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NCJ Number: 195307 Find in a Library
Title: Unidos Podemos Brownsville Comprehensive Strategy for Youth and Families
Date Published: June 1999
Page Count: 168
Document: PDF
Type: Program Description (Model)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report discusses the Brownsville Comprehensive Strategy for Youth and Families Project
Abstract: This report discusses the Brownsville, TX, Comprehensive Strategy for Youth and Families project, developed to reduce juvenile crime and incorporate community involvement in a collaborative approach to prevention through intervention with graduated sanctions throughout the entire Brownsville juvenile justice system. Included in this report are a community assessment followed by descriptions of setup and structure of designated work groups for the major areas of focus. These include planning team activities; data collection and analysis; resource assessment; objective decision making; management information system/automated information and referral system; planning, monitoring and evaluation; legislative/policy/systems; and outreach communication and media. The action plan includes recommendations and strategies for the following areas: prevention of serious, violent and chronic juvenile delinquency; a risk-focused approach to graduated sanctions; infrastructure of management, evaluation and implementation; year one of action plan; and outcome measures and evaluation.
Main Term(s): Community-based corrections (juvenile); Intermediate sanctions; Violent juvenile offenders
Index Term(s): Cooperation among juvenile agencies; Juvenile correctional planning; Juvenile correctional programs; Juvenile delinquent demographic data; Juvenile delinquent family relations; Juvenile program coordination; Juvenile treatment methods; Juvenile/community relations; Minority juvenile offenders; Violent juvenile offenders
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