This program provides funding for research and program evaluation projects that inform efforts to prevent and reduce gang activity, violence, and victimization in the United States.
The purpose of this program is to improve the mental health outcomes for children and youth, birth through age 21, with serious emotional disturbance, and their families.
The purpose of this program is to promote the wellness of young children, from birth to 8 years of age, by addressing the social, emotional, cognitive, physical, and behavioral aspects of their development.
The program will provide participating jurisdictional teams with training and intensive technical assistance designed to reorient and restructure fundamental juvenile probation/parole policies and practices in order to improve outcomes for youth and communities.
This webinar will examine the ways that experiences of gendered violence create pathways for girls into the juvenile justice system; examine how social attitudes towards girls, especially girls of color and LGBTQ girls.
This training event will focus on understanding the history of disproportionality and disparity and its impact today, as well as relevant alternatives, cultural competencies, youth development, the effect of trauma on youth, and the role of the justice system and the community in improving youth-justice interactions.
The grant provides funding aimed at increasing economic opportunities for women and girls through workforce and vocational skill development, financial literacy education, and entrepreneurship.
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 among youth involved the justice system.
A School Responder Model is a behavioral health response to school infractions that provides an alternative to exclusionary school discipline and justice system referral by addressing the root causes of behavior through community-based supervision.
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges is now accepting submissions to its scholarly, peer-reviewed journal, “Juvenile and Family Court Journal.” Articles should focus on issues of interest to the field of juvenile and family justice, including child abuse and neglect, juvenile delinquency, dual status youth, domestic violence, substance use, child custody and visitation, judicial leadership, and related topics.