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NCJ Number: 143331 Find in a Library
Corporate Author: Youth Service In Memphis, Inc
United States of America
Project Director: D E Mowery
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 28
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Youth Service In Memphis, Inc
Memphis, TN 38117
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Youth-Oriented Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Intended for use by male juveniles convicted of drug law offenses, this training manual explains the nature and rules of a residential program designed to help drug offenders acquire the skills, attitudes, and values they need to lead a productive life and avoid further crime.
Abstract: The program includes a residential phase lasting at least 8 weeks and an aftercare phase lasting 6 months. Participants should bring the clothes they are wearing plus two sets of plain white underwear and two pairs of plain white socks. They cannot telephone home during the first week. Family visits are allowed for trainees who are performing satisfactorily, starting in the second week. Participants are released to aftercare after satisfactorily completing the academic education, counseling, military training, physical training, and the 12-step counseling program and have their release recommendation approved by the juvenile court. Appended program materials
Main Term(s): Juvenile drug abusers; Shock incarceration programs
Index Term(s): Drug offenders; Juvenile Corrections/Detention; Juvenile drug treatment; Juvenile rehabilitation; Juveniles; Tennessee
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