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Screen capture of The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Web siteOJJDP unveils enhanced Web home page

OJJDP announces the launch of its new enhanced home page that offers expanded coverage of OJJDP-related news, publications, and events. Three new sections make the home page more informative and easier to use.

  • ?Spotlight? provides expanded coverage of the latest developments concerning our Nation's youth.

  • ?Headlines? links to additional juvenile justice news.

  • ?Tools for You? offers information targeted to users' needs.

The Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and
the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
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2006 National Conference

"Building on Success: Providing Today's Youth With Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow"

January 9–13, 2006
The Hilton Washington Hotel
1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW.
Washington, DC

The conference will include preconference training sessions on Monday, January 9, followed by 3 ½ days of workshops, plenary sessions, and exhibits beginning on Tuesday, January 10.

Preconference Sessions (January 9)

The full-day preconference sessions will address the following topics:

  • Assessing and addressing disproportionate minority contact.

  • Community planning.

  • Monitoring for compliance with the JJDP Act of 2002.

  • Gender-specific training.
Conference Workshops (January 10?13)

The conference workshops will address a number of themes, including:

  • Trends in victimization, delinquency, and the juvenile justice system.

  • Targeting youth with the greatest need.

  • Family strengthening and youth development.
  • Mental health needs of youth in the system.

  • Youth victimization and violence.

  • Holding programs and ourselves accountable.

  • Identifying what works.

Preconference registration (for events on January 9): $100 ($125, if postmarked after December 9, 2005).

Conference registration (for events on January 10?13): $450 ($525, if postmarked after December 9, 2005).

For more information and to register online for the conference, see the Coordinating Council's Web site (www. juvenilecouncil.gov). If you do not subscribe to JUVJUST, OJJDP's electronic listserv, visit OJJDP's homepage, www.ojjdp.ncjrs.org, to sign up. JUVJUST subscribers receive conference updates as soon as information is available.

If you have questions, e-mail them to nationalconference@jjrc.org.

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