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Juvenile Justice Systems

Causes, Correlates, and Pathways of Multi-System Youth: Research, Data, and What We Know

Date/Time (ET): 
July 26, 2012 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Presenters will discuss current research linking maltreatment and delinquency and its implications for policy and practice.

Screening and Assessment in Juvenile Justice Systems: Identifying Mental Health Needs and Risk of Reoffending

Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health

This brief explains why juvenile justice agencies and their partners must use screening and assessment tools for mental health needs and risk of reoffending when planning the most effective course of

New Directions for Behavioral Health Funding and Implications for Youth Involved in the Juvenile Justice System

Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health

This brief explores how different funding sources meet the behavioral health needs of youth involved in the juvenile justice system.

Highlights from Pathways to Desistance: A Longitudinal Study of Serious Adolescent Offenders

Office of Justice Programs

This fact sheet presents findings from a project that followed 1,354 serious juvenile offenders for 7 years after they had been adjudicated or convicted and examined the factors that caused these y

Improving the Effectiveness of Juvenile Justice Programs: A New Perspective on Evidence-Based Practice

Georgetown Public Policy Institute

This paper presents a framework for juvenile justice system reform that is organized around evidence-based treatment programs for juvenile offenders integrated into a comprehensive strategy for dep

Juvenile Court Training Curriculum, 2nd Edition

National Juvenile Defender Center

This curriculum provides in-depth training materials on current adolescent development research and its application to juvenile court practice.

AAG Robinson and OJJDP Acting Administer Slowikowski Discourage the Use of Scared Straight Programs

Baltimore Sun

This article features Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs Laurie Robinson and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention