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NCJ Number: 42141 Find in a Library
Title: ORGANIZING MEDICAL SERVICES FOR YOUTHS IN YOUTH SERVICE AGENCIES
Author(s): M LUGER
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 26
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: WRITTEN BY JUVENILE JUSTICE ADMINISTRATORS, THIS PAPER IS AN OVERVIEW OF SOME OF THE PRACTICES AND PROBLEMS THEY HAVE ENCOUNTERED IN ATTEMPTING TO IMPLEMENT AN OVERALL PROGRAM OF HEALTH CARE WITHIN JUVENILE INSTITUTIONS.
Abstract: AFTER DETAILING THE ORGANIZATION OF HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDED TO JUVENILES, THE AUTHORS EXPLAIN THE PERSONNEL STRATIFICATION IN JUVENILE FACILITIES. THEY ALSO DEFINE THE MEDICAL STANDARDS AND ACCREDITATION TO WHICH THE FACILITIES ARE SUBJECT. THE LAST PART OF THE PAPER IS DEVOTED TO A DESCRIPTION OF INTAKE SCREENING AND THE PRACTICE OF PSYCHIATRY IN JUVENILE INSTITUTIONS. ...KAP
Index Term(s): Juvenile justice system; Juvenile processing; Medical and dental services; Psychiatric services
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