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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 173415     Find in a Library
Title: Guiding Principles for Promising Female Programming: An Inventory of Best Practices
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Corporate Author: Green, Peters, and Associated
United States of America
Date Published: 1998
  Annotation: This monograph outlines the promising practices in programming for girls who are already involved in the juvenile justice system or who are at risk of delinquency.
Abstract: The purpose of the monograph is to provide practical information to practitioners and policymakers on how to design and implement gender-specific programs for girls. The first chapter emphasizes the urgent need for programming for girls and offers a statistical look at female delinquency, provides a summary of female adolescent theory, and identifies the risk factors girls face because of gender. Chapter 2 describes the planning involved in creating gender-specific programs. It cites the policies that encourage gender-specific programming for girls and presents reports from States that have taken ground-breaking steps on behalf of girls. It defines gender-specific programming and provides an overview of the elements programs must provide for girls. Chapter 3 provides an in-depth look at the key elements and features of programs that are designed to serve the specific needs of girls. An appendix describes 16 promising programs currently offering gender-specific services to girls in both residential and community-based settings.
Main Term(s): Female juvenile delinquents
Index Term(s): Treatment offender matching ; Program planning ; Program implementation ; Offender profiles ; Program design
Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
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United States of America

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Type: Issue Overview
Country: United States of America
Language: English
   
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