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Commercial Sexual Exploitation/Sex Trafficking

Vera Institute of Justice
Out of the Shadows: A Tool for the Identification of Victims of Human Trafficking (2014)
http://www.vera.org/sites/default/files/resources/downloads/human-trafficking-identification-tool-summary-v2.pdf

Institute of Medicine and National Research Council
Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States: A Guide for Providers of Victim and Support Services (2014)
http://www.iom.edu/~/media/Files/Report Files/2013/Sexual-Exploitation-Sex-Trafficking/ReportGuide-VSS.pdf

The Urban Institute
Estimating the Size and Structure of the Underground Commercial Sex Economy in Eight Major US Cities (2014)
http://www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/413047-Underground-Commercial-Sex-Economy.pdf

President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States 2013–2017 (2014)
http://www.ovc.gov/pubs/FederalHumanTraffickingStrategicPlan.pdf

Institute of Medicine
Infographic on Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the U.S. (2014)
http://resources.iom.edu/BCYF/sex-exploitation-sex-trafficking/infographic.html

Department of Justice-Sponsored Publications

OJJDP
Recognizing When a Child’s Injury or Illness is Caused by Abuse (2014)
http://www.ojjdp.gov/pubs/243908.pdf

OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin
Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors Among Detained Youth (2014)
http://ojjdp.gov/pubs/243891.pdf

OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin
Behavioral Health Problems, Treatment, and Outcomes in Serious Youthful Offenders (2014)
http://ojjdp.gov/pubs/242440.pdf

NIJ and OJJDP Justice Research
Criminal Career Patterns (2014)
https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/242545.pdf

NIJ and OJJDP Justice Research
Explanations for Offending (2014)
https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/243975.pdf

NIJ and OJJDP Justice Research
Prediction and Risk/Needs Assessment (2014)
https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/243976.pdf

National Council on Crime & Delinquency
NCCD Compares Juvenile Justice Risk Assessment Instruments: A Summary of the OJJDP-Funded Study (2014)
http://nccdglobal.org/sites/default/files/publication_pdf/fire_report_summary.pdf

National Institute of Justice and OJJDP
Justice Research: Delays on Youth Justice (2014)
https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/237149.pdf

OJJDP and the White House Domestic Policy Council and Office of Public Engagement
Mentoring Children of Incarcerated Parents (2014)
http://www.ojjdp.gov/about/MentoringCOIP2013.pdf

OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice
Volume 3, Issue 1, Fall 2013 (2013)
http://www.journalofjuvjustice.org/index.html

National Institute of Justice and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Changing Course: Preventing Gang Membership (2013)
https://ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/239234.pdf

OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin
Functional Impairment in Delinquent Youth (2013)
http://www.ojjdp.gov/pubs/239996.pdf

OJJDP Girls Study Group
Developmental Sequences of Girls’ Delinquent Behavior (2013)
http://www.ojjdp.gov/pubs/238276.pdf

OJJDP National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence
Children’s Exposure to Violence and the Intersection Between Delinquency and Victimization (2013)
http://www.ojjdp.gov/pubs/240555.pdf

OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice
Volume 2, Issue 2, Spring 2013 (2013)
http://www.journalofjuvjustice.org/JOJJ0202/JOJJ0202.pdf

National Institute of Justice
Technology, Teen Dating Violence and Abuse, and Bullying (2013)
https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/243296.pdf

OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin
The Northwestern Juvenile Project: Overview (2013)
http://www.ojjdp.gov/pubs/234522.pdf

The Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence
Final Report (2012)
http://www.justice.gov/defendingchildhood/cev-rpt-full.pdf

Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics
America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2013 (2012)
http://www.childstats.gov/americaschildren/index.asp

Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC)

Coalition for Juvenile Justice/SOS Project
Disproportionate Minority Contact and Status Offenses (2014)
http://www.juvjustice.org/sites/default/files/resource-files/DMC Emerging Issues Policy Brief Final_0.pdf

The Sentencing Project
Disproportionate Minority Contact in the Juvenile Justice System (2014)
http://sentencingproject.org/doc/publications/jj_Disproportionate Minority Contact.pdf

Evidence-Based Guides

SAMHSA’s Gains Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation
Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Fact Sheets (2013)
http://gainscenter.samhsa.gov/topical_resources/ebps.asp

Researcher-Practitioner Partnership Study (RPPS)
Highlights and Lowlights of Researcher-Practitioner Collaborations in the Criminal Justice System (2013)
https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/243914.pdf

Institute of Medicine
Violence Prevention: Moving from Evidence to Implementation (2013)
http://www.iom.edu/Global/Perspectives/2013/~/media/Files/Perspectives-Files/2013/Discussion-Papers/BGH-ViolencePreventionEvidenceImplementation.pdf

The Vera Institute
Measuring Success: A Guide to Becoming an Evidence-Based Practice (2013)
http://www.vera.org/sites/default/files/resources/downloads/measuring-success.pdf

Models for Change
Risk Assessment in Juvenile Justice: A Guidebook for Implementation (2012)
http://modelsforchange.net/publications/346

Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA)
Is This a Good Quality Outcome Evaluation Report? A Guide for Practitioners (2011)
https://www.bja.gov/evaluation/reference/Quality_Outcome_Eval.pdf

Mental Health

National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice
Better Solutions for Youth with Mental Health Needs in the Juvenile Justice System (2014)
http://cfc.ncmhjj.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Whitepaper-Mental-Health-FINAL.pdf

National Juvenile Justice Network
Time for a Check-up: How Advocates Can Help Youth in the Juvenile Justice System Get the Mental Health Services They Need (2014)
http://www.njjn.org/uploads/digital-library/NJJN_Time-for-a-Checkup_FINAL_Jan2014.pdf

National Juvenile Justice Network
Arrested Development: Confinement Can Negatively Affect Youth Maturation (2013)
http://www.njjn.org/uploads/digital-library/NJJN_arrested-development_FINAL-Dec2013.pdf

National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System Task Force (2013)
http://actionallianceforsuicideprevention.org/task-force/juvenilejustice

SAMHSA’s Juvenile Justice Resource Series
A Primer for Mental Health Practitioners Working with Youth Involved in the Juvenile Justice System (2012)
http://www.tapartnership.org/docs/jjResource_mentalHealthPrimer.pdf

SAMHSA’s Juvenile Justice Resource Series
New Directions for Behavioral Health Funding and Implications for Youth Involved in the Juvenile Justice System (2012)
http://www.tapartnership.org/docs/jjResource_behavioralHealthFunding.pdf

SAMHSA’s Juvenile Justice Resource Series
Screening and Assessment in Juvenile Justice Systems: Identifying Mental Health Needs and Risk of Reoffending (2012)
http://www.tapartnership.org/docs/jjResource_screeningAssessment.pdf

Risk and Protective Factors

Administration on Children, Youth, and Families (ACYF)
Promoting Protective Factors for In-Risk Families and Youth: A Brief for Researchers (2014)
http://www.dsgonline.com/acyf/PF_Research_Brief.pdf

Child Welfare Information Gateway
Protective Factors: Approaches in Child Welfare (2014)
https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/issue_briefs/protective_factors.cfm

Schools

Council of State Governments
The School Discipline Consensus Report: Strategies from the Field to Keep Students Engaged in School and Out of the Juvenile Justice System (2014)
http://csgjusticecenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/The_School_Discipline_Consensus_Report.pdf

U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights
Civil Rights Data Collection, Data Snapshot: School Discipline (2014)
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/crdc-discipline-snapshot.pdf#page=7

U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Justice
School Climate and Discipline Guidance Package (2014)
http://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/school-discipline/index.html

The Vera Institute
A Generation Later: What We’ve Learned About Zero Tolerance in Schools (2013)
http://www.vera.org/sites/default/files/resources/downloads/zero-tolerance-in-schools-policy-brief.pdf

Special Populations

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Identifying and Serving LGBTQ Youth: Case Studies of Runaway and Homeless Youth Program Grantees: Final Report (2014)
http://aspe.hhs.gov/hsp/14/lgbt-rhy/rpt_lgbtq_rhy.pdf

Coalition for Juvenile Justice/SOS Project
LGBTQ Youth and Status Offenses (2014)
http://www.juvjustice.org/sites/default/files/resource-files/LGBTQ Youth Guidance FINAL.pdf

Statistics

Bureau of Justice Statistics
Nonfatal Domestic Violence, 2003–2012 (2014)
http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/ndv0312.pdf

National Juvenile Justice Network
The Comeback and Coming-from-Behind States: An Update on Youth Incarceration (2013)
http://njjn.org/uploads/digital-library/The-Comeback-and-Coming-from-Behind-States.pdf

Annie E. Casey Foundation
2013 KIDS COUNT Data Book (2013)
http://datacenter.kidscount.org/files/2013KIDSCOUNTDataBook.pdf  

IES National Center for Education Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics
Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2012 (2013)
http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/iscs12.pdf

OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin
PTSD, Trauma, and Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders in Detained Youth (2013)
http://www.ojjdp.gov/pubs/239603.pdf

OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin
Highlights of the 2011 National Youth Gang Survey (2013)
http://www.ojjdp.gov/pubs/242884.pdf

OJJDP National Report Series Bulletin
Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2010 (2013)
http://www.ojjdp.gov/pubs/241060.pdf

OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin
Nature and Risk of Victimization: Findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (2013)
http://www.ojjdp.gov/pubs/240703.pdf

Children’s Bureau
Child Welfare Outcomes 2008-2011: Report to Congress (2013)
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/resource/cwo-08-11

Systems Improvement

Coalition for Juvenile Justice/SOS Project
Making the Case for Status Offense Systems Change: A Toolkit (2014)
http://juvjustice.org/sites/default/files/resource-files/Judicial Leadership Toolkit Web.pdf

CDC Division of Violence Prevention
Preventing Youth Violence: Opportunities for Action (2014)
http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/youthviolence/pdf/opportunities-for-action.pdf

National Council on Crime & Delinquency
Supervision Strategies for Justice-Involved Youth (2014)
http://nccdglobal.org/sites/default/files/publication_pdf/supervision-strategies.pdf

National Council on Crime & Delinquency
Examining the Role of States in Monitoring Conditions and Outcomes for Youth (2014)
http://nccdglobal.org/sites/default/files/publication_pdf/oversight-info-sheet.pdf

National Council on Crime & Delinquency
Using Bills and Budgets to Further Reduce Youth Incarceration (2014)
http://nccdglobal.org/sites/default/files/publication_pdf/bills-and-budgets.pdf

Coalition for Juvenile Justice/SOS Project
National Standards for the Care of Youth Charged with Status Offenses (2013)
http://www.juvjustice.org/sites/default/files/ckfinder/files/National Standards for the Care of Youth Charged with Status Offenses FINAL(1).pdf

Federal Partners Committee on Women and Trauma
Trauma-Informed Approaches: Federal Activities and Initiatives (2013)
http://www.nasmhpd.org/Publications/Women_and_Trauma.aspx

The Vera Institute
From Courts to Communities: The Right Response to Truancy, Running Away, and Other Status Offenses (2013)
http://www.vera.org/sites/default/files/resources/downloads/from-courts-to-communities-response-to-status-offenses-v2.pdf

Annie E. Casey Foundation
Reducing Youth Incarceration in the United States (2013)
http://www.aecf.org/~/media/Pubs/Initiatives/KIDS COUNT/R/ReducingYouthIncarcerationSnapshot/DataSnapshotYouthIncarceration.pdf

Justice Policy Institute
Common Ground: Lessons Learned from Five States that Reduced Juvenile Confinement by More Than Half (2013)
http://www.justicepolicy.org/uploads/justicepolicy/documents/jpicommonground.pdf

National Juvenile Defender Center
National Juvenile Defense Standards (2012)
http://www.njdc.info/pdf/NationalJuvenileDefenseStandards2013.pdf

Georgetown Center on Poverty, Inequality and Public Policy
Improving the Juvenile Justice System for Girls: Lessons From the States (2012)
http://www.law.georgetown.edu/academics/centers-institutes/poverty-inequality/upload/JDS_V1R4_Web_Singles.pdf