NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Juvenile Justice Delinquency…1
Assessments and Surveys
Diagnostic Interview Schedule…1
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 39 results Save | Export
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2019
This guide from the National Gang Center is designed to provide schools and law enforcement with sound practices and collaborative techniques to identify, assess, and address gang activity in the school setting. [The National Gang Center (NGC) is managed by the Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR).]
Descriptors: Juvenile Gangs, School Safety, Law Enforcement, Police School Relationship
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2018
This toolkit was developed as a resource to help young people in juvenile corrections and treatment programs prepare for reentry and success in the community. The purpose of this guide is to encourage re-entry youth to begin thinking and planning for success at the earliest point possible while in placement. As such, the guide is organized into…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Correctional Rehabilitation, Reentry Students, Youth Programs
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2017
Comprehensive reentry efforts for juveniles begin once they enter a residential facility and continue upon their return to the community. The research examined in this literature review highlights that youths returning from out-of-home placements have specific needs that should be considered in reentry planning, chief among them are mental health…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Reentry Students, Planning, Mental Health
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2017
Mental health disorders are prevalent among youths in the juvenile justice system. This literature review focuses on the scope of mental health problems of at-risk and justice-involved youths; the impact of mental health on justice involvement as well as the impact of justice involvement on mental health; disparities in mental health treatment in…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Juvenile Justice, At Risk Persons, Youth
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2016
Research suggests that the arts can have a positive impact on youth development, from birth through adolescence. This review explores recent research on arts-based programs and arts therapies. Programs were considered arts-based if at least one of the main components was an arts-related activity, or if there was a deliberate use of arts in the…
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Therapy, At Risk Students, Juvenile Justice
Hockenberry, Sarah; Wachter, Andrew; Sladky, Anthony – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2016
Every 2 years, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention conducts the Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC) to collect information about the characteristics of facilities, including facility type, capacity, and type of security, in which youth charged with or adjudicated for law violations are held. Respondents also provide…
Descriptors: Delinquency, Juvenile Justice, Institutionalized Persons, Residential Programs
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2015
Implementation science is about finding ways to integrate research evidence into decisions made in real-world settings. The overall goal of implementation science in the juvenile justice field is to find different strategies to encourage and facilitate the use of research on what works and what doesn't work, in order to improve the policies and…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Program Implementation, Theory Practice Relationship, Research Utilization
Loughran, Thomas A.; Brame, Robert; Fagan, Jeffrey; Piquero, Alex R.; Mulvey, Edward P.; Schubert, Carol A. – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2015
How and why do many serious adolescent offenders stop offending while others continue to commit crimes? The Pathways to Desistance study, a multidisciplinary investigation that attempts to answer this question, followed more than 1,300 serious juvenile offenders for 7 years after their conviction. In this bulletin, the authors investigate the link…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Delinquency, Correlation, Sanctions
Abram, Karen M.; Paskar, Leah D.; Washburn, Jason J.; Teplin, Linda A.; Zwecker, Naomi A.; Azores-Gococo, Nicole M. – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2015
This bulletin is part of a series that presents the results of the Northwestern Juvenile Project--a longitudinal study of youth detained at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center in Chicago, IL. The authors examine youth's perceptions of barriers to mental health services, focusing on youth with alcohol, drug, and mental health…
Descriptors: Mental Health Programs, Juvenile Justice, Institutionalized Persons, Youth
Hockenberry, Sarah; Sickmund, Melissa; Sladky, Anthony – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2015
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's biennial Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC) collects information about facilities in which juvenile offenders are held. Respondents provide information about facility characteristics, including facility type, capacity, and type of security. JRFC also reports the number of youth…
Descriptors: Delinquency, Juvenile Justice, Institutionalized Persons, Residential Programs
Finkelhor, David; Turner, Heather; Shattuck, Anne; Hamby, Sherry; Kracke, Kristen – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2015
This bulletin discusses the second National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV II), which was conducted in 2011 as a followup to the original NatSCEV I survey. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sponsored both surveys. The Crimes against Children Research Center of the…
Descriptors: Violence, Children, Crime, Child Abuse
Egley, Arlen, Jr.; Howell, James C.; Harris, Meena – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2014
This fact sheet provides an overview of the nation's gang problem and summarizes findings from the 2012 survey. Of the 2,538 survey recipients, 2,199 (87 percent) responded to the survey. In 2012, there were an estimated 30,700 gangs (an increase from 29,900 in 2011) and 850,000 gang members (an increase from 782,500 in 2011) throughout 3,100…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Gangs, Homicide, Surveys
Jarjoura, G. Roger; DuBois, David L.; Shlafer, Rebecca J.; Haight, Konrad A. – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2013
In September 2013, a Listening Session on Mentoring Children of Incarcerated Parents was held in Washington, DC. This session was organized by the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in partnership with the White House Domestic Policy Council and Office of Public Engagement. It continues the…
Descriptors: Mentors, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Parents
Hockenberry, Sarah; Sickmund, Melissa; Sladky, Anthony – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2013
This bulletin is part of the "Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report Series." The "National Report" offers a comprehensive statistical overview of the problems of juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and the response of the juvenile justice system. During each interim year, the bulletins in the "National…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Correctional Institutions, Facilities Management, Residential Institutions
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2013
From March through July 2011, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), in collaboration with the Campaign for Youth Justice and the Education Development Center, convened four listening sessions with families and youth who had direct experiences with the juvenile justice system at the local and state levels. The…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Delinquency, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3