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NCJ Number: 247631 Find in a Library
Title: OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2014
Series: OJJDP News @ a Glance
Corporate Author: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: August 2014
Page Count: 0
Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
Document: HTML
Type: Legislation/Policy Description; Program/Project Description
Format: Web Page/Site
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This issue features news on the activities and issues related to the work of the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), with special features on reentry policies for juveniles, opportunities for youth in AmeriCorps, guidance for providers of support services for juvenile victims of commercial sexual exploitation, and the “Today’s Native Leaders” initiative.
Abstract: “Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council Addresses Reentry” outlines OJJDP’s juvenile reentry strategic plan. “President Announces New AmeriCorps Partnerships To Expand Opportunities for Youth” concerns new partnerships with Federal agencies and the private sector that facilitate connecting youth to mentoring, support networks, and job skills. “National Academies Release Guide for Providers of Support Services to Young Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation” profiles a guide that highlights key terms, risk factors and consequences, emerging service strategies, and recommendations for improving services to these young victims. “OJJDP and UNITY Promote ‘Today’s Native Leaders’ Initiative at National Conference” pertains to a new initiative that will offer tribal youth leadership training in seven regions over the next 3 years. Other OJJDP news events reported “in brief” in this issue are accessible online through the home page. Abstracts of new publications and their online accessibility are also accessible, along with news from the Coordinating Council and the Advisory Committee.
Main Term(s): Juvenile justice policies
Index Term(s): Community Involvement (juvenile delinquency prevention); Juvenile Aftercare; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Juvenile Delinquency prevention planning; Juvenile delinquency prevention programs; Juvenile delinquency research; Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); Tribal Youth Programs
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