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Title: VOLUNTEERS IN JUVENILE JUSTICE - PRESCRIPTIVE PACKAGE
Author(s): I M SCHWARTZ; D R JENSEN; M J MAHONEY
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 122
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 75-NI-99-0093
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: PRESCRIPTIVE PACKAGE DESIGNED TO ASSIST JUVENILE JUSTICE ADMINISTRATORS IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND UPGRADING OF VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS.
Abstract: THE NEED FOR VOLUNTEER AND CITIZEN INVOLVEMENT IN JUVENILE CORRECTIONS MANDATED BY THE JUVENILE JUSTICE AND DELINQUENCY PREVENTION ACT OF 1974 IS DISCUSSED. THE ACT CALLS FOR USE OF VOLUNTEERS AS A MAJOR RESOURCE IN A MASSIVE EFFORT TO IMPROVE THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM AND TO DEVELOP NEW PREVENTION SERVICES AND PROGRAMS. THE EXPERTISE OF PROJECT STAFF AND CONSULTANTS AND THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS WORKING AT PROGRAMS SELECTED BY PROJECT STAFF WERE HEAVILY RELIED ON FOR COMPILATION OF THIS MANUAL. THE RESULTS INCLUDE CHAPTERS ON DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF A VOLUNTEER PROGRAM, TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF VOLUNTEER PROGRAM MANAGEMENT, RECRUITMENT, SPECIAL RECRUITMENT ISSUES, AND SCREENING VOLUNTEERS. OTHER TOPICS ADDRESSED ARE VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION AND IN-SERVICE TRAINING, ASSIGNMENT, PROGRAM ASSESSMENT, AND VOLUNTEER PROGRAM RESOURCES. APPENDIXES CONTAIN DESCRIPTIONS OF PROJECT METHODOLOGY, ON-SITE VISITS, STANDARDS FOR THE HANDLING OF STATUS OFFENDERS, AND A SAMPLE OF ENABLING LEGISLATION FOR THE USE OF VOLUNTEERS BY STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS. A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR JUVENILE JUSTICE STANDARDS IS PROVIDED.
Index Term(s): Corrections management; Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act; Juvenile justice system; Model law; Personnel selection; Recruitment; Volunteer programs; Volunteer training; Volunteers
Note: PRESCRIPTIVE PACKAGE
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