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NCJ Number: 118387 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Oversight Hearing on the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention -- Hearing Before the House Committee on Education and Labor, Subcommittee on Human Resources, April 11, 1984
Corporate Author: US Congress
House Subcommittee on Human Resources
United States of America
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 922
Sponsoring Agency: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
US Congress
Washington, DC 20515
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America
Type: Legislative Hearing/Committee Report
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report contains testimony presented at the 1984 House Subcommittee on Human Resources oversight hearing on the Justice Department's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).
Abstract: The OJJDP Administrator discusses some of the issues his office emphasizes, including juveniles as victims, school safety, child pornography, child abuse, the link between sexual abuse and exploitation of children and their subsequent juvenile delinquency and criminal violence patterns, characteristics of offenders who victimize children, and drug and alcohol abuse in schools. Other prepared statements focus on crime statistics and grants and contracts awarded by the OJJDP. Supplemental testimony contained in an appendix deals with child protection, child discipline, discretionary justice and juvenile research, antisocial conduct, treatment approaches for juveniles, individual rights and the Federal role in behavior modification, civil rights, school psychology, serious juvenile crime, the efficacy of open juvenile delinquency hearings, violence in schools, and youth in confinement. References, tables, and illustrations.
Main Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention
Index Term(s): Crimes against children; Juvenile delinquency prediction; Juvenile victims
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