This issue of OJJDP News @ a Glance focuses on the National Missing Children's Day virtual commemoration, drug treatment courts and Tribal juvenile healing to wellness courts and juvenile justice reform in Kentucky. The new "Tribal Connections" section highlights leveraging digital tools to connect with Tribal youth.
This issue's Message From the Acting Administrator focuses on National Drug Court Month. The top story highlights OJJDP's support for drug courts benefitting youth, families and Tribal communities. The Youth Voices column describes how an OJJDP-supported juvenile drug treatment court in DeKalb County, GA, helped one participant become drug-free and recommit to graduating from high school. The Tribal Connections section highlights fiscal year 2021 funding opportunities benefiting Tribal youth, efforts to engage with youth via digital platforms, and technical assistance for Tribal Juvenile Healing to Wellness Courts from the Tribal Youth Resource Center.
- The development and pilot testing of a family treatment court best practices assessment: The model standards implementation scale
- Impulse control moderates the association between substance use and substance use-related consequences among justice-system-involved youth
- A Prospective Examination of Sexual Orientation and Suicidal and Nonsuicidal Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors Among a Diverse Sample of At-Risk Young Adult Women