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NCJ Number: 235965 Find in a Library
Title: Missouri Department of Social Services Division of Youth Services Annual Report Fiscal Year 2010
Corporate Author: Missouri Division of Youth Services
Dept of Social Services
United States of America
Date Published: 2011
Page Count: 42
Sponsoring Agency: Missouri Division of Youth Services
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0447
Sale Source: Missouri Division of Youth Services
Dept of Social Services
P.O. Box 447
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0447
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This annual report from the Missouri Department of Social Services presents a statistical summary of youth committed to the care of the Division of Youth Services for fiscal year 2010.
Abstract: Highlights from the report include: for fiscal year (FY) 2010, 1,095 youth were committed to Missouri’s Division of Youth Services (DYS); 84.3 percent of the committed youth were males, and the average age was 15.2 years; 42.4 percent of the youth had a prior history of mental health services and 57.8 percent had a history of prior substance abuse involvement; 10.7 percent were committed for the most serious felonies, while 41.9 percent were committed for less serious felonies; and 89.8 percent of all discharges from DYS custody were satisfactory. This 2010 annual report from Missouri Department of Social Services presents a statistical summary of youth committed to the care of the DYS during FY 2010. Statistical information is provided on total commitments and commitments by varying demographics, case management and the types of treatment services provided to the youth, FY 2010 expenditures for DYS, and outcome indicators for youth discharged from DYS custody. Figures, tables, and appendixes
Main Term(s): Juvenile Corrections/Detention statistics
Index Term(s): Juvenile adjudication; Juvenile case disposition; Juvenile courts; Juvenile detention; Juvenile inmates; Juvenile justice system; Juvenile offender statistics; Juvenile offenders; Juvenile offense statistics; Missouri; Serious juvenile offenders; State juvenile laws
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