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2014
Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States: A Guide for Providers of Victim and Support ServicesTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. The intended audience for this guide is providers of victim and support services for children and adolescents who have experienced or are at risk of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. 2014. 52 pages. NCJ 247651
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Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States: A Guide for the Health Care SectorTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide is designed for professionals in the health care sector who interact with victims, survivors, and perpetrators of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors. 2014. 42 pages. NCJ 248472
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Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States: A Guide for the Legal SectorTop  
 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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Changing Lives: Prevention and Intervention to Reduce Serious OffendingTop  
 NIJ, OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Justice Research Series. This bulletin assesses early childhood, juvenile, and early adulthood programs that have demonstrated measurable impacts on offending in early adulthood or up to age 29. August 2014. 8 pages. NCJ 243993
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Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2011Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention sponsors the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP), a biennial survey of public and private juvenile residential facilities in every state, which presents a detailed picture of the young people in residential placement nationwide—including age, race, gender, offenses, adjudication status, and more. August 2014. 16 pages. NCJ 246826
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2014Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue’s lead story highlights a Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention meeting on strategies for successfully transitioning youth from juvenile justice systems to communities. August 2014. 0 pages. NCJ 247631
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Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors Among Detained YouthTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Beyond Detention Series. Summarizes the methods, findings, and implications of a study on suicidal thoughts and behaviors among detained youth ages 10–18 who were part of the Northwestern Juvenile Project, a longitudinal study of juvenile detainees. July 2014. 12 pages. NCJ 243891
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Law Enforcement Response to Child AbuseTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Portable Guide. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse. Provides information about law enforcement’s role in child abuse cases, from the initial call, through the investigation, to the court proceedings. July 2014. 22 pages. NCJ 243907
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Recognizing When a Child's Injury or Illness Is Caused by AbuseTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Portable Guide. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse. Provides information about the many indicators of child maltreatment and abuse to help first responders and investigators differentiate between physical abuse and accidental injury. July 2014. 28 pages. NCJ 243908
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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice: 2013 Recommendations to the President, Congress, and OJJDP AdministratorTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents recommendations developed by the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ) subcommittees and approved by the full FACJJ. July 2014. 32 pages. NCJ 248442
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Behavioral Health Problems, Treatment, and Outcomes in Serious Youthful OffendersTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, . Pathways to Desistance. Presents findings from the Pathways to Desistance study on the overlap between behavioral health problems and the risk of future offending as well as the delivery of mental health services to young offenders in institutions and in the community after release. June 2014. 16 pages. NCJ 242440
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2014Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's lead story highlights Administrator Robert L. Listenbee's testimony at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. June 2014. 0 pages. NCJ 246825
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Understanding the Role of Parent Engagement To Enhance Mentoring Outcomes: Final Evaluation ReportTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report provides an evaluation of the impact of a parent mentoring intervention on mentoring relationships and youth outcomes in a youth services agency. June 2014. 28 pages. NCJ 247571
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Criminal Career PatternsTop  
 NIJ, OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Justice Research Series. This bulletin discusses the criminal careers of offenders, specifically the links between offending patterns in adolescence and in adulthood. May 2014. 2 pages. NCJ 242545
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Explanations for OffendingTop  
 NIJ, OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Justice Research Series. This bulletin describes five broad theoretical perspectives that explain patterns of offending: (1) static theories, (2) dynamic or life-course developmental models, (3) social psychological theories, (4) the developmental psychopathological perspective, and (5) the biopsychosocial perspective. May 2014. 2 pages. NCJ 243975
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Prediction and Risk/Needs AssessmentTop  
 NIJ, OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Justice Research Series. This bulletin discusses the ability to predict whether a young adult will commit crimes based on information available from his or her juvenile years and reviews assessment tools used to make these predictions. May 2014. 2 pages. NCJ 243976
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 3, Issue 2, Spring 2014Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, Journal of Juvenile Justice. This is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Deliquency Prevention. May 2014. 107 pages. NCJ 246951
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2014Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's lead story highlights OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee's keynote speech at the Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development Conference. April 2014. 0 pages. NCJ 245451
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Delays in Youth JusticeTop  
 NIJ, OJJDP-Produced, . 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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Young Offenders: What Happens and What Should HappenTop  
 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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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2010Top  
 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 Waived to Criminal Court, 2010Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2014Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's lead story highlights the National Mentoring Summit, held in Arlington, VA. February 2014. 0 pages. NCJ 244623
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Investigation of the Effectiveness of a Developmental Mentoring Model as an Intervention/Prevention Strategy for Juveniles of Varying Levels of Risk for Delinquency among Middle School Youth in Metro LouisvilleTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study determined whether cross-age mentoring is an effective model for preventing juvenile delinquency among middle-school children (sixth graders) with varying degrees of risk for delinquency. January 2014. 46 pages. NCJ 244758
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T.E.A.M., Teach, Empower, Affirm, Mentor, A Risk Reduction Mentoring Curriculum, Instructor's ManualTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This is the instructor’s manual for a curriculum designed for mentors and mentees in the T.E.A.M. mentoring program (Teach, Empower, Affirm, Mentor), which is a cross-age mentoring program for middle school students with varying degrees of risk for delinquent behavior. January 2014. 253 pages. NCJ 244759
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2013
An Impact Evaluation of Three Strategies Created To Reduce Disproportionate Minority Contact and the Detention PopulationTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study evaluated the effectiveness of three strategies developed by the Maricopa County (Arizona) Juvenile Probation Department to reduce disproportionate minority contact (DMC) and the number of youth placed in detention. 2013. 47 pages. NCJ 241506
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AMBER Advocate Spring 2013Top  
 OJP, OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The Amber Advocate presents information and updates on the Amber Alert system. 2013. 12 pages. NCJ 241625
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well Being, 2013Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents key national indicators of child well-being for the year ending 2012. 2013. 224 pages. NCJ 242943
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AMBER Advocate Fall 2013Top  
 OJP, OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue features four articles: one article that examines whether proposed changes by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) may limit the use of AMBER Alerts in several Western States; an article that describes the effective use of an AMBER Alert in Ohio; an article that profiles the use of AMBER Alert in Indian Country; and a fourth article that explains how Mexico and the United States are cooperating to stop child abductions through AMBER Alert International. 2013. 8 pages. NCJ 243597
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Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United StatesTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report examines current approaches addressing commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of children. 2013. 478 pages. NCJ 243838
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Mentoring Children of Incarcerated Parents: A Synthesis of Research and Input from the Listening Session Held by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the White House Domestic Policy Council and Office of Public EngagementTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report provides a summary of research presented at the listening session held by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the White House Domestic Policy Council and Office of Public Engagement. 2013. 63 pages. NCJ 244198
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 3, Issue 1, Fall 2013Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, Journal of Juvenile Justice. This is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Deliquency Prevention. 2013. 128 pages. NCJ 244254
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Developmental Sequences of Girls' Delinquent BehaviorTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Report. Girls Study Group Series. Summarizes the findings on developmental patterns of girls' offending from childhood through adolescence. December 2013. 16 pages. NCJ 238276
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Functional Impairment in Delinquent YouthTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Beyond Detention Series. Provides findings from the Northwestern Juvenile Project, the first large-scale, prospective longitudinal study of drug, alcohol, and psychiatric disorders in a diverse sample of juvenile detainees. December 2013. 12 pages. NCJ 239996
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OJJDP Annual Report 2012: How OJJDP Is Working for Youth Justice and SafetyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This report provides an overview of the Office's activities in fiscal year (FY) 2012. December 2013. 60 pages. NCJ 241584
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Juvenile Arrests 2010Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Summarizes 2010 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies throughout the country as cited in the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting program and the report Crime in the United States 2010. December 2013. 24 pages. NCJ 242770
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2013Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Highlights the first of four public hearings that the Task Force on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence will hold to examine the impact of violence on children in Indian country. December 2013. 0 pages. NCJ 244167
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Juvenile Arrests 2011Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Summarizes 2011 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies. December 2013. 12 pages. NCJ 244476
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Comparison of Risk Assessment Instruments in Juvenile JusticeTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study evaluated nine risk assessment instruments for juveniles in 10 jurisdictions by comparing their predictive validity, reliability, equity, and utility. December 2013. 492 pages. NCJ 244477
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Exploring Outcomes Related to Legal Representation for Parents Involved in Mississippi's Juvenile Dependency System, Preliminary FindingsTop  
 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 (Site A)Top  
 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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Children's Exposure to Violence and the Intersection Between Delinquency and VictimizationTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence Series. Presents survey results from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) regarding the co-occurrence of victimization and delinquency among children who are exposed to violence. October 2013. 12 pages. NCJ 240555
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2013Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Highlights a listening session organized by the White House Domestic Policy Council and OJJDP on how to improve or enhance mentoring services for children of incarcerated parents, and more. October 2013. 1 pages. NCJ 243534
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Examining the Referral Stage for Mentoring High-Risk Youth In Six Different Juvenile Justice SettingsTop  
 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 Reasonable Efforts in Child Welfare Cases that Include Domestic Violence in Portland, OregonTop  
 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 VirginiaTop  
 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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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2010: Selected FindingsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s biennial Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC) collects information about facilities in which juvenile offenders are held. September 2013. 20 pages. NCJ 241134
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Highlights of the 2011 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth Gang Series. This fact sheet presents findings from the National Gang Center’s National Youth Gang Survey, which collects data from a large, representative sample of local law enforcement agencies to track the size and scope of the national gang problem. September 2013. 4 pages. NCJ 242884
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Building a Prevention Framework to Address Teen "Sexting" BehaviorsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Findings and methodology are presented for a multi-State, mixed-method study of youth and adult perspectives on teen “sexting” behavior, defined as teens’ “self-production and distribution of sexually explicit visual content via cell phones, social media, and other forms of digital communications.” September 2013. 186 pages. NCJ 244001
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Marion County Fostering Attachment Treatment Court Follow-Up Process and Outcome Evaluation ReportTop  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance July/August, 2013Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . This issue's lead story highlights a presentation by members of the National Research Council on the findings and recommendations of an OJJDP-funded report on recent advances in scientific understanding of adolescent brain development that should be more fully incorporated into juvenile justice policies and practices. August 2013. 1 pages. NCJ 242652
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OJJDP Family Listening Sessions: Executive SummaryTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. During the spring and summer of 2011, OJJDP, in collaboration with the Campaign for Youth Justice and the Education Development Center, convened four listening sessions with families and youth who have had direct experiences with the juvenile justice and criminal justice systems. July 2013. 64 pages. NCJ 241379
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OJJDP Annual Report 2011Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2011. June 2013. 84 pages. NCJ 238638
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PTSD, Trauma, and Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders in Detained YouthTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Beyond Detention Series. Examines the results of the Northwestern Juvenile Project—a longitudinal study of youth detained at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center in Chicago, IL, cosponsored by OJJDP. June 2013. 16 pages. NCJ 239603
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Nature and Risk of Victimization: Findings From the Survey of Youth in Residential PlacementTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Survey of Youth in Residential Placement Series. Presents key findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (SYRP) on youth’s victimization in placement, including their experiences of theft, robbery, physical assault, and sexual assault. June 2013. 16 pages. NCJ 240703
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Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2010Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Presents information from the 2010 Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP), a biennial survey of public and private juvenile residential facilities conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau and sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. June 2013. 16 pages. NCJ 241060
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June, 2013Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Grant. 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. 0 pages. NCJ 242021
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 2, Issue 2, Spring 2013Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, Journal of Juvenile Justice. This Journal is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Deliquency Prevention. June 2013. 101 pages. NCJ 242400
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2010Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2013Top  
 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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Safe Start Promising Approaches Communities: Improving Outcomes for Children Exposed to ViolenceTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This booklet describes Safe Start Promising Approaches communities and outlines how the programs are integrating evidence-based or promising practices as well as other complementary interventions within their geographical, agency, and community context. March 2013. 36 pages. NCJ 248420
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Northwestern Juvenile Project: An OverviewTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Beyond Detention Series. Provides an overview of the Northwestern Juvenile Project, the first large-scale, prospective longitudinal study of drug, alcohol, and psychiatric disorders in a diverse sample of juvenile detainees. February 2013. 16 pages. NCJ 234522
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2013Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant. 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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Getting Out of Gangs, Staying Out of Gangs: Gang intervention and Desistence StrategiesTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This article identifies the pivotal life points at which targeted gang interventions may be the most effective, and strategies for getting youth out of gangs (“desistence”) at these points are recommended. January 2013. 10 pages. NCJ 242012
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2012
Healing the Invisible Wounds: Children's Exposure to Violence - A Guide for FamiliesTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource provides guidance and resources for families who believe a child they know has witnessed or experienced violence. 2012. 32 pages. NCJ 227353
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National Center for Missing & Exploited Children®: 2011 AMBER ALERT REPORTTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children presents an update on AMBER Alert Cases in 2011. 2012. 43 pages. NCJ 238756
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AMBER Advocate Fall/Winter 2012Top  
 OJP, OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The Amber Advocate contains four main articles on issues pertaining to Amber Alerts. 2012. 12 pages. NCJ 240724
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Sanemos las Heridas Invisibles: Ninos Expuestos a Violencia - Guia para familias (Healing the Invisible Wounds: Children's Exposure to Violence - A Guide for Families)Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource provides guidance and resources (in Spanish) for families who believe a child they know has witnessed or experienced violence. 2012. 32 pages. NCJ 248417
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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 AdvocatesTop  
 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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Transfer of Juveniles to Adult Court: Effects of a Broad Policy in One CourtTop  
 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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OJJDP Annual Report 2010Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2010. December 2012. 120 pages. NCJ 237051
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2012Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. December 2012. 11 pages. NCJ 240178
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Dependency Drug Court: Evaluation ReportTop  
 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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Report of the Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to ViolenceTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report details the task force's findings and provides policy recommendations to address the issue and reduce the impact of trauma on children. December 2012. NCJ 241563
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Ethnic Identity and Offending Trajectories Among Mexican American Juvenile Offenders: Gang Membership and Psychosocial MaturityTop  
 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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OJJDP In Focus Fact Sheet: Disproportionate Minority ContactTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. In Focus. This fact sheet provides an overview of OJJDP's efforts to reduce disproportionate minority contact (DMC). The publication includes a description of OJJDP's DMC Reduction Model, which helps states determine whether disproportionality exists and, if it does, guides the establishment of multipronged intervention strategies to ensure equal treatment of all youth. The fact sheet also includes a summary of states' DMC-reduction activities derived from compliance plans submitted in fiscal year 2011. November 2012. 4 pages. NCJ 239457
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Community Supervision of Underage Drinking OffendersTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This bulletin provides a theoretical overview on which to base policies, procedures, and practices to help professionals effectively supervise underage drinkers in the community. October 2012. 12 pages. NCJ 237147
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Underage Drinking: Practice Guidelines for Community CorrectionsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This bulletin offers such 10 such guidelines to help professionals develop a plan for screening youth, determine appropriate responses, create a case plan, and provide treatment. October 2012. 16 pages. NCJ 237231
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2012Top  
 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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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2009Top  
 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 in Juvenile Court, 2009Top  
 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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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2009Top  
 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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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 2, Issue 1, Fall 2012Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, Journal of Juvenile Justice. This Journal is a semi-annual, peer reviewed journal sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice Deliquency Prevention. October 2012. 97 pages. NCJ 240461
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Researching the Referral Stage of Youth Mentoring in Six Juvenile Justice Settings: An Exploratory AnalysisTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This final report presents the results of a study that examined the referral stage in youth mentoring in six juvenile justice settings. October 2012. 190 pages. NCJ 240820
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Effects and Consequences of Underage DrinkingTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This bulletin presents findings from a literature review that investigated the effects of how underage drinking on youth’s physical, emotional, and neurological health. It also discusses the personal, legal, and economic consequences of underage drinking. The bulletin is part of OJJDP’s underage drinking bulletin series, which provides guidelines for communities developing treatment and prevention programs. September 2012. 12 pages. NCJ 237145
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Victimization and Trauma Experienced by Children and Youth: Implications for Legal AdvocatesTop  
 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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Sonoma County Dependency Drug Court (DDC): Year Three Evaluation FindingsTop  
 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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Referring Youth in Juvenile Justice Settings to Mentoring Programs: Effective Strategies and Practices to Improving the Mentoring Experience for At-Risk and High-Risk YouthTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. The research reported here used multiple methods in obtaining data from mentoring and juvenile justice systems in order to determine how juvenile justice systems refer youth to mentoring, challenges faced during the referral process, examples of effective strategies for addressing these challenges, and action steps. September 2012. 162 pages. NCJ 241485
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Domestic Violence Agencies and SheltersTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This Issue Brief explains the importance of domestic violence agencies and shelters in addressing exposure to violence to ensure the well-being of children from birth to age 18. September 2012. 12 pages. NCJ 248418
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2012Top  
 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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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2012Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Provides annual updates on the well-being of children and families in the United States across a range of domains. July 2012. 24 pages. NCJ 238797
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2009Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2012Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue of OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter highlights of the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) National Missing Children’s Day ceremony; DOJ’s joint project with the U.S. Department of Education to keep youth in school and out of court; National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day; OJJDP’s efforts to engage families of incarcerated youth as valued partners in the juvenile justice system; the latest activities of the Defending Childhood initiative’s eight demonstration sites; and more June 2012. 19 pages. NCJ 238636
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Street Outreach and the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang ModelTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, BJA-Sponsored. This bulletin provides an overview of best practices developed for street outreach in the context of the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model. June 2012. 10 pages. NCJ 239076
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Exploring the Role of the Internet in Juvenile Prostitution Cases Coming to the Attention of Law EnforcementTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This paper examines the role of the Internet in juvenile prostitution cases coming to the attention of law enforcement. June 2012. 16 pages. NCJ 240399
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AMBER Alert Best PracticesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This guide is a compilation of the most effective and efficient strategies, provided by AMBER partners and practitioners, for recovering missing or abducted children. May 2012. 64 pages. NCJ 232271
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No Estás Solo: El Camino del Secuestro al EmpoderamientoTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This is the Spanish-language version of You're Not Alone: The Journey From Abduction to Empowerment. May 2012. 74 pages. NCJ 237774
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¿Y yo? Cómo Sobrellevar el Secuestro de un Hermano o una HermanaTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This is the Spanish-language version of What About Me? Coping With the Abduction of a Brother or Sister. May 2012. 70 pages. NCJ 237775
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Child and Youth Victimization Known to Police, School, and Medical AuthoritiesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence Series. Presents the survey results from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) regarding authorities' knowledge of victimization incidents involving children and youth, particularly police, school, and medical authorities. April 2012. 8 pages. NCJ 235394
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Highlights of the 2010 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth Gang Series. Provides an overview of findings from the 2010 National Youth Gang Survey. April 2012. 4 pages. NCJ 237542
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2012Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . This issue of OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter features an indepth interview with Melodee Hanes, OJJDP's Acting Administrator; features on the second annual summit of the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention; findings of an OJJDP-supported study on serious juvenile offenders; and more. April 2012. 1 pages. NCJ 238120
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 1, Issue 2, Spring 2012Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, Journal of Juvenile Justice. This Journal is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. April 2012. NCJ 238336
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2012Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. February 2012. 16 pages. NCJ 237146
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Social Networks, Delinquency, and Gang Membership: Using a Neighborhood Framework to Examine the Influence of Network Composition and Structure in a Latino CommunityTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study explored the network and social variable that affect relations among youth in predominantly Latino neighborhoods. February 2012. 274 pages. NCJ 238538
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2011
Impact of the Nurse-Family Partnership on Neighborhood Context, Government Expenditures, and Children's School FunctioningTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents the methodologies and findings of three studies: an economic analysis of the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) through age 9 for children in the Denver trial of the NFP; an assessment of children’s school functioning using teacher reports of third-grade children’s grade point averages and behavior in the Denver trial of the NFP; and a study of the NFP in neighborhood contexts in the Elmira, Memphis, and Denver trials. 2011. 68 pages. NCJ 233277
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AMBER Alert Report 2010: Analysis of AMBER Alert Cases in 2010Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children presents an analysis of AMBER Alert cases for 2010. 2011. 43 pages. NCJ 236084
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Children Exposed to Violence: Tips for Agencies and Staff Working with YouthTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource provides tips on how youth workers can identify youth exposed to violence and give them the sympathetic care they need. 2011. 3 pages. NCJ 248421
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Children Exposed to Violence: Tips for Agencies Working with Immigrant FamiliesTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource provides tips for agencies working with immigrant families who may encounter cases of children being exposed to violence. 2011. 5 pages. NCJ 248422
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Children Exposed to Violence: Tips for Child Welfare StaffTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource provides tips for child welfare staff on how to work with children exposed to violence. 2011. 3 pages. NCJ 248423
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Children Exposed to Violence: Tips for Domestic Violence and Homeless SheltersTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource provides tips for domestic violence and homeless shelters on how to work with children exposed to violence. 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 248424
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Children Exposed to Violence: Tips for Early Childhood ProvidersTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource provides tips for early childhood providers on how to work with children exposed to violence. 2011. 3 pages. NCJ 248425
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Children Exposed to Violence: Tips for Engaging Men and FathersTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource provides tips for engaging men and fathers on how to work with children exposed to violence. 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 248426
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Children Exposed to Violence: Tips for Parent Education ProgramsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource provides tips for parent education programs on how to work with children exposed to violence. 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 248427
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Children Exposed to Violence: Tips for Parents and Other CaregiversTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource provides tips for parents and other caregivers on how to work with children exposed to violence. 2011. 3 pages. NCJ 248431
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Children Exposed to Violence: Tips for Pregnancy Prevention ProgramsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource provides tips for pregnancy prevention programs on how to work with children exposed to violence. 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 248432
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Children Exposed to Violence: Tips for Staff and Advocates Working With Children: PolyvictimizationTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource provides tips for staff and advocates working with children on how to work with children exposed to violence. 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 248433
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Children Exposed to Violence: Tips for TeachersTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This resources provides tips for teachers on how to work with children exposed to violence. 2011. 3 pages. NCJ 248434
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Bullying in Schools: An OverviewTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Bullying in Schools. Examines the connection between different types and frequencies of bullying, truancy, and student achievement, and whether students’ engagement in school mediates these factors. December 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 234205
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2011Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. December 2011. 10 pages. NCJ 236316
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Juvenile Arrests 2009Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. This report summarizes 2009 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 2009. This information is used to characterize the extent and nature of juvenile crime that comes to the attention of the justice system. December 2011. 24 pages. NCJ 236477
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2008Top  
 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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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2008Top  
 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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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2008Top  
 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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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2008Top  
 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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AMBER Advocate Volume 5, Issue 3, December 2011Top  
 OJP, OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue features six articles which provide nationwide and international examples of AMBER Alert success stories. December 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 237248
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2011Top  
 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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Hot Spots of Juvenile Crime: Findings From SeattleTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents the findings of a study that mapped the location of all juvenile crime incidents (incidents in a juvenile was arrested) in Seattle between 1989 and 2002 to determine the distribution of juvenile crime and identify hot spots of juvenile crime. October 2011. 16 pages. NCJ 231575
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Children's Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Other Family ViolenceTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence Series. Explores in depth the survey results from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) regarding exposure to family violence among children in the United States, including exposure to intimate partner violence, assaults by parents on siblings of children surveyed, and other assaults involving teen and adult household members. October 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 232272
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OJJDP's Major Grant ProgramsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. In Focus. Discusses the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP's) grant programs, which are authorized by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended. October 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 234072
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OJJDP: An OverviewTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. In Focus. Provides an overview of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and describes its divisions and programs. October 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 234073
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Emergency Planning for Juvenile Justice Residential FacilitiesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides information about how facilities can ensure that youth receive the supports and services they require as they experience the disruptions that emergencies inevitably cause. October 2011. 50 pages. NCJ 234936
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Questions and Answers About the National Survey of Children's Exposure to ViolenceTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence Series. Presents an overview of the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV), the most comprehensive nationwide survey to date of the incidence and prevalence of children's exposure to violence, sponsored by OJJDP and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and carried out by the Crimes Against Children Research Center of the University of New Hampshire. October 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 235163
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Polyvictimization: Children's Exposure to Multiple Types of Violence, Crime, and AbuseTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence Series. Presents the findings of the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) regarding children's direct exposure to multiple types of violence, crime, and abuse, also known as polyvictimization. October 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 235504
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National Center for Youth in CustodyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides an overview of the mission, objectives, and services of the recently launched National Center for Youth in Custody. October 2011. 2 pages. NCJ 235770
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 1, Issue 1, Fall 2011Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, Journal of Juvenile Justice. This Journal is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. October 2011. 127 pages. NCJ 236317
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Judicial and Probation Outreach Project, Final ReportTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This document presents the closeout report for the Judicial and Probation Outreach Project which identifies and disseminates strategies on underage drinking to the judicial and probation communities. October 2011. 257 pages. NCJ 238792
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Trying Juveniles as Adults: An Analysis of State Transfer Laws and ReportingTop  
 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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Reducing Drinking Among Underage Air Force Members in Five CommunitiesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes the early findings of an evaluation of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) initiative in five Air Force communities. August 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 232616
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2011Top  
 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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Arrests for Child Pornography Production: Data at Two Time Points From a National Sample of U.S. Law Enforcement AgenciesTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined trends in law enforcement responses to child pornography (CP) production. August 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 237466
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2008: Selected FindingsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Summarizes 2008 data from the biannual Juvenile Residential Facility Census, which collects information about the facilities in which juvenile offenders are held. July 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 231683
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2011Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Provides annual updates on the well-being of children and families in the United States across a range of domains. July 2011. 223 pages. NCJ 235151
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2008Top  
 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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Highlights of the 2009 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth Gang Series. This fact sheet provides an overview of findings from the 2009 National Youth Gang Survey. June 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 233581
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2011Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. June 2011. 14 pages. NCJ 234318
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Federal Resources on Missing and Exploited Children: A Directory for Law Enforcement and Other Public and Private Agencies Sixth EditionTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes the federal services, programs, publications, and training sessions that address child sexual exploitation issues, child pornography, child abduction, Internet crime, and missing children cases. May 2011. 48 pages. NCJ 231619
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Cuando su Niño está desaparecido: Unia guía de supervivencia familiar (4th Edition)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. This Spanish-language version of When Your Child is Missing: A Family Survival Guide provides parents with insights into what families should do when a child is missing. May 2011. 103 pages. NCJ 232789
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El Delito del Secuestro Familiar: La perspectiva de hijos y padresTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This Spanish language version of Crime of Family Abduction: A Child's and Parent's Perspective provides the searching family, law enforcement, and mental health professionals with strategies to build a comprehensive, child-centered approach to recovery and healing. May 2011. 71 pages. NCJ 234086
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Tribal Youth in the Federal Justice System, Final Report (Revised)Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, BJS-Sponsored. This publication examines the Tribal Youth in the Federal Justice System project which explored issues surrounding the population of American Indian juveniles who are processed in the Federal justice system. May 2011. 205 pages. NCJ 234549
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U.S. Gang Problem Trends and Seriousness, 1996-2009Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, BJA-Sponsored. This report presents new information on the long-term trend in street gang activity and violent crime in the United States. May 2011. 23 pages. NCJ 236305
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2011Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. April 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 234084
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2009 Report to Congress: Title V Community Prevention Grants ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Reports on the Title V Community Prevention Grants program, which provides funds to help communities develop and implement delinquency prevention programs. April 2011. 24 pages. NCJ 234161
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Highlights From Pathways to Desistance: A Longitudinal Study of Serious Adolescent OffendersTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Pathways to Desistance. Presents an overview of some major findings from the Pathways to Desistance Study, a project that followed 1,354 serious adolescent offenders for 7 years following their convictions. March 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 230971
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2008 Report to Congress: Title V Incentive Grants for Local Delinquency Prevention ProgramsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Reports on the four delinquency prevention programs that were funded under Title V—the Community Prevention Grants program, the Tribal Youth Program, the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) program, and the Gang Resistance Education And Training (G.R.E.A.T.) program. March 2011. NCJ 231131
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Programs: 2008-2009 Report to CongressTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Report. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Presents data from local subgrantees on how their juvenile accountability programs performed during the 2008 and 2009 reporting periods. March 2011. 25 pages. NCJ 231990
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Guide for Implementing or Enhancing an Endangered Missing AdvisoryTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes how a community can establish a task force to create an endangered missing advisory plan, which creates voluntary partnerships to rapidly recover missing persons who do not fit the AMBER Alert criteria but who may be in danger. March 2011. 37 pages. NCJ 232001
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Juvenile Justice System and Risk Factor Data for Illinois: 2008 Annual ReportTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This 2008 Annual Report by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority presents comprehensive juvenile justice data, along with an explanation of risk factors and their importance to the juvenile justice system, in order to assist juvenile justice policymakers and practitioners in developing informed planning and policy initiatives. March 2011. 248 pages. NCJ 236786
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National Evaluation of the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Randomized Community Trial (Final Report)Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This is the final report of the National Evaluation of the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) Program Randomized Community Trial (CT), which covers the entire project period (2003-2009). February 2011. 196 pages. NCJ 236176
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2011Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . Reports on a partnership to enable millions of Facebook users across the country to receive AMBER Alerts via their accounts. The issue also includes special features on First Lady Michelle Obama’s announcement at the National Mentoring Summit of The Corporate Mentoring Challenge, and on OJJDP’s two FY 2010 fellows in the areas of tribal youth and juvenile justice and children’s exposure to violence. January 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 233339
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2010
Guide for Enforcing Impaired Driving Laws for YouthTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide provides information on law enforcement strategies to reduce impaired driving among youth. 2010. 16 pages. NCJ 188071
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Survey of Youth in Residential Placement: Youth's Needs and ServicesTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. The Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (SYRP) is the third component in the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP) constellation of surveys providing updated statistics on youth in custody in the juvenile justice system. 2010. 62 pages. NCJ 227660
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2009 AMBER Alert Report Analysis of AMBER Alert Cases in 2009Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This document from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children presents an analysis of AMBER-Alert cases for 2009. 2010. 45 pages. NCJ 234209
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Ten Things Every Juvenile Court Judge Should Know About Trauma and DelinquencyTop  
 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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Youth's Characteristics and Backgrounds: Findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential PlacementTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Survey of Youth in Residential Placement Series. Describes the characteristics, family and educational backgrounds, offense histories, and expectations of youth in residential placement. December 2010. 12 pages. NCJ 227730
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Findings From the Evaluation of OJJDP's Gang Reduction ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents the findings from an independent evaluation of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP's) Gang Reduction Program—a comprehensive, multifaceted approach to gang reduction. December 2010. 20 pages. NCJ 230106
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Gang Prevention: An Overview of Research and ProgramsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents an overview of gang research and programs in the United States and examines how gangs form and why youth join them. December 2010. 24 pages. NCJ 231116
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Substance Use and Delinquent Behavior Among Serious Adolescent OffendersTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Pathways to Desistance. Part of the Pathways to Desistance Study series, this bulletin presents some key findings on the link between adolescent substance use and serious offending. December 2010. 16 pages. NCJ 232790
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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Annual Report 2010Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents concerns and recommendations from juvenile justice experts and career professionals from every State and territory in the United States. November 2010. 49 pages. NCJ 231620
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2010Top  
 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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Responding to Gangs in the School SettingTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, BJA-Sponsored. This bulletin presents an overview of action steps that schools can take in preventing, intervening in, and suppressing violent gang activity, and it provides guidance in developing crisis response plans that address violence in schools, including, but not limited to, gang activity. November 2010. 15 pages. NCJ 233820
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Best Practices To Address Community Gang Problems: OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model (Second Edition)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides guidance on how communities can best address an existing or emerging youth gang problem. October 2010. 63 pages. NCJ 231200
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2010Top  
 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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AMBER Advocate Volume 4, Issue 2, August 2010Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of the Amber Advocate was a special edition recognizing National Missing Children’s Day along with State, local, an international programs, trainings, and other activities related to AMBER Alert and missing children. August 2010. 12 pages. NCJ 231547
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Effects of Federal Legislation on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of ChildrenTop  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2010Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Reports on OJJDP's green detention and reentry programs for tribal youth. The issue also includes special features on the recent National Institute of Justice Conference on evidence-based practices to prevent and intervene in crime; the U.S. Department of Justice's Tribal Youth Summit; and recent OJJDP trainings to assist law enforcement and child protection professionals from Mexico and the United States in more effectively responding to cross-border abductions. July 2010. 15 pages. NCJ 230815
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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well Being, 2010Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Provides annual updates on the well-being of children and families in the United States across a range of domains. July 2010. 24 pages. NCJ 231179
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Juvenile Transfer Laws: An Effective Deterrent to Delinquency?Top  
 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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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2007Top  
 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 in Juvenile Court, 2007Top  
 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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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007Top  
 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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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2007Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2007. June 2010. 2 pages. NCJ 230170
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Conditions of Confinement: Findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential PlacementTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Survey of Youth in Residential Placement Series. Presents results from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (SYRP) on the characteristics of the facilities in which youth are confined and the programs provided to them. May 2010. 16 pages. NCJ 227729
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When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide, Fourth EditionTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides parents with the most current information on, and helpful insights into, what families should do when a child is missing. May 2010. 110 pages. NCJ 228735
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The Crime of Family Abduction: A Child's and Parent's PerspectiveTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Authored by survivors of family abduction, this publication provides the searching family, law enforcement, and mental health professionals with strategies to build a comprehensive, child-centered approach to recovery and healing. May 2010. 72 pages. NCJ 229933
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2010Top  
 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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Suspect Confession of Child Sexual Abuse to InvestigatorsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined confessions of child sexual abuse and predictors of confession focusing on true confessions. May 2010. 10 pages. NCJ 230476
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History of Street Gangs in the United StatesTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, BJA-Sponsored. This bulletin examines the emergence and growth of gang activity in the Northeast, Midwest, West, and South regions of the United States. May 2010. 25 pages. NCJ 230569
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Causes and Correlates of Girls' DelinquencyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Girls Study Group Series. Provides a summary of the results of a review of more than 1,600 articles and book chapters from scientific literature on individual-level risk factors for delinquency and factors related to family, peers, schools, and communities. April 2010. 20 pages. NCJ 226358
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Suitability of Assessment Instruments for Delinquent GirlsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Report. Girls Study Group Series. Provides a comprehensive guide to help juvenile justice practitioners determine which standardized assessment instruments should be used when working with delinquent girls. April 2010. 12 pages. NCJ 226531
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Youth's Needs and Services: Findings From the Survey of Youth in Residential PlacementTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Survey of Youth in Residential Placement Series. Presents findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (SYRP) on how facilities have addressed youth's needs, what services youth receive, and where these services could be improved. April 2010. 12 pages. NCJ 227728
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AMBER Advocate Volume 4, Issue 1, April 2010Top  
 OJP, OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of the “Amber Advocate” reviews the history of the “AMBER Alert” through 2009, including data on its use for each year from 2004-09, its recent introduction in Indian Country, and its expansion into Ireland and the Netherlands. April 2010. 12 pages. NCJ 230405
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Psychological Distress as a Risk Factor for Re-Victimization in ChildrenTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined the role of psychological distress in predicting child re-victimization. April 2010. 9 pages. NCJ 230785
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Introduction to the Survey of Youth in Residential PlacementTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Survey of Youth in Residential Placement Series. Introduces the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement, reviewing its background, describing its design and methodology, discussing its strengths and limitations, and summarizing the questions it answers about the population of youth in custody. March 2010. NCJ 218390
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Highlights of the 2008 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth Gang Series. Reports findings from the 2008 National Youth Gang Survey. Based on survey results, it is estimated that more than 3,330 jurisdictions across the United States experienced gang activity in 2008. March 2010. 2 pages. NCJ 229249
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OJJDP Annual Report 2009 - How OJJDP Is Building a Better Future for America's YouthTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2009. March 2010. 110 pages. NCJ 229305
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2010Top  
 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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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2006-2007Top  
 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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Girls' DelinquencyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Article. In Focus. Examines rising trends in girls’ delinquency in the 1990s. February 2010. 4 pages. NCJ 228414
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Juveniles in Residential Placement: 1997-2008Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents information about juvenile offenders held in residential placement. February 2010. 2 pages. NCJ 229379
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Effects of Adolescent Victimization on Self-Concept and Depressive SymptomsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study investigates victimization, self-concept, and mental health. February 2010. 15 pages. NCJ 229523
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2010Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . Features a media event held by Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington in partnership with the Office of Justice Programs celebrating National Mentoring Month. The issue also includes features on the recent activities and achievements of the AMBER Alert program; the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s approval of a 2010 workplan and identification of key areas of focus for the future; and updates to OJJDP’s online resources for preventing gang violence. January 2010. 15 pages. NCJ 229132
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AMBER Advocate Volume 3, Issue 4, January 2010Top  
 OJP, OJJDP-Sponsored. The 12th edition of The AMBER Advocate reports on, among other issues, the 2009 National AMBER Alert Symposium, the impact of social networking sites on AMBER Alerts, the reasons why victims don’t always flee, and Maine's first AMBER Alert, which helped bring a child home. January 2010. 12 pages. NCJ 229497
 
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2009
Internet Safety 101: Rules 'N Tools Kit (2nd Edition)Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This second edition (2009) of Internet Safety 101 contains a workbook and resource guide, a DVD, a booklet, and other resources designed to empower parents to protect their children from online pornography and predators who use the Internet as a tool for perpetrating emotional and sexual abuse of young internet users. 2009. 273 pages. NCJ 230954
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2008 AMBER Alert Report Analysis of AMBER Alert Cases in 2008Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This document from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children presents an analysis of AMBER-Alert cases for 2008. 2009. 48 pages. NCJ 234208
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Juveniles Who Commit Sex Offenses Against MinorsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Presents population-based epidemiological information about the characteristics of juvenile offenders who commit sex offenses against minors. December 2009. 12 pages. NCJ 227763
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2006: Selected FindingsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Collects information about the facilities in which juvenile offenders are held including characteristics such as size, structure, type, ownership, and security arrangements. December 2009. 20 pages. NCJ 228128
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Juvenile Arrests 2008Top  
 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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Hot Spots of Juvenile Crime: A Longitudinal Study of Arrest Incidents at Street Segments in Seattle, WashingtonTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. In order to determine whether juvenile crime in Seattle, WA, has been concentrated in certain geographic areas ("hot spots"), this study identified crimes for which a juvenile was arrested at street segments in the city, as well as the stability and variation in juvenile crime. December 2009. 25 pages. NCJ 229344
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2009Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Features the Department of Justice priority on reentry programs for ex-offenders and OJJDP's commitment to ensuring a safe and successful reentry for juveniles; features the Obama Administration's meeting with tribal leaders to discuss public safety needs in Indian country; an historic gathering of former OJJDP Administrators to discuss their tenures, issues in the juvenile justice field, and the future of the Office; and an OJJDP-sponsored workshop on evaluating gender-sensitive programs. November 2009. 14 pages. NCJ 228602
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Pathways to Poly-VictimizationTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study sought to determine whether there is evidence to support the contribution of various hypothesized pathways in the development of poly-victimization among children. November 2009. 14 pages. NCJ 228654
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program (OJJDP In Focus)Top  
 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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Community Prevention Grants ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. In Focus. Provides an overview of OJJDP’s Community Prevention Grants program, which funds collaborative, community-based delinquency prevention efforts. October 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 227345
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Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Article. In Focus. Provides an overview of OJJDP’s Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws program, which supports and enhances efforts by States and local jurisdictions to reduce the availability of alcohol to minors. October 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 227469
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Formula Grants ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Article. In Focus. Provides an overview of OJJDP’s Formula Grants program, which supports efforts related to delinquency prevention and reduction, juvenile justice system improvement, research, evaluation, statistical analysis, and training and technical assistance. October 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 227470
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Children's Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National SurveyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence Series. Presents findings from the National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence, the most comprehensive survey to date of children’s exposure to violence in the United States. October 2009. 12 pages. NCJ 227744
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Disproportionate Minority ContactTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Article. In Focus. Provides an overview of OJJDP’s efforts to reduce disproportionate minority contact (DMC). October 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 228306
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AMBER Advocate Volume 3, Issue 3, October 2009Top  
 OJP, OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of the Amber Advocate, which reports on matters pertinent to the AMBER Alert’s efforts to quickly respond to suspected child abductions, provides a preview of the 2009 National AMBER Alert Symposium (October 27-29) and reports on the implementation of the AMBER Alert internationally and in various areas of the United States. October 2009. 12 pages. NCJ 228585
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Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact: Preparation at the Local LevelTop  
 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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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Annual Report 2009Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents concerns and recommendations from juvenile justice experts and career professionals from every State and territory in the United States. September 2009. 38 pages. NCJ 226967
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2009Top  
 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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In Search of Evidence-Based Practice in Juvenile Corrections: An Evaluation of Florida's Avon Park Youth Academy and STREET Smart ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. The National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD)conducted an evaluation of the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Avon Park Youth Academy (APYA) and the STREET Smart program (SS). September 2009. 240 pages. NCJ 228804
 
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Property Abatements—The Other Gang Injunction: Project T.O.U.G.H.Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, BJA-Sponsored. This National Gang Center Bulletin describes the use of Project T.O.U.G.H. (Taking Out Urban Gang Headquarters) by the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office. September 2009. 18 pages. NCJ 234961
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Developmental Sequences of Girls Delinquent BehaviorTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, Girls Study Group Series. This study examined the temporal ordering and patterning of girls’ delinquent behavior from childhood through adolescence. August 2009. 63 pages. NCJ 242663
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Understanding Children's Exposure to ViolenceTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This Issue Brief describes core concepts—gleaned from research and program practice—used in designing and implementing programs that address children's exposure to violence. August 2009. 8 pages. NCJ 243301
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2009Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Provides annual updates on the well-being of children and families in the United States across a range of domains. July 2009. 216 pages. NCJ 226963
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2009Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . Features a new report recommending comprehensive dependency court improvements for American Indian/Alaska Native children; information on the upcoming Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws conference; recent visits to OJJDP by delegations from the United Kingdom, Spain, and Brazil to learn more about the Office’s programs; and a Tribal Youth Program grant that enabled American Indian youth to travel to the Oregon Statehouse to view lawmakers at work. July 2009. 10 pages. NCJ 227625
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Lifetime Assessment of Poly-Victimization in a National Sample of Children and YouthTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined the cumulative victimization experiences (poly-victimization) of children and compared these children to other victims and non-victims. July 2009. 9 pages. NCJ 228110
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Gang Prosecution ManualTop  
 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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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2005Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation in 2005. June 2009. 2 pages. NCJ 224536
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on person offense cases processed by juvenile courts in 2005. June 2009. 2 pages. NCJ 224537
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005Top  
 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 Waived to Criminal Court, 2005Top  
 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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AMBER Advocate Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2009Top  
 OJP, OJJDP-Sponsored. This AMBER Advocate newsletter provides articles and news in this National Missing Children's Day Edition. June 2009. 8 pages. NCJ 227603
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2009Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . Includes a special feature on the Department of Justice’s commemoration of the 26th annual National Missing Children’s Day, OJJDP’s monthly focus groups, which are establishing an ongoing dialog with policymakers and practitioners on the most important issues facing the juvenile justice field; and an OJJDP-sponsored training course that educates law enforcement personnel on the best ways to approach and interact with adolescent girls during police calls. May 2009. 13 pages. NCJ 226641
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Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: Key MeasuresTop  
 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: Implementation GuideTop  
 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: User's Guide to Nonautomated Data CollectionTop  
 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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Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: Technical GuideTop  
 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: Guide to Judicial Workload AssessmentTop  
 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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Highlights of the 2007 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth Gang Series. Reports findings from the 2007 National Youth Gang Survey. April 2009. 2 pages. NCJ 225185
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Juvenile Arrests 2007Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Summarizes 2007 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 2007. April 2009. 12 pages. NCJ 225344
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AMBER Advocate Volume 3, Issue 1, April 2009Top  
 OJP, OJJDP-Sponsored. This AMBER Advocate newsletter, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), includes articles on AMBER Alert day and the AMBER International and Family Roundtable Report. April 2009. 8 pages. NCJ 226782
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OJJDP Annual Report 2008Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2008. March 2009. 101 pages. NCJ 225036
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2009Top  
 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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Family Transitions and Later Delinquency and Drug UseTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined the impact of the number of family transitions on delinquent and drug-using behavior in a sample of 646 boys (73 percent) and girls (27 percent). March 2009. 15 pages. NCJ 226387
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Juvenile Suicide in Confinement: A National SurveyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides the results of a survey on juvenile suicides occurring in confinement between 1995 and 1999. February 2009. 55 pages. NCJ 213691
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Characteristics of Juvenile Suicide in ConfinementTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides the results of a survey on juvenile suicides occurring in confinement between 1995 and 1999. February 2009. 16 pages. NCJ 214434
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OJJDP Annual Report 2006-2007Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents information on the activities and accomplishments of the Office during fiscal years 2006 and 2007. February 2009. 92 pages. NCJ 223612
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Telling Interviewers About Sexual Abuse: Predictors of Child Disclosure at Forensic InterviewsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined characteristics that predict full disclosure by victims of sexual abuse during a forensic interview. February 2009. 14 pages. NCJ 226260
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Resilient Girls-Factors that Protect Against DelinquencyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Girls Study Group Series. Describes how four factors—presence of a caring adult, school connectedness, school success, and religiosity—affect girls’ propensity towards delinquency. January 2009. 16 pages. NCJ 220124
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2004: Selected FindingsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Collects information about the facilities in which juvenile offenders are held. January 2009. 16 pages. NCJ 222721
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Title V Community Prevention Grants Program, 2006-2007 Report to CongressTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Reviews the background of the Community Prevention Grants Program; highlights State, local, and Federal activities in 2006–2007; and outlines OJJDP’s plans for enhancing the positive impact of limited Community Prevention Grants Program funds. January 2009. 32 pages. NCJ 225086
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2009Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Features a farewell to the field from outgoing Administrator J. Robert Flores in which he provides an overview of accomplishments and highlights during his tenure. The issue also includes an evaluation of OJJDP’s Gang Reduction Program, a feature on a program to reduce underage drinking among Tribal Youth, and upcoming OJJDP training sessions. January 2009. 0 pages. NCJ 225359
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program: 2006/2007 Report to CongressTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Report. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Presents information on the program’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal years 2006 and 2007. January 2009. 32 pages. NCJ 225367
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Parent/Child Concordance about Bullying Involvement and Family Characteristics Related to Bullying and Peer VictimizationTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined perspectives on bullying parent/child, concordance about bullying involvements, and family characteristics associated with bullying perpetration and peer victimization. January 2009. 22 pages. NCJ 226690
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2008
Analysis of Federally Prosecuted CSEC Cases Since the Passage of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000, Final ReportTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report on a national analysis of Federal prosecutions of cases that involved the commercial sexual exploitation of children and youth (CSEC) focused on whether relevant laws are being enforced, key features of successful CSEC prosecutions, whether courts have increased penalties for CSEC crimes, and the effects of CSEC legislation on service providers who work with victims. 2008. 164 pages. NCJ 222024
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Youth Courts: An Empirical Update and Analysis of Future Organizational and Research NeedsTop  
 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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Trajectories of Acculturation and Enculturation in Relation to Heavy Episodic Drinking and Marijuana Use in a Sample of Mexican American Serious Juvenile OffendersTop  
 NIJ-Sponsored, OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined longitudinal relationships of multiple dimensions of acculturation (mutual influence of two cultures in interaction with one another) and enculturation (strong identification with one's ethnic cultural values against mainstream culture) regarding heavy episodic alcohol consumption and marijuana use in a sample of 300 male, Mexican-American serious juvenile offenders. 2008. 28 pages. NCJ 222688
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Helping Child Victims of Family Violence Through School Personnel: An Evaluation of a Training ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This article reports on the methodology and effects of a domestic violence training program for school professionals presented in 18 locations throughout rural western New York. 2008. 20 pages. NCJ 224023
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Parents' Guide to TruancyTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide provides parents/guardians with strategies for preventing and intervening to reduce their children’s incidences of truancy. 2008. 36 pages. NCJ 226229
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Internet Safety 101: Rules ‘N Tools Kit (1st Edition)Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This first edition (2008) of Internet Safety 101 contains a manual, a DVD, and other resources designed to empower parents to protect their children from online pornography and predators who use the Internet as a tool for perpetrating emotional and sexual abuse of young internet users. 2008. 243 pages. NCJ 230953
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2007 AMBER Alert Report Analysis of AMBER Alert Cases in 2007Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This document from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children presents an analysis of AMBER-Alert cases for 2007. 2008. 42 pages. NCJ 234207
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Domestic Assaults by Juvenile OffendersTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Analyzes data reported to the FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System by a large sample of law enforcement agencies from 30 States. November 2008. 8 pages. NCJ 219180
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Co-Occurrence of Substance Use Behaviors in YouthTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Examines the prevalence and overlap of substance-related behaviors among youth, making comparisons based on age group, gender, and race/ethnicity. November 2008. NCJ 219239
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Juvenile Arrests 2006Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. This report summarizes 2006 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 2006. November 2008. 12 pages. NCJ 221338
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2008Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Highlights the Department of Justice’s launch of a month-long media campaign, as part of OJJDP’s Project Safe Childhood initiative to combat the online exploitation of children. The issue also includes features on the new Interstate Compact for Juveniles and OJJDP’s Court Coordination Program. November 2008. 10 pages. NCJ 224618
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Girls Study Group--Charting the Way to Delinquency Prevention for GirlsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Girls Study Group Series. Provides an overview of the Girls Study Group’s research on female juvenile delinquency. October 2008. 8 pages. NCJ 223434
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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Annual Report 2008Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents concerns and recommendations from juvenile justice experts and career professionals from every State and territory in the United States. October 2008. 65 pages. NCJ 223723
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AMBER Advocate Volume 2, Issue 3, October 2008Top  
 OJP, OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of AMBER Advocate presents several articles from Federal, State, local, and foreign government and nongovernmental agencies and organizations on child abduction initiatives under the AMBER Alert program. October 2008. 8 pages. NCJ 224259
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2008Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Highlights the OJJDP guide for child abduction survivors, You’re Not Alone: The Journey From Abduction to Empowerment, which was recently featured on a national television talk show. The issue also includes articles on the release of OJJDP’s Girls Study Group Bulletins, developed in response to the rising arrest rates for female juveniles in the 1990s. September 2008. NCJ 224013
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Sexually Assaulted Children: National Estimates and CharacteristicsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. Provides information on the estimated number and characteristics of children who were sexually assaulted in the United States in 1999. August 2008. 12 pages. NCJ 214383
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OJJDP Annual Report 2005Top  
 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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Caretaker Satisfaction With Law Enforcement Response to Missing ChildrenTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. Examines satisfaction with law enforcement from the perspective of all primary caretakers who contacted police when one or more of their children experienced a qualified event. August 2008. 8 pages. NCJ 217909
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Juvenile Arrests 2005Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Summarizes and analyzes National and State juvenile arrest data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s report Crime in the United States 2005. August 2008. 12 pages. NCJ 218096
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Evaluating Children's Advocacy Centers' Response to Child Sexual AbuseTop  
 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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Highlights of the 2006 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth Gang Series. Reports findings from the 2006 National Youth Gang Survey. July 2008. 2 pages. NCJ 223347
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Highlights of the 2005 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth Gang Series. Reports findings from the 2005 National Youth Gang Survey. July 2008. 2 pages. NCJ 223349
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2008Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Features previews of the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) Program conference and State Relations and Assistance Division (SRAD) conferences to be held in August 2008, and a summary of the Youth Gang Symposium held in June 2008. July 2008. 10 pages. NCJ 223613
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2005Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2005 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2005 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. July 2008. 158 pages. NCJ 224619
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Best Practices To Address Community Gang Problems: OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang ModelTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Provides guidance for communities that are considering how best to address a youth gang problem that already exists or threatens to become a reality. June 2008. 74 pages. NCJ 222799
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Juvenile Justice System and Risk Factor Data: 2005 Annual ReportTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This Annual Report of the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority for 2005 presents comprehensive data on juvenile justice in the State, as well as a brief explanation of risk factors and their importance to the juvenile justice system, which are intended to assist juvenile justice system policymakers and practitioners in developing informed planning and policy initiatives. June 2008. 139 pages. NCJ 225209
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Violence by Teenage Girls: Trends and ContextTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Report. Girls Study Group Series. Examines the involvement of girls in violent activity (including whether such activity has increased relative to the increase for boys) and the contexts in which girls engage in violent behavior. May 2008. 24 pages. NCJ 218905
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You're Not Alone: The Journey From Abduction to EmpowermentTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents several stories of child abduction survivors and how they have grown and developed from their traumatic experiences. May 2008. 76 pages. NCJ 221965
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2008Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue includes features on Missing Children's Day 2008 and a child safety symposium. May 2008. NCJ 223021
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Title V Community Prevention Grants Program, 2004-2005 Report to CongressTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Reviews the background of the Community Prevention Grants Program; highlights State, local, and Federal activities in 2004–2005; and outlines OJJDP’s plans for enhancing the impact of limited Community Prevention Grants Program funds. March 2008. 31 pages. NCJ 215559
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2008Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Features OJJDP conferences for faith-based and community organizations, the OJJDP Administrator’s and Deputy Administrator’s remarks at several events, training sessions for new and experienced disproportionate minority contact coordinators, and a preview of OJJDP’s national youth gang symposium. March 2008. 0 pages. NCJ 222388
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Making Things Right: Meaningful Community Service for Juvenile OffendersTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This bulletin presents an overview of community service and provides tips for designing and implementing meaningful community service projects for juvenile offenders. March 2008. 20 pages. NCJ 230978
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 2004Top  
 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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Petitioned Status Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 2004Top  
 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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Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1985-2004Top  
 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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Analysis of Federally Prosecuted CSEC Cases since the Passage of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act of 2000Top  
 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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Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program: 2005 Report to CongressTop  
 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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Role of Violent Video Game Content in Adolescent Development: Boys PerspectivesTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study explored how children, specifically boys perceived the uses and influence of violent video games. January 2008. 21 pages. NCJ 221022
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Parents' and Sons Perspective on Video Game Play: A Qualitative StudyTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Through focus groups, this study examined how parents perceived and attempted to regulate their children’s video game use and how children responded. January 2008. 21 pages. NCJ 221023
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2008Top  
 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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True Compassion: About MarijuanaTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This federally supported CD-ROM provides information necessary to understand the overall hazards of marijuana, as well as information about the science, the legalization agenda, societal impacts, and solutions for addressing drug addiction. 2007. 0 pages. NCJ 219773
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Linking Youth Internet and Conventional Problems: Findings From a Clinical PerspectiveTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined various problematic Internet experiences to determine if they were distinctly different from or extensions of the conventional adolescent mental and behavioral health problems seen by clinicians. 2007. 20 pages. NCJ 221575
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Building Capacity and Connectivity for Alternative Education: The Evolving Role of the Educational AdministrationTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This paper proposes a uniform definition of “alternative education,” links classic education with modern alternative education, identifies the economic benefits and costs of alternative education, and discusses the challenges for administrators and curriculum developers to create quality programming. 2007. 17 pages. NCJ 226232
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2006 AMBER Alert Report Analysis of AMBER Alert Cases in 2006Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This document from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children presents an analysis of AMBER-Alert cases for 2006. 2007. 39 pages. NCJ 234206
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2007Top  
 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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AMBER Advocate Volume 1, Issue 4, November 2007Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of AMBER Advocate presents several articles from Federal, State, local, Tribal, and foreign government and nongovernmental agencies and organizations on child abduction initiatives and innovations under the AMBER Alert program. November 2007. 8 pages. NCJ 226072
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Predictors of Receiving Counseling in a National Sample of Youth: The Relative Influence of Symptoms, Victimization Exposure, Parent-Child Conflict, and DelinquencyTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study identified factors that predict children’s use of counseling services within a 2-year period. October 2007. 16 pages. NCJ 220280
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Child Forensic Interviewing in Children's Advocacy Centers: Empirical Data on a Practice ModelTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. The study presents an evaluation of Children’s Advocacy Centers’ (CACs) implementation of improved child forensic interviewing methods. October 2007. 22 pages. NCJ 221232
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Which Sexual Abuse Victims Receive a Forensic Medical Examination?: The Impact of Children's Advocacy CentersTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. The study examined the impact of Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs) and other factors, such as child’s age, alleged penetration, and injury on the use of forensic medical examinations as part of the response to reported child sexual abuse. October 2007. 16 pages. NCJ 221233
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Do Children's Advocacy Centers Improve Families' Experiences of Child Sexual Abuse Investigations?Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. The study examined whether the implementation of Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs) improved caregivers’ and children’s satisfaction with investigations. October 2007. 17 pages. NCJ 221234
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2007Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Includes a feature on a national leadership conference sponsored by the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) Program, First Lady’s appearance at a Helping America’s Youth regional conference, the launch of Europe’s first peer panel, and an OJJDP State Relations and Assistance Division training conference. Available online only. September 2007. NCJ 219940
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AMBER Advocate Volume 1, Issue 3, September 2007Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of AMBER Advocate presents several articles from Federal, State, and local government and nongovernmental agencies and organizations on child abduction initiatives and innovations under the AMBER Alert program. September 2007. 8 pages. NCJ 226071
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Creating Schoolwide Prevention and Intervention Strategies (Revised)Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide is intended to put the issue of schoolwide violence prevention in context for educators, and outline an approach for choosing and creating effective prevention programs. September 2007. 55 pages. NCJ 229352
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Ensuring Quality School Facilities and Security Technologies (Revised)Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide helps educators and other members of the community understand the relationship between school safety and school facilities, including technology. September 2007. 69 pages. NCJ 229353
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Fostering School, Family, and Community Involvement (Revised)Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guidebook provides a perspective and resources for enhancing home, community, and school collaboration as part of comprehensive safe school and school improvement planning. September 2007. 133 pages. NCJ 229354
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School Policies and Legal Issues Supporting Safe Schools (Revised)Top  
 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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Role of Mental Health Services in Promoting Safe and Secure SchoolsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide describes the critical role of the mental health system for promoting and maintaining safe schools, discusses the emerging concept of family-driven care, and a review of Federal initiatives supporting the implementation of school-base mental health services. September 2007. 72 pages. NCJ 229356
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ABCs of School-Based MentoringTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide explores the nuances of building a youth mentoring program in a school setting. September 2007. 88 pages. NCJ 229357
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Generic Mentoring Program Policy and Procedure ManualTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide provides advice and a customizable template for creating an operation manual for a local mentoring program. September 2007. 150 pages. NCJ 229358
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Foundations of Successful Youth MentoringTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide offers a comprehensive overview of the characteristics of successful youth mentoring programs. September 2007. 114 pages. NCJ 229359
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Building Relationships: A Guide for New MentorsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide provides mentors with 10 simple rules for being a successful mentor and quotes from actual volunteers and youth on what they have learned form the mentoring experience. September 2007. 48 pages. NCJ 229360
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Training New MentorsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide provides ready-to-use training modules for mentoring programs in the training of new mentors. September 2007. 78 pages. NCJ 229361
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Sustainability Planning and Resource Development for Youth Mentoring ProgramsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide book has been designed to help mentoring programs create a resource development plan. September 2007. 144 pages. NCJ 229362
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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Annual Report 2007Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. The report reflects concerns and issues identified by governors and by those working on the front lines with this country’s juveniles as most in need of immediate attention, and presents 15 recommendations for the President and Congress. August 2007. 40 pages. NCJ 219500
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being 2007, Tenth Anniversary EditionTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents detailed information on the welfare of children and families including such topics as family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, and health. July 2007. 207 pages. NCJ 219130
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2007Top  
 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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Disproportionate Minority Contact in the Juvenile Justice System: A Study of Differential Minority Arrest/Referral to Court in Three CitiesTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Using information from three community studies of delinquency (Pittsburg, Rochester, and Seattle), this federally supported report examines disproportionate minority contact (DMC) and factors that might affect DMC at the police contact/court referral level. July 2007. 52 pages. NCJ 219743
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Diagnostic Screening with Incarcerated Youths: Comparing the DPS and Voice DISCTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study compared the DISC Predictive Scales (DPS) and the Voice Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children (V-DISC) in terms of their identification of mental health concerns in juvenile offenders. June 2007. 16 pages. NCJ 218742
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Building Brighter Futures in Indian Country: What's on the Minds of Native Youth?Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents the procedures and findings of focus groups and discussion groups for Native-American youth (ages 10-17) from 20 tribes across the United States, meeting to discuss their life experiences, families, and communities, so as to aid the Federal Government in developing strategies and programs that are responsive to the needs of youth in Indian country. June 2007. 28 pages. NCJ 223353
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What About Me? Coping With the Abduction of a Brother or SisterTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Written by siblings of children who have been abducted, this guide contains information to help and support children of all ages when their brother or sister is kidnapped. May 2007. 69 pages. NCJ 217714
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2007Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Highlights the Socioeconomic Mapping and Resource Topography (SMART) System, which helps decisionmakers target areas of need and allocate resources accordingly. May 2007. NCJ 218233
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Portable Guides to Investigating Child AbuseTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Portable Guide. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse. Presents an overview of the 13 titles currently in OJJDP’s Portable Guides Series, which provides practical information on investigating child abuse and neglect. May 2007.
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Re-Victimization Patterns in a National Longitudinal Sample of Children and YouthTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study sought to discover the degree to which a broad range of childhood victimizations persist over the years. May 2007. 24 pages. NCJ 218953
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Multiple Victimization Experiences of Urban Elementary School Students: Associations with Psychosocial Functioning and Academic PerformanceTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined the victimization experiences of 689 urban elementary school students in an ethnically diverse district in the Northeast. May 2007. 13 pages. NCJ 218954
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AMBER Advocate Volume 1, Issue 2 May 2007Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of AMBER Advocate presents several articles from Federal, State, local, and foreign government and nongovernmental agencies and organizations on child abduction initiatives and innovations under the AMBER Alert program. May 2007. 8 pages. NCJ 226070
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Issue Brief: Early Care and EducationTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This first of a three-part examination of the critical issues, directions, and alternatives for the early care and education of children addresses trends in and assessments of the preschool care and education of children, followed by the authors’ recommendations for improving preschool care and education. April 2007. 18 pages. NCJ 226236
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2007Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue’s lead article highlights a recent workshop on health care in the juvenile justice system, cosponsored by OJJDP and the Office of the Surgeon General. March 2007. 0 pages. NCJ 217676
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2003-2004Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2007Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Highlights a gang prevention training session held in El Salvador, a new initiative seeking to reduce the commercial sexual exploitation of children and mentor recruitment training that focuses on faith- and community-based collaborations. February 2007. 0 pages. NCJ 217167
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Tool Kit for Creating Your Own Truancy Reduction ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This toolkit outlines critical components of truancy programs such as family involvement, use of incentives and sanctions, developing a support network, and program evaluation. February 2007. 230 pages. NCJ 217271
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A Family Resource Guide on International Parental KidnappingTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents practical and detailed advice about preventing international kidnapping and increasing the chance that children who are kidnapped or wrongfully retained will be returned. January 2007. 164 pages. NCJ 215476
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Addressing the Needs of Juvenile Status Offenders and Their FamiliesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Videotape. Teleconference Videotapes. The broadcast highlighted programs, practices, and policies that have shown promise in intervening with status offenders by reducing further offending, providing support to their families, and steering them toward a positive future. January 2007. NCJ 216888
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Intergenerational Roots of Early Onset Substance UseTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. In an attempt to better understand the origins of substance use, this study investigated intergenerational continuity in drug use across three successive generations. 2006. 28 pages. NCJ 213914
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Evaluation of a Theater-Based Youth Violence Prevention Program for Elementary School ChildrenTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study evaluated the impact of Urban Improv (UI), a theater-based youth violence prevention program for inner-city youth. 2006. 18 pages. NCJ 217918
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Urban Improv for the Classrooms 4th Grade Teacher CurriculumTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This manual presents a teacher curriculum based on Urban Improv (UI), a school-based interactive and educational program that uses structured drama improvisation to teach decisionmaking, conflict resolution, problem solving, cooperation, leadership, and values clarification, while providing students the opportunity to deal creatively with major issues in their lives. 2006. 60 pages. NCJ 226221
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True Compassion About MarijuanaTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This CD provides information about the science, the legalization agenda, and the societal impact regarding marijuana use and recommends a solution for addressing the marijuana legalization movement and the adverse impact of marijuana use and substance abuse in general. 2006. 0 pages. NCJ 227626
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Giving Back: Introducing Community Service Learning-Improving Mandated Community Service for Juvenile OffendersTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This practical manual is designed to help juvenile-justice professionals apply school-based service-learning principles, goals, and methods to court-mandated community service for juvenile offenders. 2006. 107 pages. NCJ 237389
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Use of Computers in the Sexual Exploitation of Children, Second EditionTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Portable Guide. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse. Describes the behavioral characteristics of sexual predators who target children and how these predators use computers, presents best practices for investigations involving computer evidence, and summarizes the legal principles governing the search and seizure of computer systems. December 2006. 40 pages. NCJ 214167
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Juvenile Arrests 2004Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Summarizes and analyzes national and state juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI report Crime in the United States 2004. December 2006. 12 pages. NCJ 214563
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2006Top  
 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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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Annual Report 2006Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. reflects concerns and issues identified by governors and by those working on the front lines with this country’s juveniles as most in need of immediate attention, and presents 18 recommendations for the President and Congress. December 2006. 45 pages. NCJ 218367
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Lessons Learned From Safe Kids/Safe StreetsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides results from an evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets program in six sites throughout the United States. November 2006. 12 pages. NCJ 213682
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Psychosocial Correlates of Adolescent Drug Dealing in the Inner City: Potential Roles of Opportunity, Conventional Commitments, and MaturityTop  
 NIJ-Sponsored, OJJDP-Sponsored. This study tested a model of the simultaneous and interactive influence of social context, psychosocial attitudes, and individual maturity on the prediction of urban adolescents' drug dealing. November 2006. 30 pages. NCJ 216373
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2002Top  
 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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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1985-2002Top  
 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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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1985-2002Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2006Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. October 2006. NCJ 215775
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Guidelines for Juvenile Information SharingTop  
 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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Update on Teen Court LegislationTop  
 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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Re-Engaging Youth in School: Evaluation of the Truancy Demonstration ProjectTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents evaluation data for the seven demonstration sites of the "Evaluation of the OJJDP Truancy Reduction Demonstration Program" project sponsored by the U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. August 2006. 86 pages. NCJ 212158
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National Evaluation of the Title V Community Prevention Grants ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents findings from a national evaluation of the Title V Community Prevention Grants Program that examined sites in six states. August 2006. 241 pages. NCJ 212214
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National Youth Gang Survey: 1999-2001Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides results from the 1999, 2000, and 2001 National Youth Gang Surveys and, when available, preliminary results from the 2002 survey. July 2006. 80 pages. NCJ 209392
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AMBER Alert: Best Practices Guide for Public Information OfficersTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes the public information officer’s (PIO’s) job responsibilities and provides tips to maximize the PIO’s effectiveness before, during, and after an AMBER Alert activation. July 2006. 16 pages. NCJ 212703
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Interviewing Child Witnesses and Victims of Sexual AbuseTop  
 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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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2006Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents statistics about children’s economic security, health, behavior, social environment, and education. July 2006. 18 pages. NCJ 214787
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Parents' Guide to GangsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This booklet provides parents with concise information on gangs and assists them in the recognition and prevention of gang involvement by young people. July 2006. 16 pages. NCJ 217478
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2002: Selected FindingsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Presents findings from the 2002 Juvenile Residential Facility Census. June 2006. 15 pages. NCJ 211080
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2006Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Include a special feature highlighting the U.S. Department of Justice’s 2-part webcast, “Preventing Gangs in Our Communities,” which was supported by OJJDP and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. June 2006. NCJ 214512
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How Does the Juvenile Justice System Measure Up? Applying Performance Measures in Five JurisdictionsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report describes a performance measures system which reports to the public on how well a juvenile justice system is performing and operating and whether it is achieving its goals. May 2006. 24 pages. NCJ 215163
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Implementing Balanced and Restorative Justice: A Guide for Law Enforcement OfficersTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, BJA-Sponsored. This guide for law enforcement officers presents information for implementing balanced and restorative justice for juveniles throughout the State of Illinois. May 2006. 28 pages. NCJ 244068
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Psychiatric Disorders of Youth in DetentionTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Examines the prevalence of alcohol, drug, and mental disorders among youth at the Cook County (Illinois) Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, by gender, race/ethnicity, and age. April 2006. 16 pages. NCJ 210331
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Highlights of the 2004 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth Gang Series. Reports findings from the 2004 National Youth Gang Survey, the tenth annual survey conducted by the National Youth Gang Center. April 2006. 2 pages. NCJ 214068
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Photodocumentation in the Investigation of Child AbuseTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Portable Guide. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse. Provides pointers on the selection and use of camera equipment, film, and photographic techniques that are most appropriate for use in cases of suspected child abuse. April 2006. 24 pages. NCJ 214123
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Criminal Investigation of Child Sexual AbuseTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Portable Guide. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse. Offers helpful suggestions for interviewing the child and other possible victims, relatives, friends, nonoffending caregivers, and suspects and provides specific questions about the child, the suspect, and their relationship. April 2006. 24 pages. NCJ 214371
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Guide to the State Juvenile Justice ProfilesTop  
 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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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National ReportTop  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2006Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Includes a special feature on OJJDP’s recently released Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report March 2006. 0 pages. NCJ 213462
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2006Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. February 2006. 5 pages. NCJ 212789
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Race and Alternative SchoolsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined the relationship between the percentage of racial/ethnic minorities in a school district and the presence of at least one alternative school, as well as the traits/focus of these schools. February 2006. 38 pages. NCJ 226234
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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Annual Report 2005Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Offers advice to the President and Congress about state perspectives on the operation of OJJDP and on federal legislation pertaining to juvenile justice and delinquency prevention. January 2006. 37 pages. NCJ 212757
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2005
NISMART-2 Household Survey: Household Survey Methodology Technical ReportTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report documents the methodology used in the following components of the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART-2): the National Household Survey of Adult Primary Caretakers and the National Household Survey of Youth. 2005. 492 pages. NCJ 211385
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NISMART-2 Household Survey: Data List and DescriptivesTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This document presents the data list and descriptive statistics for the adult and youth questionnaires of the Second National Incidence of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART-2) Household Survey. 2005. 222 pages. NCJ 211386
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NISMART-2 Household Survey: Public Data User's GuideTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide assists analysts in using the NISMART-2 (Second National Incidence of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children) Household Survey Adult and Youth public data files. 2005. 52 pages. NCJ 211387
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NISMART-2 Household Survey: Interviewer ManualTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This manual for interviewers selected to work on the Second National Incidence of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children Household Survey (NISMART-2) describes procedures for completing each task of the interviewing assignment. 2005. 702 pages. NCJ 211388
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NISMART-2 Household Survey: Frequency Codebooks Adult and Youth DataTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This document contains the frequency codebooks for adult and youth data from the NISMART-2 (Second National Incidence of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children) Household Survey. 2005. 1119 pages. NCJ 211389
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NISMART-2 Household Survey: Adult & Youth Follow-Up Questionnaire Matrix and Questionnaire ErrataTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This document presents the Adult and Youth Follow-up Questionnaire Matrix and questionnaire errata for the NISMART-2 (Second National Incidence of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children) Household Survey. 2005. 134 pages. NCJ 211390
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NISMART-2 Household Survey: Adult and Youth QuestionnairesTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This document presents the scripts for interviewers in administering the adult and youth questionnaires to respondents in the NISMART-2 (Second National Incidence of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children) Household Survey. 2005. 916 pages. NCJ 211391
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Finding Hidden Value Through Mixed-Methodology: Lessons From the Discovery Program's Holistic Approach to Truancy AbatementTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This article describes the evaluation methodology used to assess the success of a truancy abatement program in South Carolina. 2005. 22 pages. NCJ 212465
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Child Forensic Interviews After Crawford v Washington: Testimonial or Not?Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This paper discusses the implications for forensic interviews with children of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Crawford v. Washington (2004), which held that "where testimonial statements are at issue, the only indicium of reliability sufficient to satisfy constitutional demands is confrontation." 2005. 12 pages. NCJ 213629
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Families, Neighborhoods, and Juvenile VictimizationTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This brief report presents findings from the Pittsburgh Youth Study on the association between family composition, community of residence, and youth victimization. 2005. 11 pages. NCJ 216001
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How the Justice System Responds to Juvenile Victims: A Comprehensive ModelTop  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2005Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. December 2005. NCJ 211992
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2001-2002Top  
 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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Refining the Construct of School Safety: An Exploration of Correlates and Construct Validity of School Safety MeasuresTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study evaluated the internal consistency of and relationships among four measures of school climate and safety: the Oregon School Safety Survey (OSSS), the Effective Behavior Support Survey 1.5 (EBS), the School-Wide Evaluation Tool (SET), and the Oregon School Climate and Safety Survey (OSCSS). December 2005. 89 pages. NCJ 226237
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Building Resiliency and Vocational Excellence (BRAVE) Program: A Violence-Prevention and Role Model Program for Young, African American MalesTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This article describes the features and improvements over time of the Building Resiliency and Vocational Excellence Program (BRAVE), which is a substance-abuse and violence-prevention program for 16-20 year-old African-American youths who are at risk for involvement with drugs and violence. November 2005. 11 pages. NCJ 226228
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2005Top  
 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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Alternatives to the Secure Detention and Confinement of Juvenile OffendersTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Justice Practices Series. Recommends developing objective, valid, and reliable tools to make placement decisions among alternative programs and expanding the existing range of alternatives for juvenile offenders. September 2005. 41 pages. NCJ 208804
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program: 2004 Report to CongressTop  
 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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Statutory Rape Known to Law EnforcementTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Draws on data from the FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System to provide a comprehensive look at the patterns of and response to statutory rape. August 2005. 4 pages. NCJ 208803
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Planning Community-Based Facilities for Violent Juvenile Offenders as Part of a System of Graduated SanctionsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Justice Practices Series. Presents basic information relevant to planning smaller, community-based or regional facilities to provide secure confinement for serious, violent, and/or chronic juvenile offenders. Available online only. August 2005. 39 pages. NCJ 209326
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Juvenile Arrests 2003Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Summarizes and analyzes national and state juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI report Crime in the United States 2003. August 2005. 12 pages. NCJ 209735
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Investigating Child FatalitiesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Portable Guide. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse. Provides concise, practical information to assist law enforcement officers in investigating child fatalities in which investigators believe abuse or neglect caused or contributed to the fatal injury. August 2005. 36 pages. NCJ 209764
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2005Top  
 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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National Estimates of Children Missing Involuntarily or for Benign ReasonsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. Provides information on the numbers and characteristics of two groups not often recognized in the literature on missing children: children involuntarily missing because they were lost or injured and those missing because of a benign explanation such as a miscommunication or mistaken expectation. July 2005. 12 pages. NCJ 206180
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Mathematics of Risk Classification: Changing Data into Valid Instruments for Juvenile CourtsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. 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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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2005Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics about childrens economic security, health, behavior, social environment, and education and provides features on children with asthma, children with specified blood lead levels, and parental reports of children's emotional and behavioral difficulties. July 2005. 195 pages. NCJ 210533
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Juvenile Delinquency Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in Juvenile Delinquency CasesTop  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2005Top  
 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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Highlights of the 2002-2003 National Youth Gang SurveysTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth Gang Series. This report presents highlights of the 2002-2003 National Youth Gang Surveys, which solicited information from police departments on gangs in their jurisdictions. June 2005. 2 pages. NCJ 210490
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Juvenile Firesetting: A Research OverviewTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Outlines research and theories related to juvenile firesetting, identifies limitations of the research, and recommends prevention strategies. May 2005. 8 pages. NCJ 207606
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Title V Community Prevention Grants Program, 2003 Report to CongressTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Reviews the background of the Title V Program; highlights state, local, and federal activities in 2003; describes how states and communities responded to the loss of Title V funds in 2003; and outlines OJJDP’s plans for enhancing the positive impact of limited Title V funds in the future. May 2005. 32 pages. NCJ 207694
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Effects of Neighborhood and Family Structure on Violent Victimization and Violent DelinquencyTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined the interaction of neighborhood and family structure on violent victimization and violent offending among youth. May 2005. 28 pages. NCJ 216000
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AMBER Alert: Best Practices Guide for Broadcasters and Other Media OutletsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides state, regional, and local authorities with the information necessary for developing and improving AMBER Alert initiatives and procedures. April 2005. 10 pages. NCJ 208481
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2005Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Includes a special feature on OJJDP’s Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) Program. Available online only. April 2005. 0 pages. NCJ 209154
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La Alerta AMBER: Guia de las mejores practicas para radiodifusores y otros medios de comunicacionTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides state, regional, and local authorities with the information necessary for developing and improving AMBER Alert initiatives and procedures. April 2005. 14 pages. NCJ 209519
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Amber Alert: Bringing Abducted Children HomeTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This brochure provides information about the Department of Justice's AMBER Alert program. April 2005. 1 pages. NCJ 221762
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Effective Use of NCIC (National Crime Information Center)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides the critical steps involved in entering a child abduction, under the AMBER Alert plan, into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and strategies to improve the effective use of the NCIC. April 2005. 4 pages. NCJ 221763
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U.S. Department of Justice Recommended AMBER Alert CriteriaTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This pocket card provides criteria on the Department of Justice's AMBER Alert program. April 2005. 2 pages. NCJ 247986
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Departamento de Justicia de Estados Unidos Criterios recomendados para la Alerta AMBERTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This Spanish-language pocket card provides criteria on the Department of Justice's AMBER Alert program. April 2005. 2 pages. NCJ 247987
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La Alerta AMBER: Dedicada a regresar a casa los ninos secuestradosTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This Spanish-language brochure provides information about the Department of Justice's AMBER Alert program. April 2005. 2 pages. NCJ 248021
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Uso eficaz del NCIC Centro Nacional de Informacion CriminalTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This Spanish-language fact sheet provides the critical steps involved in entering a child abduction, under the AMBER Alert plan, into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and strategies to improve the effective use of the NCIC. April 2005. 4 pages. NCJ 248023
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Implementation and Outcome Evaluation of the Intensive Aftercare Program, Final ReportTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents the findings from a 5-year, multisite evaluation of the implementation and outcomes of OJJDP’s Intensive Aftercare Program. March 2005. 110 pages. NCJ 206177
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Graduated Sanctions: An Effective Intervention Strategy for Addressing Delinquency VideoconferenceTop  
 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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Processing and Outcomes of Child Abuse and Neglect Cases in Three SitesTop  
 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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State Ombudsman ProgramsTop  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2005Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events, includes a special feature on the national conference on truancy, titled "Partnering To Prevent Truancy: A National Priority." February 2005. 5 pages. NCJ 208700
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Strategies, Programs and Resources To Prevent Truancy VideoconferenceTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Provids an overview of the issues addressed in the December 2004 conference "Partnering To Prevent Truancy: A National Priority." February 2005. NCJ 208807
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Juvenile Court-Controlled Reentry: Three Practice ModelsTop  
 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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Joint Impact of Family and Community Structure on Violent DelinquencyTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents findings from the Rochester Youth Development Study on the association between family structure, neighborhood disadvantage, and youth violent offending. February 2005. 11 pages. NCJ 215999
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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Annual Report 2004Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Offers advice to the President and Congress about state perspectives on the operation of OJJDP and on federal legislation pertaining to juvenile justice and delinquency prevention. January 2005. 46 pages. NCJ 207500
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2004
Selected Topics on Youth Courts: A MonographTop  
 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. 2004. 125 pages. NCJ 208164
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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) Top  
 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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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) Top  
 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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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) Top  
 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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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) Top  
 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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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)Top  
 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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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) Top  
 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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Communitywide Strategies to Reduce Child Abuse and Neglect: Lessons From the Safe Kids/Safe Streets ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents lessons learned from the federally supported Safe Kids/Safe Streets Program (SK/SS) designed to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect and the development of juvenile delinquency. 2004. 16 pages. NCJ 210275
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Findings From the Safe Kids/Safe Streets National Evaluation: Safe Kids/Safe Streets, Sault Ste. Marie, MichiganTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report describes the planning and implementation and evaluation results from the Safe Kids/Safe Streets (SK/SS) national evaluation on the Building Strong Native American Families (BSNAF) demonstration project in Sault Ste. Marie, MI. 2004. 10 pages. NCJ 210277
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Findings From the Safe Kids/Safe Streets National Evaluation: Safe Kids/Safe Streets, Toledo, OhioTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report describes the planning and implementation and evaluation results from the Safe Kids/Safe Streets (SK/SS) national evaluation on the Lucas County SK/SS program in Toledo, OH. 2004. 10 pages. NCJ 210278
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Findings From the Safe Kids/Safe Streets National Evaluation: KIDSAFE, Kansas City, MissouriTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report describes the planning and implementation and evaluation results from the Safe Kids/Safe Streets (SK/SS) national evaluation on the, KIDSAFE project in Kansas City, MO. 2004. 10 pages. NCJ 210279
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Findings From the Safe Kids/Safe Streets National Evaluation: KidSafe, Burlington, VermontTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report describes the planning and implementation and results from the Safe Kids/Safe Streets (SK/SS) national evaluation on the SK/SS, KidSafe program in Burlington, VT. 2004. 10 pages. NCJ 210280
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Child Pornography: Patterns From NIBRSTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Presents findings from the FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System. December 2004. 8 pages. NCJ 204911
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Screening and Assessing Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Among Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: A Resource Guide for PractitionersTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents information on instruments that can be used to screen and assess youth for mental health- and substance use-related disorders at various stages of the juvenile justice process. December 2004. 90 pages. NCJ 204956
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National Estimates of Missing Children: Selected Trends, 1988-1999Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. Presents results of an analysis comparing selected findings from the second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART–2) and its predecessor, NISMART–1. December 2004. 8 pages. NCJ 206179
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OJJDP Annual Report 2003-2004Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal years (FY) 2003 and 2004. December 2004. 66 pages. NCJ 206630
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume III, Number 6 (November/December 2004)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. December 2004. 4 pages. NCJ 207328
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2000Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles more than 1.6 million delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts in 2000 and reviews judicial trends since 1985. December 2004. 123 pages. NCJ 209736
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National Evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Street Program: Final Report--Executive SummaryTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents a summary from a national evaluation and assessment of the federally funded Safe Kids/Safe Streets program sites in their attempt to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect leading to potential delinquent behavior. December 2004. 18 pages. NCJ 210269
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National Evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets Program: Final Report Volume I: Cross-Site FindingsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This final report presents cross-site findings from a national evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets program, examining the planning and implementation at the SK/SS sites. December 2004. 224 pages. NCJ 210270
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National Evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets Program: Final Report Volume II: Case Studies of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets Demonstration SitesTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This final report presents detailed case studies of the planning implementation and outcomes for each of the five sites from a national evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets program, examining the planning and implementation at the SK/SS sites. December 2004. 470 pages. NCJ 210271
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National Evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets Program: Final Report Volume III: Findings From the 2003 Stakeholder SurveyTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This final report describes the methodology and findings of the final Stakeholder Survey conducted in 2003 from a national evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets program, examining the planning and implementation at the SK/SS sites. December 2004. 114 pages. NCJ 210272
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National Evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets Program: Final Report Volume IV: Survey of Agency PersonnelTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This final report describes the methodology and findings of the 2002 Survey of Agency Personnel from a national evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets (SK/SS) program, examining the planning and implementation at the SK/SS sites. December 2004. 65 pages. NCJ 210273
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Juveniles, Illicit Drug Activity, and Homicides Against Law Enforcement OfficersTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined juvenile involvement in police officer homicides during the period 1986 through 1991. November 2004. 23 pages. NCJ 207396
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume III, Number 5 (September/October 2004)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. October 2004. 6 pages. NCJ 206629
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Evaluation of the Tucson Comprehensive Community-Wide Approach to Gang Prevention, Intervention and Suppression ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents the methodology and findings of the evaluation of the Tucson (Arizona) Comprehensive Community-Wide Approach to Gang Prevention, Intervention, and Suppression Program, which was part of the national evaluation of the model gang program promoted under grants from the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). October 2004. 261 pages. NCJ 209190
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Trends in the Murder of Juveniles: 1980-2000Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Draws on statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program—in particular, supplementary homicide report data—to analyze trends in the murder of juveniles between 1980 and 2000. September 2004. 8 pages. NCJ 194609
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Disproportionate Minority Confinement: 2002 UpdateTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes developments in addressing disproportionate minority confinement (DMC) at the national, state, and local levels. September 2004. 42 pages. NCJ 201240
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IX, Number 1 (Causes and Correlates)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Focuses on research that assess how and why children become delinquent, including its value in preventing and combating delinquency. September 2004. 40 pages. NCJ 203555
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Juvenile Arrests 2002Top  
 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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OJJDP Formula Grants Program OverviewTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about the Formula Grants program administered by OJJDP to support State and local juvenile delinquency prevention and intervention efforts and juvenile justice system improvements. September 2004. 2 pages. NCJ 207073
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Overcoming Barriers to School ReentryTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses promising solutions to barriers to school reentry for youth leaving juvenile custody. September 2004. 2 pages. NCJ 207420
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Four-One-One BullyingTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Following the provision of basic information on bullying, this report reviews the research on bullying and provides research-based practical guidance for schools, parents, and students in countering bullying. September 2004. 40 pages. NCJ 226235
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Assessing the Mental Health Status of Youth in Juvenile Justice SettingsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Reports the results of a study that used the Voice DISC, a computerized, self-administered version of the Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children (DISC), to screen for psychiatric disorders in youth newly admitted to juvenile assessment centers. August 2004. 8 pages. NCJ 202713
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Victims of Violent Juvenile CrimeTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Analyzes the extent and nature of nonfatal violent victimizations committed by juvenile offenders, based on 1997–98 data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Incident-Based Reporting System. July 2004. 8 pages. NCJ 201628
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Title V Community Prevention Grants Program, 2002 Report to CongressTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides an overview of the structure of the Community Prevention Grants Program and looks at its conceptual framework, including the importance of delinquency prevention, the research on risk and protective factors, and current knowledge about "what works" in delinquency prevention. July 2004. 48 pages. NCJ 202019
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OJJDP Annual Report 2002Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year (FY) 2002. July 2004. 84 pages. NCJ 202038
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Successful Program Implementation: Lessons From BlueprintsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents results of the process evaluation of Blueprints programs, identifying critical components of program implementation. July 2004. 12 pages. NCJ 204273
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Blueprints for Violence PreventionTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes the initiative, presents lessons learned about program implementation, and provides recommendations for program designers, funders, and implementing agencies and organizations. July 2004. 180 pages. NCJ 204274
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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2004Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents statistics about children’s economic security, health, behavior, social environment, and education. July 2004. 17 pages. NCJ 205911
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume III, Number 4 (July/August 2004)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events, includes a special feature on OJJDP’s training and technical assistance opportunities. July 2004. 6 pages. NCJ 205976
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Theory and Research on Desistance From Antisocial Activity Among Serious Adolescent OffendersTop  
 NIJ-Sponsored, OJJDP-Sponsored. This article reviews the contributions of existing research to the understanding of the process of desistance from antisocial activity for serious adolescent offenders, identifies important areas warranting further research, and presents a framework in which such research can be developed and pursued. July 2004. 24 pages. NCJ 206173
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Operational Lessons From the Pathways to Desistance ProjectTop  
 NIJ-Sponsored, OJJDP-Sponsored. This article outlines the methodology for the Pathways to Desistance study, a multisite, longitudinal study of serious juvenile offenders, and discusses the key operational decisions with the greatest impact on the study design. July 2004. 19 pages. NCJ 206174
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Criminal Careers of Serious Delinquents in Two CitiesTop  
 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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Contribution of Parent Report to Voice DISC-IV Diagnosis Among Incarcerated YouthsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study used a series of different algorithms to examine the contribution of a parent report to a youth report in defining psychiatric "caseness" for a sample of incarcerated youths. July 2004. 10 pages. NCJ 206303
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Juveniles in CorrectionsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Presents the latest available national and state-level data from the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP). June 2004. 24 pages. NCJ 202885
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Detection and Prevalence of Substance Use Among Juvenile DetaineesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Assesses substance use detection methods (self-report and urinalysis) and prevalence among high-risk youth detained in Cook County, IL. June 2004. 16 pages. NCJ 203934
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Prostitution of Juveniles: Patterns From NIBRSTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Examines the prostitution of juveniles by analyzing incidents of this problem that come to the attention of law enforcement. June 2004. 12 pages. NCJ 203946
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Access to CounselTop  
 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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Evaluation of the San Antonio Comprehensive Community-Wide Approach to Gang Prevention, Intervention and Suppression ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents the methodology and findings of the evaluation of San Antonio's (Texas) Comprehensive Community-Wide Approach to Gang Prevention, Intervention, and Suppression Program, which was part of the national evaluation of the model gang program promoted under grants from the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). June 2004. 230 pages. NCJ 209189
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When Systems Collide: Improving Court Practices and Programs in Dual Jurisdiction CasesTop  
 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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Screening for Emergent Risk and Service Needs Among Incarcerated Youth: Comparing MAYSI-2 and Voice DISC-IVTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined associations between the Massachusetts Youth Screening Instrument-Second Version (MAYSI-2) and the Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children-Present State Voice Version (DISC-IV) and the extent to which MAYSI-2 subscales map onto DISC-IV disorders and conditions. May 2004. 11 pages. NCJ 205351
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume III Number 3 (May/June 2004)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events, includes a special feature on Big Brothers Big Sisters 100th anniversary celebration. May 2004. 6 pages. NCJ 205365
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Cuando su hijo desaparecido: una guía de supervivencia para la familia (Spanish, 2004 update, revised)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides parents with insights into what families should do when a child is missing. May 2004. 109 pages. NCJ 212870
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Highlights of the 2002 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth Gang Series. This fact sheet presents an overview of results from the 2002 National Youth Gang Survey. April 2004. 2 pages. NCJ 204957
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Juvenile Suicides, 1981-1998Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Violence Research Series. Examines mortality statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, comparing the characteristics of juvenile suicides with those of juvenile murders. March 2004. 8 pages. NCJ 196978
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Youth Gangs in Indian CountryTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Gang Series. Describes the nature and makeup of youth gangs in Indian Country. March 2004. 16 pages. NCJ 202714
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume III, Number 2 (March/April 2004)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events, includes a special feature on OJJDP’s efforts to combat youth substance abuse. March 2004. 6 pages. NCJ 204171
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Building Community and Combating Hate: Lessons for the Middle School ClassroomTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This publication contains a set of 10 lessons for middle-school educators or youth service professionals to use in their existing curriculum. March 2004. 65 pages. NCJ 239718
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Juvenile Suicide in Confinement A National SurveyTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This document presents findings from a national survey on the scope and distribution of suicides by youth in public and private juvenile detention facilities. February 2004. 84 pages. NCJ 206354
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Explanations for the Decline in Child Sexual Abuse CasesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Discusses the decline in the number of sexual abuse cases substantiated by child protective service agencies between 1992 and 2000. January 2004. 12 pages. NCJ 199298
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume III, Number 1 (January/February 2004)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events, includes a special feature on OJJDP’s truancy reduction efforts. January 2004. 6 pages. NCJ 203557
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Empirical Portrait of the Youth Reentry PopulationTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This article identifies and discusses some basic conceptual issues involved in defining the youth re-entry population and uses available data to estimate the magnitude and characteristics of youth who re-enter society from some type of secure confinement; also discussed is the need to provide re-entry services for youth in transition from various other types of out-of-home placements, such as foster care. January 2004. 17 pages. NCJ 203813
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Juvenile Delinquency and Community Prosecution: New Strategies for Old ProblemsTop  
 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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Sexual Development and Sexual Behavior Problems in Children Ages 2-12Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This paper provides information on sexual development and problematic sexual behavior in children ages 2-12. January 2004. 4 pages. NCJ 213186
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What Research Shows About Female Adolescent Sex OffendersTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Based on the limited research available on female adolescent sex offenders (ages 13-17), this paper reports on the prevalence, characteristics, assessment, and treatment of these offenders. January 2004. 3 pages. NCJ 213187
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Investigating Hate Crimes on the InternetTop  
 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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Training New Mentees: A Manual for Preparing Youth in Mentoring Programs Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This document discusses training for youth in need of mentoring. 2003. 82 pages. NCJ 204908
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Second Annual National Youth Court Month: Action Kit, September 2003Top  
 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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Juvenile Arrests 2001Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Summarizes and analyzes national and State juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI's report Crime in the United States 2001. December 2003. 12 pages. NCJ 201370
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Working Together to Stop the Prostitution of Children VideoconferenceTop  
 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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Protecting Our Children: Working Together to End Child ProstitutionTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. Provides a summary of the national summit Protecting Our Children: Working Together To End Child Prostitution, held December 13-14, 2002. December 2003. 11 pages. NCJ 204990
 
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Program Activity Guide 2nd Edition: Helping Youth Resist Bias and Hate, Middle SchoolTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This publication provides parents, educators, and other adults with the tools and strategies to engage middle-school aged children in constructive discussions and activities about the causes and effects of prejudice and bias-motivated behavior, as well as to intervene with youth who engage in such behavior. December 2003. 104 pages. NCJ 239720
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1999: Celebrating 100 Years of the Juvenile Court, 1899-1999Top  
 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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How Families and Communities Influence Youth VictimizationTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Examines how individual, family, and community factors influence the risk for nonlethal violence among U.S. youth ages 12–17. November 2003. 12 pages. NCJ 201629
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume II, Number 6 (November/December 2003)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events, includes a special feature on OJJDP's mentoring-related activities. November 2003. 6 pages. NCJ 202802
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Juvenile Sex Offender Assessment Protocol-II (J-SOAP-II) ManualTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents an instrument for assessing risk factors in boys ages 12–18 who have been adjudicated for sexual offenses or who have a history of sexually coercive behavior. Available online only. October 2003. 31 pages. NCJ 202316
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Prosecution of Child Abuse: A Meta-Analysis of Rates of Criminal Justice DecisionsTop  
 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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Maryland: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Delinquency ProceedingsTop  
 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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Pennsylvania: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Delinquency ProceedingsTop  
 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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Maine: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Delinquency ProceedingsTop  
 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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North Carolina: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Delinquency ProceedingsTop  
 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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Montana: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Delinquency ProceedingsTop  
 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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Washington: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Juvenile Offender MattersTop  
 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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Evaluation of the Riverside Comprehensive Community-Wide Approach to Gang Prevention, Intervention and SuppressionTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents the methodology and findings of the evaluation of Riverside's (California) Comprehensive Community-Wide Approach to Gang Prevention, Intervention, and Suppression Program, which was part of the national evaluation of the model gang program promoted under grants from the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). October 2003. 380 pages. NCJ 209188
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Aftercare ServicesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Justice Practices Series. Describes aftercare services that provide youth with comprehensive health, mental health, education, family, and vocational services upon their release from the juvenile justice system. Available online only. September 2003. 31 pages. NCJ 201800
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume II, Number 5 (September/October 2003)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events; includes a special feature on the Gang Reduction Program. September 2003. 6 pages. NCJ 201826
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1990-1999Top  
 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 in Juvenile Courts, 1999Top  
 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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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1990-1999Top  
 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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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1990-1999Top  
 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 Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1990-1999Top  
 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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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1990-1999Top  
 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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Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1990-1999Top  
 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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Holding Up Both Ends of the Sky: Juvenile Justice Partners in Indian Country VideoconferenceTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Reviews the purpose, authority, background, and funding for OJJDP's Tribal Youth Program, which supports tribal efforts to prevent and control delinquency and improve juvenile justice systems. July 2003. NCJ 200540
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume II, Number 4 (July/August 2003)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events, includes special feature on a teleconference that addressed American Indian/Alaskan Native issues. July 2003. 6 pages. NCJ 201242
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Children with Sexual Behavior Problems: Common Misconceptions vs. Current FindingsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Ten common misconceptions about children with problematic sexual behaviors (PSBs) are challenged with current relevant research findings. July 2003. 4 pages. NCJ 213184
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Adolescent Sex Offenders: Common Misconceptions vs. Current EvidenceTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This paper identifies 12 common misconceptions about adolescent (ages 13 to 17) sex offenders (ASOs) based on relevant research findings. July 2003. 4 pages. NCJ 213185
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1998Top  
 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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Juveniles in CourtTop  
 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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Changes to OJJDP's Juvenile Accountability ProgramTop  
 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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Child Delinquency: Early Intervention and PreventionTop  
 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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Community Correlates of Rural Youth ViolenceTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Addresses the lack of knowledge of rural youth violence by applying social disorganization theory to community correlates of youth violence in nonmetropolitan communities in Florida, Georgia, Nebraska, and South Carolina. May 2003. 12 pages. NCJ 193591
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OJJDP's Tribal Youth InitiativesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes OJJDP's efforts to assist tribal communities in addressing risk factors for delinquency, including substance abuse and mental health issues. May 2003. 8 pages. NCJ 193763
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume II, Number 3 (May/June 2003)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. This issue also includes special features on National Youth Service Day and National Missing Children's Day. May 2003. 4 pages. NCJ 199996
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Guidelines for Building Partnerships That Protect Our ChildrenTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Guidelines are presented in the building of professional partnerships which respond to child abuse and neglect. May 2003. 36 pages. NCJ 202202
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Latest Resources from OJJDPTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This resource provides information about the different types of products produced by OJJDP and presents a listing of materials released during 2001 and 2002. May 2003. 56 pages. NCJ 247895
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Best Practices in Juvenile Accountability: OverviewTop  
 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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Race as a Factor in Juvenile ArrestsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Analyzes statistics from the FBI's National Incident-Based Reporting System for evidence of racial bias in police arrests of juveniles for violent crimes. April 2003. 8 pages. NCJ 189180
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Risk and Protective Factors of Child DelinquencyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Child Delinquency Series. Focuses on four types of risk and protective factors: individual, family, peer, and school and community. April 2003. 16 pages. NCJ 193409
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Community Responses to Truancy: Engaging Students in School VideoconferenceTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Discusses truancy and reviews effective strategies that intervene with chronic truants, address root causes, and stop the progression from truancy to more serious and violent behaviors. View the broadcast on the Juvenile Justice Teleconferencing Web site. April 2003. NCJ 199584
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OJJDP National Training and Technical Assistance CenterTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet describes the products and services of the OJJDP National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC). March 2003. 2 pages. NCJ 188860
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Treatment, Services, and Intervention Programs for Child DelinquentsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Child Delinquency Series. Examines various treatments, services, and intervention programs designed to mitigate the disruptive behavior of child delinquents (offenders younger than age 13). March 2003. 16 pages. NCJ 193410
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Prevalence and Development of Child DelinquencyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Child Delinquency Series. Provides information on very young offenders (those between the ages of 7 and 12) who become involved with the juvenile justice system. March 2003. 8 pages. NCJ 193411
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OJJDP Annual Report 2001Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes OJJDP's major activities and accomplishments for fiscal year 2001. March 2003. 74 pages. NCJ 194819
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume II, Number 2 (March/April 2003)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Presents notices of agency activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; also summarizes changes for OJJDP mandated by the Department of Justice reauthorization signed into law in November 2002 and discusses a town hall meeting on youth substance abuse. March 2003. 6 pages. NCJ 199269
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Education, Disability and Juvenile Justice VideoconferenceTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Addresses the significance of prevention, education, and transition/aftercare in reducing the risk that youth with disabilities will become involved in the juvenile justice system. March 2003. NCJ 199595
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Highlights of the 2001 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth Gang Series. This fact sheet presents an overview of results from the 2001 National Youth Gang Survey. March 2003. 2 pages. NCJ 200139
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State of Juvenile Detention in Pennsylvania, 2003Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report examines the Pennsylvania Juvenile Detention Assessment Project, a statewide study of the condition and needs of the field, and reveals the current state of juvenile detention in Pennsylvania. March 2003. 12 pages. NCJ 200150
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Ohio Justice Cut Short: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Delinquency ProceedingsTop  
 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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Mentoring Matters VideoconferenceTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Highlights the importance of mentoring as an effective approach to delinquency prevention; examines mentoring in community, faith-based, school, and work settings; and shares strategies for recruiting mentors effectively. January 2003. NCJ 198416
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume II, Number 1 (January/February 2003)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes features on OJJDP priorities for 2003, National Mentoring Month, and the National Summit on Child Prostitution. January 2003. 6 pages. NCJ 198473
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Risk Factors for Delinquency: An Overview Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. This article defines risk factors, explains why they are important, and briefly discusses some of the major risk factors linked to delinquency and violence. January 2003. 11 pages. NCJ 207540
 
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Statistical Approaches to Assessing RiskTop  
 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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You Can Make a Difference Stories from Juvenile Court CD-ROMTop  
 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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Youth Courts: Getting the Most Out of the Deliberation Process (Video)Top  
 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 JusticeTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This document examines the structure and benefits of youth courts. 2002. 40 pages. NCJ 196944
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Disproportionate Minority Confinement: A Review of the Research Literature From 1989 Through 2001Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Examines research found in professional academic journals and edited books from 1989 to 2001 regarding disproportionate minority confinement. Available online only. 2002. 24 pages. NCJ 198428
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Technical, Business, and Legal Dimensions of Protecting Children from Pornography on the InternetTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This publication presents edited transcripts from a workshop designed to find effective methods of keeping children safe from Internet pornography and other inappropriate Internet materials. 2002. 142 pages. NCJ 199147
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Child Sexual AbuseTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Portable Guide. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse. Discusses how the presence of a sexually transmitted disease in a child can be used to assist in identifying or eliminating suspects in child sexual abuse cases. December 2002. 20 pages. NCJ 160940
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Battered Child Syndrome: Investigating Physical Abuse and HomicideTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Portable Guide. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse. Presents practical information on the circumstances that point to the willful rather than the accidental injury or death of an infant or child, the evidence required to prove it, and the techniques for obtaining such evidence. December 2002. 20 pages. NCJ 161406
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Violent Victimization as a Risk Factor for Violent Offending Among JuvenilesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Analyzes the relationships between violent victimization and violent offending among juveniles, using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. December 2002. 12 pages. NCJ 195737
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2000: Selected FindingsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Presents findings from the inaugural 2000 Juvenile Residential Facility Census, focusing on facility crowding and facility-related deaths. December 2002. 4 pages. NCJ 196595
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OJJDP Report: A Discussion with J. Robert Flores VideoconferenceTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored, Videotape. Teleconference Videotapes. Discusses research findings and initiatives, resources available through OJJDP, and program priorities, including child prostitution, disproportionate minority confinement, tribal youth programs, and truancy. December 2002. 0 pages. NCJ 198155
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Juvenile Arrests 2000Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 2000 Crime in the United States. November 2002. 12 pages. NCJ 191729
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume I, Number 6 (November/December 2002)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance Series, November/December 2002. Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes a special feature on the appointment of Assistant Attorney General Deborah J. Daniels as AMBER Alert National Coordinator. 6 pages. NCJ 197613. November 2002. 6 pages. NCJ 197613
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Trends in Juvenile Violent Offending From 1980 to 1998: The NCVS PerspectiveTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents information on trends in juvenile violent offending over the past two decades, based on data collected from the victims of those offenses by the National Crime Victimization Survey. October 2002. 20 pages. NCJ 191052
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Law Enforcement Guide on International Parental KidnappingTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides guidance for local, state, and federal law enforcement authorities who are called on to respond to international parental kidnapping cases. This publication is not available online. October 2002. 116 pages. NCJ 194639
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National Estimates of Missing Children: An OverviewTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. Presents an overview of the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART–2). October 2002. 12 pages. NCJ 196465
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Children Abducted by Family Members: National Estimates and CharacteristicsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. Presents national estimates of children abducted by family members in 1999, their demographic characteristics, and the characteristics of perpetrators and episodes. October 2002. 12 pages. NCJ 196466
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Nonfamily Abducted Children: National Estimates and CharacteristicsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. Presents national estimates of children abducted by nonfamily perpetrators, based on surveys of households and law enforcement agencies. October 2002. 16 pages. NCJ 196467
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Runaway/Thrownaway Children: National Estimates and CharacteristicsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. Presents national estimates of children who ran away from home or were thrown out of their homes, based on surveys of households and juvenile facilities. October 2002. 12 pages. NCJ 196469
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NISMART Questions and AnswerTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. NISMART Series. Provides a quick overview of the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART–2). October 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 196760
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Project...ContinuedTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This document describes the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Project in Pennsylvania. October 2002. 10 pages. NCJ 197882
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Title V Community Prevention Grants Program, 2001 Report to CongressTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents the activities and accomplishments of the Title V Community Prevention Grants Program in 2001. October 2002. 42 pages. NCJ 198482
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Evaluation of the Mesa Gang Intervention Program (MGIP)Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents the methodology and findings of the evaluation of Mesa's (Arizona) Comprehensive Community-Wide Approach to Gang Prevention, Intervention, and Suppression Program, which was part of the national evaluation of the model gang program promoted under grants from the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). October 2002. 518 pages. NCJ 209187
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Highlights from the NISMART BulletinsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. NISMART Series. This fact sheet highlights key findings from the first four National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART) bulletins. October 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 247791
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Ensuring Quality School Facilities and Security Technologies (Guide 4 of Safe and Secure: Guides to Creating Safer Schools) Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. One in a series of eight guidebooks intended to assist schools in creating a safer learning environment, this guidebook aims to help educators and other members of the community understand the relationship between school safety and the features of school facilities, including security technology and safety audits. September 2002. 46 pages. NCJ 195664
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Fostering School-Law Enforcement Partnerships (Guide 5 from Safe and Secure: Guides to Creating Safer Schools)Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. One of eight guides designed to enhance school safety, this guide offers assistance in developing and implementing partnerships between schools and law enforcement agencies. September 2002. 56 pages. NCJ 195665
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Instituting School-Based Links With Mental Health and Social Service Agencies (Guide 6 from Safe and Secure: Guides to Creating Safer Schools)Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. One of eight guides designed to enhance school safety, this guide discusses how schools can improve their capacity to serve all students by linking with mental health and social service agencies. September 2002. 46 pages. NCJ 195666
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume I, Number 5 (September/October 2002)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes a special feature on the first White House Conference on Missing, Exploited, and Runaway Children. September 2002. 6 pages. NCJ 196856
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Virginia: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Delinquency ProceedingsTop  
 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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Creating Schoolwide Prevention and Intervention Starategies (Guide 1 from Safe and Secure: Guides to Creating Safer Schools) Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide is intended to put the issue of school-wide violence prevention in context for educators and outline an approach for choosing and creating effective prevention programs. September 2002. 41 pages. NCJ 199507
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School Policies and Legal Issues Supporting Safe Schools (Guide 2 from Safe and Secure: Guides to Creating Safer Schools)Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Assists local school districts in developing comprehensive strategies to create safe learning environments; eight technical assistance guides are available. September 2002. 50 pages. NCJ 199508
 
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Implementing Ongoing Staff Development to Enhance Safe Schools (Guide 3 from Safe and Secure: Guides to Creating Safer Schools)Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. In an effort to create safer schools, this guide discusses the role of staff development within the context of school safety. It addresses how staff development should be an integral part of the educational planning process, and discusses what its relationship is to safety-related outcomes and overall student achievement. September 2002. 44 pages. NCJ 199509
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Fostering School, Family, and Community Involvement (Guide 7 from Safe and Secure: Guides to Creating Safer Schools)Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. In an effort to create safer schools, this guide provides an overview of the nature and scope of collaboration among school, family, and the community, explores barriers to effectively working together, and discusses the processes of establishing and sustaining the work. September 2002. 123 pages. NCJ 199510
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Acquiring and Utilizing Resources to Enhance and Sustain a Safe Learning Environment (Guide 8 from Safe and Secure: Guides to Creating Safer Schools)Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide provides practical information on a spectrum of resources that concerned individuals and organizations can use in the search to create safe schools. September 2002. 47 pages. NCJ 199511
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Kentucky--Advancing Justice: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Delinquency ProceedingsTop  
 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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Measuring the Quality of Mentor-Youth Relationships: A Tool for Mentoring ProgramsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This technical assistance packet is designed to help mentoring programs monitor mentor-youth relationships to insure positive matches. August 2002. 43 pages. NCJ 197001
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2002Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents official statistics that reflect both the promises and the difficulties confronting the nation's youth; the 2002 report of this annual series includes a feature on children with at least one foreign-born parent. July 2002. 143 pages. NCJ 195647
 
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume I, Number 4 (July/August 2002)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. 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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EPIC-SCAN: Educating Physicans in Their Communities -- Suspected Child Abuse and NeglectTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This newsletter reports on a community-based continuing medical education program, EPIC-SCAN, to change practice behavior at the office level of doctors, nurses, medical assistants, receptionists, administration, and support staff in the recognition of child physical and sexual abuse in Pennsylvania. July 2002. 7 pages. NCJ 196610
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EPIC-SCAN: Educating Physicans In Their Communities -- Suspected Child Abuse and NeglectTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report describes Pennsylvania's continuing medical education program called EPIC-SCAN, which is designed to instruct the State's primary-care providers in signs of maltreatment in their child patients and in responding appropriately. July 2002. 8 pages. NCJ 208904
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Modern-Day Youth GangsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Gang Series. Compares the characteristics of youth gangs in jurisdictions where gang problems began prior to 1991 with those in jurisdictions where gang problems began more recently. June 2002. 12 pages. NCJ 191524
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Juvenile Gun Courts: Promoting Accountability and Providing TreatmentTop  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume I, Number 3 (May/June 2002)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes a special feature introducing OJJDP's Administrator, J. Robert Flores. May 2002. 6 pages. NCJ 194803
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Burglary Cases in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998Top  
 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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School-Wide Education for Violence Prevention VideoconferenceTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Highlights elements of schoolwide strategies deemed effective for violence prevention, including anger management, conflict resolution, social skills training, communications skills, and use of mediation, law enforcement, and legal services. April 2002. NCJ 194032
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Impact of Teen Court on Youth OffendersTop  
 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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Juvenile Offenders in Residential Placement: 1997-1999Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents data from the 1997 and 1999 Censuses of Juveniles in Residential Placement. March 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 193436
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume I, Number 2 (March/April 2002)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes a special feature on National Missing Children's Day. March 2002. 4 pages. NCJ 194097
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Juvenile Integrated Information Sharing Focus Group Summary ReportTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents the views of focus group participants requarding the processes they developed to build Juvenile Integrated Information Sharing (JIIS) systems. March 2002. 26 pages. NCJ 211501
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Family Resource Guide on International Parental KidnappingTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents practical and detailed advice about preventing international kidnapping and increasing the chance that children who are kidnapped or wrongfully retained will be returned. February 2002. 139 pages. NCJ 190448
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Title V Community Prevention Grants Program, 2000 Report to CongressTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents the activities and accomplishments of the Title V Community Prevention Grants Program in 2000. February 2002. 56 pages. NCJ 190635
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Short- and Long-Term Consequences of Adolescent VictimizationTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Centers for Disease Control an, Bulletin. Youth Violence Research Series. Analyzes National Youth Survey data to explore how being a victim of crime during adolescence affects the likelihood of certain negative outcomes in adulthood, including violent and property offending and victimization, domestic violence perpetration and victimization, drug use, and mental health problems. February 2002. 16 pages. NCJ 191210
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Going Home: Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative VideoconferenceTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Provides an overview of the Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative and presents information about funding for the Initiative. February 2002. NCJ 193384
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1989-1998Top  
 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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National Youth Gang Survey Trends From 1996 to 2000Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet highlights findings from the 1996-2000 National Youth Gang Surveys regarding patterns of gang activity, numbers of gangs and gang members, gang-related homicides, and the demographics of gangs and gang members. February 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 193439
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Robbery Cases in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998Top  
 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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Highlights of the 2000 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth Gang Series. This fact sheet presents an overview of results from the 2000 National Youth Gang Survey. February 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 193445
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Guia de Recursos de la Familia Contra el Secuestro Parental Internacional (Spanish Version of Family Resource Guide on International Parental Kidnapping)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. This guidebook offers assessments of available civil and criminal remedies, explains laws, identifies public and private resources, and identifies strategies for parents of abducted children taken to or retained in foreign countries. February 2002. 138 pages. NCJ 199832
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume I, Number 1 (January/February 2002)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes a special feature highlighting the agency's approach to information dissemination. January 2002. 6 pages. NCJ 190026
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Protecting Children in Cyberspace: The ICAC Task Force ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Discusses efforts by OJJDP's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program that address emerging online threats, such as computer-facilitated sex crimes, directed at children and teenagers. January 2002. 8 pages. NCJ 191213
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1989-1998Top  
 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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Best Practices in Juvenile Corrections and DetentionTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report discusses major issues confronting juvenile corrections and detention personnel, current practices associated with those issues, and "Best Practices" for the 21st century. 2001. 65 pages. NCJ 187856
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Products and ServicesTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. The Underage Drinking Enforcement Training Center develops publications to assist States and communities in the enforcement of underage drinking laws; this is a catalog that contains the titles and brief summaries of the contents of these publications. 2001. 10 pages. NCJ 188075
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Strategic Media Advocacy for Enforcement of Underage Drinking LawsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide provides suggestions for developing media advocacy to enhance the enforcement of underage drinking laws. 2001. 42 pages. NCJ 188080
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Role of Restorative Justice in Teen Courts: A Preliminary LookTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This paper examines integration into teen courts of more restorative justice-based practices. 2001. 8 pages. NCJ 188356
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Painful Secrets: Helping Traumatized Girls in Pennsylvania's Juvenile Justice SystemTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This paper describes a 2-year effort to develop and field test a flexible but effective treatment response to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in delinquent female adolescents and to provide education regarding PTSD and its effects to virtually everyone in Pennsylvania's juvenile justice system whose responsibilities bring them into contact with girls. 2001. 8 pages. NCJ 189423
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On-Line Storehouse of Information on Children and Youth: The Pennsylvania Electronic Juvenile Justice DatabookTop  
 NIJ-Sponsored, OJJDP-Sponsored. This paper describes the Pennsylvania Electronic Juvenile Justice Databook, which stores and disseminates county-by-county, year-by-year, youth-related data presented in user-friendly report templates and organized into nine broad information categories. 2001. 8 pages. NCJ 189753
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Nontechnical Strategies To Reduce Children's Exposure to Inappropriate Material on the Internet: Summary of a WorkshopTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report summarizes proceedings from a workshop composed of researchers, educators, policymakers, and other key stakeholders, who met to consider and discuss nontechnical strategies for reducing children's exposure to inappropriate material on the Internet. 2001. 102 pages. NCJ 190174
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NRCSS (National Resource Center for Safe Schools) School Safety CD-ROMTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This CD-ROM aims to inform educators and administrators about school safety and locate school safety resources in their State and community; the CD-ROM provides full-text versions of publications covering topics that include bullying, conflict resolution, social skills training, and violence prevention. 2001. 0 pages. NCJ 190487
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Juvenile Accountability, Continued: Update on the JAIBG Program in PennsylvaniaTop  
 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 Justice Program Evaluation: An OverviewTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This briefing was prepared to provide juvenile justice program managers with a seven-step program evaluation process that they can implement. 2001. 16 pages. NCJ 196055
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Hiring and Working With an EvaluatorTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This briefing addresses how a juvenile justice program manager can go about hiring a qualified evaluator to assist in evaluating a program's performance. 2001. 16 pages. NCJ 196056
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Strategies for Evaluating Small Juvenile Justice ProgramsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This article provides juvenile justice managers with information to help them evaluate their programs. 2001. 20 pages. NCJ 196057
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School Safety & Youth Violence: A Legal PrimerTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This is a legal primer on the subject of school safety and youth violence. 2001. 18 pages. NCJ 198396
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Balancing Information Sharing and Confidentiality: Providing Services for Children in the Juvenile Justice SystemTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This is a report on the findings and recommendations of a Virginia project that explored issues and problems regarding information-sharing and confidentiality pertinent to juvenile offenders. 2001. 58 pages. NCJ 199020
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Awakening to the Strength of Latino YouthTop  
 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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The Criminal Justice System's Response to Parental AbductionTop  
 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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The Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement ActTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes the Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, a uniform state law designed to deter interstate parental kidnapping and promote consistent jurisdiction and enforcement provisions in interstate child-custody and visitation cases. December 2001. 16 pages. NCJ 189181
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Hybrid and Other Modern GangsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Gang Series. Describes the nature of modern youth gangs—in particular, hybrid gangs. December 2001. 8 pages. NCJ 189916
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Parental Abduction: A Review of the LiteratureTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Examines the extent of the problem of parental abduction, the characteristics of those involved in parental abductions, and the effect of the crime on children and parents; this document is a companion to the OJJDP Bulletin The Criminal Justice System's Response to Parental Abduction. December 2001. 13 pages. NCJ 190074
 
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Issues in Resolving Cases of International Child Abduction by ParentsTop  
 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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Early Precursors of Gang Membership: A Study of Seattle YouthTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Gang Series. Presents Seattle Social Development Project data on youth who join gangs. December 2001. 6 pages. NCJ 190106
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Offenders Incarcerated for Crimes Against JuvenilesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Describes a study that uses data from the 1997 Survey of Inmates in State Correctional Facilities to examine the characteristics of persons incarcerated for victimizing children and youth. December 2001. 12 pages. NCJ 191028
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Law Enforcement and Juvenile CrimeTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Presents statistics on the extent and characteristics of juvenile arrests in 1999 and compares them with trends from the 1980s. 32 pages. December 2001. 32 pages. NCJ 191031
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The National Juvenile Court Data Archive Web SiteTop  
 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 Evaluation of the Title V Community Prevention Grants ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet assesses and evaluates Title V Incentive Grants for Local Delinquency Prevention Programs which provides grants to support State and community-based juvenile delinquency prevention programs. November 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 191170
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The 8% SolutionTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses California's 8% Solution study and the 8% Early Intervention Program that examined the needs of and made available treatment services for "at risk" juveniles. November 2001. NCJ 192272
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Public/Private Ventures' Evaluation of Faith-Based ProgramsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses Public/Private Ventures' evaluation of faith-based programs. November 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 192692
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Partners Against Hate Program Activity Guide: Helping Children Resist Bias and Hate, Elementary School EditionTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This publication provides parents, educators, and other adults with tools and strategies for use with children who engage in bias-motivated behavior so they can better understand the causes of their behavior as well as techniques that will facilitate more positive attitudes toward those different from themselves. November 2001. 120 pages. NCJ 239719
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Addressing Youth VictimizationTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Explains that although violent crime has decreased significantly since the publication of Combating Violence and Delinquency: The National Juvenile Justice Action Plan in 1996, too many children continue to be victims of violent crime, child abuse and neglect, and exposure to violence. October 2001. 20 pages. NCJ 186667
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Homicides of Children and YouthTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Provides a statistical portrait of juvenile homicide victimization by drawing on FBI and other data. October 2001. 12 pages. NCJ 187239
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School Safety by Management and Design VideoconferenceTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, October 2001. Features three ongoing demonstrations of school safety programs that are coordinated by Eastern Kentucky University, the Morehouse School of Medicine, and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. October 2001. NCJ 191278
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Evaluation of the Bloomington-Normal Comprehensive Gang ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents the methodology and findings of the evaluation of Bloomington-Normal's (Illinois) Comprehensive Community-Wide Approach to Gang Prevention, Intervention, and Suppression Program, which was part of the national evaluation of the model gang program promoted under grants from the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). October 2001. 446 pages. NCJ 209186
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Animal Abuse and Youth ViolenceTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes psychiatric, psychological, and criminal research linking animal abuse to interpersonal violence perpetrated by juveniles and adults. September 2001. 16 pages. NCJ 188677
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Truancy Reduction: Keeping Students in SchoolTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Highlights major research findings regarding the problem of truancy and illustrates why communities should work to prevent and reduce its incidence. September 2001. 16 pages. NCJ 188947
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Crimes Against Children by BabysittersTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Presents information on the frequency and nature of crimes committed against children by babysitters. September 2001. 8 pages. NCJ 189102
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1989-1998Top  
 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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Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1989-1998Top  
 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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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1989-1998Top  
 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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Restorative Justice Conferences as an Early Response to Young OffendersTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes restorative justice conferencing, a promising form of early intervention for very young offenders that brings together an offending youth, his or her victim, and supporters of both the offender and victim with a trained facilitator. August 2001. 12 pages. NCJ 187769
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Juvenile Delinquency and Serious Injury VictimizationTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Draws on data from two OJJDP longitudinal studies on the causes and correlates of juvenile delinquency to explore the interrelationship between delinquency and victimization. August 2001. 8 pages. NCJ 188676
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United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc.Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth in Action Series. Describes United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc., a nonprofit, national network organization promoting personal development, citizenship, and leadership among American Indian/Alaska Native youth. August 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 189412
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The National Center for Prosecution of Child AbuseTop  
 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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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998Top  
 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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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1998Top  
 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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OJJDP Mental Health InitiativesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet highlights OJJDP-funded initiatives addressing mental health problems among youth involved in the juvenile justice system. August 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 190130
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Blueprints for Violence PreventionTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides information on violence prevention and intervention programs that have proven to be effective in reducing adolescent violent crime, aggressive delinquency, and substance abuse and predelinquent aggression and conduct disorders. July 2001. 16 pages. NCJ 187079
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Preventing Delinquency Through Improved Child Protection ServicesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Reviews research on the link between childhood maltreatment and juvenile and adult offending. July 2001. 20 pages. NCJ 187759
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2001Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents official statistics that reflect both the promises and the difficulties confronting the nation's youth; the 2001 report of this annual series includes special features on asthma prevalence and youth employment. July 2001. 141 pages. NCJ 188155
 
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Gun Use by Male Juveniles: Research and PreventionTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Development Series. Examines patterns of gun ownership and gun carrying among adolescents, drawing on data from OJJDP's Rochester Youth Development Study. July 2001. 12 pages. NCJ 188992
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The National Center for Missing and Exploited ChildrenTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet describes the purpose, services, and achievements of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). July 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 189122
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PEPNet: Connecting Juvenile Offenders to Education and EmploymentTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet describes the Promising and Effective Practices Network (PEPNet), which identifies and promotes effective youth development and employment programs, maintains an extensive database resource, has created a framework for developing quality program, and has developed a national recognition system. July 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 189558
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Burn Injuries in Child AbuseTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Portable Guide. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse. Assists in distinguishing between burns that were intentionally inflicted on a child and burns resulting from accidental contact with hot objects. June 2001. 24 pages. NCJ 162424
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VIII, Number 1 (School Violence Issue)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Examines the nature of school violence and reviews promising approaches to creating safe schools and resolving conflicts peacefully. June 2001. 40 pages. NCJ 188158
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Juvenile Transfers to Criminal Court in Florida: The 1994 ReformsTop  
 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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Healthy Families AmericaTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet describes Healthy Families America, a voluntary home visitation program designed to improve the parenting skills of parents with newborns or small children, encourage child health and development, and prevent child abuse and neglect. June 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188296
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OJJDP Annual Report 2000Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes OJJDP's major accomplishments of 2000 and discusses the philosophy that guided program plans. June 2001. 84 pages. NCJ 188419
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Balanced and Restorative Justice VideoconferenceTop  
 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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Teens, Crime, and the Community InitiativeTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information on the Teens, Crime, and the Community (TCC) initiative developed to prevent the victimization of teens and to engage them as resources for community safety. June 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188499
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Addressing the Problem of Juvenile BullyingTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This paper addresses the prevalence, nature, and effects of bullying, as well as strategies for addressing the problem. June 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188500
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JRSA Helps States Determine Local JAIBG AllocationsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheets describes the Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants (JAIBG) Technical Support Center, which assists states in calculating the amount of JAIBG funds to distribute to, or expend for the benefit of, eligible local jurisdictions. June 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188501
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The Juvenile Justice Evaluation Center ProjectTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet describes the Federal Juvenile Justice Evaluation Center Project, which provides resources and practical technical assistance to strengthen the ability of local and State policymakers, program administrators and staff, and evaluators as they implement and use evaluation studies and their findings. June 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188572
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Supporting MentorsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This manual provides guidelines and suggestions for developing and implementing program strategies that support mentors, help them build trusting relationships with their mentees, and contribute to positive outcomes for the mentees. June 2001. 30 pages. NCJ 195722
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Juvenile Drug Court ProgramsTop  
 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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YouthARTS Development ProjectTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes a project that brought together federal agencies, national art organizations, and a consortium of local art agencies to develop and assess arts-based prevention programs for at-risk youth. May 2001. 16 pages. NCJ 186668
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OJJDP Research 2000 ReportTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Summarizes representative achievements of OJJDP's Research and Program Development Division in the areas of research, evaluation, and statistics from August 1999 to the present. May 2001. 71 pages. NCJ 186732
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Child Abuse Reported to the PoliceTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Describes the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) and its role in depicting police experiences with child abuse and reports key findings derived from NIBRS data. May 2001. 8 pages. NCJ 187238
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The Career Academy ConceptTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet describes the career academy concept as a strategy to reduce delinquent behavior and enhance protective factors among at-risk youth. May 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188061
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An Overview of the Title V Community Prevention Grants ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides an overview of OJJDP's Title V Community Prevention Grants Program, which focused on reducing risks and enhancing protective factors to prevent youth from entering the juvenile justice system. May 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188258
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YouthBuild U.S.A.Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth in Action Series. Describes the YouthBuild program, which harnesses the positive energies of unemployed young adults to rebuild their communities and their own lives through a commitment to work, education, responsibility, and family. May 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188259
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The "Green Book" DemonstrationTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides an overview of the Green Book Initiative, an interagency demonstration project supporting the implementation of recommended policy and practice guidelines that address domestic violence and child maltreatment. May 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188260
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YMCA's Teen Action AgendaTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information on YMCA's Teen Action Agenda, a nationwide campaign to help teens become contributing members of their communities through afterschool and other youth programs. May 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188293
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Expansion of OJJDP's Comprehensive StrategyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses the Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders and the expansion of training and technical assistance to support this effort. May 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188294
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Substance Abuse: The Nation's Number One Health ProblemTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet reports on a study that examined trends in patterns of adult and youth smoking, drinking, and illicit drug use over a period of three decades. May 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188497
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The Missing and Exploited Children's Program (Update)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides updated information on OJJDP programs and activities addressing missing and exploited children. May 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188498
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A Treatment Study of Children With Attention Hyperactivity DisorderTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information on the Multimodal Treatment Study of Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) to assess the effectiveness of different treatment protocols for children with ADHD. May 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 247989
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The Growth of Youth Gang Problems in the United States: 1970-98Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides information on statistical trends in the development and growth of youth gang problems in the United States during the quarter century preceding December 1995 by examining changes in the numbers, types, and localities reporting the presence of gang problems. April 2001. 143 pages. NCJ 181868
 
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Youth for JusticeTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes the Youth for Justice program, through which OJJDP works with nonprofit organizations to support law-related education projects. April 2001. 12 pages. NCJ 186161
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An Overview of the JAIBG ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sjeet provides an overview of OJJDP's Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants program (JAIBG), including eligibility requirements, program focus areas, and the allocation of funds. April 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 187529
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OJJDP's Program of Research for Tribal YouthTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet summarizes OJJDP's tribal youth research activities, under the Tribal Youth Program (TYP), which are designed to provide empirical evidence about juvenile justice and delinquency prevention policies and practices and their impact on tribal youth. April 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 187530
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Culinary Education and Training Program for At-Risk YouthTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This paper describes the Culinary Education and Training Program for At-Risk Youth. April 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 187683
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Children's Exposure to Violence: The Safe Start InitiativeTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. In response to emerging statistics and research on the prevalence and impact of children's exposure to violence, the Safe Start Initiative was established to prevent and reduce the impact of family and community violence on young children (primarily from birth to age 6) and their families. April 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 187935
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Mental Health Issues and Juvenile Justice VideoconferenceTop  
 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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The National Center on Child Fatality ReviewTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about the National Center on Child Fatality Review, which serves to prevent severe and fatal child abuse and neglect and bring offenders to justice. April 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188089
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Building Relationships: A Guide for New MentorsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide describes 10 important features of mentor attitudes and styles that facilitate the building of positive relationships with mentees. April 2001. 35 pages. NCJ 195720
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Child Neglect and Munchausen Syndrome by ProxyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Portable Guide. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse. Defines the concept of parental duty, explores the linkds between poverty and neglect, describes the ways in which children are neglected and in which cases of neglect may be detected, and discusses Munchausen syndrome by proxy. This publication is not available online. March 2001. 20 pages. NCJ 161841
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Law Enforcement Response to Child AbuseTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Portable Guide. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse. Provides information needed by law enforcement personnel to ensure consistency in child abuse investigations and offers useful suggestions on how police officers can work with physicians, respond to domestic disturbance calls, and place children in protective custody. March 2001. 24 pages. NCJ 162425
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Enforcing the Underage Drinking Laws Program: A Compendium of ResourcesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides practical information to states and units of local government to help them determine how to use federal funds most effectively to combat underage drinking. March 2001. 52 pages. NCJ 178263
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Juveniles Who Have Sexually Offended: A Review of the Professional LiteratureTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Reviews the research literature pertaining to juveniles who have committed sex offenses, providing a comprehensive and annotated account of the characteristics of these juveniles and the types of offenses they commit. March 2001. 86 pages. NCJ 184739
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Early Identification of Risk Factors for Parental AbductionTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents the design and findings of four OJJDP-funded projects on preventing family abductions: a documentary study, a criminal sanctions study, an interview study, and an intervention study. March 2001. 12 pages. NCJ 185026
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Anticipating Space Needs in Juvenile Detention and Correctional FacilitiesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides juvenile justice policymakers with information to help them project detention and corrections populations. March 2001. 20 pages. NCJ 185234
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Choosing and Using Child Victimization QuestionnairesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Presents information on questionnaires designed to elicit information about child victimization. March 2001. 16 pages. NCJ 186027
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Keeping Children Safe: OJJDP's Child Protection DivisionTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes OJJDP's Child Protection Division and its efforts to safeguard children by supporting research and programs on child victimization and exposure to violence; providing information and training and technical assistance to state, local, and community-based agencies; and developing and demonstrating effective child protection initiatives. March 2001. 8 pages. NCJ 186158
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Female Gangs: A Focus on ResearchTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Gang Series. Summarizes research on female gangs and draws attention to programmatic and research needs. March 2001. 12 pages. NCJ 186159
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School Resource Officer Training ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. After describing the role of the school resource officer (SRO), this fact sheet describes Federal efforts to assist in the training of SROs. March 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 187241
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Highlights of the Youth Internet Safety SurveyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet reports on the findings of the Youth Internet Safety Survey, which collected information about incidents of possible online victimization of youth. March 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 187416
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Missing and Exploited Children's Training ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet reviews the OJJDP-funded training and technical assistance programs offered through the Missing and Exploited Children's (MEC) Training and Technical Assistance Program for juvenile justice professionals handling and responding to cases involving missing, exploited, and abused children. March 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 187672
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Training New MentorsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This manual provides material for training new mentors, including suggested activities for two workshops that, together, require between 5 and 6 hours of training. March 2001. 52 pages. NCJ 195721
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Judicial Views on Confidentiality and Information Sharing in the Juvenile Justice System: A Survey of Virginia Juvenile Court JudgesTop  
 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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Youth Gang Homicides in the 1990’sTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth Gang Series. Discusses the results of a study of youth gang homicides in U.S. cities in the 1990s, which was conducted by OJJDP's National Youth Gang Center; the list of references cited in this Fact Sheet are available in the ASCII text file only. March 2001. 2 pages.
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Comparison of Four Restorative Conferencing ModelsTop  
 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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Employment and Training for Court-Involved Youth VideoconferenceTop  
 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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Law Enforcement Guide to False IdentificationTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide provides law enforcement officers with a basic understanding of false and fraudulent identification, as well as some of the tools necessary to recognize these forms of identification, with a view toward thwarting underage youths' use of false ID's to purchase alcoholic beverages. February 2001. 14 pages. NCJ 188074
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Law Enforcement and Higher Education: Finding Common Ground To Address Underage Drinking on CampusTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This document identifies and discusses some of the potential conflicts and barriers that may be encountered by colleges/universities and law enforcement agencies as they attempt to collaborate in addressing alcohol-abuse problems by students on and around college/university campuses. February 2001. 17 pages. NCJ 188076
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Youth Groups and Gangs in Europe: Research and Policy, Final ReportTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This document details the characteristics of gangs and delinquent youth groups in the United States and Europe. February 2001. 27 pages. NCJ 192522
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Recruiting Mentors: A Guide to Finding Volunteers to Work With YouthTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Drawing on effective practices used by volunteer-based organizations and on research findings about mentoring, this manual describes recruitment strategies that programs can adapt to meet their particular circumstances. February 2001. 50 pages. NCJ 195723
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Family Abductors: Descriptive Profiles and Preventive InterventionsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Discusses parental abduction, which encompasses a broad array of illegal behaviors that involve one parent taking, detaining, concealing, or enticing away his or her child from the parent having custodial access. January 2001. 8 pages. NCJ 182788
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The Decline in Child Sexual Abuse CasesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Analyzes statistics concerning reported and substantiated cases of child sexual abuse. January 2001. 12 pages. NCJ 184741
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Planning of New Institutions: Workshops for Juvenile FacilitiesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet examines planning for new secure juvenile facilities and renovating or expanding existing facilities. January 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 186264
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Assessing Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Disorders in Juvenile DetaineesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet addresses the issue posed that a significant percentage of youth involved in the juvenile justice system have unmet needs for mental health and substance abuse services. Without effective treatment, many youth will continue to engage in behaviors that endanger themselves and their communities, and go on to become part of the adult criminal justice system January 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 186367
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Vietnamese Youth Gang InvolvementTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Summarizes findings from the final report of a study that examined factors related to gang involvement by Vietnamese American youth. 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 181085
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Pennsylvania's School Resource OfficersTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This article examines Pennsylvania's School Resource Officers program. 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 186780
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National Youth Court GuidelinesTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. These guidelines provide a structure from which to build a solid youth court. 2000. 155 pages. NCJ 187709
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Handle With Care: Serving the Mental Health Needs of Young OffendersTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents findings from a year-long investigation into the scope of mental health concerns and services in the juvenile justice system. 2000. 124 pages. NCJ 194916
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Tribal Court CASA: A Guide to Program DevelopmentTop  
 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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Jurisdictional Technical Assistance Package for Juvenile CorrectionsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides jurisdictions with guidance in assessing local needs for corrections technical assistance and committing available resources to address those needs. Available online only. December 2000. 273 pages. NCJ 179194
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Increasing School Safety Through Juvenile Accountability ProgramsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Describes activities in support of OJJDP's commitment to promote school safety by holding students accountable for their behavior. December 2000. 16 pages. NCJ 179283
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State Custody Rates, 1997Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents state-by-state statistics on custody rates for juvenile delinquents and status offenders held in public and private facilities. December 2000. 4 pages. NCJ 183108
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Juvenile Victims of Property CrimesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, December 2000. Presents data on juvenile victims of property crimes. 12 pages. NCJ 184740. December 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 184740
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Functional Family TherapyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Family Strengthening Series. Chronicles the 30-year evolution of Functional Family Therapy; sets forth the program's core principles, goals, and techniques; and reviews its research foundations. December 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 184743
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VII, Number 3 (Parenting Issue)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Highlights the importance of parent-child relationships and features ways to strengthen the capacity of families to make crucial contributions to their children's welfare. December 2000. 36 pages. NCJ 184746
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VII, Number 2 (American Indian Issue)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Presents three feature articles, each of which provides a compendium of information on preventing and combating delinquency among American Indian youth. December 2000. 40 pages. NCJ 184747
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Juvenile Arrests 1999Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 1999 Crime in the United States. December 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 185236
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Coordinating Council Promotes Federal CollaborationTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, which encourages Federal agencies to collaborate on programs that improve juvenile justice systems, prevent juvenile delinquency, and focus on missing and exploited children. December 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 185637
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Assessing Detained Youth in PennsylvaniaTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This article examines Pennsylvania's efforts to gather information on the mental health status of youth in detention and to improve facilities' handling of mental health issues. December 2000. 7 pages. NCJ 186779
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Mentoring Sexual Minority YouthTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This manual describes multiple obstacles that confront homosexual youth and restrict their chances for successful lives, suggest initial steps that mentoring programs can take so that they will feel safe and welcoming to these youth, and explores the implications for training mentors. December 2000. 47 pages. NCJ 189142
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Nurturing Parenting ProgramsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Family Strengthening Series. Describes the Nurturing Parenting Programs, a family-centered parenting initiative designed to address the generational cycle of violence in which parents rear children in the context of the violence they experienced as children. November 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 172848
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Co-occurrence of Delinquency and Other Problem BehaviorsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Development Series. Examines the co-occurrence or overlap of serious delinquency with drug use, problems in school, and mental health problems. November 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 182211
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Employment and Training for Court-Involved YouthTop  
 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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Safe From the Start: Taking Action on Children Exposed to ViolenceTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This Action Plan contains information on resources available to address the issue of children's exposure to violence. November 2000. 76 pages. NCJ 182789
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National Youth Gang Survey, 1998Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents findings from the 1998 National Youth Gang Survey, which is designed to facilitate analysis of changes and trends in the nature of youth gangs and their activities. November 2000. 86 pages. NCJ 183109
 
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Comprehensive Responses to Youth at Risk: Interim Findings From the SafeFutures Initiative: SummaryTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes the lessons learned over the first 3 years of OJJDP's SafeFutures initiative, which focuses on preventing and controlling juvenile delinquency and violence based on research on risk and protective factors and experience with promising strategies. November 2000. 91 pages. NCJ 183841
 
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Law Enforcement Referral of At-Risk Youth: The SHIELD ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes an innovative program that facilitates early identification and treatment of at-risk youth. November 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 184579
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Juveniles and the Death PenaltyTop  
 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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Female Delinquency Cases, 1997Top  
 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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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1988-1997Top  
 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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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1988-1997Top  
 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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Highlights of the 1999 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth Gang Series. This fact sheet presents an overview of results from the 1999 National Youth Gang Survey. November 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 185315
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Child Delinquency: Early Intervention and Prevention VideoconferenceTop  
 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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Resources for Juvenile Detention ReformTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about resources that focus on juvenile detention reform. November 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 185688
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1997Top  
 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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High/Scope Perry Preschool ProjectTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Reviews the High/Scope Perry Preschool Project, an early childhood education program established in 1962; reviews the results of an ongoing study of the program; explains how and why the program was successful on several outcome measures; and examines the implications for future policy decisions. October 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 181725
 
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Teen Courts: Focus on ResearchTop  
 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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Comprehensive Framework for School Violence Prevention VideoconferenceTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant. Teleconference Videotapes. Presents a comprehensive approach to school safety that was developed by the Hamilton Fish Institute after extensive examination of and research on an array of approaches to preventing school violence and promoting school safety. View the broadcast on the Juvenile Justice Teleconferencing Web site. October 2000. 20 pages. NCJ 184177
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Counting America's Youth: Easy Access to Population DataTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about Easy Access to Juvenile Populations, an online interactive data dissemination tool that provides demographic information on juveniles by State and county. October 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 184505
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1988-1997Top  
 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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Pathways to Success Summative Evaluation ReportTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents the findings of the national summative evaluation of the Pathways to Success Demonstration Project, which is a special-emphasis juvenile delinquency prevention program. October 2000. 156 pages. NCJ 185249
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Involving Youth in Civic LifeTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth in Action Series. This article describes two activities that enhance the civic involvement of youth: Youth Advisory Councils and Youth Town Hall Meetings. October 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 185309
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School Safety: Annual Report, 2000Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. Describes the nature and extent of crime and violence on school property; the 2000 Report in this annual series discusses student discipline and includes data on harassment and hate crime among students. October 2000. 159 pages. NCJ 193163
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Juvenile Mentoring Program: A Progress ReviewTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Lists the parameters under which OJJDP's JUMP programs operated in 2000, describes the scope and methodology of JUMP's ongoing national evaluation, and presents preliminary evaluation findings. September 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 182209
 
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Preventing Adolescent Gang InvolvementTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Gang Series. Provides information on the history of American youth gangs and current knowledge about gangs. September 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 182210
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Fighting Juvenile Gun ViolenceTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes the implementation of OJJDP's Partnerships To Reduce Juvenile Gun Violence Program at demonstration sites in Baton Rouge and Shreveport, LA; Oakland, CA; and Syracuse, NY. September 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 182679
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Combating Underage Drinking VideoconferenceTop  
 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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Interstate Compact on JuvenilesTop  
 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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Innovative Information on Juvenile Residential FacilitiesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information on the first Juvenile Residential Facility-Census (JRFC), an effort to collect information about the facilities in which juvenile offenders are held. September 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 188862
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ABCs of School-Based MentoringTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This technical assistance guide provides information for youth-serving organizations that want to implement new school-based mentoring programs or strengthen existing mentoring programs. September 2000. 96 pages. NCJ 189141
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Youth Gang Programs and StrategiesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Report. Youth Gang Series. Outlines programs that have been and are being used to break the appeal of gangs and reduce gang crime violence. August 2000. 86 pages. NCJ 171154
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Juvenile Transfers to Criminal Court in the 1990's: Lessons Learned From Four StudiesTop  
 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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Competency Training: The Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Family Strengthening Series. Provides information on the Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10–14, a 7-week curriculum designed to bring parents together with their children to reduce substance abuse and other problem behaviors. August 2000. 11 pages. NCJ 182208
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Youth Gangs in SchoolsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Gang Series. Presents results of analyses of gang-related data gathered by the 1995 School Crime Supplements. August 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 183015
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The Incredible Years Training SeriesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Family Strengthening Series. Describes the Incredible Years Parents, Teachers, and Children Training Series developed by Dr. Carolyn Webster-Stratton. July 2000. 24 pages. NCJ 173422
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Special Education and the Juvenile Justice SystemTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Summarizes the provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and analyzes their relevance to the juvenile justice process. July 2000. 16 pages. NCJ 179359
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Kidnaping of Juveniles: Patterns From NIBRSTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Examines data from the National Incident-Based Reporting System on kidnaping of juveniles. July 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 181161
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OJJDP Annual Report 1999Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes OJJDP's major accomplishments of 1999 and discusses the philosophy that guided program plans. July 2000. 64 pages. NCJ 181205
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Implementation of the Intensive Community-Based Aftercare ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides an overview of the Intensive Aftercare Program model—the goal of which is to reduce recidivism among high-risk juvenile parolees—and describes its implementation in participating sites. July 2000. 20 pages. NCJ 181464
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Title V Incentive Grants for Local Delinquency Prevention Programs Report to Congress, 1999Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents the experiences and accomplishments of states and communities that implement the Community Prevention Grants Program in 1999. July 2000. 55 pages. NCJ 182677
 
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2000Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents official statistics that reflect both the promises and the difficulties confronting the nation's youth; the 2000 report of this annual series includes special features on kindergartners' knowledge and skills and youth participation in volunteer activities. July 2000. 77 pages. NCJ 182680
 
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Juvenile Vandalism, 1997Top  
 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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Developing a Policy for Controlled Substance Testing of JuvenilesTop  
 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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Ten Steps for Implementing a Program of Controlled Substance Testing of JuvenilesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Presents a detailed discussion of a 10-step process for developing and implementing a substance-testing program. June 2000. 28 pages. NCJ 178897
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Characteristics of Crimes Against JuvenilesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Examines data from the National Incident-Based Reporting System on the characteristics of crimes committed against juveniles. June 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 179034
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1997Top  
 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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Race, Ethnicity, and Serious and Violent Juvenile OffendingTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Serious and Violent Juvenile Offending Series. Discusses racial and ethnic differences in the rates of serious and violent offending among juveniles. June 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 181202
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How Shall We Respond to the Dreams of Youth? VideoconferenceTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Highlights effective interventions and model programs that serve the needs of troubled youth. June 2000. NCJ 182438
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Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement DatabookTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet describes the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP) Databook, an online interactive data dissemination tool developed for OJJDP. June 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 182521
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Millennium Conference 2000: Launching Improved Court Practice in Child Abuse & Neglect Cases into the Next Century, Report and ResultsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. The November 1999, Millennium Conference held in Washington D.C. with government and humanitarian leaders shared information and ideas on how to best serve an estimated 520,00 abused and neglected children in foster care in the United States. The Conference was designed to coordinate, integrate, and improve the Nation’s response to child victims in foster care. June 2000. 82 pages. NCJ 186175
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An Overview of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency PreventionTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides an overview of the work of the divisions and units of OJJDP. June 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 188864
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Children as Victims (From Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report, 1999, by Howard N. Snyder and Melissa Sickmund)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Presents an overview of statistics on juveniles as victims of crime and maltreatment. May 2000. 24 pages. NCJ 180753
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Second Chances: Giving Kids a Chance To Make a Better ChoiceTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents profiles of 12 individuals who were petitioned into juvenile court as delinquents when they were young and then went on to lead successful lives. May 2000. 28 pages. NCJ 181680
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 1988-1997Top  
 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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National Youth Court CenterTop  
 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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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VII, Number 1 (Mental Health Issue)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Presents three feature articles, each exploring mental health issues related to youth in the juvenile justice system. April 2000. 44 pages. NCJ 178256
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Prevention of Serious and Violent Juvenile OffendingTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Serious and Violent Juvenile Offending Series. Describes some developmental precursors to serious and violent juvenile offending and outlines effective approaches to prevention of such offending. April 2000. 16 pages. NCJ 178898
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Creating Publications: Write To Fight CrimeTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth in Action Series. Describes how youth can create publications to help inform, persuade, and motivate their audience. April 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 179000
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Does Your Youth Program Work?Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth in Action Series. Helps youth get started in evaluating their youth programs. April 2000. 6 pages. NCJ 179001
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Predictors of Youth ViolenceTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Serious and Violent Juvenile Offending Series. Presents findings of OJJDP's Study Group on Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders, which spent 2 years analyzing data collected by long-term studies of juvenile violence. April 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 179065
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Second Comprehensive Study of Missing ChildrenTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children, which measures the incidence of each of eight categories of missing children. April 2000. 6 pages. NCJ 179085
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Brief Strategic Family TherapyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Family Strengthening Series. Describes brief strategic family therapy, an intensive, short-term, problem-focused intervention that addresses minority youth and families in Miami, FL. April 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 179285
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Family Skills Training for Parents and ChildrenTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Family Strengthening Series. Family Strengthening Series. Features the Strengthening Families Program, which serves culturally and geographically diverse families and their children throughout the nation. April 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 180140
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Effective Intervention for Serious Juvenile OffendersTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Serious and Violent Juvenile Offending Series. Presents the results of a meta-analysis (a systematic synthesis of quantitative research results) that posed two questions: (1) Can intervention programs reduce recidivism rates among serious delinquents? and (2) If so, what types of programs are most effective? April 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 181201
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Juveniles Facing Criminal Sanctions: Three States That Changed the RulesTop  
 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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Crowding in Juvenile Detention: A Problem Solving Approach VideoconferenceTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant. Teleconference Videotapes. Addresses various approaches to solving the problem of crowding in juvenile detention facilities. April 2000. 21 pages. NCJ 182295
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Strengthening America's Families: Model Family Programs for Substance Abuse and Delinquency PreventionTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This booklet describes 35 model family programs for preventing substance abuse and delinquency. April 2000. 84 pages. NCJ 187877
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Practical Guide to Preventing and Dispersing Underage Drinking PartiesTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide discusses the role of law enforcement and community agencies in preventing underage-drinking parties and safely dispersing them when they do occur. April 2000. 27 pages. NCJ 188072
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Reducing Alcohol Sales to Underage Purchasers: A Practical Guide to Compliance InvestigationsTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide provides guidelines and operational information on reducing sales of alcohol to underage purchasers through compliance investigations of alcohol retailers. April 2000. 39 pages. NCJ 188073
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Diagnostic Imaging of Child AbuseTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Portable Guide. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse Series. Provides guidelines for the use of diagnostic imaging in medical evaluations designed to determine whether an injury is evidence of child abuse. March 2000. 16 pages. NCJ 161235
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Forming a Multidisciplinary Team To Investigate Child AbuseTop  
 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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System Change Through State Challenge Activities: Approaches and ProductsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes problems in the juvenile justice system (e.g., inadequate services for youth with special needs, poor conditions of confinement, overrepresentation of minorities, insufficient use of alternatives to incarceration, inadequate aftercare services, and gender bias) and Congress's response to these problems—the State Challenge Activities Program. March 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 177625
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Violent Neighborhoods, Violent KidsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents findings of research that examined the types of delinquent behavior found among boys living in the three most violent neighborhoods in Washington, DC, and the role that institutions such as families, schools, churches, and youth-serving organizations play in the boys' lives. March 2000. 16 pages. NCJ 178248
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The Comprehensive Strategy: Lessons Learned From the Pilot SitesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Offers an overview of the Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders, which was developed by OJJDP to assist states and local communities in prevention and intervention efforts. March 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 178258
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Establishing and Maintaining Interagency Information SharingTop  
 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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From the Courthouse to the Schoolhouse: Making Successful TransitionsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Out of the Education Mainstream Series. Youth Out of the Education Mainstream Series. Presents strategies for helping youth make the transition from juvenile justice system settings back to their schools and communities. March 2000. 16 pages. NCJ 178900
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Seattle's Effective Strategy for Prosecuting Juvenile Firearm OffendersTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Describes successful strategies implemented by the Seattle Police Department and the King County (WA) Prosecutor's Office that improved the effectiveness of both the police investigation and the prosecution of juvenile firearm offenders. March 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 178901
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The Community Assessment Center ConceptTop  
 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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Challenging the MythsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Evaluates the "superpredator" theory, which concluded that a new breed of violent juveniles was emerging in the early 1990s and predicted a wave of violent juvenile crime that would continue into the next decade. March 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 178993
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Kids and GunsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Presents an overview of statistics indicative of the impact of gun availability on the lives of youth. March 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 178994
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Making the Most of Your PresentationTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth in Action Series. Describes how youth can create a presentation that will get their message across effectively to those who need to hear it. March 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 178997
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Working With the MediaTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth in Action Series. Describes how youth can publicize their message by working with the media. March 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 178998
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Want To Resolve a Dispute? Try MediationTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth in Action Series. Describes how youth can create a mediation program in their communities that will help prevent violence. March 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 178999
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1988-1997Top  
 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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Self-Reported Delinquency by 12-Year-Olds, 1997Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents results from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, which was used to determine if young people engaged in delinquent or other behaviors that might lead to future delinquency. March 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 181140
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Curriculum for Training Educators of Youth in ConfinementTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet summarizes the nine modules of the National Training Curriculum for Educators of Youth in Confinement Facilities (Educator's Curriculum). March 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 181355
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1997Top  
 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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Overview of the Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse: Update 2000Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Portable Guide. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse. Updates Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse: An Overview, the original Bulletin summarizing OJJDP's Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse, a series designed for detectives, police officers, social workers, psychologists, attorneys—anyone who works on child victimization issues. February 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 178893
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Model Court Practices in Abuse and Neglect Cases VideoconferenceTop  
 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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Teenage Fatherhood and Delinquent BehaviorTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Development Series. Presents findings from the Rochester Youth Development Study and the Pittsburgh Youth Study on risk factors for teenage paternity, specifically the role of delinquency in early fatherhood. January 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 178899
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Raising Awareness and Educating the PublicTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth in Action Series. Describes how youth can use a public awareness or education project to bring an important issue to their community's attention. January 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 178926
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Arts and Performances for PreventionTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth in Action Series. Teaches youth how to use music, drama, dance, and visual arts programs to draw attention to problems in their communities, educate others on the benefits of crime prevention, and suggest ways to prevent crime. January 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 178927
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Construction, Operations, and Staff Training for Juvenile Confinement FacilitiesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Provides practitioners practical guidance on best practices under Program Purpose Area 1 of the Juvenile Accountability Block Grants program. January 2000. 28 pages. NCJ 178928
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Strategies for Success: Combating Juvenile DUITop  
 OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. Describes the comprehensive Juvenile DUI Enforcement Program developed by the Police Executive Research Forum, with support from OJJDP and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 1999. 126 pages. NCJ 167250
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School Violence Prevention in PennsylvaniaTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This paper describes Pennsylvania programs intended to prevent school violence, including the use of school resource officers, school-based probation, student assistance programs, Safe Schools Grants, and the "Blueprints" programs. 1999. 8 pages. NCJ 180396
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Juvenile Accountability in Pennsylvania: The Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. This is an account of the way first-year funds of Pennsylvania's Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant Program (JAIBG) are being distributed among local governments; it describes the range of accountability-promoting programs the funds are helping support. 1999. 7 pages. NCJ 180842
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VI, Number 2 (Juvenile Court Issue)Top  
 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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Youth Gang Drug TraffickingTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Gang Series. Presents nationally representative data on the extent and nature of youth gang involvement in drug trafficking, based on results from the 1996 National Youth Gang Survey. December 1999. 12 pages. NCJ 178282
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National Youth Gang Survey, 1997Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents findings from the 1997 National Youth Gang Survey, which is designed to facilitate analysis of changes and trends in the nature of youth gangs and their activities. Available online only. December 1999. 82 pages. NCJ 178891
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Workload Measurement for Juvenile Justice System Personnel: Practices and NeedsTop  
 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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Enhancing Prosecutors' Ability To Combat and Prevent Juvenile Crime in Their JurisdictionsTop  
 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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Enabling Prosecutors to Address Drug, Gang, and Youth ViolenceTop  
 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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Juvenile Justice: A Century of ChangeTop  
 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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Minorities in the Juvenile Justice SystemTop  
 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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Juvenile Arrests 1998Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 1998 Crime in the United States. December 1999. 12 pages. NCJ 179064
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OJJDP Formula Grants ProgramTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet summarizes the amounts, eligibility requirements, program areas, and award process for the Formula Grants program administered by OJJDP to support State and local juvenile delinquency prevention and intervention efforts and juvenile justice system improvements. December 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 179136
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Highlights of the 1998 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth Gang Series. This fact sheet presents an overview of results from the 1998 National Youth Gang Survey. December 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 194005
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Families and Schools Together: Building RelationshipsTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Family Strengthening Series. Describes the Families and Schools Together program that addresses youth violence and juvenile delinquency by building relationships between youth, their families, peers, teachers, school staff, and other members of the community. November 1999. 20 pages. NCJ 173423
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Reporting Crimes Against JuvenilesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, November 1999. Presents an analysis of National Crime Victimization Survey data on reports of crimes against juveniles to police and other authorities (e.g., school officials). 8 pages. NCJ 178887. November 1999. 8 pages. NCJ 178887
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OJJDP Annual Report 1998Top  
 OJJDP-Produced. Report, November 1999. Describes OJJDP's major accomplishments of 1998 and discusses the philosophy that guided program plans. 64 pages. NCJ 178892. November 1999. 64 pages. NCJ 178892
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Violence After SchoolTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Report. National Report Series. Presents information on temporal patterns (time of day, school-day versus non-school-day) of violent crimes committed by and against juveniles; excerpted from Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report. November 1999. 8 pages. NCJ 178992
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Online Safety for Children: A Primer for Parents and Teachers VideoconferenceTop  
 OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Addresses growing concerns about online safety and provides important information that parents and teachers can use to ensure that children are safe while they use the Internet. November 1999. NCJ 178996
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A Compendium of Programs That Work for YouthTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet describes "MORE Things That DO Make a Difference for Youth: A Compendium of Evaluations of Youth Programs and Practices," a resource from the American Youth Policy Forum that lists the nine program principles that lead to positive outcomes for young people. November 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 179139
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Child Welfare National Data Analysis SystemTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet highlights the National Data Analysis System, an online service where practitioners can find child welfare data for all states and covering multiple subject areas. November 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 247723
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School and Community Interventions To Prevent Serious and Violent OffendingTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Serious and Violent Juvenile Offending Series. Describes school and community interventions shown to reduce risk factors for drug abuse and serious and violent juvenile offending. October 1999. 12 pages. NCJ 177624
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VI, Number 1 (Focus on Girls Issue)Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Presents three feature articles, each exploring issues related to girls in the juvenile justice system. October 1999. 40 pages. NCJ 178254
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Family Disruption and DelinquencyTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Development Series. Examines the impact that multiple changes in family structure have on an adolescent's risk of serious problem behavior. October 1999. 6 pages. NCJ 178285
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Initiatives To Improve Child Welfare OutcomesTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about initiatives to measure the effectiveness of child welfare services. October 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 247842
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Teen Courts in the United States: A Profile of Current ProgramsTop  
 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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Detention Diversion Advocacy: An EvaluationTop  
 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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Meetings--Make Them Work!Top  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth in Action Series. Describes the characteristics of a good meeting and provides youth with straightforward advice on how to conduct productive meetings and keep meetings moving in a positive direction. September 1999. 8 pages. NCJ 171692
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Youth Out of the Education Mainstream: A North Carolina ProfileTop  
 OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Out of the Education Mainstream Series. Describes an initiative by the Center for the Prevention of School Violence in Raleigh, NC, that focuses on promising and effective programs and on innovative strategies to reach youth out of the education mainstream. September 1999. 12 pages. NCJ 176343
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Developing and Administering Accountability-Based Sanctions for JuvenilesTop  
 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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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National ReportTop  
 OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. September 1999. 236 pages. NCJ 178257