| ||The NRC report Reforming Juvenile Justice: A Developmental Approach, pulls together a growing body of scientific knowledge regarding adolescent development and the neurological underpinnings of adolescent behavior. Based on that report, the NRC released Implementing Juvenile Justice Reform: The Federal Role, which identifies and prioritizes strategies and policies to effectively facilitate reform of the juvenile justice system and develops an implementation plan for OJJDP. Together, the reports consolidate the recent progress made in both science and policymaking and establish a strong platform for a 21st century juvenile justice system. Access the reports|
To learn more about the reports, use and share the following resources: presentations from committee members at the reports’ release events; report briefs summarizing pertinent findings for specific audiences, such as practitioners and policymakers; and an analysis of the available federal funding streams for justice-involved youth.