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The 8% Solution
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses California's 8% Solution study and the 8% Early Intervention Program that examined the needs of and made available treatment services for "at risk" juveniles. November 2001. NCJ 192272
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Behavioral Health Problems, Treatment, and Outcomes in Serious Youthful Offenders
OJJDP-Produced, . Pathways to Desistance. Presents findings from the Pathways to Desistance study on the overlap between behavioral health problems and the risk of future offending as well as the delivery of mental health services to young offenders in institutions and in the community after release. June 2014. 16 pages. NCJ 242440
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Changing Lives: Prevention and Intervention to Reduce Serious Offending
NIJ, OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Justice Research Series. This bulletin assesses early childhood, juvenile, and early adulthood programs that have demonstrated measurable impacts on offending in early adulthood or up to age 29. August 2014. 8 pages. NCJ 243993
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The Community Assessment Center Concept
OJJDP-Produced. Informs juvenile justice practitioners and other youth service providers about OJJDP's work in developing and demonstrating a Community Assessment Center model. March 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 178942
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Community Assessment Centers
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about Community Assessment Centers which bring together fragmented elements of service delivery in a collaborative, timely, cost-efficient, and comprehensive manner. June 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 176918
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Community Assessment Centers: A Discussion of the Concept's Efficacy
OJJDP-Produced. Discusses the potential benefits of Community Assessment Centers, examines how OJJDP currently addresses issues of importance in intervening with at-risk and delinquent youth, and discusses how OJJDP may address the concept of Community Assessment Centers in fiscal year 1996. November 1995. 19 pages. NCJ 161858
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The Comprehensive Strategy: Lessons Learned From the Pilot Sites
OJJDP-Produced. Offers an overview of the Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders, which was developed by OJJDP to assist states and local communities in prevention and intervention efforts. March 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 178258
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Criminal Career Patterns
NIJ, OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Justice Research Series. This bulletin discusses the criminal careers of offenders, specifically the links between offending patterns in adolescence and in adulthood. May 2014. 2 pages. NCJ 242545
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Developmental Pathways in Boys' Disruptive and Delinquent Behavior
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Development Series. Summarizes longitudinal research from the Pittsburgh Youth Study, which has documented three developmental pathways that boys follow as they progress to more serious problem behaviors. December 1997. 20 pages. NCJ 165692
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Developmental Sequences of Girls' Delinquent Behavior
OJJDP-Produced, Report. Girls Study Group Series. Summarizes the findings on developmental patterns of girls' offending from childhood through adolescence. December 2013. 16 pages. NCJ 238276
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Effective Intervention for Serious Juvenile Offenders
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Serious and Violent Juvenile Offending Series. Presents the results of a meta-analysis (a systematic synthesis of quantitative research results) that posed two questions: (1) Can intervention programs reduce recidivism rates among serious delinquents? and (2) If so, what types of programs are most effective? April 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 181201
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Effective Programs for Serious, Violent and Chronic Juvenile Offenders: An Examination of Three Model Interventions and Intensive Aftercare Initiatives: National Satellite Teleconference
OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant. Teleconference Videotapes. Highlights three unique intervention strategies and provides information on the importance of effective intensive aftercare programs. October 1995. 21 pages. NCJ 160947
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Epidemiology of Serious Violence
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Development Series. Examines the varying levels of juveniles' involvement in violent acts according to age, gender, and ethnicity and recommends a public health model of prevention, treatment, and control. June 1997. 22 pages. NCJ 165152
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Expansion of OJJDP's Comprehensive Strategy
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses the Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders and the expansion of training and technical assistance to support this effort. May 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188294
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Expert Panel Issues Report on Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet highlights a report from OJJDP's Study Group on Serious and Violent Juvenile (SVJ) Offenders which offers an assessment of research-based knowledge about these offenders. October 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 247768
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Families and Schools Together
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet highlights Families and Schools Together (FAST), a program that addresses youth violence and chronic juvenile delinquency by building and enhancing youth's relationships with families, peers, school staff, and others. December 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 247769
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Going Home: Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative Videoconference
OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Provides an overview of the Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative and presents information about funding for the Initiative. February 2002. NCJ 193384
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Guide for Implementing the Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders
OJJDP-Produced. Provides guidance and resources to help states, cities, and communities implement OJJDP's Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders May 1995. 269 pages. NCJ 153681
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Highlights From Pathways to Desistance: A Longitudinal Study of Serious Adolescent Offenders
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Pathways to Desistance. 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. March 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 230971
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Implementation and Outcome Evaluation of the Intensive Aftercare Program, Final Report
OJJDP-Produced. Presents the findings from a 5-year, multisite evaluation of the implementation and outcomes of OJJDP’s Intensive Aftercare Program. March 2005. 110 pages. NCJ 206177
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Implementation of the Intensive Community-Based Aftercare Program
OJJDP-Produced. Provides an overview of the Intensive Aftercare Program model—the goal of which is to reduce recidivism among high-risk juvenile parolees—and describes its implementation in participating sites. July 2000. 20 pages. NCJ 181464
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Intensive Aftercare for High-Risk Juveniles: An Assessment
OJJDP-Produced. Reports the interim results of OJJDP's research and development initiative to assess, test, and disseminate information on intensive community-based aftercare program models that are theory driven and based on risk assessment. September 1994. 32 pages. NCJ 144018
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Intensive Aftercare for High-Risk Juveniles: Policies and Procedures
OJJDP-Produced. Provides assistance to corrections agencies as they develop juvenile aftercare programs to meet the needs of chronic and serious juvenile offenders. September 1994. 41 pages. NCJ 147712
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Job Training for Juveniles: Project CRAFT
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet describes Project CRAFT, a vocational training program for high-risk youth and juvenile offenders. August 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 178006
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Juvenile Arrests 2006
OJJDP-Produced. This report summarizes 2006 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies across the country and cited in the FBI report, Crime in the United States 2006. November 2008. 12 pages. NCJ 221338
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report
OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. March 2006. 260 pages. NCJ 212906
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2014 National Report
OJJDP-Sponsored. This OJJDP-funded report presents data and research on juvenile offending and victimization and explores the juvenile justice system’s response. December 2014. 244 pages. NCJ 248587
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 1, Issue 1, Fall 2011
OJJDP-Sponsored, Journal of Juvenile Justice. This Journal is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by OJJDP. October 2011. 127 pages. NCJ 236317
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 2, Issue 2, Spring 2013
OJJDP-Sponsored, Journal of Juvenile Justice. This Journal is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by OJJDP. June 2013. 101 pages. NCJ 242400
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 3, Issue 1, Fall 2013
OJJDP-Sponsored, Journal of Juvenile Justice. This is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by OJJDP. 2013. 128 pages. NCJ 244254
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2009
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Features the Department of Justice priority on reentry programs for ex-offenders and OJJDP's commitment to ensuring a safe and successful reentry for juveniles; features the Obama Administration's meeting with tribal leaders to discuss public safety needs in Indian country; an historic gathering of former OJJDP Administrators to discuss their tenures, issues in the juvenile justice field, and the future of the Office; and an OJJDP-sponsored workshop on evaluating gender-sensitive programs. November 2009. 14 pages. NCJ 228602
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2012
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. October 2012. NCJ 238981
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Prediction and Risk/Needs Assessment
NIJ, OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Justice Research Series. This bulletin discusses the ability to predict whether a young adult will commit crimes based on information available from his or her juvenile years and reviews assessment tools used to make these predictions. May 2014. 2 pages. NCJ 243976
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Psychosocial Maturity and Desistance From Crime in a Sample of Serious Juvenile Offenders
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Pathways to Desistance. This bulletin presents key findings on the link between psychosocial maturity and desistance from crime in males in the Pathways to Desistance study, which followed more than 1,300 adolescents for 7 years following their convictions as they transitioned from midadolescence to early adulthood (ages 14–25). March 2015. 12 pages. NCJ 248391
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Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders
OJJDP-Produced. Provides information on serious and violent juvenile offenders, who are substantially different from typical juveniles involved in delinquent conduct and who are responsible for a disproportionate amount of crime. May 1998. 8 pages. NCJ 170027
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Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders: Risk Factors and Successful Interventions Videoconference
OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Examines a research report by OJJDP's Study Group on Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders that discusses what is known about serious and violent offenders and how we can best prevent offending among high-risk youth and intervene in the lives of serious and violent juvenile offenders. September 1998. NCJ 172860
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Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about the Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program (SHOCAP), which seeks to improve public safety by involving law enforcement, court, and corrections personnel, as well as educators and social service providers in a cooperative process to share information and manage juvenile justice cases. August 1996. 2 pages. NCJ 247955
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Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders: A Comprehensive Strategy
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet describes OJJDP's comprehensive strategy for dealing with serious, violent, and chronic juvenile offenders. August 1993. 2 pages. NCJ 152142
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Studying Deterrence Among High-Risk Adolescents
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Pathways to Desistance. In this bulletin, the authors present some key findings on the link between perceptions of the threat of sanctions and deterrence from crime among adolescents who have committed serious offenses. August 2015. 16 pages. NCJ 248617
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Substance Use and Delinquent Behavior Among Serious Adolescent Offenders
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Pathways to Desistance. Part of the Pathways to Desistance Study series, this bulletin presents some key findings on the link between adolescent substance use and serious offending. December 2010. 16 pages. NCJ 232790
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Theory and Research on Desistance From Antisocial Activity Among Serious Adolescent Offenders
NIJ-Sponsored, OJJDP-Sponsored. This article reviews the contributions of existing research to the understanding of the process of desistance from antisocial activity for serious adolescent offenders, identifies important areas warranting further research, and presents a framework in which such research can be developed and pursued. July 2004. 24 pages. NCJ 206173
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Transfer of Juveniles to Adult Court: Effects of a Broad Policy in One Court
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Pathways to Desistance. Presents findings from the Pathways to Desistance study about the effects of transfer on a sample of serious adolescent offenders in Maricopa County, AZ. December 2012. 20 pages. NCJ 232932
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Treatment Foster Care
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Family Strengthening Series. Describes an alternative to residential and group care placements for serious and chronic juvenile offenders. December 1998. 12 pages. NCJ 173421
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Understanding the "Whys" Behind Juvenile Crime Trends
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents findings of a multiyear project designed to examine the various explanations offered for the drop in juvenile crime during the 1990s and to assess how useful they were in developing leading indicators of future trends. November 2012. 170 pages. NCJ 248954
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Update on the Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents findings from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) testing for the prevention and graduated sanctions components of the OJJDP guide, Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders. September 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 247996
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