The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has released the bulletin “Developmental Sequences of Girls’ Delinquent Behavior.” The bulletin is part of a series on the findings of the Girls Study Group, which OJJDP established to guide the development, testing, and implementation of strategies to prevent and intervene in girls’ delinquency. The bulletin summarizes the methods, findings, and implications from a collaborative analysis of data that the Denver Youth Survey and the Fast Track Project collected on the developmental patterns of girls’ offending from childhood through adolescence.
A flurry of resources were announced recently on standards, practices and assistance related to the handling of status-offending youth. A voluminous collection of model standards was issued by the Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ), which […]
It’s October in Washington, which in recent history means two things are happening: the Redskins are at the bottom of the NFC East, and all of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention funding […]
President Trump announced his intention to appoint former Arkansas prosecutor Caren Harp to serve as administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the division of the Justice Department that oversees federal funding […]