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Annie E. Casey Foundation
2013 KIDS COUNT Data Book (2013)
http://datacenter.kidscount.org/files/2013KIDSCOUNTDataBook.pdf  

IES National Center for Education Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics
Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2012 (2013)
http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/iscs12.pdf

OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin
PTSD, Trauma, and Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders in Detained Youth (2013)
http://www.ojjdp.gov/pubs/239603.pdf

OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin
Highlights of the 2011 National Youth Gang Survey (2013)
http://www.ojjdp.gov/pubs/242884.pdf

OJJDP National Report Series Bulletin
Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2010 (2013)
http://www.ojjdp.gov/pubs/241060.pdf

OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin
Nature and Risk of Victimization: Findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (2013)
http://www.ojjdp.gov/pubs/240703.pdf

Children’s Bureau
Child Welfare Outcomes 2008–2011: Report to Congress (2013)
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/resource/cwo-08-11

Evidence-Based Guides

The Vera Institute
Measuring Success: A Guide to Becoming an Evidence-Based Practice (2013)
http://www.vera.org/sites/default/files/resources/downloads/measuring-success.pdf

Models for Change
Risk Assessment in Juvenile Justice: A Guidebook for Implementation (2012)
http://modelsforchange.net/publications/346

Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA)
Is This a Good Quality Outcome Evaluation Report? A Guide for Practitioners (2011)
https://www.bja.gov/evaluation/reference/Quality_Outcome_Eval.pdf

Systems Improvement

Annie E. Casey Foundation
Reducing Youth Incarceration in the United States (2013)
http://www.aecf.org/~/media/Pubs/Initiatives/KIDS%20COUNT/R/ReducingYouthIncarcerationSnapshot/DataSnapshotYouthIncarceration.pdf

Justice Policy Institute
Common Ground: Lessons Learned from Five States that Reduced Juvenile Confinement by More Than Half (2013)
http://www.justicepolicy.org/uploads/justicepolicy/documents/jpicommonground.pdf

National Juvenile Defender Center
National Juvenile Defense Standards (2012)
http://www.njdc.info/pdf/NationalJuvenileDefenseStandards2013.pdf

Georgetown Center on Poverty, Inequality and Public Policy
Improving the Juvenile Justice System for Girls: Lessons From the States (2012)
http://www.law.georgetown.edu/academics/centers-institutes/poverty-inequality/upload/JDS_V1R4_Web_Singles.pdf

Department of Justice-Sponsored Publications

OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice
Volume 2, Issue 2, Spring 2013 (2013)
http://www.journalofjuvjustice.org/JOJJ0202/JOJJ0202.pdf

National Institute of Justice
Technology, Teen Dating Violence and Abuse, and Bullying (2013)
https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/243296.pdf

OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin
The Northwestern Juvenile Project: Overview (2013)
http://www.ojjdp.gov/pubs/234522.pdf

The Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence
Final Report (2012)
http://www.justice.gov/defendingchildhood/cev-rpt-full.pdf 

Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics
America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2013 (2012)
http://www.childstats.gov/americaschildren/index.asp

Mental Health

SAMHSA’s Juvenile Justice Resource Series
A Primer for Mental Health Practitioners Working with Youth Involved in the Juvenile Justice System (2012)
http://www.tapartnership.org/docs/jjResource_mentalHealthPrimer.pdf

SAMHSA’s Juvenile Justice Resource Series
New Directions for Behavioral Health Funding and Implications for Youth Involved in the Juvenile Justice System (2012)
http://www.tapartnership.org/docs/jjResource_behavioralHealthFunding.pdf

SAMHSA’s Juvenile Justice Resource Series
Screening and Assessment in Juvenile Justice Systems: Identifying Mental Health Needs and Risk of Reoffending (2012)
http://www.tapartnership.org/docs/jjResource_screeningAssessment.pdf