This report describes the findings from an evaluation of a judicially-led collaborative model to reduce referrals of youth to juvenile courts for school-based behaviors and disciplinary infractions.
This webpage features an interview with the point person on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning/queer, intersex, and gender non-conforming (LGBTQI-GNC) issues at OJJDP.
This report describes a recent multi-method, multi-site study using interviews with more than 900 youth involved in the sex trade to better understand the lives and needs of these youth.
This update provides an overview of the three signature initiatives that comprise the federal national youth violence prevention strategy.
This resource uses data from OJJDP’s 2014 Juvenile Residential Facility Census to illustrate changes in facility populations, characteristics, and practices.
This summary report by OJJDP’s National Girls Initiative explains the issues discussed during a roundtable event with advocates from the violence against women and juvenile justice reform for girls communities.
This resource now includes updated FAQs describing juvenile homicide victims and juvenile homicide offenders, among other updates to existing resources on juvenile justice.
This report describes the outcomes from a study of the perceptions and attitudes of community leaders in the 15 cities participating in the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention.
These guidelines are available for judges and court professionals as a tool to enhance court practice in child abuse and neglect cases.
This report presents information from the 2013 Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement, a biennial survey of public and private juvenile residential facilities.
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