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Delinquency Prevention Programs at a Glance
Total Number of Programs: 255

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Delinquency Prevention Practice Outcomes 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.



OJP Publications

A Study of the Impact of Screening for Poly-Victimization in Juvenile Justice, NIJ-Sponsored, 2017

Pathways Between Child Maltreatment and Adult Criminal Involvement, NIJ, October 2017

Long-Term Impact of a Positive Youth Development Program on Dating Violence Outcomes During the Transition to Adulthood , NIJ-Sponsored, October 2017

From Evidence-Based Practices to a Comprehensive Intervention Model for High-Risk Young Men: The Story of Roca, NIJ, September 2017

Justice-Involved Young Adults Research Planning Meeting, NIJ, September 2017

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