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OJJDP Mentoring Workshop To Stream Live

National Mentoring SummitOn January 30, 2015, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET, a live stream will be available for the workshop “Effective Program Practices in Mentoring Programs Serving At-Risk Youth” at the 2015 National Mentoring Summit. This workshop will highlight research, programs, and practices conducted under OJJDP's Mentoring Best Practices Research initiative. OJJDP Social Science Analyst Jennifer Tyson along with the current grantee innovation Research and Training will be the featured panelists. The summit, hosted by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, will be held on January 28-30, 2015, in Washington, DC. Workshop sessions will focus on expanding quality mentoring opportunities and fostering positive youth outcomes.  More icon

  Webinar To Discuss Youth Violence Prevention
  Coordinated Technical Assistance Solicitation

On January 30, 2015, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. ET, OJJDP will present “FY2015 Youth Violence Prevention Coordinated Technical Assistance Program Solicitation.” This Webinar will provide an overview of the coordinated training and technical assistance funding opportunity to address youth violence prevention. Presenters will answer questions about program specific information, eligibility information, and solicitation requirements.  More icon

 
From the Administrator
Robert L. Listenbee

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Administrator Listenbee shares a video message highlighting the release of “Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive,” a report with comprehensive policy recommendations from the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General’s Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence.


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OJJDP News @ a Glance,
November/December 2014

OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2014. This issue’s top story and video message from Administrator Listenbee highlight the release of “Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive,” a report with comprehensive policy recommendations from the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General’s Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence.

Other features highlight the Office’s fiscal year 2014 grant awards, OJJDP-convened roundtables on mentoring and the needs of LGBTQ youth, and more. More icon

Desktop Resource Available for Youth in Confinement Practitioners

The National Partnership for Juvenile Services has produced the “Desktop Guide to Quality Practice for Working with Youth in Confinement.” This web-based guide for computers and mobile reading devices allows facility leadership and staff to search across 19 chapters for information on principles, concepts, and practices in use in custody facilities. This project received funding and guidance from OJJDP, the National Institute of Correctionsand the OJJDP National Center for Youth in Custody.  More icon