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National Report on Juvenile Offenders and Victims Now Available

Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2014 National ReportThe National Center for Juvenile Justice, the research division of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, has released “Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2014 National Report.” This OJJDP-funded report presents data and research on juvenile offending and victimization and explores the juvenile justice system’s response. The report includes comprehensive information on juvenile population characteristics, juvenile victims, juvenile offenders, juvenile involvement with the system through law enforcement, courts, and corrections, and more. More icon

  Blended Learning Initiative Seeks Applicants
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings

The Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings (CEEAS) is accepting applications from state juvenile justice agencies to participate in Unjammed 2.0, a blended learning initiative that supports schools inside juvenile secure care facilities. Unjammed 2.0 helps agencies tackle policies that prevent Internet use for educational purposes and train and equip teachers with technology-enhanced learning tools to transform school culture and improve student outcomes. Submit an expression of interest form to CEEAS by March 4, 2015.   More icon

 
From the Administrator
Robert L. Listenbee

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Administrator Listenbee shares a video message highlighting the release of “Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive,” a report with comprehensive policy recommendations from the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General’s Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence.


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OJJDP News @ a Glance,
November/December 2014

OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2014. This issue’s top story and video message from Administrator Listenbee highlight the release of “Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive,” a report with comprehensive policy recommendations from the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General’s Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence.

Other features highlight the Office’s fiscal year 2014 grant awards, OJJDP-convened roundtables on mentoring and the needs of LGBTQ youth, and more. More icon

Webinar To Discuss CJJR Youth in Custody Certificate Program

On March 5, 2015, from 2 to 3 p.m. ET, the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy, as part of OJJDP’s Center for Coordinated Assistance to States (CCAS), will present “CJJR Youth in Custody Certificate Program: How to Develop Capacity, Effectuate Change and Sustain System Improvements for Serving High-Risk Youth.” This free webinar will be an overview of the Youth in Custody Certificate Program to be held July 6–10, 2015. CJJR will answer questions about program-specific information, application guidelines, tuition, and available subsidies. Register for the webinar. More icon