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Special Feature: Youth/Teen Court Diversion Programs - Related Resources

Court Coordination Program (CCP)
Established by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, CCP address challenges that many judges - particularly those in large jurisdictions face in ensuring that multineed children receive treatment and services from multiple agencies. Training and technical assistance can help communities and localities to develop a program to more effectively coordinate services available to juveniles through the juvenile court system.

CrimeSolutions.gov
The National Institute of Justice's CrimeSolutions.gov Web site is meant to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices. Included on CrimeSolutions.gov is program and topical information related to specialized and problem-solving courts.

Global Youth Justice
Supported in part by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the mission of Global Youth Justice is to reduce crime and incarceration rates by advancing and expanding youth courts, teen courts, peer courts, student courts, youth peer juries and youth peer panels. In addition to offering training and technical assistance services throughout the year, Global Youth Justice also highlights relevant news, funding tips, and important topical resources through monthly e-News and e-Alerts.

National Association of Youth Courts
Funded primarily by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, this organization provides informational services, delivers training and technical assistance, and develops resource materials on how to develop and enhance youth court programs nationwide.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
OJJDP supports states and communities in their efforts to develop and implement effective and coordinated prevention and intervention programs and to improve the juvenile justice system so that it protects public safety, holds offenders accountable, and provides treatment and rehabilitative services tailored to the needs of juveniles and their families.

Youth Courts: A National Movement
This broadcast from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Teleconference Series examines the youth court concept as a potentially effective strategy in a graduated sanctions model for juvenile offenders and highlights effective practices in youth court programs.

For additional resources on this topic, see the Juvenile Courts section of our site.

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