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NCJ Number: 142730 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Gould-Wysinger Awards: Mark of Achievement
Corporate Author: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
Type: Program Description (Model)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This bulletin describes the 18 programs designated 1992 Gould-Wysinger Award winners based on exceptional achievement in advancing the Nation's juvenile justice system.
Abstract: The 18 award winners were selected from 50 programs nominated by juvenile justice professionals across the Nation. The description of each program includes a profile of the targeted juvenile group and a summary of program activities. The programs include a day treatment program; a socialization program for Cambodian youth in the United States; a community intensive supervision program; intensive treatment for youth in the community; court-appointed special advocates for children suspected of being abused; crime prevention programs for high-risk youth; a program to strengthen the functioning of families of delinquents; and a program designed to prevent youth involvement in gangs, drugs, and dropping out. Also described are a family therapy unit, a holistic environmental life-skills project, a house arrest program, a juvenile diversion program, juvenile court services, specialized treatment services, and a juvenile court victim restitution program.
Main Term(s): Juvenile treatment methods
Index Term(s): Grants or contracts; House arrest; Intensive juvenile probation; Juvenile delinquency prevention programs; Juvenile diversion programs; Juveniles
Note: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Model Programs 1992, Juvenile Justice Bulletin of August 1993.
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