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NCJ Number: 30585 Find in a Library
Title: MARYLAND - GOVERNOR'S COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION O JUSTICE - STAFF ANALYSIS OF OPERATIONS AND FUNDING OF YOUTH SERVICE BUREAUS
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Maryland Governor's Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 32
Sponsoring Agency: Maryland Governor's Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice

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 PAPER SUMMARIZES THE MARYLAND YOUTH SERVICE BUREAU ACTIVITY SINCE 1970 AND MAKES FUNDING AND PROGRAM STRUCTURE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ANY PROGRAMS AUTHORIZED BY THE GOVERNOR'S COMMISSION.
Abstract: THE COMMISSION STAFF'S REVIEW OF VARIOUS YOUTH SERVICE BUREAUS INDICATED SEVERAL DEFICIENCIES IN TERMS OF INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS' OPERATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION. THE DEFICIENCIES AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO CORRECT THEM ARE OUTLINED. AMONG THE DEFICIENCIES NOTED WERE LACK OF SUFFICIENT PLANNING PRIOR TO FUNDING, LACK OF CONFORMITY TO THE COMMISSION'S POLICY OF FUNDING SERVICE BUREAUS, LACK OF QUALIFIED STAFF, LACK OF SUFFICIENT REFERRALS FROM CRIMINAL JUSTICE AGENCIES, LACK OF UNIFORM REPORTS, AND LACK OF COST ANALYSES. ALSO DISCUSSED ARE RECOMMENDED STAFFING FOR YOUTH SERVICE BUREAUS, REFERRAL CRITERIA, A SUGGESTED FUNDING FORMULA, AND CONSIDERATIONS RELATING TO EVALUATION AND PRIVACY OF DATA. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Evaluation; Juvenile court diversion; Management; Maryland; Personnel; Program financing; Referral services; Youth Services Bureau
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