What programs are working in delinquency prevention?
In general, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention recommends that the following types of school and community prevention programs be employed:
- Classroom and behavior management programs.
- Multi-component classroom-based programs.
- Social competence promotion curriculums.
What do juvenile justice workers do?
Juvenile Justice supervises and cares for young offenders in the community and in detention centres. Juvenile Justice provides individual case management to detainees to plan for their positive reintegration into their communities. Our vision. A community in which young offenders participate without re-offending.
What is the main function of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention?
Prevent and respond to criminal behavior by juveniles. Prevent and respond to juvenile victimization. Develop and implement prevention and intervention programs for juveniles. Protect public safety, hold offenders accountable, and provide treatment and rehabilitative services for juveniles.
How do I become a good youth justice worker?
Good interpersonal skills, including ability to liaise with a wide range of contacts and build and maintain effective working relationships. Excellent standards of accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to be proactive, use own initiative and work effectively within a pressurised environment.
What programs are the most effective in preventing delinquency?
The most effective programs for juvenile delinquency prevention share the following key components:
- Community Involvement.
- Prenatal and Infancy Home Visitation by Nurses.
- Parent-Child Interaction Training Program.
- Bullying Prevention Program.
- Prevention Programs within the Juvenile Justice System.
How does the Office of juvenile justice and Delinquency Prevention work?
OJJDP funding programs support state and community efforts to develop effective prevention and intervention programs and to improve the juvenile justice system. OJJDP produces and sponsors numerous publications and products each year that focus on different aspects of juvenile justice.
What do you need to know about the OJJDP?
OJJDP’s MPG contains information about evidence-based juvenile justice and youth prevention, intervention, and reentry programs. It is a resource for practitioners and communities about what works, what is promising, and what does not work in juvenile justice, delinquency prevention, and child protection and safety.
What do you need to know about mentoring in juvenile justice?
It is a resource for practitioners and communities about what works, what is promising, and what does not work in juvenile justice, delinquency prevention, and child protection and safety. This resource provides findings from rigorous evaluation research syntheses in mentoring.
What do you do in the juvenile justice system?
Using qualities of both a correctional officer and a social worker, they maintain the security and safety of youths in the justice system, enforce facility rules and monitor and report prisoner behavior to correctional counselors.
What is the Office of juvenile justice and Delinquency Prevention?
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) encourages the use of evidence-based programs and practices. Evidence-based programs and practices generally have one or more rigorous outcome evaluations that demonstrated effectiveness by measuring the relationship between the program and its intended outcome (s).
What is the model program guide for juvenile justice?
It is a resource for practitioners and communities about what works, what is promising, and what does not work in juvenile justice, delinquency prevention, and child protection and safety. Visit the Model Programs Guide site.
How does the Office of juvenile justice get funding?
Reference the user guide for information on how to request funds in ASAP. The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) offers funding through formula and discretionary grants, cooperative agreements, and payment programs.
How to contact the Office of juvenile justice?
Contact the Grants.gov Support Center at 1-800-518-4726 (TTY: 301-240-6310), via email, or visit the Grants.gov website. Grant System Questions? The Grants Management System (GMS) has transitioned to the Department of Justice’s new Justice Grants System (JustGrants).