Juvenile Justice

Resource: Engage, Involve, Empower: Family Engagement in Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts

This technical assistance brief provides recommendations for successful family engagement within a juvenile drug treatment court program.

Resource: Engaging Families and Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

This policy guidance describes some of the unmet challenges that system-involved youth and their families may face, and explores the potential impact of their engagement on the outcomes for youth at all points in the juvenile justice system. 

Resource: Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines

This resource describes research-based guidelines for juvenile drug treatment courts that serve youth with substance use disorders who come into contact with the juvenile justice system. 

Resource: OJJDP Policy: Monitoring of State Compliance with the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act

This revised policy informs states about what they must submit to demonstrate compliance with the four core requirements of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, and to receive Formula Grant awards administered by OJJDP. 

Share with Youth: Educational Pathways for Youth Transitioning from Juvenile Justice Facilities

This packet provides checklists, guidance, resources, and templates of commonly required documents to help justice-impacted youth prepare for their future after leaving a facility.