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NCJ Number: 158732 Find in a Library
Title: Family Solutions Program: A Family Intervention for Juvenile Offenders and Their Families
Corporate Author: Juvenile First Offenders and Families Project
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 50
Sponsoring Agency: Georgia Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council
Atlanta, GA 30303
Juvenile First Offenders and Families Project
Athens, GA
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
Grant Number: 93J-16-9304-0016
Sale Source: University of Georgia
Director, Marriage and Family Therapy Program
Dept of Child & Family Development
Athens, GA 30602
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program Description (Demonstrative)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document describes the Family Solutions Program (FSP) implemented by the Georgia Children and Youth Coordinating Council to help juvenile first offenders and their families find solutions that could help prevent repeat offending.
Abstract: FSP participants meet one evening each week for 10 weeks. The program aims to promote educational success, discover better ways for family members to communicate with each other, help parents learn parenting skills, help youth learn coping and life skills, and help families discover and use community-based resources. This document describes the characteristics of FSP juvenile offenders and their families, FSP worksheets, an evaluation of the FSP, and articles from the FSP newsletter.
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Corrections; Criminology; Georgia (USA); Juvenile delinquent family relations; Juvenile first offenders; Juvenile Recidivism; Statistics
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