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5 Ways Juvenile Court Judges Can Use Data
OJJDP-Sponsored. Data collected in courtrooms every day can be aggregated and viewed differently to paint a picture of what is happening in that court and community. The Juvenile Justice Model Data Brief describes five important ways that judges can use data. July 2017. 2 pages. NCJ 251032
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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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Access to Counsel
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. Juvenile Justice Practices Series. Examines access to legal counsel in the juvenile justice system. Available online only. June 2004. 34 pages. NCJ 204063
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Accountability-Based Sanctions
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information on the accountability-based sanctions requirement of the Innovative Local Law Enforcement and Community Policing program. March 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 251651
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Addressing Truancy in Youth Court Programs (From Selected Topics on Youth Courts: A Monograph, P 1-24, 2004, Tracy Godwin Mullins, ed. -- See NCJ-208164)
OJJDP-Sponsored. Based on a focus-group discussion, research, and promising practices related to truancy reduction, this paper provides an overview of the scope of the problem of truancy, benefits in addressing truancy in youth courts, effective strategies for working with truants, and possible benchmarks for youth courts to use when measuring success in truancy-reduction efforts. 2004. 24 pages. NCJ 208165
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Analysis of Federally Prosecuted CSEC Cases since the Passage of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act of 2000
OJJDP-Sponsored. This national analysis of Federal prosecutions of cases that involved the commercial sexual exploitation of children and youth (CSEC) focused on whether existing laws related to CSEC are being enforced, the key features of successful CSEC cases, the factors that predict convictions, the factors that predict sentence length, whether U.S. courts have increased penalties for sexual crimes against children, and the effects of CSEC legislation on service providers who work with these victims. February 2008. 163 pages. NCJ 222023
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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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Assessing Fidelity to a Logic Model: The National Cross-Site Evaluation of Juvenile Drug Courts (JDC) and Reclaiming Futures (RF) Experience
OJJDP-Sponsored. This presentation provided an overview of logic models and how to develop them; how to use logic models to assess program implementation fidelity; how to link program fidelity to outcomes; the JDC/RF logic model; and specific lessons learned. July 2015. 28 pages. NCJ 249762
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Awakening to the Strength of Latino Youth
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report on the Sixth Annual Ethnic and Cultural Diversity Training Conference documents the socioeconomic status of Latino families and youth in the United States and assesses how laws, court systems, and correctional facilities have responded to Latino youth. 2001. 25 pages. NCJ 199875
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Balanced and Restorative Justice Project (BARJ)
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet explains the balanced and restorative justice model, which underscores the importance of the victim (individual or community) in the justice process and requires the offender to actively pursue restoration of the victim by paying restitution or performing community service, or both. July 1996. 2 pages. NCJ 251650
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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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Best Practices in Juvenile Accountability: Overview
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Provides an indepth history of OJJDP's Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) Program, reviews the developmental perspective shaping juvenile accountability, and offers case histories illustrating effective practices that promote accountability. April 2003. 12 pages. NCJ 184745
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Bridging Research and Practice for Juvenile Justice: Systematizing the Approach
OJJDP-Sponsored. Using a systematic approach, the Urban Institute team identified Applying a Child and Adolescent Developmental Approach to Practice as a pressing gap in the field. December 2016. 29 pages. NCJ 250490
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Bridging Research and Practice in Juvenile Probation: Rethinking Strategies To Promote Long-Term Change
OJJDP-Sponsored. The strategies presented in the report cover five core practice areas: screening, assessment and structured decision-making; case planning; matching services and promoting positive youth development; structuring supervision to promote long-term behavior change; and incentivizing success and implementing graduated responses. This report is intended to serve as a resource to probation officers and agencies. October 2018. 86 pages. NCJ 252234
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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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Building Culturally Relevant Youth Courts in Tribal Communities (From Selected Topics on Youth Courts: A Monograph, P 65-91, 2004, Tracy Godwin Mullins, ed. -- See NCJ-208164)
OJJDP-Sponsored. After a background review of tribal justice systems, this paper presents an overview of issues to address in the development and implementation of youth courts in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. 2004. 27 pages. NCJ 208168
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Burglary Cases in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet details trends in offense rates and judicial handling of juvenile burglary offenders. May 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 195282
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Capacity Building for Juvenile Substance Abuse Treatment
OJJDP-Produced. Discusses drug testing in the juvenile justice system, youth case management, capacity building in the juvenile justice system, and a project to provide technical assistance in identifying substance-abusing youth and providing appropriate intervention. December 1997. 12 pages. NCJ 167251
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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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Changes to OJJDP's Juvenile Accountability Program
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Presents an overview of recent changes in OJJDP's juvenile accountability program as a result of the Department of Justice Authorization Act for FY 2003. June 2003. 6 pages. NCJ 200220
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Characteristics of Delinquency Cases Handled in Juvenile Court 2015
OJJDP-Sponsored. This Data Snapshot draws on data from the OJJDP-sponsored National Center for Juvenile Justice. Data include case counts, detailed by juvenile demographics, types of sanctions for adjudicated delinquency cases, and offenses involving detention. May 2018. 1 pages. NCJ 251695
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Child Delinquency: Early Intervention and Prevention
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Child Delinquency Series. Presents valuable information on the nature of child delinquency and describes early intervention and prevention programs that effectively reduce delinquent behavior. May 2003. 20 pages. NCJ 186162
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Child Delinquency: Early Intervention and Prevention Videoconference
OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Presents key findings of OJJDP's Study Group on Very Young Offenders, features effective and promising intervention and prevention programs, analyzes the implications of dealing with seriously disruptive children in the preschool and early elementary school years. View the broadcast on the Juvenile Justice Teleconferencing Web site. November 2000. NCJ 185594
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Child Forensic Interviewing: Best Practices
OJJDP-Produced. This bulletin consolidates the current knowledge of professionals from several major forensic interview training programs on best practices for interviewing children in cases of alleged abuse. September 2015. 20 pages. NCJ 248749
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Collecting Data and Sharing Information To Improve School-Justice Partnerships
OJJDP-Sponsored. This technical assistance bulletin provides guidance around what information to collect and how to use it to promote effective School-Justice Partnerships. 2017. 28 pages. NCJ 251336
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Combating Underage Drinking Videoconference
OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Highlights health and social problems associated with underage drinking, shares model approaches to reduce underage drinking, and discusses federal funding opportunities and the roles of governmental and nongovernmental agencies. September 2000. NCJ 184175
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The Community Assessment Center Concept
OJJDP-Produced. Informs juvenile justice practitioners and other youth service providers about OJJDP's work in developing and demonstrating a Community Assessment Center model. March 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 178942
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Community Assessment Centers: A Discussion of the Concept's Efficacy
OJJDP-Produced. Discusses the potential benefits of Community Assessment Centers, examines how OJJDP currently addresses issues of importance in intervening with at-risk and delinquent youth, and discusses how OJJDP may address the concept of Community Assessment Centers in fiscal year 1996. November 1995. 19 pages. NCJ 161858
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Community Engagement in Juvenile Drug Court: Lessons Learned
OJJDP-Sponsored. This brief offers recommendations for one of the components of the Juvenile Drug Courts/Reclaiming Futures initiative that goes beyond the relationship between the court and the youth: community engagement. November 2015. 6 pages. NCJ 249770
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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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Comparison of Statewide Youth Court Associations and Networking Groups (From Selected Topics on Youth Courts: A Monograph, P 93-105, 2004, Tracy Godwin Mullins, ed. -- See NCJ-208164)
OJJDP-Sponsored. This paper draws on lessons learned from existing State youth court associations and networking groups to provide information to other youth-court programs interested in forming a statewide association or group. 2004. 13 pages. NCJ 208169
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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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The Concurrent Evolution and Intertwined Nature of Juvenile Drug Courts (JDC) and Reclaiming Futures (RF) Approach to Juvenile Justice Reform
OJJDP-Sponsored. The purpose of this presentation was to describe the need for more and better adolescent treatment, review the history and evolution of juvenile drug courts (JDC), provide an overview of Reclaiming Futures (RF), and describe how JDC and RF have come together. October 2015. 23 pages. NCJ 249761
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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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Crime Victims' Rights and Crime Victim Assistance
OJJDP-Sponsored. The following collection of materials will familiarize readers with recent developments and emerging issues in the crime victims' rights/victim assistance movement, both in the juvenile justice and criminal justice systems. 1999. 8 pages. NCJ 251467
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Criminal Careers of Serious Delinquents in Two Cities
NIJ-Sponsored, OJJDP-Sponsored. This study investigated the evolution of offending within a sample of adolescent offenders in two large cities referred to juvenile and adult courts for serious criminal offenses. July 2004. 17 pages. NCJ 206175
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The Criminal Justice System's Response to Parental Abduction
OJJDP-Produced. Summarizes findings of a study conducted for OJJDP by the American Bar Association's Center on Children and the Law and Westat to assess the criminal justice system's response to parental abduction. December 2001. 16 pages. NCJ 186160
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Cross-Site Report: JDC/RF Programmatic Processes – September 2015: Five Site Report
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents an analysis of site-specific process data on Juvenile Drug Court/Reclaiming Futures program enrollment and treatment initiation. November 2015. 3 pages. NCJ 249760
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Cross-Site Report: Modifications and Adaptations from Planned to Actual JDC/RF Integration and Implementation - September 2015: Five Site Report
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents findings from an evaluation of Juvenile Drug Court (JDC): Strategies in Practice and Reclaiming Futures (JDC/RF) programs implemented in five JDCs in the United States. This report focuses on the modifications and adaptations that occurred at the evaluation sites during the implementation of the JDC/RF integrated model. November 2015. 3 pages. NCJ 249759
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Cross-Site Report: Perceptions of Changes to Juvenile Drug Court Service Matching During Reclaiming Futures Model Implementation - July 2015: Five Site Report
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report summarizes perceived changes to the process of matching youth to services that occurred during the implementation of Reclaiming Futures at juvenile drug courts. December 2015. 4 pages. NCJ 249771
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Defend Children: A Blueprint for Effective Juvenile Defender Services
OJJDP-Sponsored. This Blueprint is a call to action to uphold and enforce the right to counsel for every child facing prosecution and to adequately fund and support effective systems of juvenile defense. November 2016. 60 pages. NCJ 250388
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Delays in Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases
OJJDP-Produced. This paper examines delays in juvenile court processing of delinquency cases. March 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 186267
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Delays in Youth Justice
NIJ, OJJDP-Produced, Report. Justice Research Series. This bulletin reviews a research effort in juvenile case processing that looked at two information sources, a nationwide sample of counties and an indepth investigation of three Midwestern courts. February 2014. 5 pages. NCJ 237149
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases handled in U.S. juvenile courts between 1985 and 2005. June 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 224538
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 1992
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet is a summary of juvenile court statistics, providing key statistics for the juvenile justice courts in the United States for 1992. July 1994. 2 pages. NCJ 198480
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2002
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents data on delinquency cases in juvenile court for the year 2002. November 2006. 2 pages. NCJ 217181
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2007 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. June 2010. 4 pages. NCJ 230168
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2008
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2008 by U.S. juvenile courts for public order, person, and property offenses and drug law violations. The estimates are based on data from more than 2,300 courts with jurisdiction over 82% of the nation’s juvenile population. The fact sheet is based on the report, Juvenile Court Statistics 2008. December 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 236479
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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 in Juvenile Court, 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. National Report Series. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2010 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. February 2014. 4 pages. NCJ 243041
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. National Report Series. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases handled in U.S. juvenile courts between 1985 and 2011. December 2014. 4 pages. NCJ 248409
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2013
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. National Report Series. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases handled in U.S. juvenile courts between 1985 and 2013. October 2015. 4 pages. NCJ 248899
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1991
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents data on delinquency cases in juvenile court for the year 1991. April 1994. 3 pages. NCJ 247759
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1994
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents data on delinquency cases in juvenile court for the year 1994. October 1996. 2 pages. NCJ 198493
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1995
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents data on delinquency cases in juvenile court for the year 1995. May 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 247758
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1996
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents data on delinquency cases in juvenile court for the year 1996. May 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 176217
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1997
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents data on delinquency cases in juvenile court for the year 1997. March 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 188861
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1998
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents data on delinquency cases in juvenile court for the year 1998. August 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 189730
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1999
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents data on delinquency cases in juvenile court for the year 1999. September 2003. 2 pages. NCJ 203715
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 2004
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents data on delinquency cases in juvenile court for the year 2004. February 2008. 2 pages. NCJ 221519
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Delinquency Cases Involving Hispanic Youth, 2013
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. This bulletin provides an overview of juvenile court handling of delinquency cases involving Hispanic youth. November 2016. 12 pages. NCJ 249915
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2005
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on petitioned delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2005. June 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 224539
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2007
OJJDP-Produced. Presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through the judicial waiver mechanism between 1985 and 2007. June 2010. 4 pages. NCJ 230167
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1985-1994
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents estimates on delinquency cases judicially waived to criminal court for the period 1985-1994. February 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 247760
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1987-1996
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents estimates on delinquency cases judicially waived to criminal court for the period 1987-1996. April 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 175560
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1988-1997
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents estimates on delinquency cases judicially waived to criminal court for the period 1988-1997. March 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 181084
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1989-1998
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents estimates on delinquency cases judicially waived to criminal court for the period 1989-1998. September 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 190338
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1990-1999
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents estimates on delinquency cases judicially waived to criminal court for the period 1990-1999. September 2003. 2 pages. NCJ 203713
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2008
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on petitioned delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2009. U.S. juvenile courts handle approximately half of delinquency cases formally (i.e., a petition is filed requesting an adjudication or waiver hearing). This fact sheet is based on the report, Juvenile Court Statistics 2008. December 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 236481
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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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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2010
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 2010. February 2014. 4 pages. NCJ 243042
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. National Report Series. This fact sheet presents the estimates of the number of petitioned juvenile delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2011. December 2014. 4 pages. NCJ 248410
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Dependency Drug Court: Evaluation Report
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents the results of an evaluation of San Francisco Superior Court’s Dependency Drug Court project. December 2012. 18 pages. NCJ 241056
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Detained Youth Processed in Juvenile and Adult Court: Psychiatric Disorders and Mental Health Needs
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Beyond Detention Series. This bulletin presents results of a study of the prevalence of psychiatric disorders among youth transferred to adult criminal court compared with those processed in juvenile court. September 2015. 16 pages. NCJ 248283
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Detention and Delinquency Cases, 1985-1994
OJJDP-Produced. This document examines detention in delinquency cases during the period 1985 to 1994. March 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 247763
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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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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1987-1996
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet reports on the juvenile delinquency caseload ordered to detention between 1987 and 1996. August 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 178007
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1988-1997
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet reports on the juvenile delinquency caseload ordered to detention between 1988 and 1997. November 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 185231
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1989-1998
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet reports on the juvenile delinquency caseload ordered to detention between 1989 and 1998. January 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 193438
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1990-1999
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet reports on the juvenile delinquency caseload ordered to detention between 1990 and 1999. September 2003. 2 pages. NCJ 203727
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Developing a Policy for Controlled Substance Testing of Juveniles
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Presents an overview of the issues involved in developing and implementing a substance-testing program for juveniles. June 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 178896
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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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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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Developing Juvenile Drug Court Practices on Process Standards: A Systematic Review and Qualitative Synthesis
OJJDP-Sponsored. The objective of this study was to systematically review the evidence on implementation barriers and facilitators, and other process issues related to juvenile drug courts, including systemwide contextual factors. November 2016. 63 pages. NCJ 250441
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Disrupting School-Justice Pathways for Youth With Behavioral Health Needs
OJJDP-Sponsored. This Technical Assistance Bulletin (TAB) from National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, with support from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, provides the steps necessary to implement a School Responder Model in order to keep youth with behavioral health needs in school and out of court. October 2017. 32 pages. NCJ 251192
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Drug Courts
NIJ, OJJDP-Produced, BJA. After a brief overview of the features and effectiveness of drug courts, this paper presents summaries of drug court program development, research, and information dissemination performed by various agencies and organizations. May 2018. 2 pages. NCJ 238527
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Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 1985-1994
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides statistics on drug offense cases in juvenile courts from 1985 to 1994. February 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 198495
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Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 1986-1995
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides statistics on drug offense cases in juvenile courts from 1986 to 1995. June 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 247765
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Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1985-2004
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides statistics on drug offense cases in juvenile courts from 1985 to 2004. February 2008. 2 pages. NCJ 221521
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Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1989-1998
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides statistics on drug offense cases in juvenile courts from 1989 to 1998. September 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 190337
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Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1990-1999
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides statistics on drug offense cases in juvenile courts from 1990 to 1999. September 2003. 2 pages. NCJ 203728
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Due Process Advocacy
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about and findings from an OJJDP-supported study on legal representation of juvenile delinquents. January 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 247766
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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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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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Employment and Training for Court-Involved Youth
OJJDP-Produced. Presents a compendium of the opinions and concerns of an OJJDP task force about current conditions that affect court-involved youth and identifies the most promising strategies for connecting court-involved youth to the labor market. November 2000. 106 pages. NCJ 182787
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Employment and Training for Court-Involved Youth Videoconference
OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant. Teleconference Videotapes. Discusses key findings from the OJJDP Report Employment and Training for Court-Involved Youth, provides guidance in designing and implementing training programs that meet the needs of employers, and highlights promising programs and effective strategies for linking court-involved youth to the job market. February 2001. 21 pages. NCJ 186403
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Employment and Training for Court-Involved Youth: An Overview
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides an overview of the OJJDP report, Employment and Training for Court-Involved Youth. April 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 247767
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Enabling Prosecutors to Address Drug, Gang, and Youth Violence
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Features one of the three Juvenile Accountability Block Grants program purpose areas that focus on enhancing the ability of prosecutors to address juvenile crime. December 1999. 12 pages. NCJ 178917
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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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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 Prosecutors' Ability To Combat and Prevent Juvenile Crime in Their Jurisdictions
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Features two of the three Juvenile Accountability Block Grants program purpose areas that focus on enhancing the ability of prosecutors to address juvenile crime. December 1999. 20 pages. NCJ 178916
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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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Establishing and Maintaining Interagency Information Sharing
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Presents the necessary elements to develop and maintain an interagency information-sharing program to be used by representatives from juvenile courts, probation, social services, education, law enforcement, prosecution, and other juvenile justice partners who serve at-risk and delinquent youth. March 2000. 16 pages. NCJ 178281
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Ethnic Identity and Offending Trajectories Among Mexican American Juvenile Offenders: Gang Membership and Psychosocial Maturity
NIJ-Sponsored, OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined the association of joint trajectories of ethnic identity and criminal offending to psychosocial maturity. December 2012. 15 pages. NCJ 241734
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Evaluating Children's Advocacy Centers' Response to Child Sexual Abuse
OJJDP-Produced. Describes an evaluation of the effectiveness of four prominent Children’s Advocacy Centers and comparison communities in coordinating child abuse investigations and providing victim services. August 2008. 12 pages. NCJ 218530
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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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Evaluation of the Gulfton Truancy Reduction Demonstration Project
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report details the evaluation outcomes of two components of the Gulfton Truancy Reduction Demonstration Project: police visits to the homes of truant students and case management for truants. January 2006. 58 pages. NCJ 249064
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Examining the Referral Stage for Mentoring High-Risk Youth In Six Different Juvenile Justice Settings
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report discusses issues and provides guidance in referring juvenile offenders processed in teen courts/youth courts to a mentoring program, in which a non-parental adult forms a relationship with the youth for the purpose of being an example, guide, and support for the youth’s positive development. October 2013. 16 pages. NCJ 244241
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Exploring Outcomes Related to Legal Representation for Parents Involved in Mississippi's Juvenile Dependency System
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents the findings of case file reviews conducted to compare juvenile dependency cases opened before and after the implementation of the parent representation pilot programs in Forrest and Rankin counties in Mississippi. It includes findings from both the initial and follow-up phases of data collection. October 2014. 29 pages. NCJ 251125
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Exploring Outcomes Related to Legal Representation for Parents Involved in Mississippi's Juvenile Dependency System, Preliminary Findings
OJJDP-Sponsored. This study compared the outcomes of child abuse and neglect cases for parents who did and did not have legal representation in two Mississippi counties (Forrest and Rankin). December 2013. 40 pages. NCJ 244704
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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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Family Engagement in Juvenile Drug Court: Lessons Learned
OJJDP-Sponsored. This brief offers recommendations for one of the components of the Juvenile Drug Courts/Reclaiming Futures initiative that goes beyond the relationship between the court and the youth: family engagement. June 2015. 5 pages. NCJ 249768
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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice: 2015 Recommendations to the President, Congress, and OJJDP Administrator
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents recommendations developed by the FACJJ subcommittees and approved by the full FACJJ focusing on the following areas: Issues related to the confidentiality, sealing, and expungement of juvenile records; Priorities for research and education supported by OJJDP; and Reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. October 2015. 5 pages. NCJ 249243
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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 Delinquency Cases, 1997
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information on female delinquency cases in 1997, covering counts and trends, offender characteristics, offenses, detention, intake decisions, waiver to criminal court, and adjudication and disposition. November 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 184992
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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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Findings From the Economic Analysis of JDC/RF: Policy Implications for Juvenile Drug Courts
OJJDP-Sponsored. This brief provides findings from the National Cross-Site Evaluation of Juvenile Drug Courts and Reclaiming Futures (JDC/RF) describing JDC/RF program costs and estimated net economic benefits. January 2016. 6 pages. NCJ 249769
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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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Forming a Multidisciplinary Team To Investigate Child Abuse
OJJDP-Produced, Portable Guide. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse. Delineates the benefits of forming a multidisciplinary team of professionals from law enforcement, child protective services, prosecution, medicine, counseling, and related fields to investigate cases of child abuse and neglect. March 2000. 28 pages. NCJ 170020
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Gang Prosecution Manual
OJJDP-Sponsored. Prepared by working prosecutors and investigators from different States, this manual assists local prosecutors and investigators in preparing for a gang-related crime prosecution, from the initial crime-scene investigation to preparing and presenting the case, followed by sentencing specific to gang cases. July 2009. 121 pages. NCJ 228289
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Gang Suppression and Intervention: Community Models, Research Summary
OJJDP-Produced. Presents a prototype for the design and mobilization of community efforts to counter youth gangs through efforts by police, prosecutors, judges, probation and parole officers, corrections officers, schools, employers, community-based agencies, and a range of grassroots organizations. October 1994. 35 pages. NCJ 148202
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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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Graduated Sanctions: An Effective Intervention Strategy for Addressing Delinquency Videoconference
OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Highlights the efforts of OJJDP and the Juvenile Sanctions Center to support and implement effective graduated sanctions strategies. March 2005. NCJ 209017
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Guide for Implementing Teen Court Programs
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about the OJJDP-sponsored resource, Peer Justice and Youth Empowerment: An Implementation Guide for Teen Court Programs. August 1996. 2 pages. NCJ 247776
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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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A Guide to the Guidelines: Practical Tips for Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts to Implement
OJJDP-Sponsored. The guide provides juvenile drug treatment court professionals and teams with advice and tips on the new Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines. June 2017. 13 pages. NCJ 250930
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Guide to the State Juvenile Justice Profiles
OJJDP-Sponsored. This bulletin presents the history, content, and design of the State Juvenile Justice Profiles Web site, which features descriptive information and analysis on each State's juvenile justice system. April 2006. 8 pages. NCJ 215403
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Guidelines for Juvenile Information Sharing
OJJDP-Produced. Provides comprehensive guidelines for State and local efforts to improve information sharing among key agencies involved with at-risk youth and juvenile offenders. October 2006. 37 pages. NCJ 215786
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Guiding System-Level Change: Developing a Comprehensive Plan for Integrating Innovative Programs Into Drug Court
OJJDP-Sponsored. This presentation covered information about program implementation, how to involve individuals and maximize buy-in, how to guide system-level change, and how to track and evaluate progress. May 2014. 34 pages. NCJ 249763
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Has the Juvenile Court Outlived Its Usefulness?
OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant. Teleconference Videotapes. Examines the public debate over whether the juvenile justice system remains a relevant response to juvenile delinquency. Videotape. December 1996. 11 pages. NCJ 163929
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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 Juveniles Get to Criminal Court
OJJDP-Produced. Uses data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive to present state and aggregate information on the diverse mechanisms by which juveniles arrived in criminal court in 1992. October 1994. 6 pages. NCJ 150309
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How the Justice System Responds to Juvenile Victims: A Comprehensive Model
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Introduces the concept of a juvenile victim justice system, identifying the major elements of the system by delineating how cases move through it. December 2005. 12 pages. NCJ 210951
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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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Impact of Teen Court on Youth Offenders
OJJDP-Sponsored. This is the first report of findings from the Evaluation of Teen Courts (ETC) Project, which assessed teen courts in Alaska, Arizona, Maryland, and Missouri. April 2002. 58 pages. NCJ 237391
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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 Evidence-Based Juvenile Justice Reforms: Demonstration Sites in OJJDP's Juvenile Justice Reform and Reinvestment Initiative
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report provides an overview of Juvenile Justice Reform and Reinvestment Initiative (JJRRI) efforts and implementation components at the three demonstration sites in Delaware, Iowa, and Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, including progress made, challenges encountered, and the sustainability of reforms. May 2017. 46 pages. NCJ 250801
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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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Implementing the SPEP: Lessons From Demonstration Sites in OJJDP's Juvenile Justice Reform and Reinvestment Initiative
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report describes implementation of the Standardized Program Evaluation Protocol (SPEP™) rating system as an important element of the Juvenile Justice Reform and Reinvestment Initiative (JJRRI) work at three demonstration sites in Delaware, Iowa, and Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. December 2016. 54 pages. NCJ 250482
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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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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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Innovative Approaches to Juvenile Indigent Defense
OJJDP-Produced. Describes promising approaches that ensure quality legal services for young people and describes the collaboration between the American Bar Association and OJJDP to further the goal of ensuring effective legal representation for juvenile defendants. December 1998. 8 pages. NCJ 171151
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The Intersection of Juvenile Courts and Exclusionary School Discipline
OJJDP-Sponsored. This technical assistance bulletin describes the history of zero tolerance policies, exclusionary discipline, and school pushout. It describes how the effectiveness of exclusionary discipline has been called into question by education scholars, community leaders, and policymakers. The bulletin provides real-world strategies to reduce the number of youth who unnecessarily come into contact with law enforcement and the juvenile justice system. October 2017. 24 pages. NCJ 251216
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Interstate Compact on Juveniles
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet describes the characteristics and implementation of the Interstate Compact on Juveniles (ICJ), a multi-State agreement that provides the procedural means to regulate the movement across State lines of juveniles who are under court supervision. September 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 184298
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Interviewing Child Witnesses and Victims of Sexual Abuse
OJJDP-Produced, Portable Guide. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse. Provides practical information for law enforcement officers, child protection workers, child abuse investigators, and others who need to obtain information from children who may be victims or witnesses of child sexual abuse. This publication is not available online. July 2006. 24 pages. NCJ 214124
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Investigating Hate Crimes on the Internet
OJJDP-Sponsored. This brief provides information about the growing problem of hate crimes on the Internet and guidelines in the investigation and prosecution of these crimes. 2003. 22 pages. NCJ 203459
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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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Judges Model
OJJDP-Sponsored. This paper proposes a model of juvenile court judges' responsibilities for addressing the youth gang problem in a community. 1991. 15 pages. NCJ 142687
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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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Judicial Views on Confidentiality and Information Sharing in the Juvenile Justice System: A Survey of Virginia Juvenile Court Judges
OJJDP-Sponsored. As part of a larger review and examination of confidentiality and information-sharing laws and practices among courts and agencies that serve juvenile offenders in Virginia, the University of Virginia Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy conducted a survey of 41 Virginia Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court judges regarding information-sharing among involved agencies, confidentiality concerns, interpretations of relevant Virginia Code provisions, and proposed policy changes. March 2001. 49 pages. NCJ 199019
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program (OJJDP In Focus)
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. In Focus. Provides an overview of OJJDP’s Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) program, which helps States and communities develop and implement programs that hold youth accountable for delinquent behavior through the imposition of graduated sanctions that are consistent with the severity of the offense. October 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 226357
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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: 2005 Report to Congress
OJJDP-Produced, Report. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Presents findings from the second round of performance measurement data (for the reporting period of April 1, 2004, through March 31, 2005) collected from the States and territories and analyzed by OJJDP. January 2008. 44 pages. NCJ 217458
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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 Accountability, Continued: Update on the JAIBG Program in Pennsylvania
OJJDP-Sponsored. This newsletter provides an update on the Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant (JAIBG) program in Pennsylvania, which is a large-scale effort, now in its third year, to promote juvenile accountability nationwide through Federal incentive grants to local communities. 2001. 7 pages. NCJ 192591
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Juvenile Arrests 2002
OJJDP-Produced. Summarizes and analyzes national and state juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI’s report Crime in the United States 2002. September 2004. 12 pages. NCJ 204608
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Juvenile Arrests 2008
OJJDP-Produced. Summarizes 2008 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies across the country and cited in the FBI report Crime in the United States 2008. December 2009. 12 pages. NCJ 228479
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Juvenile Arson, 1997
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides data on juvenile arrests and adjudications in 1997 that were related to arson. February 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 175088
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1988-1997
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet reports on the juvenile court placement of adjudicated youth between 1988 and 1997. October 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 184772
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1989-1998
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet reports on the juvenile court placement of adjudicated youth between 1989 and 1998. February 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 193437
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1990-1999
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet reports on the juvenile court placement of adjudicated youth between 1990 and 1999. September 2003. 2 pages. NCJ 203721
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Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases, 1985-1994
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides national data on the processing of delinquency cases in juvenile court from 1985-1994, specifically cases formally processed, adjudicated, and the transferred to criminal court. March 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 247887
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Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases, 1986-1995
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides national data on the processing of delinquency cases in juvenile court from 1986-1995, specifically cases formally processed, adjudicated, and the transferred to criminal court. April 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 175562
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Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases, 1987-1996
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides national data on the processing of delinquency cases in juvenile court from 1987-1996, specifically cases formally processed, adjudicated, and the transferred to criminal court. April 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 198496
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1993: Statistics Report
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1993. June 1996. 75 pages. NCJ 159535
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1994
OJJDP-Sponsored. Report, December 1996. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1994. 110 pages. NCJ 163709. December 1996. 110 pages. NCJ 163709
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1995
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1995. May 1998. 112 pages. NCJ 170607
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1996
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1996 113 pages. July 1999. 113 pages. NCJ 168963
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1997
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1997. June 2000. 118 pages. NCJ 180864
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1998
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles more than 1.7 million delinquency cases handled by the juvenile courts during 1998 and examines trends in case processing since 1989. June 2003. 115 pages. NCJ 193696
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1999: Celebrating 100 Years of the Juvenile Court, 1899-1999
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles nearly 1.7 million delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts in 1999 and reviews judicial trends since 1990. November 2003. 114 pages. NCJ 201241
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2001-2002
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles more than 1.6 million delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts in 2002 and reviews trends since 1985. December 2005. 154 pages. NCJ 216251
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2003-2004
OJJDP-Sponsored. Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2004 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2004 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. March 2007. 172 pages. NCJ 218587
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2006-2007
OJJDP-Sponsored. Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2007 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2007 by more than 2,100 U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. March 2010. 170 pages. NCJ 230105
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2008
OJJDP-Sponsored. Drawing on data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive, the report profiles more than 1.6 million delinquency cases that U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction handled in 2008. July 2011. 150 pages. NCJ 236106
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2009
OJJDP-Sponsored. Tracks trends in delinquency cases between 1985 and 2009 and in petitioned status offense cases processed between 1995 and 2009. July 2012. 152 pages. NCJ 239114
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2010
OJJDP-Sponsored. Tracks trends in delinquency cases between 1985 and 2010 and in petitioned status offense cases processed between 1995 and 2009. June 2013. 116 pages. NCJ 244080
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2011
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report draws on data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive to profile more than 1.2 million delinquency cases and 116,000 petitioned status offense cases handled in 2011 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. July 2014. 102 pages. NCJ 248475
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2013
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report draws on data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive to profile nearly 1.1 million delinquency cases and 109,000 petitioned status offense cases handled in 2013 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. July 2015. 114 pages. NCJ 249164
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2014
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report describes delinquency and status offense cases handled between 2005 and 2014 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. April 2017. 118 pages. NCJ 250766
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2015
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report draws on data from the OJJDP-sponsored National Juvenile Court Data Archive. The report describes delinquency cases and petitioned status offense cases that courts with juvenile jurisdiction processed in 2015 and presents trends since 2005. Data include case counts and rates, detailed by juvenile demographics and offenses charged. April 2018. 114 pages. NCJ 251694
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2016
OJJDP-Sponsored. Juvenile Court Statistics 2016 describes delinquency cases and petitioned status offense cases handled between 2005 and 2016 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. August 2018. 114 pages. NCJ 252250
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Juvenile Court-Controlled Reentry: Three Practice Models
OJJDP-Sponsored. This bulletin examines three jurisdictions in which practice models have been introduced to enable local juvenile courts and their probation departments to directly oversee the reentry of juveniles after release from residential placements. February 2005. 12 pages. NCJ 210009
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Juvenile Delinquency and Community Prosecution: New Strategies for Old Problems
BJA, OJJDP-Sponsored. This monograph explains community prosecution of delinquency cases, provides an overview of the potential interface between community prosecution and juvenile justice, discusses the legal and systemic issues that the APRI (American Prosecutors Research Institute) identified during its site visits, reviews some common issues between community prosecution and juvenile justice, and compares community prosecution with the emerging juvenile justice philosophy of balanced and restorative justice. January 2004. 39 pages. NCJ 205078
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Juvenile Delinquency Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in Juvenile Delinquency Cases
OJJDP-Sponsored. Provides a benchbook of best practices that was developed by a committee of judges, a Chief Justice, prosecutors, defense attorneys, juvenile justice practitioners, and other professionals representing key stakeholders in the juvenile justice system, through the support of OJJDP. July 2005. 308 pages. NCJ 210606
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2005
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation in 2005. June 2009. 2 pages. NCJ 224536
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2007
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2007. June 2010. 2 pages. NCJ 230170
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1985-1994
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents summary information on the juvenile delinquency probation caseload for the period 1985-1994. March 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 198526
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1985-2002
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents summary information on the juvenile delinquency probation caseload for the period 1985 through 2002. November 2006. 2 pages. NCJ 217183
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1988-1997
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents summary information on the juvenile delinquency probation caseload for the period 1988-1997. November 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 185197
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1989-1998
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents summary information on the juvenile delinquency probation caseload for the period 1989-1998. September 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 189727
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1990-1999
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents summary information on the juvenile delinquency probation caseload for the period 1990-1999. September 2003. 2 pages. NCJ 203726
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2008
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2008, based on data from nearly 2,300 jurisdictions containing 82% of the U.S. juvenile population. The national estimates were generated using information contributed to the National Juvenile Court Data Archive. The fact sheet is based on the report, Juvenile Court Statistics 2008. December 2011. 2 pages. NCJ 236478
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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 Drug Court Movement
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about drug court funding and the history and future of juvenile drug courts. March 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 247890
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Juvenile Drug Court Programs
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Shares the perspectives of practitioners and policymakers who have helped to establish juvenile drug courts—intensive treatment programs that provide specialized services for drug-involved youth and their families. May 2001. 16 pages. NCJ 184744
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Juvenile Drug Court Strategies in Practice and Reclaiming Futures: An Integrated Logic Model
OJJDP-Sponsored. This presentation provided information about the development of an integrated Juvenile Drug Court/Reclaiming Futures logic model. August 2013. 9 pages. NCJ 249764
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Juvenile Drug Courts: Policy and Practice Scan
OJJDP-Sponsored. A policy and practice scan (sometimes referred to as an environmental scan) was conducted to provide data on a sample of local juvenile drug treatment courts (JDTCs) in the United States. The objectives of the scan were to collect data from a sample of JDTCs on their current operations and structures, challenges to implementation, and perceived or measurable successes. November 2016. 94 pages. NCJ 250442
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Juvenile Drug Courts: A Process, Outcome, and Impact Evaluation
OJJDP-Produced. This bulletin provides an overview of an Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-sponsored evaluation of drug court intervention programs, their processes, and key outcome features. May 2015. 12 pages. NCJ 248406
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Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines
OJJDP-Produced. This report presents juvenile drug treatment courts with evidence-based treatment guidelines, provides summaries of the research that underlies each guideline, and offers relevant implications for practice and implementation. December 2016. 60 pages. NCJ 250368
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Juvenile Felony Defendants in Criminal Courts: State Court Processing Statistics, 1990-94
BJS, OJJDP-Sponsored. Compares juvenile felony defendants tried as adults with those formally processed in juvenile courts, based on findings from the State Court Processing Statistics program and juvenile court data collected by the National Center for Juvenile Justice. September 1998. 12 pages. NCJ 165815
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Juvenile Gun Courts: Promoting Accountability and Providing Treatment
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Draws on the experiences of policymakers and practitioners involved with juvenile gun courts to describe the development of these courts. May 2002. 12 pages. NCJ 187078
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Juvenile Justice: A Century of Change
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Reviews developments in juvenile justice system structure and process from the establishment of the nation's first juvenile court in 1899 through the present, including transfers of juveniles to criminal court. December 1999. 20 pages. NCJ 178995
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume I, Number 1 (Inaugural Issue)
OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Presents an examination of the conditions of confinement for juvenile offenders, an interview with a leading juvenile court judge, and highlights of research on the obstacles to the recovery of parentally abducted children. 1993. 36 pages. NCJ 199876
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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 IV, Number 1, May 1998 (Juvenile Justice at the Crossroads)
OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Describes the proceedings of OJJDP's national conference, "Juvenile Justice at the Crossroads," and presents many of the program concepts discussed in the conference workshops, including juvenile crime, responses to juvenile crime, and delinquency prevention. Available online only. May 1998. 121 pages. NCJ 165926
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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 V, Number 2 (Substance Abuse Issue)
OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Describes efforts to combat substance abuse by youth. December 1998. 38 pages. NCJ 173425
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VI, Number 2 (Juvenile Court Issue)
OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Presents three articles on the juvenile court, which celebrates its centennial anniversary this year. December 1999. 40 pages. NCJ 178255
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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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Juvenile Justice System Improvement: Implementing an Evidence-Based Decision-Making Platform
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report draws on the experiences of jurisdictions that have worked to integrate needs assessment tools and structured decision-making tools and practices into a platform for juvenile justice decision-making through two demonstration programs--the Juvenile Justice Systems Improvement Project (JJSIP) and the Juvenile Justice Reform and Reinvestment Initiative (JJRRI). January 2017. 43 pages. NCJ 250443
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1996 Update on Violence
OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. February 1996. 40 pages. NCJ 159107
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1997 Update on Violence
OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. August 1997. 55 pages. NCJ 165703
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report
OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. September 1999. 236 pages. NCJ 178257
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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 Offenders and Victims: A Focus on Violence
OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. August 1995. 33 pages. NCJ 153570
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Juvenile Registration and Notification Policy Effects: A Multistate Evaluation Project
OJJDP-Sponsored. The goals of this project were to evaluate the impact of juvenile sex offender registration and notification policies on first-time sexual offenses (general deterrence), sexual and violent recidivism offenses (specific deterrence), and juvenile case processing including case dismissals, diversions and plea bargains. January 2018. 52 pages. NCJ 251494
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Juvenile Transfer Laws: An Effective Deterrent to Delinquency?
OJJDP-Produced. Provides an overview of research on the deterrent effects of transferring youth from juvenile to criminal courts, focusing on large-scale comprehensive OJJDP-funded studies on the effect of transfer laws on recidivism. June 2010. 12 pages. NCJ 220595
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Juvenile Transfers to Criminal Court in Florida: The 1994 Reforms
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents and interprets data on Florida's juvenile transfers to criminal court between 1993 and 1995 to determine any impacts from the Florida legislature's 1994 expansion of State laws on juvenile transfers. June 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188295
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Juvenile Transfers to Criminal Court in the 1990's: Lessons Learned From Four Studies
OJJDP-Produced. Presents the findings of four studies of juvenile transfers to adult criminal court conducted by the National Center for Juvenile Justice. August 2000. 68 pages. NCJ 181301
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Juvenile Vandalism, 1996
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents data on nationwide juvenile vandalism cases for 1996 and the number of vandalism cases involved in formal court processing between 1986 and 1995. October 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 198527
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Juvenile Vandalism, 1997
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents data on nationwide juvenile vandalism cases for 1997 and the number of vandalism cases involved in formal court processing between 1988 and 1997. July 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 188863
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Juveniles and the Death Penalty
OJJDP-Produced. Examines the history of capital punishment and Supreme Court decisions related to its use with juveniles. November 2000. 16 pages. NCJ 184748
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Juveniles Facing Criminal Sanctions: Three States That Changed the Rules
OJJDP-Produced. Report, April 2000. Examines state laws that target serious juvenile crime by expanding eligibility for criminal court processing and sanctioning and reducing confidentiality protections for a subset of juvenile offenders. 66 pages. NCJ 181203. April 2000. 66 pages. NCJ 181203
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Juveniles in Court
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Provides national numbers and an overview of how courts process cases involving juvenile offenders. June 2003. 32 pages. NCJ 195420
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Juveniles and the Criminal Justice System Videoconference
OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Examines trends in the prosecution of juveniles as adult criminal offenders and presents recent research on the impact of these trends on the justice system and incarcerated youth and implications for the future. December 1998. NCJ 173944
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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 - Advancing Justice: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Delinquency Proceedings
OJJDP-Sponsored. This study assessed the accessibility and quality of Kentucky's legal defense services for indigent juveniles brought into the juvenile justice system. September 2002. 77 pages. NCJ 204551
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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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Law Enforcement Listening Session
OJJDP-Sponsored. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) of the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) recognizes that law enforcement officials are best qualified to enhance OJJDP's understanding of juvenile delinquency and to inspire strategic ideas about its prevention and interdiction. One of OJJDP's goals is to improve communication with law enforcement, and the listening session held on April 18-19 in Washington, DC was the first step toward meeting its critical objective. July 2011. 46 pages. NCJ 250687
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Maine: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Delinquency Proceedings
OJJDP-Sponsored. This study assessed access to legal counsel and the quality of legal representation for indigent juveniles in Maine's juvenile justice system. October 2003. 84 pages. NCJ 204537
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Marion County Fostering Attachment Treatment Court Follow-Up Process and Outcome Evaluation Report
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents process and outcome evaluation findings for the Marion County (Oregon) Fostering Attachment Family Treatment Court (FATC), which is a family drug court that serves substance-abusing parents of children under 9 years old at the time of referral who are at risk of not reunifying with their family. September 2013. 98 pages. NCJ 244165
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Maryland: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Delinquency Proceedings
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report offers an assessment of access to counsel and quality of representation in delinquency proceedings for children in the State of Maryland. October 2003. 87 pages. NCJ 203599
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Mathematics of Risk Classification: Changing Data into Valid Instruments for Juvenile Courts
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents information to help juvenile courts develop practical risk-screening instruments for use in classifying youth as an aid in program assignment. July 2005. 44 pages. NCJ 209158
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Measuring Compliance With the Indian Child Welfare Act: An Assessment Toolkit
OJJDP-Sponsored. Measuring Compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA): An Assessment Toolkit is meant to help those interested in assessing their state court's performance related to compliance with ICWA. 2014. 28 pages. NCJ 251126
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Media Access Guidelines for Youth Courts (From Selected Topics on Youth Courts: A Monograph, P 107-118, 2004, Tracy Godwin Mullins, ed. -- See NCJ-208164)
OJJDP-Sponsored. These guidelines supplement the National Youth Court Guidelines of 2000 in assisting youth court programs in balancing competing interests and developing a framework for making sound policy related to media access. 2004. 12 pages. NCJ 208170
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Mental Health Issues and Juvenile Justice Videoconference
OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Highlights the inadequacy of mental healthcare in juvenile correctional facilities, barriers to providing adequate services, and ways in which the juvenile justice and mental health systems can collaborate to increase the level and quality of services. April 2001. NCJ 188036
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Mentoring in Juvenile Treatment Drug Courts: Strategies and Tips
OJJDP-Sponsored. The purpose of this brief is to provide tools, tips, and strategies to jurisdictions interested in beginning mentoring programs and those that have current mentoring programs within juvenile treatment drug courts. August 2015. 24 pages. NCJ 249119
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Mentoring Initiative for System-Involved Youth (MISY)
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents the results from a cross-site evaluation of the implementation of four programs in the MISY project funded by OJJDP from 2006 to 2010. The four programs served youth participating in the foster care system and youth implicated in or at-high risk of being implicated in the juvenile justice system. The evaluation found that mentees perceived increased feelings of intimacy the longer they were engaged in the program. 2010. 125 pages. NCJ 251087
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Merging Reclaiming Futures Into Juvenile Drug Courts: Lessons Learned for Implementation
OJJDP-Sponsored. This information brief highlights recommendations for policymakers and program managers seeking to improve or create a Juvenile Drug Court/Reclaiming Futures site and may have broader implications for juvenile drug courts in general. July 2015. 5 pages. NCJ 249767
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Meta-Analysis of Research on the Effectiveness of Juvenile Drug Courts
OJJDP-Sponsored. This systematic review and meta-analysis quantitatively synthesized findings from the most current evidence base of juvenile drug court effectiveness research. April 2016. 73 pages. NCJ 250439
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Minorities and the Juvenile Justice System: Research Summary
OJJDP-Produced. Concludes a 15-month project examining the role that minority status plays in the processing of youth by the juvenile justice system. July 1995. 25 pages. NCJ 145849
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Minorities in the Juvenile Justice System
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Presents information on overrepresentation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system in comparison to their proportion in the general population, with a focus on disproportionate confinement of minorities. December 1999. 16 pages. NCJ 179007
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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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Model Court Practices in Abuse and Neglect Cases Videoconference
OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Shares model court practices for abused and neglected children, encourages the improvement of permanency planning for children, and presents methods of improved collaboration between the child welfare system and the dependency courts by illustrating working program models. February 2000. NCJ 180961
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Model Courts Serve Abused and Neglected Children
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about the Victims Act Model Courts initiative of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, a nationwide effort to improve how courts handle child abuse and neglect cases. January 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 175087
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Model Data Project 3D Data Capacity Assessment: Data Use and Dissemination
OJJDP-Sponsored. The Model Data Project seeks to improve the quality and consistency of juvenile justice data through developing guidance for states and jurisdictions on how to collect, analyze and use juvenile justice data. 2018. 8 pages. NCJ 252013
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Model Data Project 3D Data Capacity Assessment: Indicators of Juvenile Justice System Involvement
OJJDP-Sponsored. The Model Data Project seeks to improve the quality and consistency of juvenile justice data through developing guidance for states and jurisdictions on how to collect, analyze and use juvenile justice data. 2018. 11 pages. NCJ 252014
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Model Data Project 3D Data Capacity Assessment: Infrastructure
OJJDP-Sponsored. The Model Data Project seeks to improve the quality and consistency of juvenile justice data through developing guidance for states and jurisdictions on how to collect, analyze and use juvenile justice data. 2018. 10 pages. NCJ 252012
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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: Drug Court
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on drug courts. October 2010. 5 pages. NCJ 249702
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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: Family Engagement in Juvenile Justice
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review focuses on synthesizing descriptions of the role of family engagement for youths involved in the juvenile justice system. February 2018. 15 pages. NCJ 251737
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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: Gun Court
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on gun courts. September 2010. 3 pages. NCJ 249707
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Indigent Defense for Juveniles
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review synthesizes available research about the prevalence, common practices, and outcomes associated with indigent defense in juvenile justice. The authors found recent data on juvenile indigent defense are limited, especially by type of counsel and come largely out of public defender agencies. Research has found mixed results regarding the benefits (or detriments) of counsel on juvenile court outcomes. June 2018. 8 pages. NCJ 251835
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Mental Health Court
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on mental health courts. October 2010. 5 pages. NCJ 249712
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Reentry Court
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on reentry courts. September 2010. 4 pages. NCJ 249719
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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: Teen/Youth Court
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on teen/youth courts. December 2010. 4 pages. NCJ 249728
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Tribal Youth in the Juvenile Justice System
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on tribal youth in the juvenile justice system. April 2016. 10 pages. NCJ 249809
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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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Models for Success: An Integrated Approach for Juvenile Drug Court
OJJDP-Sponsored. This presentation provides information about the OJJDP-sponsored evaluation of the Juvenile Drug Court/Reclaiming Futures initiative. October 2013. 15 pages. NCJ 249766
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Montana: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Delinquency Proceedings
OJJDP-Sponsored. In assessing juvenile defense practices in Montana, this study identified the systemic and institutional obstacles that impede the development of an improved legal service delivery system, noted innovative practices, and developed recommendations for improvement. October 2003. 80 pages. NCJ 204539
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The National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet profiles the resources for countering child abuse that are offered by the National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse. August 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 189728
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National Cross-Site Evaluation: Juvenile Drug Courts and Reclaiming Futures - Formal Training Report, Five Site Report
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report summarizes formal training activities of the five evaluation sites that participated in the National Cross-Site Evaluation of Juvenile Drug Courts and Reclaiming Futures. November 2015. 11 pages. NCJ 249772
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National Cross-Site Evaluation: Juvenile Drug Courts and Reclaiming Futures: Executive Summary: 7/1/2011-6/30/2015
OJJDP-Sponsored. This executive summary presents high-level findings from an evaluation of the Juvenile Drug Courts/Reclaiming Futures initiative. December 2015. 11 pages. NCJ 249745
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National Cross-Site Evaluation: Juvenile Drug Courts and Reclaiming Futures: Final Report: 7/1/2011-6/30/2015
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents findings from an evaluation of the Juvenile Drug Courts/Reclaiming Futures initiative. December 2015. 177 pages. NCJ 249744
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The National Juvenile Court Data Archive Includes Data on Hispanic Youth in 2014
OJJDP-Sponsored. This Data Snapshot highlights trends and case processing characteristics of delinquency cases involving Hispanic youth. September 2017. 1 pages. NCJ 251741
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The National Juvenile Court Data Archive Web Site
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet describes the National Juvenile Court Data Archive web site, a repository of the most detailed information and data sets available on the activities of the Nation's juvenile courts, as well as the procedures for accessing the data. December 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 191392
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National Juvenile Court Data Archive: Collecting Data Since 1927
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about the National Juvenile Court Data Archive, which is used to collect, store, and analyze data about young people referred to U.S. courts for delinquency and status offenses. August 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 247909
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National Youth Court Center
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet describes the National Youth Court Center, established by OJJDP in 1999 to serve as a central point of contract for youth court programs. May 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 182182
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National Youth Court Guidelines
OJJDP-Sponsored. These guidelines provide a structure from which to build a solid youth court. 2000. 155 pages. NCJ 187709
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Normative Expectations of the Integrated JDC/RF Drug Court Logic Model
OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource provides a framework for integrating two models used in juvenile drug court practice: Juvenile Drug Courts: Strategies in Practice (JDC) and Reclaiming Futures (RF). This logic model provides a global view of JDC/RF based on the evaluation team's interpretation of successful components and traditional performance measures. June 2014. 2 pages. NCJ 249765
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North Carolina: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Delinquency Proceedings
OJJDP-Sponsored. This study assessed access to legal counsel and the quality of legal representation for juveniles in delinquency proceedings in North Carolina. October 2003. 80 pages. NCJ 204538
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1992
OJJDP-Produced. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1992, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. October 1994. 12 pages. NCJ 150039
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1993
OJJDP-Produced. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1993, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. July 1996. 12 pages. NCJ 160945
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1994
OJJDP-Produced. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1994, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. October 1996. 12 pages. NCJ 162423
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1995
OJJDP-Produced. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1995, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. December 1997. 12 pages. NCJ 167885
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1996
OJJDP-Produced. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1996, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. July 1999. 12 pages. NCJ 175719
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1997
OJJDP-Produced. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1997, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. October 2000. 16 pages. NCJ 181204
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Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Evaluation of the Truancy Reduction Demonstration Program: King County, Washington Successfully Reduces Unexcused Absences
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report is an outcome evaluation of the King County truancy reduction effort in Washington State, which was funded by OJJDP. October 2006. 6 pages. NCJ 249065
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Ohio Justice Cut Short: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Delinquency Proceedings
OJJDP-Sponsored. This study assessed the accessibility and quality of Ohio's legal representation for indigent juveniles processed in the State's juvenile justice system. March 2003. 80 pages. NCJ 204555
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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 2011
OJJDP-Produced. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2011. June 2013. 84 pages. NCJ 238638
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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 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 Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 2, Issue 2, Spring 2013
OJJDP-Sponsored, Journal of Juvenile Justice. This is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by OJJDP. This issue features articles on family-focused reentry services, functional family therapy, parental acceptance-rejection theory, and more. May 2013. 101 pages. NCJ 251063
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 3, Issue 1, Fall 2013
OJJDP-Sponsored, Journal of Juvenile Justice. This is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by OJJDP. December 2013. 128 pages. NCJ 244254
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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 Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 5, Issue 2, Fall 2016
OJJDP-Sponsored, Journal of Juvenile Justice. This is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by OJJDP. This issue features articles on reducing juvenile recidivism, reducing detention overreliance, turnover among juvenile justice employees, childhood adversity among court-involved youth, and more. October 2016. 139 pages. NCJ 251065
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OJJDP Juvenile Drug Court Guidelines Project: Juvenile Drug Court Listening Sessions
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents a summary of findings from data and information gathered during listening sessions between five juvenile drug treatment courts and the American Institutes for Research team. November 2016. 117 pages. NCJ 250491
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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, July/August 2005
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Includes special features on OJJDP’s recently enhanced online Model Programs Guide, OJJDP’s participation in the Federal Partnership for Disadvantaged Youth, and other topics. Available online only. August 2005. NCJ 210414
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume I, Number 4 (July/August 2002)
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes a special feature on National Youth Court Month. July 2002. 6 pages. NCJ 195663
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2009
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Features OJJDP's participation in major national conferences on child abuse prevention and juvenile justice issues, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, updates on OJJDP's juvenile drug court initiative and efforts to reduce the disproportionate number of minority youth who come into contact with the justice system, an overview of the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (SYRP) and upcoming OJJDP Bulletins describing the first national SYRP. March 2009. NCJ 225702
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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 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 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 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, 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 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 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 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 2006
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. August 2006. NCJ 214739
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2007
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Highlights Los Angeles’s launch of a $168 million antigang initiative modeled on OJJDP’s Gang Reduction Program and reports on OJJDP’s celebration of National Youth Court Month, news about Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC), and a number of OJJDP-sponsored conferences. July 2007. 0 pages. NCJ 219271
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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 2015
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . The top story highlights the recent White House Tribal Youth Gathering, while Administrator Robert L. Listenbee's video message discusses OJJDP's efforts to encourage and learn from youth voices. Other features show how OJJDP is helping to rethink school discipline; encourage children to stand against violence; train youth leaders of the juvenile justice system; and more. September 2015. 5 pages. NCJ 249004
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2017
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's Message From the Acting Administrator details OJJDP's commitment to safeguard American Indian and Alaska Native children from victimization and support tribes in implementing culturally specific, trauma-informed measures to help them heal. August 2017. 10 pages. NCJ 251048
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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 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 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 2005
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Includes a features on the U.S. Department of Justice's commemoration of Missing Children’s Day 2005, OJJDP’s participation in faith-based initiatives, and OJJDP’s new Court Coordination Program. Available online only. June 2005. NCJ 209734
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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, May/June 2018
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's Message From the Administrator focuses on OJJDP's commitment to preventing child abduction and rescuing missing children. The top story highlights OJJDP's observance of National Missing Children's Day and awards presented at the ceremony. June 2018. 10 pages. NCJ 251680
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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 2007
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue includes a feature on the testimony of OJJDP Administrator Robert J. Flores at the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary's hearing on reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act and the Fifth Regional Conference on Helping America's Youth. November 2007. NCJ 220298
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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 2005
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Includes a special feature on the upcoming national conference “Building on Success: Providing Today’s Youth With Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow. Available online only. October 2005. NCJ 211153
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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 2014
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's top story and video message from the OJJDP Administrator highlight the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. October 2014. 5 pages. NCJ 248243
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2015
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's top story and video highlight President Obama’s proclamation of October 2015 as National Youth Justice Awareness Month. Other features showcase the youth and law enforcement leaders recognized as "Champions of Change," new sites added to the Violence Reduction Network, OJJDP's recently held family drug court listening session, and highlights of OJJDP's fiscal year 2015 awards. November 2015. 5 pages. NCJ 249231
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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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Overview of School-Based Youth Court Program Design Options (From Selected Topics on Youth Courts: A Monograph, P 41-63, 2004, Tracy Godwin Mullins, ed. -- See NCJ-208164)
OJJDP-Sponsored. Based on interviews with staff that are currently operating school-based youth court programs in middle and high schools, this paper discusses the structure for such programs and offers suggestions for those interested in starting a school-based youth court. 2004. 23 pages. NCJ 208167
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Peer Justice and Youth Empowerment: An Implementation Guide for Teen Court Programs
OJJDP-Produced. Provides juvenile justice agencies with baseline information to assist them in developing, implementing, and enhancing teen court programs as a viable alternative for juvenile offenders in their communities. 1998. 296 pages. NCJ 162782
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Peer Justice and Youth Empowerment: An Implementation Guide for Teen Court Programs, November 1998 Update
OJJDP-Produced. Provides juvenile justice agencies with baseline information to assist them in developing, implementing, and enhancing teen court programs as a viable alternative for juvenile offenders in their communities. November 1998. 297 pages. NCJ 173957
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Pennsylvania: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Delinquency Proceedings
OJJDP-Sponsored. This study assessed access to legal counsel and the quality of legal representation for juveniles in Pennsylvania's juvenile justice system. October 2003. 116 pages. NCJ 204536
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents data on the number of person offense cases in juvenile courts for the year 1991. April 1994. 2 pages. NCJ 247927
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on person offense cases processed by juvenile courts in 2005. June 2009. 2 pages. NCJ 224537
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on person offenses handled by juvenile courts between 1985 and 2007. June 2010. 2 pages. NCJ 230169
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 1988-1997
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents characteristics of offenders and case processing of person offense cases in juvenile court for the period 1988-1997. May 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 182022
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2008
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on person offenses (including assault, robbery, rape, homicide, and other crimes involving force or threat of force against persons) handled by juvenile courts between 1985 and 2008. The estimates are based on data from more than 2,300 courts with jurisdiction over 82% of the nation’s juvenile population. The fact sheet is based on the report, Juvenile Court Statistics 2008. December 2011. 2 pages. NCJ 236480
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1985-1994
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses the person offense caseload in juvenile court for 1985 through 1994. October 1996. 2 pages. NCJ 198528
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1985-2002
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses the person offense caseload in juvenile court for 1985 through 2002. November 2006. 2 pages. NCJ 217182
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1986-1995
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses the person offense caseload in juvenile court for 1986 through 1995. April 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 247940
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses the person offense caseload in juvenile court for 1989 through 1998. August 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 189729
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1990-1999
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses the person offense caseload in juvenile court for 1990 through 1999. September 2003. 2 pages. NCJ 203716
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Petitioned Status Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 2004
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses petitioned status offense cases in five major categories: running away, truancy, curfew law violations, ungovernability, and underage liquor law violations. February 2008. 2 pages. NCJ 221520
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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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Processing and Outcomes of Child Abuse and Neglect Cases in Three Sites
OJJDP-Sponsored. Utilizing case tracking, this federally supported draft report examines the processing and outcomes of child abuse and neglect cases in three of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets (SK/SS) communities, specifically, how the cases were handled, the types of service referrals and services received, and case dispositions. March 2005. 217 pages. NCJ 210274
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Prosecution of Child Abuse: A Meta-Analysis of Rates of Criminal Justice Decisions
OJJDP-Sponsored. A meta-analysis study was performed on the rates of criminal justice decisions in 21 identified studies of prosecution of child abuse October 2003. 18 pages. NCJ 202834
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Prosecutor: Technical Assistance Manual
OJJDP-Sponsored, Youth Gang Series. This manual is designed to assist prosecutors and their staffs in crafting and instituting a communitywide response to youth gangs. 1992. 56 pages. NCJ 142669
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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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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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Report on the Evaluation of Judicially Led Responses To Eliminate School Pathways to the Juvenile Justice System
OJJDP-Sponsored. This research report discusses findings and lessons learned from a process and outcome evaluation of a judge led collaborative model to keep kids in school and out of court. June 2016. 54 pages. NCJ 250164
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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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Resource Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases
OJJDP-Sponsored. These guidelines aim to set forth the essential elements of properly conducted family court proceedings in cases involved child abuse and neglect by describing family court functions, outlining the efficient maintenance of court calendars, explaining court staffing and organizational issues, and clarifying associated costs with these procedures. 1995. 170 pages. NCJ 156842
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Robbery Cases in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides data and information on the number and disposition of robbery cases in juvenile courts for the period 1989 through 1998. February 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 193440
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Role of Restorative Justice in Teen Courts: A Preliminary Look
OJJDP-Sponsored. This paper examines integration into teen courts of more restorative justice-based practices. 2001. 8 pages. NCJ 188356
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School Policies and Legal Issues Supporting Safe Schools (Revised)
OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide presents an overview of the legal and practical considerations concerning students of which school officials must be aware in developing and implementing efforts to prevent school violence with a focus on Federal law. September 2007. 71 pages. NCJ 229355
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Second Annual National Youth Court Month: Action Kit, September 2003
OJJDP-Sponsored. This kit provides suggestions and resources for youth courts to use in the Second Annual National Youth Court Month (September 2003), which provides youth courts an opportunity to share and celebrate their programs' successes, with a view toward improving and rewarding youth-court participation. 2003. 37 pages. NCJ 213215
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Selected Topics on Youth Courts: A Monograph
OJJDP-Sponsored. Six papers address various aspects of youth courts and the types of cases they handle, including truancy and substance abuse, and they discuss various issues associated with court structure and operations. May 2004. 125 pages. NCJ 208164
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Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about the Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program (SHOCAP), which seeks to improve public safety by involving law enforcement, court, and corrections personnel, as well as educators and social service providers in a cooperative process to share information and manage juvenile justice cases. August 1996. 2 pages. NCJ 247955
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Seven Steps to Develop and Evaluate Strategies to Reduce Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC)
OJJDP-Sponsored. This document describes seven steps for implementing a strategy of evaluation that will reduce disproportionate minority contact (DMC) at each stage of juvenile case processing. January 2005. 42 pages. NCJ 209585
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Sonoma County Dependency Drug Court (DDC): Year Three Evaluation Findings
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents the results of an evaluation of Sonoma County’s Dependency Drug Court. September 2012. 58 pages. NCJ 241057
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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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Spotlight on Juvenile Justice Initiatives: A State by State Survey
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents the results of a survey of juvenile justice initiatives at the state level as reported by State Advisory Groups (SAGs). May 2017. 53 pages. NCJ 251078
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Standard Relating to Transfer Between Courts
OJJDP-Sponsored. This volume of American Bar Association juvenile justice standards addresses waiver, the process by which the juvenile court releases certain juveniles from its jurisdiction and transfers them to the criminal courts. 1980. 70 pages. NCJ 82487
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Standards Relating to Abuse and Neglect
OJJDP-Sponsored, American Bar Association. This volume proposes and comments on standards for each major decision made regarding child abuse and neglect: the scope of mandatory reporting laws, the basis for coercive court intervention, the grounds for removing children from and returning them to their homes, both pre- and postadjudication, and the basis for termination of parental rights. 1981. 217 pages. NCJ 85418
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Standards Relating to Adjudication
OJJDP-Sponsored, American Bar Association. Following a presentation of standards for the phases of juvenile adjudication, part of a series of volumes with standards for various aspects of juvenile justice administration, commentary is provided for each standard. 1980. 102 pages. NCJ 83580
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Standards Relating to Appeals and Collateral Review
OJJDP-Sponsored, American Bar Association. These standards for juvenile appeals and collateral review focus on the nature of the appellate structure, reviewability, the right to counsel and records, procedures, stays of orders and release pending appeal, and collateral and supplementary proceedings. 1980. 59 pages. NCJ 83579
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Standards Relating to Counsel for Private Parties
OJJDP-Sponsored, American Bar Association. These juvenile justice standards for counsel for private parties focus on the lawyer-client relationship, the initial stages of representation, advising and counseling the client, preadjudication proceedings, adjudication, transfer proceedings, disposition, and postdisposition. 1980. 236 pages. NCJ 83582
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Standards Relating to Court Organization and Administration
OJJDP-Sponsored, American Bar Association. These juvenile justice standards deal with the organization of juvenile courts, the court functions of judicial and chief administrative personnel, court functions, and the responsibility of the family court division to effectuate its duties and orders. 1980. 60 pages. NCJ 83584
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Standards Relating to Dispositional Procedures
OJJDP-Sponsored, American Bar Association. These standards for juvenile dispositional procedures focus on dispositional authority, dispositional information, parties present, custody awaiting disposition, predisposition conference and disposition agreements, the formal disposition hearing, and the imposition and correction of disposition. 1980. 72 pages. NCJ 83568
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Standards Relating to Dispositions
OJJDP-Sponsored, American Bar Association. These juvenile justice standards deal with the choice of disposition within the maxima, as well as with the characteristics of each type of disposition and the situations in which dispositions, once imposed, may be modified. 1980. 144 pages. NCJ 83569
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Standards Relating to Interim Status - The Release, Control, and Detention of Accused Juvenile Offenders Between Arrest and Disposition
OJJDP-Sponsored, American Bar Association. These juvenile justice standards delineate the characteristics and structure of decisionmaking affecting a juvenile between arrest on criminal charges and final disposition of the case. 1980. 137 pages. NCJ 83570
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Standards Relating to Juvenile Records and Information Systems
OJJDP-Sponsored. These juvenile justice standards deal with general policies on information and specific standards for juveniles' social and psychological histories, records of juvenile courts, and police records. 1980. 175 pages. NCJ 83571
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Standards Relating to Monitoring
OJJDP-Sponsored, American Bar Association. This volume of American Bar Association juvenile justice standards pertains to monitoring, which includes observation and evaluation, the formation of a minimum baseline of useful data, the assurance of compliance with applicable norms and standards, and the implementation of change. 1980. 111 pages. NCJ 82486
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Standards Relating to Noncriminal Behavior
OJJDP-Sponsored, American Bar Association. These juvenile justice standards deal with juvenile court jurisdiction over status offenses, juveniles in circumstances endangering safety, runaways, services for juveniles in family conflict, alternative residential placements, and emergency services for juveniles in crisis. 1982. 93 pages. NCJ 83576
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Standards Relating to Planning for Juvenile Justice
OJJDP-Sponsored. These standards for juvenile justice planning, part of a series of volumes of standards for various aspects of juvenile justice administration, focus on general planning principles for juvenile justice agencies, organization of the planning network, functions of the juvenile justice planner, and roles for external participants in the planning process. 1980. 129 pages. NCJ 83572
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Standards Relating to Pretrial Court Proceedings
OJJDP-Sponsored, American Bar Association. These standards for pretrial juvenile court proceedings cover report, petition, and summons; notification of rights; discovery; the right to a probable cause hearing; respondent's right to counsel; waiver of the juvenile's rights; and juvenile court calendaring. 1980. 151 pages. NCJ 83581
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Standards Relating to Prosecution
OJJDP-Sponsored, American Bar Association. These standards for the prosecution of juveniles cover the organization of the juvenile prosecutor's office, the preadjudication phase, uncontested adjudication proceedings, the adjudicatory phase, the dispositional phase, and postdisposition proceedings. 1980. 99 pages. NCJ 83583
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Standards Relating to Rights of Minors
OJJDP-Sponsored. These standards for the rights of minors, part of a series of volumes of standards for various aspects of juvenile justice administration, focus on relationships between the child and the parents and between the child and third parties, against a background of family interests. 1980. 137 pages. NCJ 83578
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State Legislative Responses to Violent Juvenile Crime: 1996-97 Update
OJJDP-Produced. Analyzes state laws enacted in 1996 and 1997 to target serious and violent juvenile crime, including laws related to juvenile court jurisdictional authority and disposition options, corrections programming, confidentiality, and victims of juvenile crime. November 1998. 16 pages. NCJ 172835
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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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State Responses to Serious and Violent Juvenile Crime
OJJDP-Produced. Analyzes state laws enacted during 1992–1995 to target serious and violent juvenile crime, including laws related to juvenile court jurisdictional authority and disposition options, corrections programming, confidentiality, and victims of juvenile crime. July 1996. 75 pages. NCJ 161565
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Statistical Approaches to Assessing Risk
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report summarizes the contents and objectives of a recent OJJDP (Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention) report that provides technicians with a statistical guide for preparing risk scales for practical application in juvenile courts. 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 193444
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Strengthening Education in Short-term Juvenile Detention Centers: Quality Assurance Tool (QAT)
OJJDP-Sponsored. The Quality Assurance Tool (QAT) is designed to assess and evaluate critical indicators that are associated with high quality educational programs in short-term detention centers. Stakeholders may use the results of the QAT to assess their current status, identify and prioritize area(s) for improvement, and compare their progress on an annual basis. September 2016. 20 pages. NCJ 251120
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Strengthening Education in Short-term Juvenile Detention Centers Manual
OJJDP-Sponsored. This Strengthening Education in Juvenile Detention Center Manual is one of the products of the research to assess the effectiveness of educational curriculum and instructional practices within the juvenile detention centers in Washington State in an effort to inform and improve policies and practices. December 2016. 27 pages. NCJ 251119
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Strengthening Education in Short-term Juvenile Detention Centers: Final Technical Report
OJJDP-Sponsored. The overarching goal of the Strengthening Education in Juvenile Detention Center project was to assess the effectiveness of educational curriculum and instructional practices within the juvenile detention centers in Washington State in an effort to inform and improve policies and practices. December 2016. 98 pages. NCJ 251118
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A Study of Juvenile Transfers to Criminal Court in Florida
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides an overview of the four components of a study of Florida's juvenile transfers to criminal court. August 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 177896
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Studying Deterrence Among High-Risk Adolescents
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Pathways to Desistance. In this bulletin, the authors present some key findings on the link between perceptions of the threat of sanctions and deterrence from crime among adolescents who have committed serious offenses. August 2015. 16 pages. NCJ 248617
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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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Teen Courts: Focus on Research
OJJDP-Produced. Presents the results of a national survey of teen courts that was conducted as part of OJJDP's Evaluation of Teen Courts Project by researchers at The Urban Institute. October 2000. 16 pages. NCJ 183472
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Teen Courts in the United States: A Profile of Current Program
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents trends in the development of teen court programs, also known as youth courts, and summarizes results of a survey sent to every known teen court program in 1998. October 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 247968
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Ten Things Every Juvenile Court Judge Should Know About Trauma and Delinquency
OJJDP-Sponsored. This technical assistance bulletin identifies and discusses 10 crucial concepts with which juvenile court judges should be familiar in order to assist traumatized youth in the juvenile justice system. 2010. 18 pages. NCJ 239558
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Transfer of Juveniles to Adult Court: Effects of a Broad Policy in One Court
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Pathways to Desistance. Presents findings from the Pathways to Desistance study about the effects of transfer on a sample of serious adolescent offenders in Maricopa County, AZ. December 2012. 20 pages. NCJ 232932
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Tribal Court CASA: A Guide to Program Development
OJJDP-Produced. This document describes the development process of a Tribal Court CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) program. 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 196400
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Tribal Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court Tip Sheet: Consequences and Rewards
OJJDP-Sponsored. The Tribal Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court (TJHWC) is a judicial intervention that promotes accountability, healing, and tribal life-ways for court involved youth who suffer from addiction to alcohol and illegal substances. This tip sheet includes a few tips for creating a consequences and rewards system for youth participants. May 2017. 1 pages. NCJ 251265
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Tribal Juvenile Healing to Wellness Handbook: Practical Planning and Supportive Tools
OJJDP-Sponsored. This handbook is designed to support both newly developing and established Tribal Juvenile Healing to Wellness Courts (TJHWC). Sections are designed to support teams that may be working through a strategic planning process to implement or expand a TJHWC. The handbook includes many resources from across the body of knowledge related to youth behavior, development, and best practices related to juvenile drug treatment and wellness courts. November 2017. 125 pages. NCJ 251448
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Tribal Legal Code Resource: Juvenile Justice - Guide for Drafting or Revising Tribal Juvenile Delinquency and Status Offense Laws
OJJDP-Sponsored, BJA-Sponsored. The purpose of this guide is to assist tribal nations in drafting and/or revising their juvenile statutes (also known as ordinances, codes, or code provisions) as part of the development and/or reform of their juvenile justice systems. June 2015. 533 pages. NCJ 250289
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The Tribal Ten Key Components and Tribal Youth Considerations
OJJDP-Sponsored. The "Tribal Ten Key Components" are critical elements identified by the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) and serve as a foundation for the development of Drug Courts. As Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts have developed, an adaptation to address the issues and challenges faced by Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts was created. The components are meant to be adaptable and flexible to assist with Tribal Healing to Wellness Court infrastructure and development. May 2017. 9 pages. NCJ 251264
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Trying Juveniles as Adults in Criminal Court: An Analysis of State Transfer Provisions
OJJDP-Produced. Analyzes the principal statutory mechanisms and criteria by which juveniles are placed in the criminal justice system at the state level for serious and violent crimes. December 1998. 29 pages. NCJ 172836
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Trying Juveniles as Adults: An Analysis of State Transfer Laws and Reporting
OJJDP-Produced, Report. National Report Series. This bulletin, part of the Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report Series, provides the latest overview of state transfer laws and practices as well as examining available state-level data on juveniles adjudicated in the criminal justice system. September 2011. 28 pages. NCJ 232434
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Underage Drinking and Other Substance Abuse: Opportunities for Prevention and Intervention by Youth Courts (From Selected Topics on Youth Courts: A Monograph, P 25-39, 2004, Tracy Godwin Mullins, ed. -- See NCJ-208164)
OJJDP-Sponsored. This paper discusses strategies youth courts can use in working with youth referred to the court for alcohol-related problems, while acting as a partner in a comprehensive community approach for countering under-age drinking and other substance abuse. 2004. 15 pages. NCJ 208166
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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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Understanding Research and Practice Gaps in Juvenile Justice: Early Insights From the Bridge Project
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report provides an overview of the Bridge Project approach in four stages. December 2016. 10 pages. NCJ 250489
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The Unique Role of the Judge in Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts: Advice From the Field
OJJDP-Sponsored. This benchcard summarizes the advice focus group participants would give to new juvenile drug treatment court (JDTC) judges and/or to JDTC judges who are trying to better understand their role in this problem solving court. September 2016. 4 pages. NCJ 250393
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Update on Teen Court Legislation
OJJDP-Sponsored. This bulletin presents an overview of teen-court legislation in the United States in order to assist States interested in reviewing or drafting their own legislation, to identify those States that have existing teen-court legislation, and to review and discuss the common components of such legislation. September 2006. 12 pages. NCJ 237390
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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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Virginia: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Delinquency Proceedings
OJJDP-Sponsored. The purpose of this assessment of access to counsel and quality of representation that children receive in delinquency proceedings in Virginia was to identify the systemic and institutional barriers that impede the development of an improved legal-service delivery system, to highlight innovative practices, and to offer recommendations for change. September 2002. 59 pages. NCJ 198148
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Washington: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Juvenile Offender Matters
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents the methodology and findings of an assessment of the quality of legal representation for juveniles processed in the justice system of Washington State. October 2003. 96 pages. NCJ 204540
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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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When Systems Collide: Improving Court Practices and Programs in Dual Jurisdiction Cases
OJJDP-Sponsored. This paper describes promising court-based or court-linked practices and programs that have effectively addressed the challenges presented by juvenile dual-jurisdiction cases. June 2004. 19 pages. NCJ 213879
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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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Workload Measurement for Juvenile Justice System Personnel: Practices and Needs
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Reviews workload measurement methods and related issues for juvenile court judges, court-appointed defenders, probation officers, and pretrial services employees. December 1999. 8 pages. NCJ 178895
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You Can Make a Difference Stories from Juvenile Court CD-ROM
OJJDP-Sponsored. This CD-ROM features stories of people who made a difference in someone’s life and is presented by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. 2002. 0 pages. NCJ 194729
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Young Offenders: What Happens and What Should Happen
NIJ, OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Justice Research Series. Examines policies that affect young offenders who cross over from the juvenile to the criminal justice system. February 2014. 3 pages. NCJ 242653
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Youngest Delinquents: Offenders Under Age 15
OJJDP-Produced. Presents the findings of a study that examined data on juvenile arrests and delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts. September 1997. 12 pages. NCJ 165256
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Youth Courts: A National Movement Videoconference
OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored, Videotape. Teleconference Videotapes. This videoconference, which originally aired in May 1998, examines the youth court concept as a potentially effective strategy in a graduated sanctions model for juvenile offenders and highlights effective practices in youth court programs. May 1998. 0 pages. NCJ 171149
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Youth Courts: An Empirical Update and Analysis of Future Organizational and Research Needs
OJJDP-Sponsored. After an overview of youth in the juvenile justice system, the cost of the juvenile justice system, and the philosophy/framework and goals of youth courts, this report provides an empirical update and analysis of future organizational and research needs. 2008. 48 pages. NCJ 222592
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Youth Courts: Getting the Most Out of the Deliberation Process (Video)
OJJDP-Sponsored. This federally funded training video contains two youth court scenarios (shoplifting and assault) where the viewer or youth volunteer is presented with all the facts and circumstances surrounding each case and, as one of the jurors, applies what they learned to deliberate and determine the appropriate and fair disposition for the defendant/delinquent. 2002. 16 pages. NCJ 196021
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Youth Courts: Young People Delivering Justice
OJJDP-Sponsored. This document examines the structure and benefits of youth courts. 2002. 40 pages. NCJ 196944
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