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Delinquency Prevention

Home Visiting

Home visiting programs provide structured visits conducted by a professional (e.g., a caseworker) or trained para-professional as a delinquency prevention. Home visits 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

Randomized Trial of Healthy Families New York (HFNY): Does Home Visiting Prevent Child Maltreatment?, NIJ-Sponsored, January 2011
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Toward Safe and Orderly Schools--The National Study of Delinquency Prevention in Schools, Research in Brief, NIJ, November 2004

National Study of Delinquency Prevention in Schools, Summary, NIJ-Sponsored,OJJDP-Sponsored, 2000

National Study of Delinquency Prevention in Schools, Final Report, NIJ-Sponsored, 2000
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An Overview of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, OJJDP, June 2000
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