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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2006
OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents statistics about children’s economic security, health, behavior, social environment, and education. July 2006. 18 pages. NCJ 214787
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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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Assessing a Residential Treatment Program in the Context of Rhode Island's Juvenile Justice Reforms
OJJDP-Sponsored. This research examines a large database on information about the 2,053 boys who resided at Ocean Tides, Inc., an in-house residential school and rehabilitation program for adjudicated boys, for treatment and care from 1975 through 2015. 2017. 63 pages. NCJ 251033
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Characteristics of Crimes Against Juveniles
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Examines data from the National Incident-Based Reporting System on the characteristics of crimes committed against juveniles. June 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 179034
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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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Children Abducted by Family Members: National Estimates and Characteristics
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. Presents national estimates of children abducted by family members in 1999, their demographic characteristics, and the characteristics of perpetrators and episodes. October 2002. 12 pages. NCJ 196466
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Children Exposed to Violence: Tips for Child Welfare Staff
OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource provides tips for child welfare staff on how to work with children exposed to violence. 2011. 3 pages. NCJ 248423
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Children Exposed to Violence: Tips for Domestic Violence and Homeless Shelters
OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource provides tips for domestic violence and homeless shelters on how to work with children exposed to violence. 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 248424
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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, Crime, and Abuse: An Update
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence Series. This bulletin discusses the second National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV II), which was conducted in 2011 as a followup to the original NatSCEV I survey conducted in 2008. September 2015. 16 pages. NCJ 248547
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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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Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence: A Toolkit for Law Enforcement
OJJDP-Sponsored. This toolkit provides practical tools and resources to assist law enforcement agencies in building or enhancing effective operational responses to children exposed to violence (with or without a mental health partner). February 2017. 68 pages. NCJ 250768
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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 Portland, Oregon
OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined how domestic violence (DV) cases are treated in juvenile dependency court in Portland, OR, and whether their treatment of DV cases differs from cases without domestic violence (non-DV). October 2013. 15 pages. NCJ 244702
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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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Exploring Reasonable Efforts in Child Welfare Cases that Include Domestic Violence (Site A)
OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined how domestic violence (DV) cases are treated in juvenile dependency court in Reno, NV, and whether they are processed differently compared to cases without domestic violence. November 2013. 20 pages. NCJ 244701
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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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The "Green Book" Demonstration
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides an overview of the Green Book Initiative, an interagency demonstration project supporting the implementation of recommended policy and practice guidelines that address domestic violence and child maltreatment. May 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188260
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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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Healing, Justice, and Trust: A National Report on Outcomes for Children's Advocacy Centers
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report details the role of Children's Advocacy Centers (CACs) and the Outcome Measurement System (OMS) that help CACs evaluate their programs to increase the quality of services provided to children and families and improve the collaborative efforts of multidisciplinary team members. The report provides highlights from 2016 annual national data to show how CACs are achieving these three goals: healing, justice and trust. 2016. 12 pages. NCJ 250688
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Healing, Justice, and Trust: A National Report on Outcomes for Children's Advocacy Centers 2015
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report details the role of Children's Advocacy Centers (CACs) and the Outcome Measurement System (OMS) that help CACs evaluate their programs to increase the quality of services provided to children and families and improve the collaborative efforts of multidisciplinary team members. The report provides highlights from 2015 annual national data to show how CACs are achieving these three goals: healing, justice and trust. 2015. 12 pages. NCJ 250689
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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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Helping Child Victims of Family Violence Through School Personnel: An Evaluation of a Training Program
OJJDP-Sponsored. This article reports on the methodology and effects of a domestic violence training program for school professionals presented in 18 locations throughout rural western New York. 2008. 20 pages. NCJ 224023
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IX, Number 1 (Causes and Correlates)
OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Focuses on research that assess how and why children become delinquent, including its value in preventing and combating delinquency. September 2004. 40 pages. NCJ 203555
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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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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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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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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 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, 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 2008
OJJDP-Produced. Features National Mentoring Month, AMBER Alert Awareness Day, and OJJDP’s involvement in numerous conference and training programs. January 2008. 0 pages. NCJ 221373
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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 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, March/April 2008
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Features OJJDP conferences for faith-based and community organizations, the OJJDP Administrator’s and Deputy Administrator’s remarks at several events, training sessions for new and experienced disproportionate minority contact coordinators, and a preview of OJJDP’s national youth gang symposium. March 2008. 0 pages. NCJ 222388
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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 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 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, March/April 2018
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's Message From the Administrator highlights OJJDP's commitment to preventing child abuse and enhancing public safety to protect children from violence and neglect. The top story highlights OJJDP's observance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month and agency-supported programs to address child abuse. April 2018. 1 pages. NCJ 251520
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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 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 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, 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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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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Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse. Presents an overview of the 13 titles currently in OJJDP’s Portable Guides Series, which provides practical information on investigating child abuse and neglect. May 2007. 2 pages. NCJ 251655
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Preparing for a Trauma Consultation in Your Juvenile and Family Court
OJJDP-Sponsored. This OJJDP-funded guide highlights trauma consultation and how it can help juvenile and family courts become more trauma-informed across environment, practice, and policy. April 2015. 29 pages. NCJ 248757
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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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Reasonable Efforts in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases that Involve Domestic Violence
OJJDP-Sponsored. The NCJFCJ sought to determine how courts are actually handling cases involving child maltreatment and domestic violence. To better understand court practice, the research team at the NCJFCJ conducted a standardized case file review of three judicial districts in Oregon, Nevada, and West Virginia. The research data and community action plans, taken together, provide a framework for how courts are currently handling dependency cases involving domestic violence. 2014. 20 pages. NCJ 251127
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Spotlight on Youth Victims of Violence
OJJDP-Sponsored. This Data Snapshot uses data collected by the FBI's National Incident-Based Reporting System. April 2016. 1 pages. NCJ 251744
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Trends in the Murder of Juveniles: 1980-2000
OJJDP-Produced. Draws on statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program—in particular, supplementary homicide report data—to analyze trends in the murder of juveniles between 1980 and 2000. September 2004. 8 pages. NCJ 194609
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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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