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  • What risk factors are associated with juvenile sexual offenders?
    Information on the risk factors associated with juvenile sex offenders is available in the Office of... Read More
    Last Updated: November 21, 2012

  • Is there a link between drug use and juvenile delinquency?
    Information about the correlation between juvenile drug use and delinquency is addressed in the foll... Read More
    Last Updated: June 29, 2011

  • What are the causes of delinquency?
    The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) publication, Juvenile Justice Jour... Read More
    Last Updated: June 2, 2008

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  • Life Course, Relationship, and Situational Contexts of Teen Dating Violence: A Final Summary Overview,  NIJ-Sponsored, January 2015, NCJ 248626. (18 pages).
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  • Under the Radar or Under Arrest: How Does Contact with the Juvenile Justice System Affect Delinquency and Academic Outcomes?,  NIJ-Sponsored, 2014, NCJ 248533. (201 pages).
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  • Teen Dating Violence: How Peers Can Affect Risk & Protective Factors,  NIJ, November 2014, NCJ 248337. (24 pages).
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  • OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2014,  OJJDP, October 2014, NCJ 248243.
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  • Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice: 2013 Recommendations to the President, Congress, and OJJDP Administrator,  OJJDP-Sponsored, July 2014, NCJ 248442. (32 pages).
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  • Understanding the Role of Parent Engagement To Enhance Mentoring Outcomes: Final Evaluation Report,  OJJDP-Sponsored, June 2014, NCJ 247571. (28 pages).
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