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OYA at a Glance

Learn about OYA's mission and role in the juvenile justice system along with a quick look at how OYA and the other components of the juvenile justice system work together toward helping youth become crime-free, productive members of their communities.

OYA at a Glance


Quick Facts

OYA's Quick Facts provide not only an overview of youth demographics in both community programs and close custody, but also information on social characteristics of OYA youth, close custody capacity, length of stay, and budget and employment statistics.

Current Quick Facts


JJIS Annual Reports

The Juvenile Justice Information System (JJIS) Steering Committee publishes a series of annual reports prepared by the JJIS Data and Evaluation Committee, the JJIS Reports Team, and the Oregon Youth Authority's Research and Evaluation Unit. 
  
The intent of these reports is to aid in the overall planning, development, and evaluation of programs designed to reduce juvenile crime.

JJIS Annual Reports


OYA Research

OYA's Research and Ev​aluation Unit compiles and analyzes data on recidivism rates of various cohorts of OYA youth. 

Tracking recidivism supports the OYA’s mission by measuring the extent to which agency services have been able to protect the public. In addition, reporting the recidivism measure reflects the agency’s values of excellence in public service, openness, and accountability to the public. 

The Feeder System to the Oregon Youth Authority is a significant research study that is part of the Community Context component of the Youth Reformation System. The Feeder System uses data from juvenile justice and other collaborating agencies in the social service continuum to determine the individual, ​family, and service characteristics that predict the likelihood of criminal justice system involvement. Each of the following research reports and briefs address one of the primary questions driving Feeder System research. Single page summaries of each report are available upon request from the author. 

Research Question 1: Are there opportunities to intervene in the lives of at-risk individuals and prevent later involvement in the justice system?


Research Question 2: G​iven the opp​​​ortunities for prevention, which agencies and/or client populations are the best targets for intervention?

​Research Question 3: ​​What are the individual and family characteristics and service utilization patterns associated with increased risk of justice system involvement?






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