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Special Feature: Justice in Indian Country: Juvenile Justice

Publications

A Roadmap For Collaborative and Effective Evaluation in Tribal Communities
Child Welfare Research and Evaluation Tribal Workgroup, September 2013

Tribal-State Relations
Child Welfare Information Gateway, August 2012

Compendium of Tribal Crime Data, 2011
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 2011

Summary: Tribal Youth in the Federal Justice System
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 2011

Tribal Youth in the Federal Justice System, Final Report (Revised)
Bureau of Justice Statistics-Sponsored & Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, May 2011

Strengthening Indian Country Through Tribal Youth Programs
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, 2009

A Victim-Centered Approach to Crimes Against American Indian & Alaska Native Children
Office for Victims of Crime-Sponsored, August 2008

Multilevel Analysis of Juvenile Court Processes: The Importance of Community Characteristics
National Institute of Justice, June 2008

Project Guide: Juvenile Facility Design (Part of a Series of Guides for Planning, Designing and Constructing Adult and Juvenile Correctional and Detention Facilities on Tribal Lands)
National Institute of Corrections, 2005

Youth Gangs in Indian Country
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, March 2004

Juvenile Justice Partners Convene in Indian Country
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, August 2003

Holding Up Both Ends of the Sky: Juvenile Justice Partners in Indian Country (Videoconference) 
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, July 2003

Children’s Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities
Office for Victims of Crime, June 2003

OJJDP’s Tribal Youth Initiatives
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, May 2003

Tribal Court CASA: A Guide to Program Development
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 2002

OJJDP’s Program of Research for Tribal Youth
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, April 2001

United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, April 2001

Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VII, No. 2 (American Indian Issue)
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, December 2000

Training and Technical Assistance for Indian Nation Juvenile Justice Systems
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, April 1999

Tribal Youth Program
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, April 1999

Children’s Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities - Addendum Synopsis of the CJA Programs
Office for Victims of Crime, March 1998

Related Resources

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
OJJDP, a component of the Office of Justice Programs, accomplishes its mission by supporting states, local communities, and tribal jurisdictions in their efforts to develop and implement effective programs for juveniles.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP): Model Programs Guide (MPG)
OJJDP’s MPG contains information about evidence-based juvenile justice and youth prevention, intervention, and reentry programs, including programs that focus on tribal youth.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP): Statistical Briefing Book (SBB)
OJJDP’s SBB enables users to access online information to learn more about juvenile crime and victimization and about youth involved in the juvenile justice system.

Grant Programs

Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
CTAS is administered by DOJ’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP), the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) and the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). The funding can be used to conduct comprehensive planning, enhance law enforcement, bolster justice systems, support and enhance efforts to prevent and control delinquency and strengthen the juvenile justice system, prevent youth substance abuse, serve sexual assault and elder victims, and support other efforts to combat crimes.

Office of Justice Programs (OJP)
OJP provides federal leadership in developing the nation’s capacity to prevent and control crime, administer justice, and assist victims. Contained on the OJP Funding Resource Center site is information about open solicitations, resources for applicants and grantees, grant procedures and requirements, links to State Administering Agencies, and additional grant-related resources.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP): Tribal Youth Programs and Services
OJJDP’s Tribal Youth Programs and Services helps tribal communities prevent victimization and juvenile delinquency, reduce violent crime, and improve tribal juvenile justice systems.

Training

Introduction to Community Collaborative Partnerships
This online training provides information on how to establish and improve collaborative partnerships in Native communities that support tribal youth programs. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP) Online University offers this training for professionals and staff who work in programs which support tribal youth.

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