This video by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation details the system of care in Clayton County, Georgia, designed to support young men of color from dropping out of school and becoming involved with the juvenile justice system.
Superintendents say teachers are the group most likely to object to policies that would reduce student suspensions, according to a new national survey on school discipline released Monday by AASA, The School Superintendents Association, and the nonprofit advocacy group the Children’s Defense Fund.
Members of Congress, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and others met with juvenile justice leaders to discuss two publications released by the Justice Center.
House Representatives Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) and Dave Reichert (R-WA) recently held a briefing to launch the bipartisan congressional Youth Development and Crime Prevention Caucus, with support from Representatives Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Ted Poe (R-TX).
The Council of State Governments Justice Center (CSG Justice Center) released the School Discipline Consensus Report on June 3. The report generated significant media attention, including articles and op-eds in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times, among others.
This webinar provides a discussion about the status of current legislation that affects criminal justice funding, the federal budget process, and appropriations issues.
This webinar will explore how jurisdictions and providers of evidence-based programs can better serve youth in the juvenile justice system.
The Safer Foundation is now accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for its Safer Midwest Reentry and Employment Network grant program.
This webinar highlights key recommendations from the white paper, “Core Principles for Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System.”
This webinar discusses the impact of trauma, mental health challenges, and substance use on women and girls and their families and communities, as well as strategies to address its impact.
During this webinar, officials from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention explain the grant program and the application process.
In this webinar, officials from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention explain the grant program and application process.
This video, aired on DC Public Safety Television and produced by Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia (CSOSA) and the Office of Cable Television, provides an overview of CSOSA’ efforts to implement best practices for [...]
This publication provides the results of a comprehensive evaluation on the state of correctional education programs for adults and juveniles.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has developed a free smartphone app that provides parents, caretakers, educators, and others with information and support to address youth bullying.
This bulletin from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention discusses findings from the 2011 Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP), a biennial survey of public and private juvenile residential facilities in every state.
This tip card by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children provides more than 20 recommendations to help law enforcement address and investigate cyberbullying in their communities.
This study by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention examines the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and their negative repercussions among youth involved with the juvenile justice system in Florida.
CHICAGO | Organizations throughout the city’s Southeast Side and surrounding suburbs will receive Cook County grants to support work with youths in the Juvenile Court system.
Sweeping changes in how misbehaving youths are treated have reduced the number of teens requiring lock-up, saved taxpayers money and show signs of helping produce productive adults, according to officials.
he Florida Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the University of Florida recently conducted a study that showed starkly higher rates of Adverse Childhood Experiences in Juvenile Justice offenders than in the general population.
Chronic absenteeism is a growing concern nationally, and research shows that missing too much school leads to higher failure and drop-out rates.
On September 7, 1974, the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act was signed into law. This landmark legislation established the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and forever changed the way states and communities deal with at-risk youth and those who are involved in the juvenile justice system.