Juvenile Justice

Pilot Studies to Detect and Prevent Suicide Behavior, Ideation and Self-Harm in Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System (R34 Clinical Trial Required)

This initiative supports research to test the effectiveness of combined strategies to both detect and intervene to reduce the risk of suicide behavior, suicide ideation, and non-suicidal self-harm (NSSI) by youth in contact with the juvenile justice system.

Enhancing Students’ Understanding of their Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Criminal Justice System through Mock Trials

The goal of this project is to improve secondary school students’ understanding and trust in the judicial system of Bosnia and Herzegovina through an experiential learning process. This experience should help students understand their rights within the justice system and the functioning of the court system, strengthening their confidence in governing institutions and the rule of law. Empowered by an improved understanding of the justice system, students can take a more active role in civic life and help transform Bosnia and Herzegovina into a modern European democracy.

Detecting and Preventing Suicide Behavior, Ideation and Self-Harm in Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System (R01- Clinical Trial Required)

This initiative supports research to test the effectiveness of combined strategies to both detect and intervene to reduce the risk of suicide behavior, suicide ideation, and non-suicidal self-harm (NSSI) by youth in contact with the juvenile justice system.

Detecting and Preventing Suicide Behavior, Ideation and Self-Harm in Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System (R01- Clinical Trial Required)

This initiative supports research to test the effectiveness of combined strategies to both detect and intervene to reduce the risk of suicide behavior, suicide ideation, and non-suicidal self-harm (NSSI) by youth in contact with the juvenile justice system.

Just Launched! Redesigned YE4C

The Youth Engaged 4 Change website has a fresh, new look with content that continues to inspire and empower young people to improve their lives and the world around them.

Report: Spotlight on Girls in the Juvenile Justice System

This data snapshot focuses on trends and characteristics of girls at various stages in the juvenile justice system, including arrest, the juvenile court process, and residential placement.

Resource: Leveraging the Every Student Succeeds Act to Improve Educational Services in Juvenile Justice Facilities

This policy brief provides information to state and local policymakers as well as education and juvenile justice leaders about how to use requirements under the Every Student Succeeds Act to improve education and workforce outcomes for youth in long-term juvenile justice facilities.

Resource: Updates to Statistical Briefing Book

These updates include access to National Incident-Based Reporting System data and provide new answers to frequently asked questions that describe the annual number and rates of juvenile arrests, juvenile arrest rates by offense and race, and petitioned status offense cases handled in juvenile court.

Resource: Interactions Between Youth and Law Enforcement

This literature review discusses the research relevant to interactions between police and youth.