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Access to Safety: Health Outcomes, Substance Use and Abuse, and Service Provision for LGBTQ Youth, YMSM, and YQSW Who Engage in Survival Sex
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report focuses on youth who engage in survival sex and are self-identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ); young men who have sex with men (YMSM); and young women who have sex with women (YWSW). February 2016. 70 pages. NCJ 249782
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Addressing the Problem of Juvenile Bullying
OJJDP-Produced. This paper addresses the prevalence, nature, and effects of bullying, as well as strategies for addressing the problem. June 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188500
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The AMBER Advocate, Fall/Winter 2012
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate contains four main articles on issues pertaining to AMBER Alerts. 2012. 12 pages. NCJ 240724
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The AMBER Advocate, Fall 2013
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue features four articles: one article that examines whether proposed changes by the Federal Communications Commission may limit the use of AMBER Alerts in several Western States; an article that describes the effective use of an AMBER Alert in Ohio; an article that profiles the use of AMBER Alert in Indian Country; and a fourth article that explains how Mexico and the United States are cooperating to stop child abductions through AMBER Alert International. 2013. 8 pages. NCJ 243597
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The AMBER Advocate, Fall 2016
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate newsletter features articles on the Texas detective who was the Task Force Supervisor for the abduction and murder case of Amber Hagerman, the inspiration for the AMBER Alert program, a look back at the career of a former Minnesota's longtime AMBER Alert Coordinator, and how the Washington Child Abduction Response Team puts heat on perpetrators involved in cold cases. October 2016. 16 pages. NCJ 250636
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The AMBER Advocate, Spring 2013
OJP, OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate presents information and updates on the AMBER Alert system. 2013. 12 pages. NCJ 241625
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The AMBER Advocate, Spring 2016
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate newsletter features articles on the 20th anniversary of the abduction and murder of Amber Hagerman, the inspiration for the AMBER Alert program, a look back at the career of a former AMBER Alert Program Manager, and how a Nebraska police department made a save through AMBER Alert and teamwork. June 2016. 12 pages. NCJ 249959
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The AMBER Advocate, Spring 2017
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate newsletter features articles on why an AMBER Alert may not be issued, how Maryland citizens quickly reacted to an AMBER Alert for an infant taken in a carjacking, and more. June 2017. 16 pages. NCJ 250808
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The AMBER Advocate, Summer 2015
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue shares lessons learned from the former Program Director, Phil Keith, who provided leadership for the national AMBER Alert program for more than a decade. The issue also shows the critical role social media played in safely finding a baby abducted from a Quebec hospital. August 2015. 12 pages. NCJ 249142
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AMBER Alert Best Practices
OJJDP-Produced. This guide is a compilation of the most effective and efficient strategies, provided by AMBER partners and practitioners, for recovering missing or abducted children. May 2012. 64 pages. NCJ 232271
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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well Being, 2010
OJJDP-Sponsored. Provides annual updates on the well-being of children and families in the United States across a range of domains. July 2010. 24 pages. NCJ 231179
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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2004
OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents statistics about children’s economic security, health, behavior, social environment, and education. July 2004. 17 pages. NCJ 205911
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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2012
OJJDP-Sponsored. Provides annual updates on the well-being of children and families in the United States across a range of domains. July 2012. 24 pages. NCJ 238797
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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2018
OJJDP-Sponsored. This year's report includes updated statistics on children and families in the United States across 41 report indicators, covering a range of domains: family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, and health. September 2018. 39 pages. NCJ 252132
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 1997
OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. The 1997 report, the first in the series of annual reports on the well-being of children, features a special indicator on child abuse. July 1997. 107 pages. NCJ 165472
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 1998
OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents official statistics that reflect both the promises and the difficulties confronting the nation's youth; the 1998 report of this annual series presents data on six key demographic measures and two measures of safety/well-being. July 1998. 123 pages. NCJ 171150
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2000
OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents official statistics that reflect both the promises and the difficulties confronting the nation's youth; the 2000 report of this annual series includes special features on kindergartners' knowledge and skills and youth participation in volunteer activities. July 2000. 77 pages. NCJ 182680
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2001
OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents official statistics that reflect both the promises and the difficulties confronting the nation's youth; the 2001 report of this annual series includes special features on asthma prevalence and youth employment. July 2001. 141 pages. NCJ 188155
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2002
OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents official statistics that reflect both the promises and the difficulties confronting the nation's youth; the 2002 report of this annual series includes a feature on children with at least one foreign-born parent. July 2002. 143 pages. NCJ 195647
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2005
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics about childrens economic security, health, behavior, social environment, and education and provides features on children with asthma, children with specified blood lead levels, and parental reports of children's emotional and behavioral difficulties. July 2005. 195 pages. NCJ 210533
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being 2007, Tenth Anniversary Edition
OJJDP-Produced. Presents detailed information on the welfare of children and families including such topics as family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, and health. July 2007. 207 pages. NCJ 219130
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 1999
OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents official statistics that reflect both the promises and the difficulties confronting the nation's youth; the 1999 report of this annual series includes a special feature on children who have difficulty performing everyday activities. July 1999. 79 pages. NCJ 176366
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2009
OJJDP-Sponsored. Provides annual updates on the well-being of children and families in the United States across a range of domains. July 2009. 216 pages. NCJ 226963
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2011
OJJDP-Sponsored. Provides annual updates on the well-being of children and families in the United States across a range of domains. July 2011. 223 pages. NCJ 235151
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2013
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents key national indicators of child well-being for the year ending 2012. 2013. 224 pages. NCJ 242943
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2015
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report is a compendium of 41 indicators depicting the condition of our Nation's young people. July 2015. 219 pages. NCJ 248963
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2017
OJJDP-Sponsored. America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2017 is a compendium of indicators about our Nation's young people. The report presents 41 key indicators on important aspects of children's lives. The report continues to present key indicators in seven domains: family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, and health. July 2017. 228 pages. NCJ 251513
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America's Young Adults: Special Issue, 2014
OJJDP-Sponsored. This Special Issue of Key National Indicators of Well-Being provides data on young adults, focusing on their demographic characteristics, living situations, health and safety, and overall well-being. July 2014. 100 pages. NCJ 247293
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Attorney General's Advisory Committee on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence: Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee's policy recommendations on the current epidemic of violence and evaluated suggestions for preventing violence and alleviating its impact on American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children. November 2014. 258 pages. NCJ 248500
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Beyond the Walls: Improving Conditions of Confinement for Youth in Custody
OJJDP-Produced. Sets forth six ideas for improving conditions of confinement and the quality of care received by juveniles in training schools and detention centers. January 1998. 120 pages. NCJ 164727
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Bridging the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems
OJJDP-Produced. Describes four programs that present opportunities for collaboration between the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. June 1995. 4 pages. NCJ 152155
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Bullying in Schools: An Overview
OJJDP-Produced. Examines the connection between different types and frequencies of bullying, truancy, and student achievement, and whether students’ engagement in school mediates these factors. December 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 234205
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Caretaker Satisfaction With Law Enforcement Response to Missing Children
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. Examines satisfaction with law enforcement from the perspective of all primary caretakers who contacted police when one or more of their children experienced a qualified event. August 2008. 8 pages. NCJ 217909
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Causes and Correlates of Girls' Delinquency
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Girls Study Group Series. Provides a summary of the results of a review of more than 1,600 articles and book chapters from scientific literature on individual-level risk factors for delinquency and factors related to family, peers, schools, and communities. April 2010. 20 pages. NCJ 226358
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Characteristics of Juvenile Suicide in Confinement
OJJDP-Produced. Provides the results of a survey on juvenile suicides occurring in confinement between 1995 and 1999. February 2009. 16 pages. NCJ 214434
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Child and Youth Victimization Known to Police, School, and Medical Authorities
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence Series. Presents the survey results from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) regarding authorities' knowledge of victimization incidents involving children and youth, particularly police, school, and medical authorities. April 2012. 8 pages. NCJ 235394
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Child Development-Community Policing: Partnership in a Climate of Violence
OJJDP-Produced. Describes a collaborative program, developed by the police in New Haven, CT, and the Child Study Center at the Yale University School of Medicine, that offers a national model for partnerships among police and mental health professionals to address the impact of chronic exposure to community violence on children and families. March 1997. 8 pages. NCJ 164380
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Child Physical Abuse: A Guide to the CAC Response
OJJDP-Sponsored. The National Children's Alliance convened a workgroup on CACs delivering evidence-based interventions to meet the specific needs of physical abuse victims, and this guide presents their considerations, tips, and resources. April 2018. 48 pages. NCJ 251753
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Child Pornography: Patterns From NIBRS
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Presents findings from the FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System. December 2004. 8 pages. NCJ 204911
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Child Victims of Stereotypical Kidnappings Known to Law Enforcement in 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. This bulletin summarizes findings on the incidence and characteristics of stereotypical kidnappings of children in 2011 and compares them with 1997 findings. June 2016. 20 pages. NCJ 249249
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Child Welfare National Data Analysis System
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet highlights the National Data Analysis System, an online service where practitioners can find child welfare data for all states and covering multiple subject areas. November 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 247723
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Children as Victims (From Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report, 1999, by Howard N. Snyder and Melissa Sickmund)
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Presents an overview of statistics on juveniles as victims of crime and maltreatment. May 2000. 24 pages. NCJ 180753
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Children Exposed to Violence: Tips for Agencies and Staff Working with Youth
OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource provides tips on how youth workers can identify youth exposed to violence and give them the sympathetic care they need. 2011. 3 pages. NCJ 248421
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Children's Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Other Family Violence
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence Series. Explores in depth the survey results from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) regarding exposure to family violence among children in the United States, including exposure to intimate partner violence, assaults by parents on siblings of children surveyed, and other assaults involving teen and adult household members. October 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 232272
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Children's Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence Series. Presents findings from the National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence, the most comprehensive survey to date of children’s exposure to violence in the United States. October 2009. 12 pages. NCJ 227744
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Children's Exposure to Violence and the Intersection Between Delinquency and Victimization
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence Series. Presents survey results from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) regarding the co-occurrence of victimization and delinquency among children who are exposed to violence. October 2013. 12 pages. NCJ 240555
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Children's Exposure to Violence: The Safe Start Initiative
OJJDP-Produced. In response to emerging statistics and research on the prevalence and impact of children's exposure to violence, the Safe Start Initiative was established to prevent and reduce the impact of family and community violence on young children (primarily from birth to age 6) and their families. April 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 187935
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Combating Fear and Restoring Safety in Schools
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Out of the Education Mainstream Series. Focuses on the national effort to reach young people who are absent or truant from school because of school-related fear and intimidation. April 1998. 16 pages. NCJ 167888
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Combating Underage Drinking
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet highlights efforts being conducted to prevent and address underage drinking. February 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 247726
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Communities Working Together To Help Children Exposed to Violence: Findings from Phase I of the Safe Start Initiative
OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource presents the program developments, outcomes, and recommendations derived from the demonstration sites involved in Phase I of the OJJDP-funded Safe Start Initiative, which involves national, state, and local public and private agencies in a cooperative effort to prevent and reduce childhood exposure to violence and its effects. October 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 249503
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Conditions of Confinement: Juvenile Detention and Corrections Facilities -- Research Report
OJJDP-Produced. Provides assessed conditions of confinement for juveniles throughout the nation, determines the extent to which those conditions conform to recognized national professional standards, and outlines recommendations for improvement. Because of its length, this Report was broken up into 17 separate PDF files. August 1994. 370 pages. NCJ 145793
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Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States: A Guide for Providers of Victim and Support Services
OJJDP-Sponsored. The intended audience for this guide is providers of victim and support services for children and adolescents who have experienced or are at risk of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. 2014. 52 pages. NCJ 247651
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Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States: A Guide for the Health Care Sector
OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide is designed for professionals in the health care sector who interact with victims, survivors, and perpetrators of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors. 2014. 42 pages. NCJ 248472
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Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States: A Guide for the Legal Sector
OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide is designed for law enforcement professionals, attorneys, and judges who interact with victims, survivors, and perpetrators of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors. October 2014. 48 pages. NCJ 248447
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Court Appointed Special Advocates: A Voice for Abused and Neglected Children in Court
OJJDP-Produced. Describes the role of Court Appointed Special Advocates, volunteers who work in conjunction with child protective services and the juvenile justice system to meet the needs of abused and neglected children for safety and for suitable, permanent homes. March 1997. 4 pages. NCJ 164512
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Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: Guide to Judicial Workload Assessment
OJJDP-Produced. Presents a method for obtaining data on judicial workloads in abuse and neglect cases, which includes an assessment of what is required for best practice in these cases. April 2009. 72 pages. NCJ 223571
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Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: Implementation Guide
OJJDP-Produced. Provides practical advice on how to set up a performance measurement team, assess capacity, prioritize among measurement needs, plan data collection activities, and use the data generated through the performance measurement process to plan reforms. April 2009. 76 pages. NCJ 223568
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Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: Key Measures
OJJDP-Produced. Outlines nine measures that have been identified as key to determining court performance in child abuse and neglect cases. April 2009. 44 pages. NCJ 223567
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Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: Technical Guide
OJJDP-Produced. Describes all 30 court performance measures for child abuse and neglect cases. April 2009. 310 pages. NCJ 223570
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Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: User's Guide to Nonautomated Data Collection
OJJDP-Produced. Explains how to use nonautomated data collection methods (such as file review, court observation, interviews, and focus groups) to enhance performance measurement. April 2009. 48 pages. NCJ 223569
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Creating Schoolwide Prevention and Intervention Starategies (Guide 1 from Safe and Secure: Guides to Creating Safer Schools)
OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide is intended to put the issue of school-wide violence prevention in context for educators and outline an approach for choosing and creating effective prevention programs. September 2002. 41 pages. NCJ 199507
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2009
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. National Report Series. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2009 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. From 1985 through 1997, the number of delinquency cases climbed steadily (63 percent) and, from 1997 through 2009, the delinquency caseload dropped 20 percent. October 2012. 4 pages. NCJ 239081
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2009
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. National Report Series. This fact sheet presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through the judicial waiver mechanism between 1985 and 2009. In 2009, juvenile courts waived an estimated 7,600 delinquency cases, 45 percent fewer than in 1994. October 2012. 4 pages. NCJ 239080
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Developing and Implementing a Tool To Evaluate and Improve Underage Drinking and Driving Policies
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report provides information about a data-based model (SIM-DUI) built to help policy makers explore policy changes and forecast alternative outcome scenarios in terms of reduced crashes and saved lives. September 2016. 42 pages. NCJ 250438
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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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Domestic Violence Agencies and Shelters
OJJDP-Sponsored. This Issue Brief explains the importance of domestic violence agencies and shelters in addressing exposure to violence to ensure the well-being of children from birth to age 18. September 2012. 12 pages. NCJ 248418
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Early Identification of Risk Factors for Parental Abduction
OJJDP-Produced. Presents the design and findings of four OJJDP-funded projects on preventing family abductions: a documentary study, a criminal sanctions study, an interview study, and an intervention study. March 2001. 12 pages. NCJ 185026
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Effects and Consequences of Underage Drinking
OJJDP-Produced. This bulletin presents findings from a literature review that investigated the effects of how underage drinking on youth’s physical, emotional, and neurological health. It also discusses the personal, legal, and economic consequences of underage drinking. The bulletin is part of OJJDP’s underage drinking bulletin series, which provides guidelines for communities developing treatment and prevention programs. September 2012. 12 pages. NCJ 237145
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Effects of Federal Legislation on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
OJJDP-Produced. Examines the effects of the Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act of 2000 on the prosecution of commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) cases. July 2010. 12 pages. NCJ 228631
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Enforcing the Underage Drinking Laws Program
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet highlights OJJDP's Enforcing the Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) program. May 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 176216
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Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Program
OJJDP-Produced, Article. In Focus. Provides an overview of OJJDP’s Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws program, which supports and enhances efforts by States and local jurisdictions to reduce the availability of alcohol to minors. October 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 227469
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Enhanced Resource Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases
OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource covers all stages of the court process, from the preliminary protective hearing until juvenile and family court involvement has ended, which leads to the child safely being returned home or placed in a new, secure and legally permanent home. May 2016. 417 pages. NCJ 249918
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Experiences of Youth in the Sex Trade in Atlantic City
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report discusses the context, methodology, and findings from in-depth interviews conducted with nearly 100 youth in the sex trade in Atlantic City, New Jersey. March 2016. 50 pages. NCJ 249953
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Experiences of Youth in the Sex Trade in Las Vegas
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report discusses the context and findings from 169 in-depth interviews conducted with youth ages 24 and younger in Las Vegas, Nevada. March 2016. 54 pages. NCJ 249956
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Experiences of Youth in the Sex Trade in Miami
OJJDP-Sponsored. This study of youth engaged in the sex trade in Miami, Florida, included 264 interviews with young people ages 13-24. March 2016. 38 pages. NCJ 249957
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Experiences of Youth in the Sex Trade in North Texas: Shattered Lives
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents findings from a study that included interviews with youth, ages 13-24, who were engaged in the sex trade in Dallas, Texas. March 2016. 58 pages. NCJ 249955
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Experiences of Youth in the Sex Trade in the Bay Area
OJJDP-Sponsored. This study included 136 interviews with youth engaged in the sex trade in San Francisco and Oakland, California. March 2016. 39 pages. NCJ 249958
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Explanations for the Decline in Child Sexual Abuse Cases
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Discusses the decline in the number of sexual abuse cases substantiated by child protective service agencies between 1992 and 2000. January 2004. 12 pages. NCJ 199298
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Exploring Reasonable Efforts in Child Welfare Cases that Include Domestic Violence in Princeton, West Virginia
OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined how child abuse and neglect cases with co-occurring domestic violence (DV) are treated in the family court of Princeton, WV, as well as whether this treatment differs from cases without domestic violence. October 2013. 19 pages. NCJ 244703
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The Facts on Children's Exposure to Violence
OJJDP-Sponsored. Developed as part of the Defending Childhood Initiative, this fact sheet provides statistics that detail the prevalence of children's exposure to violence in their homes, schools and communities. December 2015. 4 pages. NCJ 249811
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A Family Resource Guide on International Parental Kidnapping
OJJDP-Produced. Presents practical and detailed advice about preventing international kidnapping and increasing the chance that children who are kidnapped or wrongfully retained will be returned. January 2007. 164 pages. NCJ 215476
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Federal Resources on Missing and Exploited Children: A Directory for Law Enforcement and Other Public and Private Agencies, Sixth Edition
OJJDP-Produced. First published in 1996, this resource describes the federal services, programs, publications, and training sessions that address child sexual exploitation issues, child pornography, child abduction, Internet crime, and missing children cases. May 2011. 48 pages. NCJ 231619
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Findings From the Evaluation of OJJDP's Gang Reduction Program
OJJDP-Produced. Presents the findings from an independent evaluation of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP's) Gang Reduction Program—a comprehensive, multifaceted approach to gang reduction. December 2010. 20 pages. NCJ 230106
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Findings From the Safe Kids/Safe Streets National Evaluation: KidSafe, Burlington, Vermont
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report describes the planning and implementation and results from the Safe Kids/Safe Streets (SK/SS) national evaluation on the SK/SS, KidSafe program in Burlington, VT. 2004. 10 pages. NCJ 210280
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Findings From the Safe Kids/Safe Streets National Evaluation: KIDSAFE, Kansas City, Missouri
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report describes the planning and implementation and evaluation results from the Safe Kids/Safe Streets (SK/SS) national evaluation on the, KIDSAFE project in Kansas City, MO. 2004. 10 pages. NCJ 210279
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Findings From the Safe Kids/Safe Streets National Evaluation: Safe Kids/Safe Streets, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report describes the planning and implementation and evaluation results from the Safe Kids/Safe Streets (SK/SS) national evaluation on the Building Strong Native American Families (BSNAF) demonstration project in Sault Ste. Marie, MI. 2004. 10 pages. NCJ 210277
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Findings From the Safe Kids/Safe Streets National Evaluation: Safe Kids/Safe Streets, Toledo, Ohio
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report describes the planning and implementation and evaluation results from the Safe Kids/Safe Streets (SK/SS) national evaluation on the Lucas County SK/SS program in Toledo, OH. 2004. 10 pages. NCJ 210278
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Guide for Implementing or Enhancing an Endangered Missing Advisory
OJJDP-Produced. Describes how a community can establish a task force to create an endangered missing advisory plan, which creates voluntary partnerships to rapidly recover missing persons who do not fit the AMBER Alert criteria but who may be in danger. March 2011. 37 pages. NCJ 232001
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Guide to Combating Juvenile DUI
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about a guide developed to present instructions and resources for developing a local, systemwide response to juvenile impaired driving. August 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 247788
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Guidelines for Screening Care Providers
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet describes the OJJDP-published guidelines for the screening of care providers who work with children, the elderly, and individuals with disabilities. February 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 175086
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Healing the Invisible Wounds: Children's Exposure to Violence - A Guide for Families
OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource provides guidance and resources for families who believe a child they know has witnessed or experienced violence. 2012. 32 pages. NCJ 227353
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Healing the Invisible Wounds: Children's Exposure to Violence - Quick Reference Guide
OJJDP-Sponsored. This pamphlet for parents was produced under the OJJDP-funded Safe Start Initiative - a cooperative federal, state, and local effort to prevent and reduce children's exposure to violence and its consequences - addresses the symptoms parents should look for and the help they can provide to children exposed to violence at the age levels of 0-6 years old, 7-11 years old, and adolescence. 2007. 6 pages. NCJ 249501
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Healthy Families America
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet describes Healthy Families America, a voluntary home visitation program designed to improve the parenting skills of parents with newborns or small children, encourage child health and development, and prevent child abuse and neglect. June 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188296
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Highlights From the NISMART Bulletins
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. NISMART Series. This fact sheet highlights key findings from the first four National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART) bulletins. October 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 247791
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Identifying Polyvictimization and Trauma Among Court-Involved Children and Youth: A Checklist and Resource Guide for Attorneys and Other Court-Appointed Advocates
OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource guide was developed to help lawyers and other legal advocates for children recognize the prevalence and impact of polyvictimization and perform more trauma-informed legal and judicial system advocacy. 2012. 12 pages. NCJ 248419
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In the Wake of Childhood Maltreatment
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Development Series. Presents findings on the relationship between childhood maltreatment and subsequent adolescent problem behaviors as determined by the Rochester Youth Development Study. August 1997. 16 pages. NCJ 165257
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Indian Child Welfare Act Judicial Benchbook
OJJDP-Sponsored. The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Judicial Benchbook was created for a national audience to build upon the original checklists with updated language to be consistent with the statute, regulations, and best practices, commonly promoted by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. 2017. 66 pages. NCJ 251263
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Initiatives To Improve Child Welfare Outcomes
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about initiatives to measure the effectiveness of child welfare services. October 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 247842
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Issues in Resolving Cases of International Child Abduction by Parents
OJJDP-Produced. Presents key findings from a study funded by OJJDP to identify barriers encountered by those seeking to resolve cases of international child abduction by parents. December 2001. 20 pages. NCJ 190105
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JJDP Act Mandates: Rationale and Summary
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet summarizes four system reform mandates of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974. January 1995. 2 pages. NCJ 247862
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A Judicial Checklist for Children and Youth Exposed to Violence
OJJDP-Sponsored. This technical brief provides information about children's exposure to violence and is a useful reference tool for judges and practitioners in juvenile and family courts. 2006. 28 pages. NCJ 232144
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2009
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. National Report Series. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2009. Between 1985 and 2009, the number of cases placed on probation increased 29 percent. During that time, the overall delinquency caseload increased 30 percent. October 2012. 2 pages. NCJ 239082
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VII, Number 3 (Parenting Issue)
OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Highlights the importance of parent-child relationships and features ways to strengthen the capacity of families to make crucial contributions to their children's welfare. December 2000. 36 pages. NCJ 184746
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume I, Number 2 (National Agenda for Children Issue)
OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Presents an interview with Attorney General Janet Reno in which she outlines the need for a national agenda for children. December 1993. 40 pages. NCJ 145300
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume II, Number 1 (Serious Problems Issue)
OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Describes OJJDP's Program of Research on the Causes and Correlates of Juvenile Delinquency, outlines OJJDP's Disproportionate Minority Confinement Program, and explores issues related to the court-ordered placement of children who have suffered from abuse or neglect. April 1994. 32 pages. NCJ 148407
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume V, Number 1 (Child Protection Issue)
OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Describes dangers that children face today and offers practical steps that parents can take to protect their children. May 1998. 35 pages. NCJ 170025
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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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Juvenile Suicide in Confinement: A National Survey
OJJDP-Produced. Provides the results of a survey on juvenile suicides occurring in confinement between 1995 and 1999. February 2009. 55 pages. NCJ 213691
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Juveniles Who Commit Sex Offenses Against Minors
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Presents population-based epidemiological information about the characteristics of juvenile offenders who commit sex offenses against minors. December 2009. 12 pages. NCJ 227763
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Millennium Conference 2000: Launching Improved Court Practice in Child Abuse & Neglect Cases into the Next Century, Report and Results
OJJDP-Sponsored. The November 1999, Millennium Conference held in Washington D.C. with government and humanitarian leaders shared information and ideas on how to best serve an estimated 520,00 abused and neglected children in foster care in the United States. The Conference was designed to coordinate, integrate, and improve the Nation’s response to child victims in foster care. June 2000. 82 pages. NCJ 186175
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Missing Children, State Care, and Child Sex Trafficking: Engaging the Judiciary in Building a Collaborative Response
OJJDP-Sponsored. This online brief provides information for juvenile and family court judges about missing children’s resources that can help juvenile justice and child welfare agencies, law enforcement, legal guardians, and other stakeholders involved in efforts to locate and recover children missing from care. June 2015. 14 pages. NCJ 248940
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Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children in America
OJJDP-Sponsored. Estimates the incidence of children who were abducted by family members, abducted by nonfamily members, runaways, throwaways, and missing because they had gotten lost or injured. May 1990. 407 pages. NCJ 123668
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Arts-Based Programs and Arts Therapies for At-Risk, Justice-Involved, and Traumatized Youths
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on arts-based programs and arts therapies, specifically those that are used with at-risk youths, justice-involved youths, and traumatized youths. May 2016. 11 pages. NCJ 250140
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Child Labor Trafficking
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review focuses on child labor trafficking, which requires the presence of force, fraud, and/or coercion. December 2016. 13 pages. NCJ 250502
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children/Sex Trafficking
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on commercial sexual exploitation of children/sex trafficking. August 2014. 14 pages. NCJ 249694
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Family Drug Courts
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review focuses on family drug courts, specialized courts within the justice system, which handle cases of child abuse and neglect that involve substance use by the child's parents or guardians. November 2016. 9 pages. NCJ 250421
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Gun Violence and Youth
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review focuses on intentional gun violence involving youths ages 10 to 24, which includes homicides (victimization and perpetration), nonfatal injuries, suicides, community violence, and school violence/school shootings. December 2016. 24 pages. NCJ 250462
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Shelter Care
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on shelter care. July 2011. 3 pages. NCJ 249726
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National Center for Youth in Custody
OJJDP-Produced. Provides an overview of the mission, objectives, and services of the recently launched National Center for Youth in Custody. October 2011. 2 pages. NCJ 235770
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The National Center on Child Fatality Review
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about the National Center on Child Fatality Review, which serves to prevent severe and fatal child abuse and neglect and bring offenders to justice. April 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188089
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National Estimates of Missing Children: Updated Findings From a Survey of Parents and Other Primary Caretakers
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. This bulletin summarizes findings from the adult survey component of OJJDP’s Third National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART–3). June 2017. 20 pages. NCJ 250089
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National Evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets Program: Final Report Volume I: Cross-Site Findings
OJJDP-Sponsored. This final report presents cross-site findings from a national evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets program, examining the planning and implementation at the SK/SS sites. December 2004. 224 pages. NCJ 210270
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National Evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets Program: Final Report Volume II: Case Studies of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets Demonstration Sites
OJJDP-Sponsored. This final report presents detailed case studies of the planning implementation and outcomes for each of the five sites from a national evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets program, examining the planning and implementation at the SK/SS sites. December 2004. 470 pages. NCJ 210271
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National Evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets Program: Final Report Volume III: Findings From the 2003 Stakeholder Survey
OJJDP-Sponsored. This final report describes the methodology and findings of the final Stakeholder Survey conducted in 2003 from a national evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets program, examining the planning and implementation at the SK/SS sites. December 2004. 114 pages. NCJ 210272
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No Estás Solo: El Camino del Secuestro al Empoderamiento
OJJDP-Produced. This is the Spanish-language version of You're Not Alone: The Journey From Abduction to Empowerment. May 2012. 74 pages. NCJ 237774
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OJJDP 2014 Annual Report--Coming Into Focus: The Future of Juvenile Justice Reform
OJJDP-Produced. This report details the Office's major activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2014 (October 1, 2013, to September 30, 2014). August 2016. 64 pages. NCJ 248957
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OJJDP Annual Report 2010
OJJDP-Produced. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2010. December 2012. 120 pages. NCJ 237051
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OJJDP Annual Report 2011
OJJDP-Produced. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2011. June 2013. 84 pages. NCJ 238638
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OJJDP Annual Report 2012: How OJJDP Is Working for Youth Justice and Safety
OJJDP-Produced. This report provides an overview of the Office's activities in fiscal year (FY) 2012. December 2013. 60 pages. NCJ 241584
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OJJDP Annual Report 2013
OJJDP-Produced. This report details the Office's major activities and accomplishments during fiscal year (FY) 2013 (October 1, 2012, to September 30, 2013). December 2015. 64 pages. NCJ 248570
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OJJDP Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Listening Session Report
OJJDP-Produced. This report summarizes the information on diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitative care for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) that was shared during OJJDP's 2-day listening session as well as perspectives on the adjudication of youth with FASD. January 2017. 51 pages. NCJ 249202
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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 5, Issue 1, Spring 2016
OJJDP-Sponsored, Journal of Juvenile Justice. 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. April 2016. 116 pages. NCJ 249840
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OJJDP Listening Session Report: Creating and Sustaining Fair and Beneficial Environments for LGBTQ Youth
OJJDP-Produced. This report summarizes the information, ideas, and perspectives that were shared at an OJJDP-sponsored listening session on improving the care of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth who are involved, or at risk of becoming involved, in the juvenile justice system. June 2016. 57 pages. NCJ 245321
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, fund opportunities, and upcoming events. November 2011. 10 pages. NCJ 235961
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . Features a media event held by Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington in partnership with the Office of Justice Programs celebrating National Mentoring Month. The issue also includes features on the recent activities and achievements of the AMBER Alert program; the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s approval of a 2010 workplan and identification of key areas of focus for the future; and updates to OJJDP’s online resources for preventing gang violence. January 2010. 15 pages. NCJ 229132
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2012
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. February 2012. 16 pages. NCJ 237146
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Reports on OJJDP's green detention and reentry programs for tribal youth. The issue also includes special features on the recent National Institute of Justice Conference on evidence-based practices to prevent and intervene in crime; the U.S. Department of Justice's Tribal Youth Summit; and recent OJJDP trainings to assist law enforcement and child protection professionals from Mexico and the United States in more effectively responding to cross-border abductions. July 2010. 15 pages. NCJ 230815
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OJJDP News @ a Glance July/August, 2013
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . This issue's lead story highlights a presentation by members of the National Research Council on the findings and recommendations of an OJJDP-funded report on recent advances in scientific understanding of adolescent brain development that should be more fully incorporated into juvenile justice policies and practices. August 2013. 1 pages. NCJ 242652
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . Features a a lead article on the National Symposium on Indigent Defense. The issue also includes special features on the recent National Symposium on Child Protection in Indian Country; the third annual Blueprints Conference promoting evidence-based programs to prevent youth violence; and the upcoming Internet Crimes Against Children Conference. March 2010. 14 pages. NCJ 229711
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2009
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . Includes a special feature on the Department of Justice’s commemoration of the 26th annual National Missing Children’s Day, OJJDP’s monthly focus groups, which are establishing an ongoing dialog with policymakers and practitioners on the most important issues facing the juvenile justice field; and an OJJDP-sponsored training course that educates law enforcement personnel on the best ways to approach and interact with adolescent girls during police calls. May 2009. 13 pages. NCJ 226641
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . Includes an article on the U.S. Department of Justice's commemoration of Missing Children’s Day on May 25. The issue also includes special features on the April meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; the OJJDP-led Justice Working Group on Children and Disasters; and the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws conference scheduled for August. May 2010. 0 pages. NCJ 230172
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. June 2011. 14 pages. NCJ 234318
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2013
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . In an interview in this issue's lead story, OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee discusses plans and priorities for the Office and the juvenile justice field. June 2013. 5 pages. NCJ 242021
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2008
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Highlights the Department of Justice’s launch of a month-long media campaign, as part of OJJDP’s Project Safe Childhood initiative to combat the online exploitation of children. The issue also includes features on the new Interstate Compact for Juveniles and OJJDP’s Court Coordination Program. November 2008. 10 pages. NCJ 224618
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . Reports on OJJDP's initiatives to prevent and intervene in girls' delinquency. The issue also includes special features on OJJDP's FY 2010 grant awards, an OJJDP survey of juvenile justice professionals to determine training and technical assistance needs, and the recent national AMBER Alert Symposium. November 2010. 18 pages. NCJ 232214
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. December 2011. 10 pages. NCJ 236316
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2009
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . Highlights "Children’s Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey", which summarizes the most comprehensive study to date on children’s exposure to violence; features the Recovery Act funds awarded by OJJDP; a new Web site launched to help Federal staff support comprehensive community initiatives; and a recently released publication highlighting model courts’ success in improving outcomes in child abuse and neglect cases. September 2009. 12 pages. NCJ 228325
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . Reports on the Attorney General's Defending Childhood initiative. The issue also includes special features on the September meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; arts programs that help at-risk and delinquent youth replace destructive behavior with positive activities and interests; and the Office of Justice Programs' SMART Office, which supports the nation's efforts to register and monitor sex offenders. September 2010. 14 pages. NCJ 232007
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2017
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's top story and Message From the Acting Administrator highlight OJJDP's support of youth mentoring. February 2017. 18 pages. NCJ 250532
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2007
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Highlights a gang prevention training session held in El Salvador, a new initiative seeking to reduce the commercial sexual exploitation of children and mentor recruitment training that focuses on faith- and community-based collaborations. February 2007. 0 pages. NCJ 217167
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . Reports on a partnership to enable millions of Facebook users across the country to receive AMBER Alerts via their accounts. The issue also includes special features on First Lady Michelle Obama’s announcement at the National Mentoring Summit of The Corporate Mentoring Challenge, and on OJJDP’s two FY 2010 fellows in the areas of tribal youth and juvenile justice and children’s exposure to violence. January 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 233339
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2013
OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's lead story describes OJJDP’s ongoing efforts to combat child sex trafficking in the United States. February 2013. 12 pages. NCJ 240749
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2014
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's lead story highlights the National Mentoring Summit, held in Arlington, VA. February 2014. 0 pages. NCJ 244623
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2016
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue’s top story focuses on January’s National Mentoring Summit, cosponsored by OJJDP. In the video message, Administrator Listenbee, in honor of the 40th observance of National African American History Month, discusses OJJDP’s ongoing efforts to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system. February 2016. 5 pages. NCJ 249742
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2018
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . In this issue's Message From the Administrator, newly appointed OJJDP Administrator Caren Harp discusses her commitment to reduce violent crime, combat gang activity, support law enforcement, and protect communities. The top story presents highlights from the OJJDP-supported National Mentoring Summit. February 2018. 10 pages. NCJ 251487
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, fund opportunities, and upcoming events. August 2011. 0 pages. NCJ 235188
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2012
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . This issue of OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. August 2012. 16 pages. NCJ 238982
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2014
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue’s lead story highlights a Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention meeting on strategies for successfully transitioning youth from juvenile justice systems to communities. August 2014. 0 pages. NCJ 247631
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2016
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's top story and video Q&A between Administrator Listenbee and OJJDP Senior Policy Advisor Georgina McDowell highlight the agency’s efforts to prevent youth violence. August 2016. 10 pages. NCJ 250148
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2018
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's Message From the Administrator focuses on how OJJDP is changing its Title II Formula Grants program to help states improve their juvenile justice systems, maintain public safety and ensure youth are treated fairly and held appropriately accountable for their actions. August 2018. 10 pages. NCJ 250170
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. April 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 234084
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2012
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . This issue of OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter features an indepth interview with Melodee Hanes, OJJDP's Acting Administrator; features on the second annual summit of the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention; findings of an OJJDP-supported study on serious juvenile offenders; and more. April 2012. 1 pages. NCJ 238120
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2013
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's lead story highlights defense attorney Robert L. Listenbee’s assumption of the leadership of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in March 2013. April 2013. 0 pages. NCJ 241367
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2014
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's lead story highlights OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee's keynote speech at the Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development Conference. April 2014. 0 pages. NCJ 245451
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2015
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue’s video message from OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee and top story highlight the Office’s Smart on Juvenile Justice Initiative. May 2015. 5 pages. NCJ 248712
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2016
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, this issue’s top story and video message focus on OJJDP’s efforts to promote the safety and well-being of our nation’s children. Other features highlight an OJJDP-sponsored roundtable on the unintended consequences of mandatory and pro-arrest policies on girls, OJJDP's support for tribal youth, the addition of three sites to the Violence Reduction Network, and the Department of Justice's designation of April 24–30 as National Reentry Week. April 2016. 10 pages. NCJ 249801
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2017
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . The top story highlights OJJDP's observance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month and agency-supported programs to address child abuse. April 2017. 10 pages. NCJ 250686
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2012
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue of OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter highlights of the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) National Missing Children’s Day ceremony; DOJ’s joint project with the U.S. Department of Education to keep youth in school and out of court; National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day; OJJDP’s efforts to engage families of incarcerated youth as valued partners in the juvenile justice system; the latest activities of the Defending Childhood initiative’s eight demonstration sites; and more June 2012. 19 pages. NCJ 238636
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2014
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's lead story highlights Administrator Robert L. Listenbee's testimony at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. June 2014. 0 pages. NCJ 246825
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2016
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's Message from the Administrator highlights OJJDP’s commitment to ensure that every youth involved with the juvenile justice system has early access to well-qualified counsel and quality postdisposition representation. June 2016. 10 pages. NCJ 249928
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OJJDP News @ A Glance, May/June 2017
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's Message From the Acting Administrator details OJJDP's commitment to safeguarding children from violence and victimization, providing law enforcement with resources to help traumatized children, and how everyone can help. June 2017. 10 pages. NCJ 250789
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2006
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. December 2006. NCJ 216684
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2012
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. December 2012. 11 pages. NCJ 240178
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2013
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Highlights the first of four public hearings that the Task Force on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence will hold to examine the impact of violence on children in Indian country. December 2013. 0 pages. NCJ 244167
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2014
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's top story and video message from OJJDP Administrator Listenbee highlight the release of "Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive." December 2014. 0 pages. NCJ 248512
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2015
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's top story and video message highlight some of OJJDP's major accomplishments in 2015. December 2015. 5 pages. NCJ 249506
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2016
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . In this issue's video message, Administrator Listenbee discusses how OJJDP has helped reform the juvenile justice system during his nearly 4-year tenure. December 2016. 19 pages. NCJ 250455
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2017
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's Message From the Acting Administrator highlights OJJDP's commitment to helping states and communities prevent and address juvenile delinquency, protect children from harm, and decrease youth gang violence and drug abuse. The top story examines the nearly $254 million in grants that the Office awarded in fiscal year 2017. December 2017. 10 pages. NCJ 251421
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2007
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Includes a feature on a national leadership conference sponsored by the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) Program, First Lady’s appearance at a Helping America’s Youth regional conference, the launch of Europe’s first peer panel, and an OJJDP State Relations and Assistance Division training conference. Available online only. September 2007. NCJ 219940
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2013
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Highlights a listening session organized by the White House Domestic Policy Council and OJJDP on how to improve or enhance mentoring services for children of incarcerated parents, and more. October 2013. 1 pages. NCJ 243534
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2016
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue’s top story and video Q&A between Administrator Listenbee and OJJDP Associate Administrator Kellie Blue highlight President Obama’s proclamation of October 2016 as National Youth Justice Awareness Month and OJJDP’s efforts to reform the juvenile justice system to ensure better outcomes for system-involved youth. October 2016. 10 pages. NCJ 250280
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2017
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's Message From the Acting Administrator details OJJDP's commitment to combating gang violence and provides an overview of the Office's Comprehensive Gang Model. The top story highlights a series of trainings OJJDP hosted to support state compliance with the core requirements of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. October 2017. 10 pages. NCJ 251188
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2018
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP-Produced, October 2018. This issue's Message From the Administrator focuses on the prevalence and consequences of bullying and strategies to address the problem. The top story highlights National Bullying Prevention Month and OJJDP's resources for preventing bullying. Other features describe the OJJDP reorganization; OJJDP's State Relations and Assistance Division; and National Gang Violence Prevention Week. October 2018. 10 pages. NCJ 252069
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume II, Number 1 (January/February 2003)
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes features on OJJDP priorities for 2003, National Mentoring Month, and the National Summit on Child Prostitution. January 2003. 6 pages. NCJ 198473
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OJJDP's Major Grant Programs
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. In Focus. This fact sheet discusses OJJDP's grant programs, which are authorized by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended. October 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 234072
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OJJDP: An Overview
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. In Focus. Provides an overview of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and describes its divisions and programs. October 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 234073
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Permanency Planning for Abused and Neglected Children
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet describes how the juvenile justice system and other agencies that serve children must look beyond foster care and plan for permanent placement for those who have been abused or neglected. April 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 247926
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Personal Safety for Children: A Guide for Parents
OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. Advises parents how to talk to children about safety and how to keep children safe and provides tips to children about how they can protect themselves. 1998. 16 pages. NCJ 196166
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Polyvictimization: Children's Exposure to Multiple Types of Violence, Crime, and Abuse
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence Series. Presents the findings of the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) regarding children's direct exposure to multiple types of violence, crime, and abuse, also known as polyvictimization. October 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 235504
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Prevalence of Childhood Exposure to Violence, Crime, and Abuse: Results From the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence
OJJDP-Sponsored. This article provides healthcare professionals, policymakers, and parents current estimates of exposure to violence, crime, and abuse across childhood and at various developmental stages. August 2015. 9 pages. NCJ 249358
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The Prevalence of Safe, Stable, Nurturing Relationships Among Children and Adolescents
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence Series. This bulletin describes the study of safe, stable, nurturing relationships (SSNR) among children and youth in the United States using a nationally representative sample. September 2017. 14 pages. NCJ 249197
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Preventing Delinquency Through Improved Child Protection Services
OJJDP-Produced. Reviews research on the link between childhood maltreatment and juvenile and adult offending. July 2001. 20 pages. NCJ 187759
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Questions and Answers About the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence Series. Presents an overview of the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV), the most comprehensive nationwide survey to date of the incidence and prevalence of children's exposure to violence, sponsored by OJJDP and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and carried out by the Crimes Against Children Research Center of the University of New Hampshire. October 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 235163
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Report of the Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report details the task force's findings and provides policy recommendations to address the issue and reduce the impact of trauma on children. December 2012. NCJ 241563
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Responding to Alcohol and Other Drug Problems in Child Welfare: Weaving Together Practice and Policy
OJJDP-Sponsored. Drawing on the experience of several models of child welfare practice, this guidebook sets forth a policy framework that can assist child welfare agencies in responding to welfare parents who are users and abusers of alcohol and other drugs (AOD), the effects of which impair their parenting skills and threaten the safety of their children. 1998. 190 pages. NCJ 171669
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The Role of Technology in Youth Harassment Victimization
NIJ, OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Justice Research Series. This bulletin discusses key findings from the National Institute of Justice-sponsored Technology Harassment Victimization study. The study examines technology-involved harassment within the context of other types of youth victimization and risk factors to improve current policy and practice regarding the issue. November 2016. 12 pages. NCJ 250079
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Safe From the Start: Taking Action on Children Exposed to Violence
OJJDP-Produced. This Action Plan contains information on resources available to address the issue of children's exposure to violence. November 2000. 76 pages. NCJ 182789
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Safe Routes Program
OJJDP-Sponsored. This fact sheet provides information about the Safe Routes Program. The goal of the program is for youth to identify a place that they could go to when they feel unsafe in their own home. October 2017. 6 pages. NCJ 252020
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The Safe Start Center Series on Children Exposed to Violence: Homeless Shelters, Permanent/Supportive Housing, and Transitional Housing
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue brief discusses what service providers can do to meet the needs of children exposed to violence and living in homeless shelters or transitional housing. January 2010. NCJ 243306
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The Safe Start Center Series on Children Exposed to Violence: Pediatric Care Settings
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue brief discusses steps that health care workers in pediatric settings can take to address the needs of children exposed to violence. August 2009. NCJ 243307
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The Safe Start Center Series on Children Exposed to Violence: Schools
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue brief discusses what schools can do to work with children who have been exposed to violence. January 2010. 12 pages. NCJ 243305
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Safe Start Promising Approaches Communities: Improving Outcomes for Children Exposed to Violence
OJJDP-Sponsored. This booklet describes Safe Start Promising Approaches communities and outlines how the programs are integrating evidence-based or promising practices as well as other complementary interventions within their geographical, agency, and community context. March 2013. 36 pages. NCJ 248420
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Sanemos las Heridas Invisibles: Ninos Expuestos a Violencia - Guia para familias (Healing the Invisible Wounds: Children's Exposure to Violence - A Guide for Families)
OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource provides guidance and resources (in Spanish) for families who believe a child they know has witnessed or experienced violence. 2012. 32 pages. NCJ 248417
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State Ombudsman Programs
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Justice Practices Series. Describes the role of an ombudsman and different types of ombudsman programs in several states. Available online only. February 2005. 21 pages. NCJ 204607
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Strategies, Programs and Resources To Prevent Truancy Videoconference
OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Provids an overview of the issues addressed in the December 2004 conference "Partnering To Prevent Truancy: A National Priority." February 2005. NCJ 208807
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Systematic Review of Factors That Impact Implementation Quality of Child Welfare, Public Health, and Education Programs for Adolescents: Implications for Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts
OJJDP-Sponsored. To inform the development of juvenile drug treatment court guidelines, this study reviewed the evidence on factors that impact implementation quality and fidelity in other youth-serving systems, namely, child welfare, public health, and education programs delivered to adolescents or adolescents and their families. November 2016. 36 pages. NCJ 250483
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Technical, Business, and Legal Dimensions of Protecting Children from Pornography on the Internet
OJJDP-Sponsored. This publication presents edited transcripts from a workshop designed to find effective methods of keeping children safe from Internet pornography and other inappropriate Internet materials. 2002. 142 pages. NCJ 199147
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Teens, Crime, and the Community
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth in Action Series. This fact sheet provides an overview of the OJJDP-funded Teens, Crime, and the Community program, a national program that combines education and action to reduce teen victimization. September 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 247969
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Trafficking in Persons Symposium Final Report (April 10-13, 2012, Salt Lake City, UT)
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report summarizes best practices for responding to child trafficking, as identified by the 127 participants of the April 2012 Trafficking in Persons Symposium, as well as their recommendations for addressing current challenges. July 2012. 100 pages. NCJ 250199
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Underage Drinking: Practice Guidelines for Community Corrections
OJJDP-Produced. This bulletin offers such 10 such guidelines to help professionals develop a plan for screening youth, determine appropriate responses, create a case plan, and provide treatment. October 2012. 16 pages. NCJ 237231
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Understanding Children's Exposure to Violence
OJJDP-Sponsored. This Issue Brief describes core concepts—gleaned from research and program practice—used in designing and implementing programs that address children's exposure to violence. August 2009. 8 pages. NCJ 243301
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The Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
OJJDP-Produced. Describes the Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, a uniform state law designed to deter interstate parental kidnapping and promote consistent jurisdiction and enforcement provisions in interstate child-custody and visitation cases. December 2001. 16 pages. NCJ 189181
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Victimization and Trauma Experienced by Children and Youth: Implications for Legal Advocates
OJJDP-Sponsored. This Issue Brief translates emerging research and program practice into action steps for dependency and delinquency judges, attorneys, and legal advocates. September 2012. 16 pages. NCJ 239687
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Violent Families and Youth Violence
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet examines the extent of family violence, particularly its effects on children growing up in violent families. December 1994. 1 pages. NCJ 248002
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Weapon Involvement in the Victimization of Children
OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined the prevalence of the use of weapons in the victimization of children and youth, focusing on weapons with a "high lethality risk" and how children's and youth's weapons-related victimization impacts their broader victimization and life experiences. June 2015. 10 pages. NCJ 249203
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What About Me? Coping With the Abduction of a Brother or Sister
OJJDP-Produced. Written by siblings of children who have been abducted, this guide contains information to help and support children of all ages when their brother or sister is kidnapped. May 2007. 69 pages. NCJ 217714
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When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide, Fourth Edition
OJJDP-Produced. Provides parents with the most current information on, and helpful insights into, what families should do when a child is missing. May 2010. 110 pages. NCJ 228735
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Working Together to Stop the Prostitution of Children Videoconference
OJJDP-Produced, Videotape. Teleconference Videotapes. This videoconference, which originally aired on December 11, 2003, examined the challenges faced by policymakers, juvenile justice officials, and other youth service professionals who are concerned with the commercial sexual exploitation of children and youth. December 2003. NCJ 203280
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¿Y yo? Cómo Sobrellevar el Secuestro de un Hermano o una Hermana
OJJDP-Produced. This is the Spanish-language version of What About Me? Coping With the Abduction of a Brother or Sister. May 2012. 70 pages. NCJ 237775
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You're Not Alone: The Journey From Abduction to Empowerment
OJJDP-Produced. Presents several stories of child abduction survivors and how they have grown and developed from their traumatic experiences. May 2008. 76 pages. NCJ 221965
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Youth Involvement in the Sex Trade: A National Study
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents findings from nearly 1,000 youth interviews conducted across six sites, a population estimate for underage youth in the sex trade in the United States, arrest patterns and prosecution and recidivism outcomes for these youth when they encounter the juvenile or criminal justice systems, and findings from interviews with service providers and police officers. March 2016. 166 pages. NCJ 249952
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