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1 National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice. (MCMHJJ)
Link: http://www.ncmhjj.com/
Description: Develops policies and programs for youth with mental health disorders in contact with the juvenile justice system, based on the best available research and practice.
Subjects: Juvenile delinquency | Adolescents
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
2 National Youth Gang Center (NYGC)
Link: http://www.iir.com/nygc/
Description: The purpose of the NYGC, a project of the Institute for Intergovernmental Research and supported by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), is to assist policymakers, practitioners, and researchers in their efforts to reduce youth gang involvement and crime by contributing information, resources, practical tools, and expertise towards the development and implementation of effective gang prevention, intervention, and suppression strategies.
Subjects: Gangs | Juvenile delinquency | Adolescents
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
3 Reclaiming Futures: Communities helping teens overcome drugs, alcohol, and crime.
Link: http://www.reclaimingfutures.org/
Description: Sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, this model reinvents the way police, courts, detention facilities, treatment providers, and the community work together to meet the needs of young people in trouble with drugs, alcohol and crime.
Subjects: Adolescents | Juvenile delinquency
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
4 Social Development Research Group (SDRG)
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/sdrg/
Description: University of Washington, Seattle. SDRG's research seeks to promote achievement and success as well as prevent and treat health and behavior problems among young people. Drug abuse, delinquency, risky sexual behavior, violence, and school dropout are among the problems addressed. Director: Richard F. Catalano, PhD, Founding Director: J. David Hawkins, PhD. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
Subjects: Juvenile delinquency | Prevention evaluation
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
5 Underage Drinking Enforcement Training Center Website (UDETC)
Link: http://www.udetc.org/
Description: UDETC was established by the U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to support its Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Program. The Center mission is to provide science-based, practical, and effective training and technical assistance services to States and communities working to combat underage drinking through law enforcement and environmental strategies. The Center publishes reports and guides to policy and best practices for reducing underage drinking.
Subjects: Underage drinking | Juvenile delinquency
Categories: Training and Education