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Children's Exposure to Violence and the Intersection Between Delinquency and Victimization

NCJ Number
240555
Date Published
Agencies
OJJDP
Publication Type
Bulletin
Annotation
Based on interview data from the National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) - a national study that is both large and comprehensive in its assessment of victimization and delinquency - this study identified groups of children (ages 10-17) who are either primarily victims or primarily offenders in terms of group size and how their characteristics and experiences differ.
Abstract
This bulletin presents survey results from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) regarding the co-occurrence of victimization and delinquency among children who are exposed to violence.
Date Created: October 28, 2013