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NCJ Number: 170114 Find in a Library
Title: Recent Developments in Juvenile Aftercare: Assessment, Findings, and Promising Programs (From Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Services, Second Edition, P 448-472, 1998, Albert R. Roberts, ed. - See NCJ 170093)
Author(s): T L Armstrong; D M Altschuler
Date Published: 1998
Page Count: 25
Sponsoring Agency: Nelson-Hall Publishers
Chicago, IL 60606
Sale Source: Nelson-Hall Publishers
111 North Canal Street
Chicago, IL 60606
United States of America
Type: Issue Overview
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This chapter examines the aftercare phase of youth corrections throughout the United States.
Abstract: The chapter discusses the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-funded intensive juvenile aftercare programming initiative. This research and development program contains four stages: assessing programs currently in operation or under development; developing program prototypes; transferring the prototype into a training and technical assistance package; and implementing and testing the prototype. The chapter also reviews the proposed IAP model, which is driven by an integration of social control, strain, and social learning theories; and examines demonstration sites and testing of the IAP model. A separate section is devoted to other types of promising programs, including institution-based programs, institutional prerelease programs, and community-based aftercare. The chapter suggests the need for multimodal, interagency collaborations to provide services and individualized treatment in response to the array of problems and needs of high-risk juveniles. Figure, references
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Aftercare decisionmaking; Habitual offenders; Juvenile Recidivism; Juvenile recidivists; Juvenile rehabilitation; Juvenile treatment evaluation; Social control theory; Social Learning; Strain theory
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