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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Committee on Law and Justice
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
 Dissemination Toolkit: Juvenile Justice
 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.

Reforming Juvenile Justice


Implementing Juvenile Justice Reform

JJ Reform report brief



Implementing Juvenile Justice Reform

Reforming Juvenile Justice

Reforming Juvenile Justice:
Archived Public Briefing (June 10, 2013)

Overview and Committee Charge

Video Camera Icon Views of the Report and Conclusions of Interest
Video Camera Icon Overview of the Report
Video Camera Icon Panel Discussion on Implications of Findings for Practice and Policy
Video Camera Icon Summation, Key Points, and Concluding Remarks

Implementing Juvenile Justice Reform:
Archived Public Discussion (October 23, 2014)

Video Camera Icon Part 1: Arlene LeeVideo Camera Icon Part 6: Kevin Bethel
Video Camera Icon Part 2: Richard BonnieVideo Camera Icon Part 7: Arlene Lee
Video Camera Icon Part 3: Sam AbedVideo Camera Icon Part 8: Richard Bonnie
Video Camera Icon Part 4: Alex PiqueroVideo Camera Icon Part 9: Robert Listenbee
Video Camera Icon Part 5: Richard BonnieVideo Camera Icon Part 10: Closing Remarks


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