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NCJ Number: 169025 Find in a Library
Title: Working With Girls: Making the Connection a Manual for Case Managers
Corporate Author: Maryland Dept of Juvenile Justice
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 120
Sponsoring Agency: Maryland Dept of Juvenile Justice
Baltimore, MD 21202
Maryland Juvenile Justice Advisory Council
Baltimore, MD 21201
Sale Source: Maryland Dept of Juvenile Justice
321 Fallsway
Baltimore, MD 21202
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual provides guidelines and strategies for gender-specific case management and is intended for use by juvenile case workers and case managers.
Abstract: The guide describes the characteristics of adolescent females; the profile of the female juvenile offender; and how female juveniles who come into the justice system differ from males in their social, physical, and emotional development. The text also discusses issues related to race, culture, class, sexual acting out, sexual abuse, family relationships, spirituality. The 14 basic components of a model program for female juvenile offenders are described. Staff techniques and staff needs are outlined as well. The text also includes several case studies of the female juvenile offender and how those cases were handled. Checklists, forms, exercises, handouts, background reports, and lists of organizational and print resources
Main Term(s): Juvenile case management
Index Term(s): Adolescent females; Female juvenile delinquents; Female status offenders; Juvenile processing; Juvenile program needs assessment; Juvenile rehabilitation; Juvenile treatment methods; Male female juvenile offender comparisons
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