Resource: The Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice published “Dual System Youth: At the Intersection of Child Maltreatment and Delinquency,” which discusses challenges faced by child welfare and juvenile justice systems when serving youth engaged with both systems. Dual system youth are juveniles who have been both victims of maltreatment and have committed delinquent acts. The article details the findings of the recent Dual System Youth Design Study and lists areas for reform put forward by the study’s authors. Access the article at https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/dual-system-youth-intersection-child-maltreatment-and-delinquency  

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