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Gang Prevention and Intervention

This discussion webinar provided tools to help mentoring program staff effectively mentor youth in the juvenile justice system. 

Learning Objectives for this webinar:

High-need youth, such as those involved in the juvenile justice or foster care system, typically face many challenges that mentoring programs cannot address on their own.

Key Learnings from Mentoring Research and Implications for Practice examines 11 critical questions that have been explored by leading researchers, with the goal of offerin

The Risk-Need-Responsivity model was originally develop

The Balanced and Restorative Justice model is a philosophical approach to juvenile justice.

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has published Highlights of the 2010 National Youth Gang Survey. This fact sheet presents findings from the National

The Interrupters follows three individuals who work to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once employed.

This guide, from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, is designed to provide parents with information in order to recognize and prevent gang involvement.

The concepts and principles of positive youth development (PYD) offer guidance for the design of interventions for youthful offenders.

This bulletin from OJJDP presents an overview of gang research and programs in the United States and examines how gangs form and why youth join them.

This publication presents the findings from an independent evaluation of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP's) Gang Reduction Program which is a comprehensive, multi

The 5th Annual Gang Training Conference will be held on March 6

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has published Gang Prevention: An Overview of Research and Programs.

This report from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) provides guidance on how communities can best address an existing or emerging youth gang problem.

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has published

The goal of the Project Safe Neighborhoods Anti-Gang Training, hosted by the Institute for Intergovernmental Research, is to improve the level of knowledge, communication, and collaboration involve

The goal of the Project Safe Neighborhoods Anti-Gang Training, hosted by the Institute for Intergovernmental Research, is to improve the level of knowledge, communication, and collaboration involve

The National Gang Center, a collaborative project of the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), has published History of Street Gangs in the United States. Written by James C...

Countering norms that reinforce traditional masculinity is an opportunity to prevent violence in a lasting, comprehensive way. This web conference will highlight specific strategies and efforts that seeks to change norms related to gendered...

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is seeking applications for funding under its Fiscal Year 2010 Youth Gang Prevention and Intervention Program. This program furthers the mission of the Department of Justice by providing...