Juvenile Justice

Resource: Youths with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice System

This literature review summarizes research on intellectual and developmental disabilities of youths who are at risk of or who have come into contact with the juvenile justice system.

Resource: Raising the Bar: Creating and Sustaining Quality Education Services in Juvenile Detention

This issue brief addresses features of juvenile detention facilities as well as the characteristics of youth who find themselves in detention centers. 

Report: Juvenile Court Statistics 2014

This report, released by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, describes delinquency cases and petitioned status offense cases handled between 2005 and 2014 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction.

Resource: A Law Enforcement Official’s Guide to the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model

This guide (PDF, 4 pages) by the National Gang Center and Institute for Intergovernmental Research provides law enforcement with an overview of the OJJDP Comprehensive

Resource: Complex Trauma Fact Sheets

This series of fact sheets describes complex trauma and provides recommendations for a variety of audiences on how to support youth. Developed by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network’s Complex Trauma and Developmental Trauma Disorder Work Group, the fact sheets include: