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OJJDP Bulletin Presents Findings from Evaluation of Juvenile Drug Courts

OJJDP Bulletin Presents Findings from Evaluation of Juvenile Drug Courts OJJDP has released "Juvenile Drug Courts: A Process, Outcome, and Impact Evaluation.” This bulletin provides an overview of an OJJDP-sponsored evaluation of juvenile drug court intervention programs, their processes, and key outcomes. The authors examined the effectiveness of nine juvenile drug courts in reducing recidivism and improving youth’s social functioning and determined whether these programs used evidence-based approaches. More icon

Justice Department Recognizes Efforts to Rescue and Protect Children at National Missing Children's Day Ceremony

Bring Our Missing Children Home SafelyThe U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) held the annual National Missing Children's Day ceremony, which is organized by OJJDP, on May 20, 2015.

The event honors individuals, organizations, and agencies that provide extraordinary efforts to rescue abducted children and protect children from exploitation. Ceremony guests included Attorney General Lynch, Assistant Attorney General Mason, and OJJDP Administrator Listenbee.

From the Administrator
Robert L. Listenbee

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In a recent video message, OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee highlights the Office’s Smart on Juvenile Justice Initiative. The initiative supports juvenile justice reform nationwide based on evidence-based programs and developmentally appropriate and trauma-informed policies.

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See the studies that are helping to inform OJJDP’s policy and program development.

OJJDP works to prevent gang involvement, girls' delinquency, and underage drinking.

OJJDP assists victims of child abduction and commercial sexual exploitation.

OJJDP supports mentoring, tribal youth programs, AMBER Alert, faith-based and community initiatives, and meeting the educational needs of system-involved youth.

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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2015

OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2015. This issue’s top story and video message from Administrator Robert L. Listenbee highlight the Office’s Smart on Juvenile Justice Initiative.

Other features include OJJDP evaluations of delinquency prevention models, the launch of TTA360—the Office’s training and technical assistance request system—the Children’s Advocacy Centers’ child abuse response model, and more.  More icon
OJP Releases Online Guide on Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Diagnostic Center has published “Resource Guide: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children.” This online guide provides resources and publications to help policymakers address commercial sexual exploitation of children at the state, local, and tribal levels.  More icon
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