Juvenile Justice

Share with Youth: Federal Advisory Committee Opportunity

This request for applications is for positions on the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice, which advises the President and Congress on matters related to juvenile justice.

Report: Recommendations of the LGBT Subcommittee: Advancing the Reform Process for LGBQ/GNCT Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

This report summarizes the recommendations of the LGBT Subcommittee of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice to OJJDP on strategies to advance juvenile justice reform for GBQ/GNCT youth. 

Resource: A Law Enforcement Official’s Guide to the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model

This guide (PDF, 4 pages) by the National Gang Center and Institute for Intergovernmental Research provides law enforcement with an overview of the OJJDP Comprehensive

Resource: Complex Trauma Fact Sheets

This series of fact sheets describes complex trauma and provides recommendations for a variety of audiences on how to support youth. Developed by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network’s Complex Trauma and Developmental Trauma Disorder Work Group, the fact sheets include:

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.