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Title: OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2010
Series: OJJDP News @ a Glance
Corporate Author: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 09/2010
Page Count: 14
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Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This issue of OJJDP News at a Glance reports on current research, program initiatives, and training activities of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).
Abstract: The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP's) bimonthly newsletter presents synopses of OJJDP research and program initiatives, training activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. Highlights of major topics addressed in this issue include: (1) the 2010 initiative, Defending Childhood, aimed at preventing exposure to violence, mitigate the negative effects experienced by children exposed to violence, and develop knowledge about and spread awareness of the issue; (2) the 2010 Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention meeting summary; (3) the arts programs’ initiative helping break the cycle of delinquency and violence; (4) the coordination of a national effort to register and monitor sex offenders under the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART); and (5) the annual Lights On Afterschool initiative, a nationwide rally for afterschool programs.
Main Term(s): Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Index Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention ; Reference materials ; Juvenile justice system ; Child welfare ; Juvenile delinquency research ; Juvenile delinquency prevention programs ; Juvenile delinquency ; Juvenile offenders ; Violence prevention
   
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