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11/12/00
Report
Rethinking Juvenile Probation: The Desktop Guide to Good Juvenile…

This report discusses the original Desktop Guide after ten years and presents revisions currently being considered by practitioners for a new edition.

11/12/00
Report
Mentally Ill Juvenile Offenders

This report gives a brief background on providing services to mentally ill juvenile offenders, listing recent references, resource centers, and programs.

11/01/00
Publication
Adoption and Permanency Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in C…

Guides juvenile and family courts in assessing and implementing improvements in the handling of child abuse and neglect cases through the termination of parental rights and adoption process.

10/29/00
Report
Sexual Assault of Young Children as Reported to Law Enforcement: …

Presents findings from the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) regarding sexual assault, especially of young children. The data are based on reports from law enforcement agencies of 12 States and covers the years 1991 through…

10/29/00
Report
A Study of the Quality of Purchased Legal Assistance for Children…

This report was published in 2000 by the National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) and offers the final report of a study on the quality of purchased legal assistance for Maryland children. NCJJ’s research on…

10/29/00
Report
Juvenile Justice With Eyes Open

This is a guidebook for improving decision making in the juvenile justice system. The book can serve as an instructional tool and a reference source, and should be useful in group meetings of juvenile justice…

10/29/00
Report
Time in System and Length of Stay Statistics: Interactions Among …

This report discusses various measures of time in custody within the juvenile justice system, and the interrelationships among different types of custody.

10/29/00
Report
Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1997

This report offers information on delinquency cases in juvenile courts in 1997. Sections of the document discuss the following topics: counts and trends; gender; age; race; delinquency cases by most serious offense; detention; intake decision;…

10/29/00
Report
Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1988-1997

Presents statistics on person offenses (assault, robbery, rape, and homicide) handled by juvenile courts between 1988 and 1997.

10/29/00
Report
Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1988-1997

This Fact Sheet reports out-of-home placements for youth adjudicated by courts as delinquent offenders from 1988 to 1997.

10/29/00
Report
Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1988-1997

This fact sheet offers information on juvenile delinquency probation caseload for the years 1988 through 1997.

10/24/00
Report
Trends in the Murder of Juveniles: 1980-2000

This report presents data on the murders of juveniles between 1980 and 2000, based on national estimates developed from FBI supplementary homicide reports (SHR’s) derived from the Uniform Crime Reporting Program.