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|OJJDP News @ a Glance,
OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2015. This issue’s top story and video message from OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee highlight the new OJJDP-MENTOR National Mentoring Resource Center and, in light of National Mentoring Month in January, the impact of evidence-based mentoring practices.
Other features highlight the National Mentoring Summit that OJJDP co-hosted; launch of the White House Asian American and Pacific Islander Bullying Prevention Task Force; Departments of Justice and Education release of a correctional education guidance package to improve the quality of educational services for confined youth; Justice Department partnership with Facebook and Bing to expand the reach of AMBER Alerts; and more.
Fact Sheets Available on Parenting a Child Recovering from Maltreatment
The Child Welfare Information Gateway has released a series of online fact sheets exploring the effects of maltreatment on children and how parents can help them recover. One of the fact sheets focuses on parenting a child who has experienced trauma. Other topics in the series include parenting a child who has experienced sexual abuse and abuse or neglect. Free print copies can be ordered online.