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Interviewing Children with Disabilities Webinar

December 2022
Prosecutors and other multidisciplinary team professionals charged with interviewing children for alleged abuse are likely to encounter children with developmental disabilities or other special needs. In this webinar that was held November 30, 2022, rates of victimization of children with special needs were provided and factors that increase risk of abuse for children with disabilities were discussed.

Bureau of Justice Statistics Releases Report on Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities

The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has released Facility Characteristics of Sexual Victimization of Youth in Juvenile Facilities, 2018 – Statistical Tables. The report presents statistical tables of youth-reported sexual victimization rates by juvenile facility characteristics, including organizational structure, staff, and atmosphere. These tables supplement the full BJS report Sexual Victimization Reported by Youth in Juvenile Facilities, 2018. 

The report also provides facility-reported data on staff hiring in...

Longitudinal Study of Firearm Violence in Adolescence and Young Adulthood

JAMA Pediatrics is providing free access to a new article discussing results from a National Institute of Justice-funded study. Researchers examined the association between firearm involvement by youth involved in the juvenile justice system and subsequent firearm violence in adulthood.

This study builds upon the OJJDP-funded Northwestern Juvenile Project, the first large-scale longitudinal study of delinquent youth's mental health outcomes after detention in Cook County...

OJJDP Bulletin Examines Juvenile Violent Victimization

JUVJUST - Juvenile Violent Victimization, 1995-2018

OJJDP has released "Juvenile Violent Victimization, 1995-2018." The bulletin examines findings from the OJJDP-funded analysis of data on both juvenile victims and victimization. Findings presented in this bulletin show that overall the rate of violent victimization for juveniles has declined since 1995 but did not change from 2015 to 2018.

This bulletin uses three data sources to examine juvenile violent victimization from 1995 to 2018...

Anti-Trafficking Conference

Event Dates
Eugene M. Hughes Metropolitan Complex

Wichita, KS

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