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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 5, Issue 1, Spring 2016
(NCJ 249840) April 2016
OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Journal, 116 page(s)
OJJDP-Sponsored
 
This is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by OJJDP. 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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