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  NCJ Number: NCJ 224013     Find in a Library
  Title: OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2008
  Document URL: HTML 
  Corporate Author: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
  Date Published: 10/2008
  Series: OJJDP News @ a Glance
  Annotation: This newsletter presents current up-to-date information on programs, conferences/symposiums, training, and publications affecting the field of juvenile justice from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
  Abstract: Highlights from the newsletter include: (1) the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) publication, You’re Not Alone: The Journey from Abduction to Empowerment featured on a nationally syndicated talk show in September 2008; (2) OJJDP hosted the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL), 10th Annual National Leadership Conference in Tennessee in August 2008; (3) more than $19 million in block grants were awarded in August to 50 States, 5 territories, and the District of Columbia by the Office of Justice Programs to enforce State and local underage drinking laws; (4) overview of findings of OJJDP’s 2004 research project, Girls Study Group (GSG); (5) OJJDP Administrator urges the members of the Hispanic National Bar Association to participate in mentoring programs serving Hispanic youth; (6) the Internet praised as a prosecution tool at the National Conference on Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention held in New Orleans August 26-28, 2008; (7) OJJDP announces enhancements to the Web-based Socioeconomic Mapping and Resource Topography (SMART) system; (8) tribal leaders are sought to comment on proposed changes to the Tribal Youth Program (TYP) expanding eligibility to apply for TYP funds; and (9) summaries of recently released OJJDP publications.
  Main Term(s): Juvenile justice system
  Index Term(s): Indian justice ; Driving Under the Influence (DUI) ; Child abuse ; Information Systems and Technology ; Funding sources ; Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) ; Hispanic Americans ; Funding guidelines ; Alcoholic beverage consumption ; Child Sexual Abuse ; Underage Drinking ; Juvenile justice research ; Mentoring programs
  Sale Source: Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
  Type: Reference Material
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
  Note: Downloaded November 11, 2008
   
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