Resource Type: Publications
Greater Than the Sum of Their Parts: Clarifying Roles, Responsibilities, and Expectations of Juvenile Drug Court
The responsibilities and tasks of a juvenile drug court team.
This study was funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and authored by the Center for Criminal Justice Research at theUniversity of Cincinnati. Four research questions are examined in this document: (1) Are the mento… Continue Reading Mentoring Best Practices Research: Effectiveness of Juvenile Mentoring Programs on Recidivism
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges publishes a monthly newsletter with practical programmatic advice, how-to discussions, and the latest updates from the field. Access the archive of newsletters here.
This is a guide to help juvenile courts better understand the link between learning disabilities and delinquency, working with these populations, and the challenges that juvenile courts face as they deal with these problems.
Identifying Polyvictimization and Trauma Among Court-Involved Children and Youth: A Checklist and Resource Guide for Attorneys and Other Court-Appointed Advocates
Checklist and resource guide for lawyers and legal advocates for children to identify polyvictimization in order to develop a more trauma-informed approach to their work.
Developing Effective Policies for Addressing the Needs of Court-Involved Youth with Co-occurring Disorders
Brief providing suggestions for juvenile drug treatment courts on how to appropriately address the needs of youth with co-occurring disorders.
Informational Bulletin: Coverage of Behavioral Health Services for Youth with Substance Use Disorders
Guide to available treatment services for youth with substance use disorders.
An OJJDP-sponsored review of adolescent substance use treatment programs and current literature.
Identifying Mental Health and Substance Use Problems of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Child-Serving Organizations
Guide for early identification of mental health and substance use problems of children and adolescents.