Facts on Youth

Published by CHJ since 2005, CHJ's Facts on Youth research briefs present timely and important findings related to youth involved in public systems.

Some of our recent issues:

Yearsort ascending Title PDF or Related Link
2015 Issue1: Recent Incarceration of Father Linked to Nearly Double the Risk of Childhood Homelessness
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FOY 2015, Issue 1
2015 Issue2: Maltreatment Will Be Confirmed for 1 in 8 U.S. Children by Age 18
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FOY 2015, Issue 2
2015 Issue 3: Previously Incarcerated Youth Die at More Than Four Times the Rate of Their Peers in the General Population
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FOY 2015, Issue 3
2015 Issue 4: 1 in 14 U.S. Children Has Had a Parent in Prison or Jail
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FOY 2015, Issue 4
2014 Issue 2: Youth Incarceration Linked to Problems Functioning in Society
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FOY 2014, Issue 2
2014 Issue1: Arrest During Adolescence Linked to Declines in Educational Attainment
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FOY 2014, Issue 1
2014 Issue 3: High Rates of Adverse Childhood Experiences Among Justice-Involved Youth Increase Risk for Health, Social Problems
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FOY 2014, Issue 3
2014 Issue 4: Adverse Life Experiences Among Detained Youth Linked to Greater Likelihood of Suicide Thoughts and Attempts
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FOY 2014, Issue 4
2013 Homicide Rates of Victims Aged 10-24 Continue to Fall, But at Slower Pace; Prevention and Focused Deterrence Needed
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FOY 2013, Issue 3
2013 Youth Incarceration Continues Significant Decline, but Racial/Ethnic Disparities Persist
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FOY 2013, Issue 2
2013 Transferring Youth to Adult Court: Increase in Re-arrest Rate for Those with Non-violent Offenses, Decrease in Rate for Those with Violent Offenses
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FOY 2013, Issue 1
2012 Youth Perception of Parental Disapproval Linked to Lower Rates of Substance Use Among Youth
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FOY 2012, January
2012 One in Five Ninth-Graders at Risk for Mental Health Problems; School-based Services Accessed More than Community Services
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FOY 2012, April
2012 At-Risk Youth Participation in Arts Associated with Higher Rates of Volunteerism and College Completion
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FOY 2012, June
2012 Progress in Reducing HIV Risk Behaviors Among High School Students Levels Off Over Past Decade
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FOY 2012, August
2012 Family Support Linked to Success in Juvenile Drug Court Program
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FOY 2012, Fall
2011 Three in Five High School Students Who Consume Alcohol Report Binge Drinking
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FOY 2011, January
2011 Prevalence of Substance Use Higher Among Incarcerated Youth
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FOY 2011, February
2011 Racial/Ethnic Minority Youth Less Likely to Receive Treatment for Major Depression
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FOY 2011, March
2011 Teen Birth Rate in U.S. Continues Decline, Racial/Ethnic Disparities Persist
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FOY 2011, April

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