BiographyAmy 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
at risk youth
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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