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Brief Explores Strategies for Juvenile Treatment Drug Court Mentoring Programs

Mentoring in Drug CourtsThe National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) and the National Center for Juvenile Justice have released “Mentoring in Juvenile Treatment Drug Courts.” From December 2013 to January 2014, NCJFCJ visited OJJDP-funded mentoring programs at 10 juvenile treatment drug court (JTDC) sites and conducted a focus group to discuss their strengths and challenges. This brief provides an overview of this project and offers tips and strategies for starting and refining a mentoring program within a JTDC. View and download the brief. More icon

Materials Available from the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Meeting

On Monday, August 24, 2015, the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ) convened via webinar. If you were unable to participate, meeting materials are now accessible online:

See the FACJJ site to learn more. More icon

From the Administrator
Robert L. Listenbee

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In the current video message, OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee highlights the Office’s efforts to address and prevent youth violence and victimization.

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

OJJDP works to prevent youth violence, 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, May/June 2015

OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2015. This issue’s top story and video message from Administrator Robert L. Listenbee highlight the Office’s efforts to address and prevent youth violence and victimization.

Other features include DOJ’s commemoration of National Missing Children’s Day, the Coalition for Juvenile Justice Conference, the OJJDP-sponsored National Law Enforcement Training on Child Exploitation, and more. More icon

Registration Open for National Symposium on Juvenile Services

On September 27–October 1, 2015, the National Partnership for Juvenile Services (NPJS) will host its 21st National Symposium on Juvenile Services in Pittsburgh, PA. This event will bring together leadership and professionals from juvenile and other human services for training and the opportunity to share program approaches being implemented within the juvenile justice system nationwide. Register to attend and view the agenda.  More icon
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