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Title: MECKLENBURG YOUTH SERVICES BUREAU - A DEFINITIVE REPORT, 1974-75
Author(s): C W HEASLEY
Corporate Author: Mecklenburg Youth Services Bureau
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 63
Sponsoring Agency: Mecklenburg Youth Services Bureau
Charlotte, NC 28202
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REPORT DETAILS THE PROGRESS MADE BY THE BUREAU TOWARDS ACHIEVING ITS MEASURABLE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES AND ENUMERATES THE MEASURABLE GOALS, OBJECTIVES, AND MANAGEMENT INDICATORS ESTABLISHED FOR THE YEAR 1975-76.
Abstract: THE MAJOR GOAL OF THE MECKLENBURG YOUTH SERVICES BUREAU (YSB) WAS TO ASSIST THE COMMUNITY AND GOVERNMENT IN CHARLOTTE AND MECKLENBURG COUNTY TO PREVENT AND TREAT JUVENILE DELINQUENCY BY PLAYING A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN DIVERTING CHILDREN FROM THE JUVENILE COURT AND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS TO NEEDED SERVICES AND BY AIDING OTHER AGENCIES TO IDENTIFY, COORDINATE AND MONITOR YOUTH SERVICES RELATED TO JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PREVENTION AND TREATMENT. THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT MEASURES USED INDICATED THAT THE YSB HAS MADE SIGNIFICANT ADVANCEMENTS TOWARDS ACHIEVING ITS GOALS AND OBJECTIVES. IT IS NOTED THAT DECREASES IN CASES OCCURRED FOR SUCH MEASURES AS NUMBER OF PETITIONS FILED, NUMBER OF FELONY AND MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES ALLEGED AGAINST JUVENILES, NUMBER OF CHILDREN DETAINED IN THE DIAGNOSTIC CENTER, NUMBER OF JUVENILES INCARCERATED, AND AVERAGE MONTHLY CASELOAD FOR JUVENILE COURT COUNSELORS. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Juvenile court diversion; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Juvenile rehabilitation; North Carolina; Referral services; Youth Services Bureau
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