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09/28/20
Brief
Addressing Domestic Violence in Juvenile Dependency Mediation: Sp…

Juvenile dependency mediation is an evidence-based, best practice that focuses on the child’s best interest. It is a collaborative, non-adversarial conversation facilitated by specially trained neutral mediators in a secure, comfortable, and safe setting. This…

09/11/20
Brief
Faith, Immigration, and Domestic Violence: Concepts for Working w…

This brief publication provides introductory guidance on the intersection between faith, immigration, and domestic violence. This information is important for both advocates and court professionals, as many immigrant survivors of domestic violence turn to their…

09/11/20
Brief
The Impact of Domestic Violence in the Child Welfare System: Key …

This tip sheet provides key points for court professionals, advocates, and social workers on some of the most common ways that immigrant families in the child welfare system are affected by domestic violence and how…

09/11/20
Brief
Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence: Tips for Child Welfare Wo…

Child welfare workers should be sensitive to the unique needs of victims of domestic violence who experience trauma from migration. Immigrant and refugee populations may have experienced severe trauma during migration, including physical and sexual…

06/22/18
Brief
National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking Eva…

Domestic child sex trafficking (DCST) is a growing and complex problem in the U.S. Juvenile and family court judges are in a unique position to assist victimized youth to ensure they receive necessary services to…

06/21/18
Brief
National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking Eva…

Domestic child sex trafficking (DCST) is a growing and complex problem in the U.S. Juvenile and family court judges are in a unique position to assist victimized youth to ensure they receive necessary services to…

10/23/17
Brief
Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth - Vol. 5, No. 2

The next issue of Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth is now available for download. This issue covers the following topics: Are Black youths living on the street particularly vulnerable to being stopped and searched by…

07/24/17
Brief
Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth - Vol. 5, No. 1

The next issue of Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth is now available for download. This issue covers the following topics: Do curfews for youths reduce crime? Why do young Black Americans perceive the criminal justice…

07/27/16
Brief
The Right Youth for Your Juvenile Drug Court

Determining what your juvenile drug court’s targeting and eligibility criteria can be a daunting task. However, if it is done in a systematic way, it increases the probability that the “right youth” are receiving the…

10/05/15
Brief
Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth - Vol. 3, No. 2

This eighth issue of Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth is now available for download. This issue covers the following topics: Does attending an “advantaged” school affect all students equally? What kinds of drug treatment programs…

09/11/15
Brief
Understanding and Using Brief Interventions in the Juvenile Justi…

It continues to be a persistent struggle for juvenile justice professionals to accurately identify youth who suffer from substance use and abuse and to effectively refer those youth to the appropriate level of services. This…

04/20/15
Brief
Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth - Vol. 2, No. 4

The seventh issue of Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth is now available for download. This issue covers the following topics: Does formal court processing of young offenders reduce recidivism? What factors influence members of the…