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NCJ Number: NCJ 241367     Find in a Library
Title: OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2013
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Corporate Author: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 04/2013
Page Count: 0
  Series: OJJDP News @ a Glance
  Annotation: This March/April edition of OJJDP News @ a Glance presents current programs at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Abstract: The top story discusses Robert L. Listenbee who assumed the leadership of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Five special features articles include: the launch of the Justice Department task force to improve responses to violence against children in tribal communities; a report of Melodee Hanes’ address at the summit on preventing child abuse in sports; a discussion on the nationally recognized human rights lawyer who champions the needs of children in the criminal justice system; an OJJDP article in IACP Magazine which emphasizes law enforcement's role in responding to child maltreatment, and upcoming events. Other news in brief includes: Melodee Hanes’ testimony at organization of American States hearing; the availability of printed copies of the Report of the National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence; the release of new reports on juvenile justice reform; report highlights from the OJJDP Green Reentry Grant Experiences in Tribal Communities, the online availability of the National Juvenile Defense Standard; information on the newly published Guide to Risk Assessment Implementation; availability of the OVC video series which addresses children's exposure to violence; a publication which discusses children's well-being; availability of the updated statistical briefing book; and release of the recidivism reduction checklists for State leaders and corrections agencies.
Main Term(s): Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Index Term(s): Juvenile justice system ; Juvenile awareness programs ; Federal juvenile programs ; Juvenile program personnel selection
Type: Newsletter
Country: United States of America
Language: English
   
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