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09/12/14
Publication
School Pathways to the Juvenile Justice System Project: A Practic…

The NCJFCJ has published this guide as part of a larger project addressing school discipline referrals to the juvenile justice system. The project aims to reduce the number of referrals to the juvenile justice system…

08/30/14
Publication
School Pathways to the Juvenile Justice System: The Context for a…

The NCJFCJ has published a Technical Assistance Bulletin on the School Pathways to the Juvenile Justice System: A Context for a Practice Guide for Courts and Schools as part of a larger project addressing school…

05/12/14
Report
Assessing Mediation in Nevada: Outcome Evaluation in Washoe Count…

Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution that has been utilized in the juvenile dependency system to avoid further litigation through the assistance of a neutral third party. Parties can resolve issues in a…

05/12/14
Report
Assessing Mediation in Clark County, Nevada (Eighth Judicial Dist…

The Eighth Judicial District (Clark County) of Nevada implemented a juvenile dependency mediation program in 2013. The goal of mediation in juvenile dependency cases is avoid further litigation by voluntary case resolution through the use…

05/01/14
Report
Juvenile Drug Court Training & Technical Assistance Project: Impr…

This overview of the Juvenile Drug Court (JDC) Training and Technical Assistance Project highlights areas of focus for the NCJFCJ 1) a collaborative approach to developing research-based training and technical assistance, through a Project Advisory…

02/27/14
Report
Juvenile Arrests 2011

OJJDP has released Juvenile Arrests 2011. This bulletin draws on data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program. Using UCR data that local law enforcement agencies across the country provide,…

10/29/12
Report
Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2009

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention has released the following fact sheet on delinquency cases in junveile and criminal courts. The data is collected by the National Juvenile Court Data Archive which is…

10/29/12
Report
Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2009

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention has released the following fact sheet on delinquency cases in juvenile and criminal courts. The data is collected by the National Juvenile Court Data Archive which is maintanied by the National Center…

10/29/12
Report
Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2009

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention has released the following fact sheet on delinquency cases in juvenile and criminal courts. The data is collected by the National Juvenile Court Data Archive which is…

09/19/12
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Assessing the Relationship Between Efficiency and Effectiveness i…

Prior NCJFCJ research suggests that lower judicial workloads are related to timely permanency in juvenile dependency cases. This important finding could be expanded upon by exploring measures of effectiveness and efficiency. This Research Memo seeks…

03/02/12
Fact Sheet
Education Fact Sheet

For the over 800,000 children and youth served in foster care each year in the United States, educational success is a potential positive counterweight to abuse, neglect, separation, and impermanence. Unfortunately, the educational outcomes for…

03/01/12
Publication
The State of Juvenile Dependency Court Research: Implications for…

In 2007, the California Administrative Office of the Court’s Center for Families, Children and the Courts contracted with the PPCD to conduct a research review to determine the current state of research involving juvenile dependency…