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OJJDP's 2011 Conference for
Children's Justice & Safety

Unite, Build, Lead

Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center
October 12–14, 2011


Conference Resources


The following resources were featured at the Conference:

Core Resources

Cover: OJJDP: An Overview

OJJDP: An Overview
Fact Sheet, October 2011. Provides an overview of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and describes its divisions and programs. 4 pages. NCJ 234073.
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Cover: OJJDP's Major Grant Programs

OJJDP's Major Grant Programs
Fact Sheet, October 2011. Discusses the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP's) grant programs, which are authorized by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended. 4 pages. NCJ 234072.
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Missing Children

Cover: Crime of Family Abduction: A Child's and Parent's Perspective

Crime of Family Abduction: A Child's and Parent's Perspective
Report, May 2010. Provides the searching family, law enforcement, and mental health professionals with strategies to build a comprehensive, child-centered approach to recovery and healing. This is also available in Spanish. 72 pages. NCJ 229933.
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Cover: Cuando su Niño está desaparecido: Unia guía de supervivencia familiar

Cuando su Niño está desaparecido: Unia guía de supervivencia familiar (4th Edition)
Report, May 2011. This Spanish-language version of When Your Child is Missing: A Family Survival Guide provides parents with insights into what families should do when a child is missing. 103 pages. NCJ 232789.
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Cover: El Delito del Secuestro Familiar: La perspectiva de hijos y padres

El Delito del Secuestro Familiar: La perspectiva de hijos y padres
Report, May 2011. This Spanish language version of Crime of Family Abduction: A Child's and Parent's Perspective provides the searching family, law enforcement, and mental health professionals with strategies to build a comprehensive, child-centered approach to recovery and healing. 71 pages NCJ 234086.
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Cover: Guide for Implementing or Enhancing an Endangered Missing Advisory

Guide for Implementing or Enhancing an Endangered Missing Advisory
Report, March 2011. Describes how a community can establish a task force to create an endangered missing advisory plan, which creates voluntary partnerships to rapidly recover missing persons who do not fit the AMBER Alert criteria but who may be in danger. 44 pages. NCJ 232001.
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Cover: When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide

When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide, Fourth edition
Report, May 2010; revised from 1998, 2002 and 2004. Provides parents with the most current information on, and helpful insights into, what families should do when a child is missing. Also available in Spanish. 114 pages. NCJ 228735.
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Corrections

Cover: Emergency Planning for Juvenile Justice Residential Facilities

Emergency Planning for Juvenile Justice Residential Facilities
Report, October 2011. Provides information about how facilities can ensure that youth receive the supports and services they require as they experience the disruptions that emergencies inevitably cause. 60 pages. NCJ 234936.
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Cover: Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2008: Selected Findings

Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2008: Selected Findings
Bulletin, July 2011. Summarizes 2008 data from the biannual Juvenile Residential Facility Census, which collects information about the facilities in which juvenile offenders are held. 12 pages. NCJ 231683.
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Cover: Juveniles in Residential Placement: 1997–2008

Juveniles in Residential Placement: 1997–2008
Fact Sheet, February 2010. Presents information about juvenile offenders held in residential placement. 2 pages. NCJ 229379.
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Cover: National Center for Youth in Custody

National Center for Youth in Custody
Fact Sheet, October 2011. Provides an overview of the mission, objectives, and services of the recently launched National Center for Youth in Custody. 2 pages. NCJ 235770.
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Cover: Youth's Needs and Services: Findings From the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement

Youth's Needs and Services: Findings From the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement
Bulletin, Survey of Youth in Residential Placement Series, April 2010. Presents findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (SYRP) on how facilities have addressed youth's needs, what services youth receive, and where these services could be improved. 12 pages. NCJ 227728.
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Courts

Cover: Juvenile Transfer Laws: An Effective Deterrent to Delinquency?

Juvenile Transfer Laws: An Effective Deterrent to Delinquency?
Bulletin, June 2010. Provides an overview of research on the deterrent effects of transferring youth from juvenile to criminal courts, focusing on large-scale comprehensive OJJDP-funded studies on the effect of transfer laws on recidivism. Originally released online in 2008. 12 pages. NCJ 220595.
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Cover: Trying Juveniles as Adults: An Analysis of State Transfer Laws and Reporting

Trying Juveniles as Adults: An Analysis of State Transfer Laws and Reporting
Bulletin, September 2011. This bulletin, part of the Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report Series, provides the latest overview of state transfer laws and practices as well as examining available state-level data on juveniles adjudicated in the criminal justice system. 28 pages. NCJ 232434
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Delinquency Prevention

Cover: Highlights From Pathways to Desistance: A Longitudinal Study of Serious Adolescent Offenders

Highlights From Pathways to Desistance: A Longitudinal Study of Serious Adolescent Offenders
Fact Sheet, March 2011. Presents an overview of some major findings from the Pathways to Desistance Study, a project that followed 1,354 serious adolescent offenders for 7 years following their convictions. 4 pages. NCJ 230971.
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Cover: Hot Spots of Juvenile Crime: Findings from Seattle

Hot Spots of Juvenile Crime: Findings from Seattle
Bulletin, October 2011. Presents the findings of a study that mapped the location of all juvenile crime incidents (incidents in a juvenile was arrested) in Seattle between 1989 and 2002 to determine the distribution of juvenile crime and identify hot spots of juvenile crime. 16 pages. NCJ 231575.
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Gangs

Cover: Best Practices To Address Community Gang Problems: OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model

Best Practices To Address Community Gang Problems: OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model
Report, October 2010. Guides communities responding to a gang problem in implementing OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model. It describes best practices learned from practitioners experienced in planning and implementing the model and notes findings from evaluations of programs demonstrating the model. 76 pages. NCJ 231200.
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Cover: Gang Prevention: An Overview of Research and Programs

Gang Prevention: An Overview of Research and Programs
Bulletin, December 2010. Presents an overview of gang research and programs in the United States and examines how gangs form and why youth join them. 24 pages. NCJ 231116.
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Cover: Highlights of the 2009 National Youth Gang Survey

Highlights of the 2009 National Youth Gang Survey
Fact Sheet, June 2011. This fact sheet provides an overview of findings from the 2009 National Youth Gang Survey. 4 pages. NCJ 233581.
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Gender/Race/Ethnicity

Cover: Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact: Preparation at the Local Level

Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact: Preparation at the Local Level
Bulletin, September 2009. Describes strategies that States and communities can use to reduce disproportionate minority contact with the juvenile justice system. 12 pages. NCJ 218861.
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Cover: Girls Study Group—Charting the Way to Delinquency Prevention for Girls

Girls Study Group—Charting the Way to Delinquency Prevention for Girls
Bulletin: Girls Study Group Series, October 2008. Provides an overview of the Girls Study Group's research on female juvenile delinquency. The Girls Study Group was created to provide a comprehensive research foundation for understanding and responding to girls' involvement in delinquency. 8 pages. NCJ 223434.
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Substance Abuse

Cover: Reducing Drinking Among Underage Air Force Members in Five Communities

Reducing Drinking Among Underage Air Force Members in Five Communities
Bulletin, August 2011. Describes the early findings of an evaluation of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) initiative in five Air Force communities. 12 pages. NCJ 232616.
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Cover: Substance Use and Delinquent Behavior Among Serious Adolescent Offenders

Substance Use and Delinquent Behavior Among Serious Adolescent Offenders
Bulletin, December 2010. Part of the Pathways to Desistance Study series, this bulletin presents some key findings on the link between adolescent substance use and serious offending. Serious/chronic offenders are much more likely than other juvenile offenders to be substance users and have related disorders. 16 pages. NCJ 232790.
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Children's Exposure to Violence

Cover: Children's Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Other Family Violence

Children's Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Other Family Violence
Bulletin, October 2011, National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence Series. Explores in depth the survey results from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) regarding exposure to family violence among children in the United States, including exposure to intimate partner violence, assaults by parents on siblings of children surveyed, and other assaults involving teen and adult household members. 12 pages. NCJ 232272.
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Cover: Children's Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey

Children's Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey
Bulletin, October 2009. Presents findings from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence, the most comprehensive survey to date of children's exposure to violence in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 227744.
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Cover: PolyVictimization: Children's Exposure to Multiple Types of Violence, Crime, and Abuse

PolyVictimization: Children's Exposure to Multiple Types of Violence, Crime, and Abuse
Bulletin, October 2011, National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence Series. Presents the findings of the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) regarding children's direct exposure to multiple types of violence, crime, and abuse, also known as polyvictimization. 12 pages. NCJ 235770.
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Cover: Questions and Answers About the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence

Questions and Answers About the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence
Fact Sheet, October 2011, National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence Series. Presents an overview of the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV), the most comprehensive nationwide survey to date of the incidence and prevalence of children's exposure to violence, sponsored by OJJDP and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and carried out by the Crimes Against Children Research Center of the University of New Hampshire. 4 pages. NCJ 235163.
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Tribal Resources

Cover: In Brief: Indian Country Research

In Brief: Indian Country Research
National Institute of Justice, April 2010. Reports on the evaluation of the Comprehensive Indian Resources for Community and Law Enforcement Project (CIRCLE), which aims to improve criminal justice systems of three Indian tribes by reducing crime and improving safety. NCJ 229886.
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Cover: Improving Criminal Justice and Reducing Recidivism Through Justice Reinvestment

Improving Criminal Justice and Reducing Recidivism Through Justice Reinvestment
Bureau of Justice Assistance, November 2010. Explains the rationale for and features of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI), which is a strategic and data-driven process that helps State, local, and tribal communities better assess their systems and implement policy options that generate and retrieve substantial cost savings. NCJ 234089.
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Cover: Native American Crime in the Northwest: 2004-2008 – BIA Information from Alaska, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington

Native American Crime in the Northwest: 2004–2008 – BIA Information from Alaska, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
Bureau of Justice Statistics-Sponsored, July 2009. Presents data on criminal offenses committed by Native Americans for at least one of the years from 2004-2008 as reported by 43 of the 47 tribal agencies covering Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, and Wyoming. NCJ 227727.
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Cover: Watch Out, Help Out Your Community: Neighborhood Watch Resources for Native American Communities

Watch Out, Help Out Your Community: Neighborhood Watch Resources for Native American Communities
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2010. Outlines five steps in building a successful Neighborhood Watch, suggests procedures for establishing a law enforcement/housing authority partnership, and describes successful Neighborhood Watch programs that have been established in Native American communities. NCJ 230705.
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Cover: Community, Family, and Peer Influences on Alcohol, Marijuana, and Illicit Drug Use Among a Sample of Native American Youth: An Analysis of Predictive Factors

Community, Family, and Peer Influences on Alcohol, Marijuana, and Illicit Drug Use Among a Sample of Native American Youth: An Analysis of Predictive Factors
Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, October, 2010. Examines the influence of community, family, and peers on illicit substance use among a sample of Native American youth. NCJ 233385.
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Cover: Summary: Tribal Youth in the Federal Justice System

Summary: Tribal Youth in the Federal Justice System
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 2011. Describes the characteristics and number of tribal youth handled by federal courts from 1999 to 2008. NCJ 234218.
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Cover: Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2011

Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2011
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 2011. Describes the data collection activities of the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) between July 2010 and June 2011 to improve tribal law enforcement reporting to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program (UCR) and BJS's direct collaboration with tribal criminal justice systems. NCJ 234518.
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