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NCJ Number: 52255 Find in a Library
Title: CALIFORNIA - DEPARTMENT OF THE YOUTH AUTHORITY - LONG RANGE PLAN
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: California Dept of the Youth Authority
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 225
Sponsoring Agency: California Dept of the Youth Authority
Sacramento, CA 95823
National Technical Information Service
Springfield, VA 22151
Sale Source: National Technical Information Service
US Dept of Commerce
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22151
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF CALIFORNIA'S YOUTH CORRECTIONS AGENCY ARE SPELLED OUT AND RESOURCES NEEDED TO ACHIEVE EACH OBJECTIVE ARE ESTIMATED. THE PLAN FOCUSES ON UNIFYING FRAGMENTED SERVICES.
Abstract: THE PLAN BY THE DEPARTMENT OF THE YOUTH AUTHORITY OF CALIFORNIA ENVISIONS GREATER COORDINATION OF LOCAL AND STATE YOUTH CORRECTIONS FACILITIES, A GREATER NUMBER OF ALTERNATIVES TO TRADITIONAL CORRECTIONS PROGRAMS, BETTER EVALUATION OF EXISTING ALTERNATIVES TO INSTITUTIONALIZATION, AND STRONGER COMMUNITY SUPPORT SYSTEMS. SPECIFIC RECOMMENDATIONS ARE ALSO MADE FOR EXISTING JUVENILE CORRECTIONS INSTITUTIONS. OBJECTIVES ARE LISTED UNDER THE FOLLOWING TOPICS: 'CRIME AND DELINQUENCY PREVENTION,' 'DIVERSION, 'LOCAL YOUTH CORRECTIONAL PROGRAMS,' 'STATE YOUTH CORRECTIONS INSTITUTIONS PROGRAMS,' 'STATE YOUTH CORRECTIONS REENTRY PROGRAMS,' 'STATE YOUTH CORRECTIONS PAROLE,' AND 'SUPPORT SERVICES' (I.E., LEGAL AID FOR JUVENILES, DEMONSTRATION PROGRAMS, FINDING NEW FUNDING SOURCES). EACH TOPIC INCLUDES CONSIDERATION OF THE PRESENT SYSTEM, PROBLEMS, AND GOALS, OBJECTIVES AND IMPLEMENTATION. DOCUMENTATION FOR EACH OF THE STRATEGIES IS INCLUDED IN THE TEXT. (GLR)
Index Term(s): Alternatives to institutionalization; Community-based corrections (juvenile); Juvenile correctional facilities; Juvenile court diversion; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Juveniles
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