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U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) (Washington DC)

  • Training Services for Juvenile Corrections and Detention Practitioners

    Training programs, videoconferences, distance learning, the Regionalization program, and technical assistance available from the National Institute

  • Nuts and Bolts of the Curriculum Development Process

    An overview of the curriculum development process is presented.

  • Effective Retraining: Fun, Focused, Fresh! [Participant's Manual]

    The need for and process of retraining in an organization are discussed during this 3-hour workshop.

  • Training Design and Development

    This program explains the systematic design of training based upon the Instructional Theory Into Practice (ITIP) model.

  • Building Leadership Development Systems in Juvenile Justice Agencies [Participant's Manual]

    The development and implementation of an in-house leadership and management development system (within existing agency parameters) are discussed du

  • Training Programs for Juvenile Corrections Professionals, June 1, 2004 - May 31, 2005

    Describes the training programs and technical assistance available from the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Academy Division through an int

  • Critical Elements of Re-Entry/Continuing Care Systems [Participant's Manual]

    "Using a three-phase process [during this 36-hour course] to plan, create, and evaluate reentry/continuing care systems, participant teams plan way

  • Meeting the Needs of Female Juvenile Offenders [Lesson Plan and Participant's Manual]

    This 38-hour course is designed to help juvenile justice agencies evaluate and respond to the needs of juvenile female offenders in their specific

  • Executive Training for Newly Appointed Juvenile Facility Directors [Lesson Plan and Participant's Manual]

    This 36-hour training program targets skills needed to effectively lead a juvenile corrections or detention facility.

  • Juvenile Female Offenders: How Do You Meet Their Needs In Your Juvenile Justice Setting? [Participant's Manual]

    Meeting the needs of juvenile female offenders is discussed during this 1.5-hour training session.

  • Back on Track: Supporting Youth Reentry from Out-of-Home Placement to the Community

    “Public safety is compromised when youth leaving out-of-home placements are not afforded necessary supportive services upon reentering their commun

  • Improving Law Enforcement Responses to Adolescent Girls

    "The purpose of this resource is to improve outcomes when interacting with adolescent girls by providing some reasons why girls often behave differ

  • Underage Drinking: Practice Guidelines for Community Corrections

    'In this bulletin, the authors describe 10 guidelines for community supervision professionals who regularly work with underage drinkers.

  • The Northwestern Juvenile Project: Overview

    “Comprehensive, accurate, and reliable data are needed to guide the development of innovative juvenile justice policy.

  • An Impact Evaluation of Three Strategies Created to Reduce Disproportionate Minority Contact and the Detention Population: Final Report

    “The goal of this project was to examine the effectiveness of three distinct strategies (revision of a detention index, a procedural change in revi

  • PTSD, Trauma, and Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders in Detained Youth

    “This bulletin examines the results of the Northwestern Juvenile Project-a prospective longitudinal study of youth detained at the Cook County Juve

  • Guidance to States: Recommendations for Developing Family Drug Court Guidelines

    This publication “provides guidance for implementing an FDC [Family Drug Court], including the development of FDC partnerships and a common vocabul

  • Functional Impairment in Delinquent Youth

    “Research suggests that incarcerated youth have difficulty functioning in society as they age.

  • Mentoring Children of Incarcerated Parents

    This Listening Session allowed juvenile justice professionals, families, and allies to share their expertise and experiences regarding the mentoring of children of incarcerated parents.
  • Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors Among Detained Youth

    If you work with justice-involved juvenile, you need to read this bulletin.

  • Measuring and Using Juvenile Recidivism Data to Inform Policy, Practice, and Resource Allocation

    "To understand to what extent states currently track recidivism data for youth involved in the juvenile justice system and use that information to

  • The Prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) in the Lives of Juvenile Offenders

    While the negative influence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on adults has been studied, the prevalence and impact of ACEs on juvenile offe

  • Psychosocial Maturity and Desistance From Crime in a Sample of Serious Juvenile Offenders

    "Understanding why most juvenile offenders desist from antisocial activity as a part of the normative transition into adulthood may provide importa

  • Juvenile Drug Courts: A Process, Outcome, and Impact Evaluation

    "As an alternative to traditional juvenile courts, juvenile drug courts attempt to provide substance abuse treatment, sanctions, and incentives to