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Amy Bishop

Education Consultant and Advocate
17th Judicial District

Amy Bishop is the Education Advocate within Senate Bill 94 (CYDC) in the 17th Judicial District and has worked on educational planning and collaboration for the last 12 years for court involved youth. She is an Education Consultant for those seeking to improve educational outcomes while working to implement the County Guide for Educational Planning of Court Involved Youth statewide.

Biography

Amy Bishop is the Education Advocate within Senate Bill 94 (CYDC) in the 17th Judicial District and has worked on educational planning and collaboration for the last 12 years for court involved youth.  She conducts trainings and workshops on improving educational outcomes for court involved youth around the country. She is a contract Education Consultant for those systems and counties seeking to improve educational outcomes while working to implement the County Guide for Educational Planning of Court Involved Youth statewide.  Finally, she is an Educational Consultant providing direct service to families to assist in educational planning for a successful academic career in both general and special education for youth ages 5-18.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Facilitation
    Direct Service
    Social Work
    Clinical
    Community
    mediation
    child welfare
    juvenile justice
    at risk youth
    education
    systems

Personal Interests

    Skiing, mountain biking, hiking, backpacking, snowshoeing, backcountry skiing, reading, writing, mountain climbing, research

Books

Featured Title
 Featured Title - Educational Planning of Court-Involved Youth - 1st Edition book cover

Articles

Graduate School of Social Work magazine

Educational Advocacy in Colorado


Published: Jan 15, 2019 by Graduate School of Social Work magazine
Authors: Amy M. Bishop
Subjects: Education, Developmental Psychology, Family Studies, Sociology, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Sociology & Social Policy, Health and Social Care, Social Psychology, Social Work

Students in the juvenile justice system often have numerous barriers to educational success. More often than not, this population has a history of educational problems long before they enter the juvenile justice system. Research continually shows that education is one of the primary protective factors in preventing recidivism