The Lockport Young Adult Court (LYAC) Program seeks to diminish criminal propensity and recidivism of young adults through intense supervision, education, treatment, and judicial monitoring of Court participants. http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/8jd/Niagara/lcctreatment.shtml
March 2016 Newsletter
April 2016 Newsletter
Demonstrating Effectiveness of the Wraparound Model with Juvenile Justice Youth through Measuring and Achieving Lower Recidivism
The TA Network and SAMHSA Brief: Wraparound Milwaukee is recognized as a national model and exemplary system of care for children and youth with serious emotional and mental health needs and their families.
Promoting Recovery and Resilience for Children and Youth Involved in Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems
Reducing the pervasive and harmful effects of violence and trauma is a growing challenge for systems that provide services to children. Read more here.
According to data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, from 1991 to 2000, arrests of girls increased more, or decreased less, than those of boys for the same offenses. By 2004, girls accounted for 30 percent of juvenile arrests. This apparent trend raises a number of questions, including whether it reflects an increase in girls’ […]
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has funded three key initiatives and – with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – constructed a framework for action to help communities reduce and prevent youth violence. Each initiative was launched in 2010 to address various facets of violence and to mitigate the […]
Ending the use of solitary confinement in juvenile justice facilities is a priority for OJJDP. At the April 2016 launch of the Stop Solitary for Kids campaign at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, OJJDP Administrator Listenbee extended the Office’s support and commitment to this critical initiative.
Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2014 National Report is the fourth edition of a comprehensive report on juvenile crime, victimization, and the juvenile justice system. The report consists of the most requested information on juveniles and the juvenile justice system in the U.S. Developed by the National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) for the Office of […]
Resources to the Juvenile Justice System Structure & Process.