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Delinquency Prevention Programs at a Glance
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Delinquency Prevention

When a juvenile commits an act that would be criminal if committed by an adult, the juvenile is determined to be delinquent. Delinquent acts may include crimes against persons, crimes against property, drug offenses, and crimes against public order. Delinquency prevention efforts seek to redirect youth who are considered at-risk for delinquency or who have committed a delinquent offense from deeper involvement in the juvenile justice system.


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OJP Publications

Integrating Prevention and Intervention: A School Health Center Program to Promote Healthy Relationships, NIJ-Sponsored, 2015

Helping At-Risk Youth Say "No" to Gangs, NIJ, May 2015

Patterns, Precursors, and Consequences of Teen Dating Violence: Analyzing Gendered and Generic Pathways, NIJ-Sponsored, May 2015

Testing the Impact of Mentor Training and Peer Support on the Quality of Mentor-Mentee Relationships and Outcomes for At-Risk Youth, OJJDP-Sponsored, February 2015

Life Course, Relationship, and Situational Contexts of Teen Dating Violence: A Final Summary Overview, NIJ-Sponsored, January 2015

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