March | April 2013

New Publications

All OJJDP publications may be viewed and downloaded on the publications section of the OJJDP Web site. Print publications may be ordered online at the National Criminal Justice Reference Service Web site.

Coming Soon—

PTSD, Trauma, and Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders in Detained Youth
Beyond Detention Series
This bulletin, the second in OJJDP's Beyond Detention publication series, presents information on the prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and trauma among a sample of youth detainees, compares the prevalence of psychiatric disorders among those with and without PTSD, and examines the prevalence of PTSD among those with and without other psychiatric disorders.

Children’s Exposure to Violence and the Intersection Between Delinquency and Victimization
National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence Series
This bulletin examines how victimization and delinquency converge or diverge among youth of different ages. Researchers categorized youth ages 10 to 17 into one of four groups: those who were primarily delinquents and not victims, those who were primarily victims and not delinquents, those who were both delinquents and victims, and those who were neither victims nor delinquents.

Nature and Risk of Victimization: Findings From the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement
Survey of Youth in Residential Placement Series
This fifth and final bulletin in the series presents key findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement on youth’s victimization in placement. The findings signal the urgent need for policy and program initiatives that will reduce vicitmization and improve protections for confined youth.