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5 Ways Juvenile Probation Administrators Can Use Data
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue brief provides specific examples of how to use data to support positive youth outcomes, promote accountability and collaborate with other juvenile justice-involved agencies. It is one of a series of briefs being developed through the OJJDP-funded Juvenile Justice Model Data Project. March 2018. 2 pages. NCJ 251592
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Advancing Use of Risk Assessment in Juvenile Probation
OJJDP-Sponsored. This demonstration project used a quasi-experimental vs. comparison design to study the impact of implementing validated tools for assessing risk for violence and screening for behavioral health problems. June 2014. 202 pages. NCJ 249155
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Alternatives to the Secure Detention and Confinement of Juvenile Offenders
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Justice Practices Series. Recommends developing objective, valid, and reliable tools to make placement decisions among alternative programs and expanding the existing range of alternatives for juvenile offenders. September 2005. 41 pages. NCJ 208804
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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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Balanced and Restorative Justice
OJJDP-Produced. Discusses community supervision of juvenile offenders based on the balanced approach mission and the restorative justice philosophy. October 1994. 21 pages. NCJ 149727
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Balanced and Restorative Justice for Juveniles: A Framework for Juvenile Justice in the 21st Century
OJJDP-Produced. Describes how jurisdictions are balancing competency development, accountability, and public safety goals in an effort to restore victims, communities, and juvenile offenders as well as rebuild broken relationships. August 1997. 70 pages. NCJ 169691
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Balanced and Restorative Justice Videoconference
OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Highlights some of the key principles involved in the balanced and restorative justice model. June 2001. NCJ 188420
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Boot Camps for Juvenile Offenders: Program Summary
OJJDP-Produced. Presents background information and interim evaluation results for three pilot juvenile boot camp programs in Cleveland, OH; Denver, CO; and Mobile, AL. September 1997. 53 pages. NCJ 164258
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Case Studies of Nine Jurisdictions that Reduced Disproportionate Minority Contact in their Juvenile Justice Systems
OJJDP-Sponsored. Funded by OJJDP's Field Initiated Research and Evaluation (FIRE) Program beginning in 2009, this project identified promising and best practices to reduce racial and ethnic disproportionality and disparities at arrests, referrals to court, pre-adjudicated diversion, and placement in secure detention and confinement based on various systems improvement strategies. March 2014. 97 pages. NCJ 250301
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Community Supervision of Underage Drinking Offenders
OJJDP-Produced. This bulletin provides a theoretical overview on which to base policies, procedures, and practices to help professionals effectively supervise underage drinkers in the community. October 2012. 12 pages. NCJ 237147
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Comparison of Four Restorative Conferencing Models
OJJDP-Produced. Focuses on four restorative conferencing models: victim-offender mediation, community reparative boards, family group conferencing, and circle sentencing. February 2001. 20 pages. NCJ 184738
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Comprehensive Juvenile Justice Reform: Phase I and Phase II
OJJDP-Sponsored. Phase I is supported by Pew Charitable Trusts in partnership with the Crime and Justice Institute at Community Resources for Justice (CJI) and involves establishing a task force to analyze data, make legislative policy recommendations, and work with the state legislature to adopt those policy recommendations. Phase II is supported by OJJDP through funding to CJI that helps state agencies implement the package of legislative policies passed in each state. 2017. 2 pages. NCJ 251129
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Detention Diversion Advocacy: An Evaluation
OJJDP-Produced. Provides an overview of diversion programs and evaluation findings from the Detention Diversion Advocacy Project, a disposition case advocacy program operating in San Francisco, CA, and sponsored by the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice. September 1999. 16 pages. NCJ 171155
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Developing and Administering Accountability-Based Sanctions for Juveniles
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Describes Congress's attempt, through the Juvenile Accountability Block Grants program, to encourage states to develop and administer sanctions that are accountability based. September 1999. 12 pages. NCJ 177612
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Effectiveness of Restorative Justice Principles in Juvenile Justice: A Meta-Analysis
OJJDP-Sponsored. The objective of this study was to review all available research that compared participants in a restorative justice program to participants processed in a more traditional way using meta-analytic methods. May 2017. 145 pages. NCJ 250872
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Effectiveness of Restorative Justice Programs, OJJDP-Funded Research in Brief
OJJDP-Sponsored. The objective of this research was first to synthesize high quality, quantitative studies that evaluate the effectiveness of various restorative justice programs, and second, to evaluate the effect of different restorative justice program components, such as apologizing to victims, family participation, and including the victim in the process, to name a few. July 2017. 1 pages. NCJ 250995
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Engage, Involve, Empower: Family Engagement in Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report explores family engagement during a youth’s time in the juvenile justice system to improve outcomes across behavioral health, education, and delinquency in the juvenile drug treatment court context. The survey results helped shape the comprehensive set of family engagement recommendations as well as a self-evaluation tool. February 2017. 28 pages. NCJ 250618
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Environmental and Personal Factors in a Community-Based Juvenile Offender Intervention
OJJDP-Sponsored. This is a report of preliminary findings of a study of youth offenders in Houston, TX within the context of readiness-for-change. 2017. 15 pages. NCJ 251100
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Evaluation of Radius: A Program for Justice-Involved Girls in the Twin Cities
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents findings of and recommendations from an evaluation of Radius, a Volunteers of America-Minnesota program. Radius serves justice-involved girls ages 12 through 18 and combines multiple best practice approaches for working with this population. December 2015. 74 pages. NCJ 249775
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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice: Recommendations of the LGBT Subcommittee - Advancing the Reform Process for LGBQ/GNCT Youth in the Juvenile Justice System
OJJDP-Sponsored. The recommendations focus on actions that OJJDP can take to support state and local juvenile justice reform through federal action and by providing a roadmap for how a model juvenile justice system would address the needs of LGBQ/GNCT youth. March 2017. 11 pages. NCJ 250675
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Female Offenders in the Juvenile Justice System: Statistics Summary
OJJDP-Produced. Analyzes patterns in the arrests, judicial management, and correctional placement of female juvenile offenders and notes that females are entering the juvenile justice system more often and at younger ages than in past years. June 1996. 40 pages. NCJ 160941
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Implications for Juvenile and Family Court Judges
OJJDP-Sponsored. The NCJFCJ created this guide with input from juvenile and family court judges and experts from around the country to increase judicial knowledge of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), including their implications for court proceedings and case dispositions involving children and families affected by FASD. 2016. 64 pages. NCJ 251124
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Focus on Accountability: Best Practices for Juvenile Court and Probation
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Describes what it means to hold juvenile offenders accountable, details the role of the juvenile court and probation department, identifies the key elements of programs that promote accountability, and presents examples of exemplary community-based initiatives. August 1999. 12 pages. NCJ 177611
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Georgia's Fiscal Incentive Program Implementation Successes
OJJDP-Sponsored. This infographic provides details on Georgia's fiscal incentive program implementation successes. It includes legislative change, technical assistance and outcomes for reinvesting spending on state custody and program fidelity. 2017. 1 pages. NCJ 251131
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Getting Smart on Juvenile Justice: Implementing Statewide Reforms
OJJDP-Sponsored. The states' legislative reforms share the same overarching goals of reducing out-of-home placements, increasing community-based treatment and services, and improving outcomes for youth. CJI provides targeted implementation assistance to address the unique characteristics and challenges of each state. 2017. 2 pages. NCJ 251130
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Giving Back: Introducing Community Service Learning-Improving Mandated Community Service for Juvenile Offenders
OJJDP-Sponsored. This practical manual is designed to help juvenile-justice professionals apply school-based service-learning principles, goals, and methods to court-mandated community service for juvenile offenders. 2006. 107 pages. NCJ 237389
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Guide for Implementing the Balanced and Restorative Justice Model
OJJDP-Produced. Establishes an alternative philosophy for a more balanced approach to juvenile justice that emphasizes restorative justice in which offenders make amends to their victims and the community. December 1998. 95 pages. NCJ 167887
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Hawaii's Act 201: Comprehensive Reform Implementation Successes
OJJDP-Sponsored. This infographic provides details on Hawaii's fiscal incentive program implementation successes. It includes legislative change, technical assistance and outcomes for reducing court referrals, improving probation, and targeted programming. 2017. 1 pages. NCJ 251132
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How Shall We Respond to the Dreams of Youth? Videoconference
OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Highlights effective interventions and model programs that serve the needs of troubled youth. June 2000. NCJ 182438
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Implementing Comprehensive Juvenile Justice Improvement in Kentucky
OJJDP-Sponsored. Kentucky has experienced early positive results following passage of the Senate Bill 200 (SB 200), a sweeping juvenile justice improvement bill, including reductions in the number of commitments to state custody; increased access to diversion, a process that holds youth accountable without going through the formal court system; and reduced recidivism rates. This report examines the early outcomes after the bill's implementation. October 2017. 7 pages. NCJ 251354
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Implementing Comprehensive Juvenile Justice System Improvement in Hawaii
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report examines the early results of Hawaii's Act 201, a comprehensive set of juvenile justice improvements. October 2017. 5 pages. NCJ 251355
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Implementing Juvenile Justice System Improvement in Georgia
OJJDP-Sponsored. The Crime and Justice Institute provided a framework to assist Georgia's Criminal Justice Coordinating Council in the development of a model fidelity assessment process to evaluate juvenile justice reforms. This report provides an early look into the outcomes of implementing the framework. October 2017. 4 pages. NCJ 251356
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Improving Outcomes for Youth: A Look at Juvenile Justice Reform Implementation in Six States
OJJDP-Sponsored. Since 2014, six states have launched innovative efforts with assistance from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) to build on legislative reforms aimed at addressing the poor outcomes and high costs of their juvenile justice systems. Through data-driven implementation, these states have already begun to put in place customized policies and practices to better serve youth and their communities. 2017. 8 pages. NCJ 251128
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program: 2004 Report to Congress
OJJDP-Produced, Report. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Provides an update on how OJJDP has implemented its Congressional mandate to meet the goals of the Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) Program August 2005. 43 pages. NCJ 208362
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program: 2006/2007 Report to Congress
OJJDP-Produced, Report. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Presents information on the program’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal years 2006 and 2007. January 2009. 32 pages. NCJ 225367
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Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants Program
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about OJJDP's Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants (JAIBG) program, which is designed to promote greater accountability in the juvenile justice system. April 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 247863
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Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants: Strategic Planning Guide
OJJDP-Produced. Describes how states and local units of government can use funds from the Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants (JAIBG) program to build correctional/detention facilities, hire court staff, address drugs and gang violence, establish speciality courts, and conduct related activities. January 1999. 62 pages. NCJ 172846
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Juvenile Boot Camps
OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant. Teleconference Videotapes. Explores the characteristics, operational concepts, and implementation issues of juvenile boot camps; examines the Youth Development Program; and assesses the results of an OJJDP-funded evaluation, illustrating some changes that have been made as a result of the evaluation. View the broadcast on the Juvenile Justice Teleconferencing Web site. February 1996. 25 pages. NCJ 160949
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Juvenile Boot Camps: Lessons Learned
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about juvenile boot camp demonstration projects, their evaluations, and lessons learned. June 1996. 2 pages. NCJ 176463
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Juvenile Intensive Supervision: Planning Guide
OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. Offers practitioners the tools they need to implement community-based intensive supervision programs as alternatives to long-term institutional confinement for designated juvenile offenders. October 1994. 95 pages. NCJ 150065
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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 IV, Number 2 (Making a Difference Issue)
OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Highlights efforts to "make a difference" in the juvenile justice system and examines drug trafficking and homicides involving youth gangs. December 1997. 32 pages. NCJ 166823
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume III, Number 1 (Community-Based Juvenile Justice Issue)
OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Describes community-based efforts to institute restorative justice measures and to provide aftercare services to juvenile offenders. December 1996. 39 pages. NCJ 161410
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Juvenile Justice Reform Initiatives in the States: 1994-1996
OJJDP-Produced. Identifies and analyzes issues and trends associated with state juvenile justice reform initiatives that took place between 1994 and 1996; issues examined include juvenile violence, street gangs, delinquency prevention, boot camps, and juvenile transfer. October 1997. 93 pages. NCJ 165697
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Kansas's Senate Bill 367: Comprehensive Reform Implementation Successes
OJJDP-Sponsored. This infographic provides details on Kansas's fiscal incentive program implementation successes. It includes legislative change, technical assistance and outcomes for reducing detention, limiting out-of-home placement, and reinvestment. 2017. 1 pages. NCJ 251133
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Kentucky's Senate Bill 200: Comprehensive Reform Implementation Successes
OJJDP-Sponsored. This infographic provides details on Kentucky's fiscal incentive program implementation successes. It includes legislative change, technical assistance and outcomes for increasing diversion, limiting out-of-home placement, and reinvesting savings into community services. 2017. 1 pages. NCJ 251134
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Making Things Right: Meaningful Community Service for Juvenile Offenders
OJJDP-Sponsored. This bulletin presents an overview of community service and provides tips for designing and implementing meaningful community service projects for juvenile offenders. March 2008. 20 pages. NCJ 230978
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The Mandates
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses the mandates established through the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974: deinstitutionalization of status offenders and nonoffenders; sight-and-sound separation of juveniles from adults in correctional facilities; removal of juveniles from adult jails and lockups; and demonstration of efforts to reduce the disproportionate confinement of minority youth. 1994. 2 pages. NCJ 247896
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Alternatives to Detention and Confinement
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on alternatives to detention and confinement. August 2014. 7 pages. NCJ 249689
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Day Treatment
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on day treatment. 2011. 3 pages. NCJ 249699
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Diversion
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on diversion programs. February 2017. 3 pages. NCJ 249701
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Formal, Post-Adjudication Juvenile Probation Services
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on probation services. August 2017. 9 pages. NCJ 249717
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Group Homes
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on group homes. 2008. 3 pages. NCJ 249706
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Home Confinement and Electronic Monitoring
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on home confinement and electronic monitoring. October 2014. 6 pages. NCJ 249708
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Intersection Between Mental Health and the Juvenile Justice System
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review will focus on the scope of mental health problems of at-risk and justice-involved youths; the impact of mental health on justice involvement as well as the impact of justice involvement on mental health; disparities in mental health treatment in the juvenile justice system; and evidence-based programs that have been shown to improve outcomes for youths with mental health issues. July 2017. 13 pages. NCJ 251500
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Residential Treatment Centers
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on residential treatment centers. July 2011. 7 pages. NCJ 249721
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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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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Wilderness Camp
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on wilderness camps. March 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 249731
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Wraparound Process
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on the wraparound process. April 2014. 7 pages. NCJ 249732
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Model Programs Guide: Implementation Guide: Diversion Programs
OJJDP-Sponsored. The Model Programs Guide: Implementation Guide (I-Guide): Diversion Programs was designed for those interested in implementing a preadjudication diversion program (that is, a program that diverts youth from formal processing before they go to court). This I-Guide focuses on the beginning stages of implementing a post-arrest, pre-adjudication diversion program. The I-Guide includes programs that divert youths away from court hearings and formal juvenile court processing. August 2017. 10 pages. NCJ 252194
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Model Programs Guide: Implementation Guide: Juvenile Reentry Programs
OJJDP-Sponsored. Juvenile reentry includes the provision of services both before and after release, to facilitate a juvenile's continuing reintegration in the community. These programs generally focus on changing youth's individual behavior and help them develop practical skill sets to prevent further delinquency and ensure their successful reentry into the community. September 2018. 10 pages. NCJ 252195
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OJJDP 2015 Annual Report - Moving Ahead: Our Commitment To Reforming the Juvenile Justice System
OJJDP-Produced. The Annual Report highlights the office's efforts in FY 2015 to ensure safe and healthy communities for our nation's children and families, including programs that address juvenile justice system improvements, racial and ethnic disparities, and children's exposure to violence and reentry. March 2018. 68 pages. NCJ 250522
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OJJDP Annual Report 2005
OJJDP-Produced. Describes the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's major activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2005 (October 1, 2004, to September 30, 2005), which reflect the Office's continuing commitment to programs that have the greatest potential for reducing juvenile delinquency and the victimization of children as well as improving the juvenile justice system. August 2008. 88 pages. NCJ 215560
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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 In Focus Fact Sheet: Disproportionate Minority Contact
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. In Focus. This fact sheet provides an overview of OJJDP's efforts to reduce disproportionate minority contact (DMC). The publication includes a description of OJJDP's DMC Reduction Model, which helps states determine whether disproportionality exists and, if it does, guides the establishment of multipronged intervention strategies to ensure equal treatment of all youth. The fact sheet also includes a summary of states' DMC-reduction activities derived from compliance plans submitted in fiscal year 2011. November 2012. 4 pages. NCJ 239457
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 2, Issue 1, Fall 2012
OJJDP-Sponsored, Journal of Juvenile Justice. This Journal is a semi-annual, peer reviewed journal sponsored by OJJDP. October 2012. 97 pages. NCJ 240461
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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, 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, 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 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, 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 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, 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, 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 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 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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Planning of New Institutions: Workshops for Juvenile Facilities
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet examines planning for new secure juvenile facilities and renovating or expanding existing facilities. January 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 186264
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Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact: Preparation at the Local Level
OJJDP-Produced. Describes strategies that States and communities can use to reduce disproportionate minority contact with the juvenile justice system. September 2009. 12 pages. NCJ 218861
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Residential Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1987–1996
OJJDP-Produced. Provides information on adjudicated delinquency cases from 1987 to 1996 that resulted in out-of-home placement. September 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 247992
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Resources for Juvenile Detention Reform
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about resources that focus on juvenile detention reform. November 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 185688
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Restorative Justice Conferences as an Early Response to Young Offenders
OJJDP-Produced. Describes restorative justice conferencing, a promising form of early intervention for very young offenders that brings together an offending youth, his or her victim, and supporters of both the offender and victim with a trained facilitator. August 2001. 12 pages. NCJ 187769
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RESTTA (Restitution Education, Specialized Training, and Technical Assistance) National Directory of Restitution and Community Service Programs
OJJDP-Produced. Describes 500 individual programs of restitution and community service for juveniles throughout the United States. March 1998. 570 pages. NCJ 166365
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South Dakota's Senate Bill 73: Comprehensive Reform Implementation Successes
OJJDP-Sponsored. This infographic provides details on South Dakota's fiscal incentive program implementation successes. It includes legislative change, technical assistance and outcomes for preventing deeper system involvement, limiting out-of-home placement, and reinvesting. 2017. 1 pages. NCJ 251135
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System Change Through State Challenge Activities: Approaches and Products
OJJDP-Produced. Describes problems in the juvenile justice system (e.g., inadequate services for youth with special needs, poor conditions of confinement, overrepresentation of minorities, insufficient use of alternatives to incarceration, inadequate aftercare services, and gender bias) and Congress's response to these problems—the State Challenge Activities Program. March 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 177625
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Treatment Foster Care
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Family Strengthening Series. Describes an alternative to residential and group care placements for serious and chronic juvenile offenders. December 1998. 12 pages. NCJ 173421
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Underage Drinking: Intervention Principles and Practice Guidelines for Community Corrections
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report from the Council of State Governments and the American Probation and Parole Association presents intervention principles and practice guidelines for dealing with underage drinking. 2011. 111 pages. NCJ 238632
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Understanding Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Probation: What Affects Decisions?
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report explores the process of probation decision making that leads to disparities by placing it in the context of constraints and options available at various decision points. July 2016. 93 pages. NCJ 250802
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West Virginia's Senate Bill 393: Comprehensive Reform Implementation Successes
OJJDP-Sponsored. This infographic provides details on West Virginia's fiscal incentive program implementation successes. It includes legislative change, technical assistance and outcomes for increasing community services, limiting out-of-home placement, and reinvesting savings from reduction in out-of-home placement into community-based services. 2017. 1 pages. NCJ 251136
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YES: Youth Environmental Service Initiative
OJJDP-Produced. The Youth Environmental Service (YES) initiative is designed to increase the capacity of States and communities to treat and rehabilitate delinquent youth and to prevent at-risk youth from entering the juvenile justice system. June 1996. 1 pages. NCJ 248000
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Youth Environmental Service in Action: Program Summary
OJJDP-Produced. Provides background for the Youth Environmental Service (YES) initiative, which enhances delinquent youth's skills through work and education programs, and indepth descriptions of the development and operation of six YES pilot sites. June 1996. 48 pages. NCJ 159762
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