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NCJ Number: NCJ 208700     Find in a Library
Title: OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2005
Corporate Author: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 01/2005
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United States of America
Document: HTML 
Type: Newsletter
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This newsletter highlights recent conferences, publications, juvenile-specific news from councils and committees, and funding opportunities and activities for the U. S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).
Abstract: In this issue, an overview of the 2004 National Truancy Conference, entitled Partnering to Prevent Truancy, is presented along with a listing of available truancy resources. The conference highlighted efforts to address the truancy-related issues of attendance, attachment, and achievement and focused on the significance of building of partnerships for a comprehensive response. New resources in the electronic dissemination of information are introduced and include: OJJDP electronic newsletter (OJJDP News @ a Glance); the Girls Study Group Web site for those interested in the problem of female delinquency; and the NIBRS Hate Crimes 1995-2000: Juvenile Victims and Offenders Web site documenting hate crimes involving juveniles. New publications are announced in the areas of OJJDP annual reports, portable guides to investigating child abuse, and an online publication on State Ombudsman Programs. A brief summary of OJJDP’s recent funding activities and opportunities are provided including the Formula and Block Grants Programs. Lastly, recent news and updates are presented from the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (formerly the Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee (JJAC)).
Main Term(s): Juvenile resource directories
Index Term(s): Public information ; Ombudsmen ; Publications lists ; Program financing ; Grants or contracts ; Reference materials ; Truancy ; Funding sources ; Federal programs ; State aid ; Female juvenile delinquents ; Funding guidelines ; Computer generated reports ; Child abuse investigations ; Federal juvenile programs
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