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ACT Abuse Counseling and Treatment Center
AMI Associated Marine Institutes
APPA American Probation and Parole Association
ART Aggression Replacement Training
BBBS Big Brothers Big Sisters
CAC Children's Advocacy Center
CHS Children's Home Society
CINS/FINS Children in Need of Services/Families in Need of Services
CTC Model Communities That Care" Model - a community prevention planning model
CYDA Clewiston Youth Development Academy
DCF Department of Children and Families
DJJ Department of Juvenile Justice
DOE Department of Education
DOJ Department of Justice
DOL Department of Labor
DV Domestic Violence
DVD Domestic Violence Diversion
EM Electronic Monitoring
ESOL English for Speakers of Other Languages
EYA Eckerd Youth Alternatives
FTV Family and Teen Violence Program (a domestic violence diversion program)
GAP Girl's Advocacy Project
IEP Individual Education Plan
ISS Internal School Suspension
JA Juvenile Arbitration
JABG ("jay-bag") Juvenile Accountability Block Grant
JAC ("jack') Juvenile Assessment Center
JAM ("jam") Juvenile Arrest and Monitoring
JDAI ("jay-dye") Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative
JDP Juvenile Deferred Prosecution
JJC Juvenile Justice Council
JJDP Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
JJDPA Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act
JJIS Juvenile Justice Information System (DJJ)
JPO Juvenile Probation Officer (DJJ)
JSC Juvenile Sanctions Center
JST Juvenile Sanctions Team
LEA Local Education Agency
MAYSI ("may-see") Massachusetts Youth Screening Instrument
NCCD National Council on Crime and Delinquency
NCJFCJ National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
NCLB No Child Left Behind
NIC National Institute of Corrections
NOFA Notice of Funding Availability
NPO Non-Profit Organization
OJJDP Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
OSS Out of School Suspension
OSY Out of School Youth
PACE Practical, Academic, Cultural Education (program for girls)
PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
SDFS Safe and Drug Free Schools
SES Socio-Economic Status
SHO ("sho') Serious Habitual Offender
SHOCAP ("sho-cap") Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program/Plan
SWAT Students Working Against Tobacco
SWOT Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats (an organizational analysis)
T4C Thinking for a Change (a cognitive behavioral intervention)
TRUE Trauma Resolution through Understanding and Education (trauma intervention)
VOP Violation of Probation
YES Youth Empowered Success



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