visitation
                                                                                                        aftercare, jj       victims shelters and                                            here.
                                                                    centers
                                                                                                                             youth aftercare and
                                                                                                                               shelter services


                                                                                                                                                                        Proposed legislation did pass the legislature in
                                                                                                                                                                      1997, though funding remains inadequate for full
                                                                                                                                                                       implementation. Governor has appointed state
                                                                                                                           Pass legislation; review
                                                                yes, "An Act                                                                                          panel. Public Television plans media coverage of
 Review the foster care program                                                                          foster care,     foster care system; seek
                                           III A 4               relating to   yes, system                                                                           foster care needs and KIMO 13 (tv) has developed
 and encourage more adults to       179              nurture                                           volunteerism,      incentives or alternatives    s
                                               c                Foster Care review might cost                                                                        a foster care support media campaign. Child of the
     serve as foster parents                                                                            legislation, jj        for foster parent
                                                               Review Panels"                                                                                        month (adoption) is proposed for DFYS web page.
                                                                                                                                  recruitment
                                                                                                                                                                      Some increased support funded in FY 99 budget.
                                                                                                                                                                     A media plan is being developed for family services
                                                                                                                                                                                          foster care.




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                                                                Requires
                                   Page   Outline Promise      legislation/    Requires state                           Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                          Category #1: Topic                                State Local                         Status
                                    #       #     category     official Gov.     dollars?                                    required
                                                                  action?
Provide to the press the numbers
                                                                                                   child abuse and                                                 New law requires number of reports of harm be
of physical and sexual child abuse        III A 4                                                                      develop policy and press
                                   183              none            no                no            neglect, public                                 s            publicly provided by DFYS on the internet. (see II D
and neglect reports received each             d                                                                                contacts
                                                                                                     information                                                                        3 d)
               day
                                                                                                                                                                 National Family Partnership of Alaska in Nome has
                                                                                                                                                                 a statewide Youth - Family Awareness Line. While
                                          III A 5                                                 runaways, public     establish hotline number
 Maintain a hotline for runaways   187              none            no          yes, minimal                                                        s               not a hotline, recorded messages offer teens
                                              a                                                     information, jj           and phone
                                                                                                                                                                   advice on a number of issues. JAIBG proposal
                                                                                                                                                                             suggests funding a hotline.
                                                                no, though
                                                                                                                          review and tighten                      HB 16, recently passed by the legislature, would
Review the regulations governing          III A 5            regulations may                          runaways,
                                   189              none                              no                                regulations governing       s             revisit the runaway issue. This should lead to a
       runaway shelters                       b                 have to be                          regulations, jj
                                                                                                                           runaway shelters                                 review of runaway regulations.
                                                                 adjusted

                                                                                                                        Pass legislation, create
                                                               yes, "An Act
                                                                                                                         Alcohol Safety Action
                                                              relating to the
                                                                                                                          Program (ASAP) for                      HB 11, which created a differential driver license,
                                                               revocation of                      alcohol prevention,
                                                                                                                            minors; develop                      also included most of the ASAP language, though
                                                             driver's licenses no, legislation is       treatment
                                                                                                                          outpatient model for                   without funding. This bill passed. Some funding is
   Increase alcohol and drug                                    for alcohol-   revenue neutral         programs,
                                          III A 5                                                                       adolescent community-                        likely to be provided through state's recently
 treatment programs available      191              none          related         as it raises       alternatives to                                s      l
                                              c                                                                         based treatment (rural);                  received federally Combating Underage Drinking
           for youth                                          offenses" was     reinstatement         suspension,
                                                                                                                         culturally congruent pr                 grant. Funding may also be available through SIB
                                                                proposed to           fees         legislation, public
                                                                                                                       camp. for inhalant abuse                  grants at DADA. JAIBG funds could also be used
                                                                meet some                              relations, jj
                                                                                                                          prevention; partner                                     to support programs.
                                                              aspects of this
                                                                                                                       schools with alt-to susp.
                                                                    goal.
                                                                                                                                programs


                                                                                                                                                                  Reviews are always ongoing. State and federal
                                                                                                                                                                  laws differ for youth up to 16 years of age. From
                                                                                                                                                                    Memorial Day to Labor Day federal law allows
                                                                                                    employment,        review state labor laws                     youth to work from 9 am to 7 pm, Alaska allows
  Review state and federal labor
                                          III A 5                                                   coordination,      for inconsistencies with                       youth to work from 5 am to 9 pm, though
laws relating to the employment of 195              none            no                no                                                            s
                                              d                                                   regulation review,   federal law and with an                   businesses subject to FLSA must abide by federal
   those under 18 years of age
                                                                                                     economics           eye toward flexibility                  times. There are concerns for the safety of youth
                                                                                                                                                                     under 18 who are responsible for late night
                                                                                                                                                                 activities. Increasingly these youth have become
                                                                                                                                                                 the victims of violent crime throughout the nation.




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                                                                      Requires
                                      Page   Outline Promise         legislation/     Requires state                            Category #2: actions
     Recommendation Name                                                                                  Category #1: Topic                             State Local                         Status
                                       #       #     category        official Gov.      dollars?                                     required
                                                                        action?

                                                                                       yes, $250,000                                                                   Youth Corps funding was in the FY98 budget. Proj.
                                                                                     was in the FY 97                                                                   Coord. GCYJ met with Youth Corps staff to begin
   Provide funding for the                                                              budget. $3+           boot camp,                                               diversifying funding base. The Corps needs nearly
  continued operation of the                 III A 5     teach.                         million will be     alternatives to       continue funding                          $3 million for present and upcoming year
                                      196                                 no                                                                              s
 National Guard Youth Corps                      e       mentor                          needed in             detention,             program                             operations. Funds were secured for FY 99. A
     Challenge program                                                                 supplementals         legislation, jj                                               private non-profit fundraising arm has been
                                                                                       and additional                                                                   established to support Youth Corps.. JAIBG funds
                                                                                     funding this year.                                                                           could support some activities.


                                                                                                           suicide, violence                                           Community Based Suicide Prevention Program (in
 Continue efforts to address teen                        protect,                    yes, continuing      prevention, mental continue funding existing                 Div. Al & Drg abuse), 11 mental health centers, and
suicides, especially in rural Alaska
                                     198     III A 5 f    teach
                                                                          no
                                                                                     present funding      health, community programs (see status)
                                                                                                                                                          s      l
                                                                                                                                                                          a Rural Human Services Project are presently
                                                                                                            based services                                                             funded by the state.

                                                                         maybe,
                                                                                                          standards,        identify, if possible, a
                                                                    establishing a
                                                                                      yes, if regular substance abuse, regular source of funding
                                                                    regular source
  Encourage schools to provide               III A 6                                source of funding child care, school, for alternative programs -                    There are proposals for the endowment, but they
                                      202                 teach      of funding for                                                                       s      l
 alternative education programs                  a                                       is to be          students,            - this might be                             are not specific to alternative education.
                                                                       alternative
                                                                                       established      appropriation        incorporated into an
                                                                    schools might
                                                                                                         legislation, jj   education endowment
                                                                      require leg.
                                                                                                                                review standards and
   Review the standards and                                                                                                                                                 Regulations governing out-of-district
                                             III A 6                                                       home schooling,         procedures and
 procedures applicable to home        205                 none            no                no                                                            s            homeschooling were taken before the State Board
                                                 b                                                           standards         determine need, if any,
           schooling                                                                                                                                                           of Education March of 1998.
                                                                                                                                     for change
                                                                                                                                    improve case
                                                                                                                               management services;
                                                                                                            employment,                                                  State provides 16 different ed. and job training
                                                                                                                                    centralize and
 Create and promote educational                                                                           parents, students                                            programs. The AK Human Resource Investment
                                             III A 7                                 yes, to enhance                             standardize referral
 opportunities and job training for   208                 teach           no                                  education,                                  s             Council and the Jobs Cabinet have developed a
                                                 a                                       services                                 process; improve
        youth and parents                                                                                    interagency                                               plan to meet part of this goal. DFYS/AJJAC uses
                                                                                                                                funding; develop and
                                                                                                            coordination                                               OJJDP funds for employ. and train. prgs. in Anch.
                                                                                                                               maintain system of "one
                                                                                                                                    door" access




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                                                                Requires
                                    Page   Outline Promise     legislation/       Requires state                          Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                            Category #1: Topic                                State Local                         Status
                                     #       #     category    official Gov.        dollars?                                   required
                                                                  action?
                                                                                                                        ensure continuance of
                                                                                      maybe, to                          regional housing and                      AHFC does provide low interest loan opportunities
                                                                                                      home ownership,
                                                                                   replace fading                          AHFC programs;                             as do the 14 regional housing authorities.
Promote opportunities for home             III A 7                                                  loans, employment,
                                    213              none           no           federal dollars or                    continue to support pilot      s              JOBS/FSS project is operating in Anchorage.
   ownership for everyone                      b                                                        coordination,
                                                                                     to combine                        projects like JOBS and                      Wage subsidy incentives are being developed by
                                                                                                         economics
                                                                                       services                         AHFC FSS "one stop"                                             DPA.
                                                                                                                            career program
                                                                                                                                                                     The Division of Family and Youth Services has
                                                                                                                                                                   rewritten their policies and procedures. These new
                                                                                                     juvenile code,
Codify the philosophy of Alaska's          III A 8                                                                                                                     p and p's include a strong grounding in the
                                    217              none           yes                 no         restorative justice, draft and pass legislation    s
        delinquency laws                       a                                                                                                                     philosophy of Restorative Justice. HB 16, now
                                                                                                      legislation, jj
                                                                                                                                                                     signed into law, places the Restorative Justice
                                                                                                                                                                                    philosophy in statute.


                                                                                                                                                                   Togiak, Barrow, Elim and Koyuk are ongoing; state
                                                                                                                                                                   funds youth court projects in Anch, Kodiak, Kenai,
                                                                                                                                                                        Mat-Su, Nome, Valdez, Sitka and Fairbanks
                                                                                                                                                                      through DoED, AJJAC/DFYS, and GCYJ; state
                                                                                                                                                                    supported February, 1998 youth court conference
                                                                                   maybe, state
                                                                                                                      review Elim and Koyuk                          and a national conference is planned for May '99.
Authorize local communities to                                                     may wish to        youth court,
                                                              yes, delegation                                        agreements for measure                          APPA conducted a regional teen court training in
 handle less serious offenses              III A 8                                   promote       community courts,
                               223                   serve    of authority not                                         of success; promote            s      l         Anch Oct 20-22, 1997. Alaska Association of
 through community courts or                   b                                    community        alternatives to
                                                                 legislation                                            similar approaches;                             Youth Courts established in fall 1998. Many
         youth courts                                                             courts through      detention, jj
                                                                                                                       promote youth courts                              communities are beginning the process of
                                                                                      grants
                                                                                                                                                                   establishing community courts based on the Togiak
                                                                                                                                                                     model. New P&P's for Comm. courts have been
                                                                                                                                                                     developed through Togiak and Barrow. A manual
                                                                                                                                                                      for youth courts is also in development. JAIBG
                                                                                                                                                                    funds may also be used for these type of projects.




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                                                              Requires
                                 Page   Outline Promise      legislation/     Requires state                           Category #2: actions
   Recommendation Name                                                                         Category #1: Topic                                State Local                         Status
                                  #       #     category     official Gov.      dollars?                                    required
                                                                action?

                                                                                                                                                                DFYS provides intensive aftercare grant to MYC;
                                                                                                  alternatives to
                                                                                                                    coordinate school district                 MYC is dev. an alt. after-school susp program with
                                                                                                  expulsion and
                                                              yes, GCYJ                                               programs with youth                        the Anch. Schl Dist. DFYS/OJJDP funds Fbks.
                                                                                                   suspension,
                                                             recommends                                                facilities; increase                     shoplifting prog. and Anch. alt to susp. w/ an ed.
                                                                                               schools, alternative
Meet the educational needs of           III A 8             requiring GED                                            funding for McLaughlin                       component. Also AK Youth and Parent Found
                                 225              teach                            yes              education,                                    s      l
      juvenile offenders                    c              or graduation as                                             school programs;                       funds alt. in Anch. New youth facilities incorporate
                                                                                                  coordination,
                                                              condition of                                              mandate GED or                           local school districts in planning process. New
                                                                                                community based
                                                               probation                                             graduation for youthful                    outcome measures in Youth Corrections seek to
                                                                                                     services,
                                                                                                                            offenders                          improve learning for offenders. JAIBG funds could
                                                                                                   legislation, jj
                                                                                                                                                                             be used for this category.


                                                                                                                                                               Youth Corrections budgets for FY 99 were passed
                                                                                                    probation,
                                                                                                                         fund secure beds,                     including new funds for staffing needs in Juneau,
                                                                                               community based
                                                                                                                      treatment and probation                      Anch., FBX and Nome. New Youth facility
                                                                                                services, secure
                                                                                                                           officers to serve                    construction funds were approved for Ketch. and
 Commit more resources to               III A 8                yes,                             beds, treatment
                                 229              teach                            yes                                    projected juvenile      s              Mat-Su. Efforts to build comprehensive youth
    juvenile offenders                      d              appropriations                            facilities,
                                                                                                                          population; seek                        serving facility is underway in Kenai. 140K
                                                                                                   legislation,
                                                                                                                         innovative funding                    available for GCYJ projects. Internal 150% match
                                                                                                  interagency
                                                                                                                               strategies                        requirement ensures leveraging of resources.
                                                                                                 coordination, jj
                                                                                                                                                                        JAIBG funds could be used also.

                                                                                                                      promote changes to HB
                                                                                                     victims,
                                                                                                                         6 (if law) to reflect                 HB 6 signed into law, exploring changes to HB 6.
Increase access to information          III A 8                                                   confidentiality,
                                 235              none           yes               yes                                 reasonable disclosure      s              New Policies on juvenile disclosure at arrest
     relating to juveniles                  e                                                   legislation, public
                                                                                                                         policy described in                                    available 1/98.
                                                                                                  information, jj
                                                                                                                            GCYJ report




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                                                               Requires
                                    Page   Outline Promise    legislation/    Requires state                            Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                         Category #1: Topic                                State Local                          Status
                                     #       #     category   official Gov.     dollars?                                     required
                                                                 action?

                                                                                                                                                                     DFYS/AJJAC with OJJDP funds supports 4
                                                                                                                                                                 electronic monitoring programs in Ketchikan, Mat-
                                                                                                                                                                  Su, Anchorage and Fairbanks. Additional funds
                                                                                                                         restructure juvenile                        recommended for rural elc. monit. for FY 00
                                                                                                community based
                                                                                                                       dispositions which may                     Development of an Assessment center is being
                                                                                                     services,
                                                                                                                          require legislation;                          explored within existing and proposed
 Change juvenile dispositions to                                              yes, grants for   restorative justice,
                                                                                                                          develop consistent                          facilities(interagency case management).
 better serve offenders, victims,   241    III A 8 f   none        no           community           graduated
                                                                                                                         continuum of care --
                                                                                                                                                   s
                                                                                                                                                                 Restorative Justice and Comm. Org. training held
        and communities                                                       based services    sanctions, victims,
                                                                                                                       detailed -- with trained                    in May, 98. More training over summer 98 in
                                                                                                  alternatives to
                                                                                                                        case managers who                       FBX, Kotz., Nome., Anch., Valdez, Homer, Barrow.
                                                                                                   detention, jj
                                                                                                                            follow the child                    Kotlik, Bethel and proposed for Dillingham, Ketch.,
                                                                                                                                                                   and other sites. JAIBG funds could be used to
                                                                                                                                                                support these efforts. Community and youth courts
                                                                                                                                                                                    also meet this rec.

                                                                                                                         propose legislation or
  Amend the Rules of Court to                                                                                           amendment to existing                   SCS CSHB 16(FIN) repealed Delinquency Rules 6
                                                                                                 Rules of Court,
increase the permissible length            III A 8                                                                      leg to amend Rule 6(d)                   and 7, eliminating court rules that relate to Intake
                                247                    none       yes               no            legislation,                                     s
 of informal probation from six                g                                                                          to increase informal                     and with emergency detention or placement
                                                                                                  probation, jj
       months to one year                                                                                              supervision from 6 to 12                         essentially accomplishing this goal.
                                                                                                                                 months

                                                                                                serious crime, sex
                                                                                                  offense, foster
 Create a juvenile sex offender            III A 8                                                                 Governor to appoint task                      There is not a state-wide Juv. Sex offender task
                                    248                none     yes, EO        yes, minimal        care, waiver,                                   s
           task force                          h                                                                   force and review system                       force, though there are some local task forces.
                                                                                                    treatment,
                                                                                                   legislation, jj

Create a dual-sentencing option
                                                                                                    sentencing,
 for those at risk of becoming
    chronic serious juvenile
                                251        III A 8 i   none       yes               no          legislation, serious draft and pass legislation    s                AS 47.12.065 establishes dual sentencing.
                                                                                                      crime, jj
           offenders




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                                                                 Requires
                                     Page   Outline Promise     legislation/    Requires state                           Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                          Category #1: Topic                                State Local                         Status
                                      #       #     category    official Gov.     dollars?                                    required
                                                                   action?

                                                                                                                                                                 The idea of setting up such teams has been floated
                                                                                                                      work with communities
                                                                                                                                                                 in Anchorage and Dillingham. McLaughlin and the
                                                                                                     interagency      to set up teams along
Form community justice action                                                                                                                                    new Mat Su facility are considering an assessment
                                                                                                    coordination,       the Middlesex, MA
 teams to focus on and help                                                                                                                                         center which might incorporate some of these
                                                                                                 community based        model (this can be
   those juveniles at risk of        256    III A 8 j   none         no              no
                                                                                                 services, intensive accomplished through
                                                                                                                                                    s      l        ideas. The reinvigorating of the cross-agency
  becoming chronic serious                                                                                                                                        SHOCAP program in Anchorage is also moving in
                                                                                                 supervision, public     TA); psa's; public
           offenders                                                                                                                                                 this direction. Inter Tribal Collaboration has
                                                                                                      relations, jj  relations; possibly State
                                                                                                                                                                  discussed this option. JAIBG funds could support
                                                                                                                       of the Child address
                                                                                                                                                                                     similar efforts.

                                                                                                                                                                    New federal legislation (HR 3) would not allow
                                                                                                                         implement legislation                       Alaska to prohibit judicial sanctions against
                                                                                                  parents, courts,
  Involve parents and extended                                                                                         requiring involvement of                   parents. HB 371 makes it a crime for a parent to
                                                                                                  disposition, child
 families more in their children's                                                                                     parents at hearings and                    refuse to participate in a child court hearing. The
                                            III A 8            no, implement                           support,
      delinquency hearings,          261                none                         no                                 in disposition; require     s              state's new welfare plan would mandate greater
                                                k               existing laws                      alternatives to
  supervision, placement, case                                                                                         earlier payment of child                     parent responsibility for eligibility. Community
                                                                                                      detention,
   management, and treatment                                                                                             support when child in                   courts in Togiak and Barrow do this. AS 47.12.155
                                                                                                   collaboration, jj
                                                                                                                             state custody                           mandates parental participation in a minor's
                                                                                                                                                                                      treatment.

                                                                                                                                                                 While time delays have been reported in Fairbanks,
                                                                                                        reporting,                                               recent cooperation in Anchorage with community-
   Reduce time delays for law                                                                         interagency                                                based policing has led to improved communication
                                                                                                                           state can facilitate
enforcement agencies to report to 263       III A 8 l   none         no              no              coordination,
                                                                                                                         standardizing reporting
                                                                                                                                                    s      l       regarding delinquent offenders. Performance
   those who screen offenses                                                                           timeliness,                                                Measures at Youth Corrections and community-
                                                                                                 restorative justice, jj                                          based youth and community courts also improve
                                                                                                                                                                                times for reporting..




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                                                                 Requires
                                    Page   Outline Promise      legislation/      Requires state                          Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                            Category #1: Topic                               State Local                         Status
                                     #       #     category     official Gov.       dollars?                                   required
                                                                   action?


                                                                                                                                                                   AG Reno released data indicating 25% decline in
                                                                                                                                                                  violent Juv Crime (95) which has continued for past
                                                                                                                                                                     two years both nationally and in Alaska. Anch.
                                                                                                                                                                  UCR data backs this up -- at least a 2 and 1/2 year
                                                                                                                            promote accurate
                                                                                                                                                                    decline in Juv crime rates. 15% decrease in the
                                                                                                                               statistics on
                                                                yes, veto of                                                                                       Alaska Violent Crime Index reported from 1995 to
Do not further expand automatic            III A 8                                                   serious crime,     ineffectiveness of waiver
                                    265              none          waiver              no                                                            s                1997, though 16% increase in violent juvenile
 waiver for juvenile offenders                m                                                       legislation, jj   and current reductions in
                                                                 legislation                                                                                        arrests. Recent data appears to improve violent
                                                                                                                            crime; proactively
                                                                                                                                                                   crime stats. State continues to oppose expanding
                                                                                                                         approach the legislature
                                                                                                                                                                  waiver and focuses on intervention and prevention
                                                                                                                                                                    of less violent offenders. JAIBG funds could be
                                                                                                                                                                   used for alternatives to improve system to obviate
                                                                                                                                                                                    a need for waiver.



                                                                    yes,
                                                              appropriation for
                                                                                                                                                                  Federal funds ($220k) will be used for Alaska study
                                                              unified, uniform                                           determine feasibility of
                                                                                                                                                                      of impact of Child Abuse on predilection for
                                                                database for                                              standardizing juvenile
  Increase the state's ability to                                                                     coordination,                                                  committing offenses. $2 million for new rural
                                           III A 8                Juvenile                                              record keeping in APSIN
collect and analyze data relating   267              none                              yes              reporting,                                   s             juvenile offender data base also federally funded.
                                               n                  offender                                               from ORCA; determine
           to juveniles                                                                               legislation, jj                                             SHOCAP interagency cooperation could reveal key
                                                                information,                                               appropriate staffing
                                                                                                                                                                  predictors of delinquency. Some JAIBG funding will
                                                                 additional                                                      levels
                                                                                                                                                                      support improvements in data/information.
                                                                   analyst
                                                                  positions


                                                               maybe, might
Change the terminology used in
                                                              require change                       media, terminology, review terms; draft and                        Some language has been proposed by a
 juvenile proceedings so that              III A 8
                                    271              none      in statutes to          no          public information,    pass legislation if        s              representative and this is under review by the
 citizens can understand the                   o                   adjust                            legislation, jj         necessary                                           Children's Cabinet.
            process
                                                                 legislation


                                                                                                                        request Alaska Judicial
Ask the judicial council to perform
                                                                                                   review, evaluation,    Council to evaluate
an evaluation of the effectiveness         III A 8
                                    273              none            no                no              interagency     recs.; implement juvenile     s                                No action.
 of these changes (redefinition of             p                                                     coordination, jj           offender
        terms) in two years
                                                                                                                          recommendations




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                                                               Requires
                                    Page   Outline Promise    legislation/    Requires state                         Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                        Category #1: Topic                              State Local                         Status
                                     #       #     category   official Gov.     dollars?                                  required
                                                                 action?

                                                                                                                                                                 DHSS is planning pilot projects to establish
 Develop outcome measures and                                                                                       review pilot efforts and
                                                                                                   evaluation,                                               performance measures for several programs during
program performance evaluations                                                                                       continue to develop
for state-operated or state-funded
                                   276     III B 1   none          no              yes            interagency
                                                                                                                    outcome/performance
                                                                                                                                                s             FY97. New legislation passed by the legislature
                                                                                                 coordination, jj                                             makes this state policy DFYS provided outcome
             services                                                                                                      measures
                                                                                                                                                              measures as did other state agencies for FY 99.

                                                                                                                         continue Data
                                                                                                                      Integration Steering
                                                                                                  interagency
                                                                                yes, some                              Committee (DISC)
Establish an integrated statewide                                                                coordination,                                                 DHSS is continuing the DISC process. Some
   system for data collection
                                    279    III B 2   none          no           related to
                                                                                                 information,
                                                                                                                      process; determine        s
                                                                                                                                                               JAIBG funds will be devoted to data collection.
                                                                               coordination                          process for collecting
                                                                                                   research, jj
                                                                                                                        private industry
                                                                                                                          information

                                                                                                                                                               DHSS provides training to prob. officers and has
                                                                                                                                                              info. on DMC in RFPs. Also public and key justice
                                                                                                                                                                workers are educated through publications and
                                                                                                                     continue current DFYS                    presentations. AK Native Just. Cntr. conf. Oct. '96
                                                                                                                       efforts at training,                  focused on DMC and issued report. New UAA 8/97
Continue efforts to reduce the                                                                     minorities,
                                                                                                                         educating and                          report w/ DFYS has prepared 2nd phase (May,
  disproportionate minority                                                                         research,
impact in the criminal justice
                                    281    III B 3   none          no              no
                                                                                                 alternatives to
                                                                                                                    incorporating strategies    s              98). These reports were funded by AJJAC which
                                                                                                                      for disproportionate                    continues to focus on DMC issues. JAIBG funding
           system                                                                                 detention, jj
                                                                                                                     minority representation                     in key areas of rural Alaska could help provide
                                                                                                                          in the system                               alternatives to detention that reduce
                                                                                                                                                                  disproportionate minority confinement. New
                                                                                                                                                              community courts in native villages (sponsored by
                                                                                                                                                                         GCYJ) may help reduce DMC.




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                                                              Requires
                                  Page   Outline Promise     legislation/     Requires state                          Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                        Category #1: Topic                               State Local                          Status
                                   #       #     category    official Gov.      dollars?                                   required
                                                                action?


                                                                                                                                                              The Department of Health and Social Services and
                                                                                                                                                              DFYS have developed with the University of Alaska
                                                                                                                                                                     an education and training program. This
                                                                                                                                                                combined training program could serve as a pilot
                                                                                                                                                              project for the decategorization of federal and state
                                                                                    yes, for
     Set up pilot projects to                      mentor,                                      grants, interagency                                               funds by combining funding streams as part of
                                                                             implementation --                        identify a reasonable
 decategorize federal and state                    teach,                                          coordination,                                              DFYS' proposed Comprehensive Plan for Training.
  funding tracks so as to allow
                                  285    III C 1   serve,
                                                                  no          though funds are
                                                                                                 community based
                                                                                                                       pilot project to begin    s
                                                                                                                                                                CAPTA (federal program) money would be used
                                                                             likely to be saved                          decategorization
        blended services                           protect                                          services, jj                                                   with IV B and other funds. Some Independent
                                                                                in the long run
                                                                                                                                                              Living funds may also be used for University-based
                                                                                                                                                                   training or foster parent training. Community
                                                                                                                                                                    funding matrix being prepared. Efforts also
                                                                                                                                                               underway by GCYJ Project Coordinator to try and
                                                                                                                                                                 coordinate youth funding in a prevention matrix.



                                                                                                                                                               In DHSS, DMHDD, DFYS and DMA have a pilot
                                                                                                                                                                project that seeks to coordinate mental health
                                                                                                                 review proposed DHSS                          delivery. DFYS is developing curriculum for joint
                                                                               maybe, some       interagency
                                                                                                                coordination (see status)                       training of Social, Pub Health, & Fam-Yth Ser.
Coordinate and consolidate more                                               funds for initial coordination,
     departmental services
                                  287    III C 2    none          no
                                                                             implementation training, continuum
                                                                                                                 for replication of model        s            workers, and Soc. Ser., and Health. Ser. providers.
                                                                                                                      and additional                           New youth facilities offer opportunity to integrate
                                                                             might be needed       of care, jj
                                                                                                                       coordination                             youth serving agencies in one location. JAIBG
                                                                                                                                                                 funds could be used for system improvement
                                                                                                                                                                     efforts to facilitate further coordination.


                                                                                                                 review regulations and
                                                                                                 interagency
                                                                               yes, might be                      laws; draft and pass                          DHSS has promoted one-stop shopping pilot
 Co-locate some services and                                  yes, state                        coordination,
                                                                               slightly more                    necessary procurement                          projects in Anchorage and Ketchikan. Muldoon
programs to provide convenient    289    III C 3    none     procurement
                                                                               expensive in
                                                                                             leasing, community
                                                                                                                  legislation to provide
                                                                                                                                                 s
                                                                                                                                                              Community Development Corporation is attempting
   "one-stop shopping" sites                                     code                          based services,
                                                                             terms of leases                    leasing terms favorable                                     to do this in Anchorage.
                                                                                                  legislation
                                                                                                                    to one-stop shops




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                                                                 Requires
                                     Page   Outline Promise     legislation/    Requires state                           Category #2: actions
    Recommendation Name                                                                          Category #1: Topic                                  State Local                         Status
                                      #       #     category    official Gov.     dollars?                                    required
                                                                   action?


                                                                                                                                                                      Togiak, Barrow, Elim and Koyuk courts; current
                                                                                                                                                                     activities underway through fed. Family Pres. and
                                                                                                                                                                         Family Support legislation which promotes
                                                                                                                         continue coordination                       coordination; coordination continues with AK Nat.
                                                                                                    collaboration,
 Continue in collaborative efforts                                                                                      and communication with                      Just. Cnt. (ANJC) Native set aside program part of
   with Native organizations
                                     291    III C 4    none          no              no             coordination,
                                                                                                                             Alaska Native
                                                                                                                                                      s
                                                                                                                                                                      DPA plan. Explore "circle sentencing". Working
                                                                                                     minorities, jj
                                                                                                                             organizations                           with ANJC to continue development of native AK
                                                                                                                                                                        youth courts ($500k in fed funds available).
                                                                                                                                                                       Continued work with Inter-tribal collaboration.
                                                                                                                                                                   JAIBG funds could be used for collaborative efforts.


                                                                  maybe, to                                                                                        Alaska Public Health Improvement Project and the
  Develop uniform and simpler                                                                     health, Medicaid,     "swipe" cards instead of
                                                                  simplify or                                                                                      Jobs Cabinet are working on this proposal. A draft
  processes and procedures to                                                                     forms, legislation,   food stamps,; continued
    facilitate access to public
                                     293    III C 5   nurture    standardize         no
                                                                                                     interagency         efforts at revising and
                                                                                                                                                      s              plan was submitted in late May, 1997. There is
                                                                  forms and                                                                                         also a federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit. The
assistance and program services                                                                      coordination           simplifying forms
                                                                requirements                                                                                         state is proposing legislation for a similar plan.


                                                                                                                          develop educational
 Develop educational packets for
                                                                                                                       materials on policies and
the public and information training                                                               public information,                                                    Following the passage of 1997's HB 6,
                                                                                                                        rules on confidentiality;
 packets for employees to explain                                no, requires                       confidentiality,                                               confidentiality rules were prepared by DFYS staff.
   the policies and rules on the
                                    295     III C 6    none
                                                                policy change
                                                                                     yes
                                                                                                     coordination,
                                                                                                                       staff training; information    s
                                                                                                                                                                   Training has been offered on new rules for all staff
                                                                                                                       sharing between DFYS,
   confidentiality of information                                                                schools, students, jj                                                                and some press.
                                                                                                                           schools and other
        related to juveniles
                                                                                                                                 agencies

                                                                                                                          set up system for
                                                                                                                         monitoring legislation                        Outside of traditional Departmental reviews,
   Monitor new legislation that
                                                                                                      monitoring,          perhaps through                          reviews are conducted by the AK Adolesc. Health
significantly impacts children and   297    III C 7    none          no              no
                                                                                                     legislation, jj      interdepartmental
                                                                                                                                                      s
                                                                                                                                                                     Advisory Comm., AJJAC, GCYJ members, Juv.
           their families
                                                                                                                           working group or                                   Just wkg group in Anchorage.
                                                                                                                          Children's Cabinet




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                                                             Requires
                               Page   Outline Promise       legislation/     Requires state                        Category #2: actions
  Recommendation Name                                                                         Category #1: Topic                            State Local                       Status
                                #       #     category      official Gov.      dollars?                                 required
                                                               action?

                                                                                                                                                             Ongoing, There was a presentation on the
                                                                                                                                                          Governor's Conference prevention efforts at the
                                                                                                                                                            Prevention Symposium, 11/97. Prevention is
                                                nurture,        maybe                                                                                      promoted at all GCYJ facilitated meetings and
                                                                                                 prevention,       constant discussion of
                                                protect,     (resolution,                                                                                     continues to be a part of DHSS planning
                                                                                                  legislation,       prevention issues;
Promote prevention in Alaska   299    III C 8    serve,     constitutional        yes
                                                                                                 interagency        continue State of the
                                                                                                                                             s      l         processes. Prevention is also promoted
                                                 teach,     Amendment,                                                                                    specifically by AHAC, AJJAC, Youth Corrections
                                                                                                coordination, jj       Child Address
                                                mentor     statute, or EO)                                                                                 and other youth-serving agencies. JAIBG funds
                                                                                                                                                            could be used also. GCYJ grants in general
                                                                                                                                                          support Prevention as do many of the states and
                                                                                                                                                              federal government's granting programs.




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