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OJJDP Releases Spring 2016 Issue of Journal of Juvenile Justice Journal of JJ Spring 2016

April 18, 2016

OJJDP has released the spring 2016 issue of the online "Journal of Juvenile Justice." This issue features articles on the impact trauma has on youth and the importance of a trauma-informed juvenile justice system. Other topics include studies on substance use as a predictor of the types of offending among youth, the effect of ethnic/racial socialization on recent aggressive behaviors among youth who offend, and gender and the risk for recidivism among youth in truancy court. Also included is a pilot study to assess probation officer knowledge of youth with intellectual disabilities.

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