See the studies that are helping to inform OJJDP’s policy and program development.
OJJDP works to prevent gang involvement, girls' delinquency, and underage drinking.
OJJDP assists victims of child abduction and commercial sexual exploitation.
OJJDP supports mentoring, tribal youth programs, AMBER Alert, faith-based and community initiatives, and meeting the educational needs of system-involved youth.
Stay Connected with OJJDP:
|OJJDP News @ a Glance,
OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2014. This issue’s top story and video message from Administrator Listenbee highlight the release of “Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive,” a report with comprehensive policy recommendations from the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General’s Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence.
Other features highlight the Office’s fiscal year 2014 grant awards, OJJDP-convened roundtables on mentoring and the needs of LGBTQ youth, and more.
Desktop Resource Available for Youth in Confinement Practitioners
The National Partnership for Juvenile Services has produced the “Desktop Guide to Quality Practice for Working with Youth in Confinement.” This web-based guide for computers and mobile reading devices allows facility leadership and staff to search across 19 chapters for information on principles, concepts, and practices in use in custody facilities. This project received funding and guidance from OJJDP, the National Institute of Corrections, and the OJJDP National Center for Youth in Custody.