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Predictors of Youth Violence (NCJ 179065) April 2000
OJJDP Serious and Violent Juvenile Offending Series
12 page(s)
Hawkins, J. D., Herrenkohl, T. I., Farrington, D. P., Brewer, D., Catalano, R. F., Harachi, T. W., Cothern, L.
Presents findings of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Study Group on Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders, which spent 2 years analyzing data collected by long- term studies of juvenile violence. This SVJ Bulletin describes risk and protective factors for youth violence, including individual, family, school, peer-related, community/neighborhood, and situational factors. It also includes a sidebar that ranks predictors of violent or serious delinquency for age groups 611 and 1214.