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Nebraska's youth detention centers are using isolation less - but not Douglas County

Some of Nebraska's juvenile detention facilities have made significant progress in reducing the use of restrictive housing - isolating individual children - but the practice continues across the state, according to a report released Friday by the Office of the Inspector General of Nebraska Child Welfare. The Douglas County Youth Center stands in sharp contrast to its peers for its heavy use of restrictive confinement, the report says. This is the second annual report by the inspector general on individual segregation of youths in detention. … More

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