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NCJ Number: 69279 Find in a Library
Title: INTERSTATE COMPACT - PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS (FROM SIXTH NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON JUVENILE JUSTICE, 1979)
Author(s): P W SURDOCK
Corporate Author: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
United States of America

National District Atorneys Assoc
United States of America

Teach 'Em Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Sponsoring Agency: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Reno, NV 89507
National District Atorneys Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Teach 'Em Inc
Chicago, IL 60611
Sale Source: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
P.O. Box 8970
Reno, NV 89507
United States of America

Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE INTERSTATE COMPACT ON PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN IS DISCUSSED, AND THE MAIN POINTS IN TWO OTHER INTERSTATE COMPACTS GOVERNING PLACEMENTS ARE SUMMARIZED.
Abstract: AN ASSISTANT CHIEF OF A SOCIAL SERVICE BUREAU EXPLAINS THAT THE COMPACT, WHICH WAS ENACTED IN 1960, PERMITS CHILD PLACEMENT ACTIVITIES TO BE PURSUED THROUGHOUT THE 43 PRESENT MEMBER STATES IN A MANNER SIMILAR TO THAT IN A SINGLE STATE. IT ASSURES CONTINUING JURISDICTION OF THE SENDING AGENCY OVER CHILDREN IN RECEIVING STATES. THE PARTICULAR AIMS OF THE COMPACT, STATE RESPONSIBILITIES, AND JUVENILES SERVED ARE REVIEWED, AND STATISTICAL DATA IS PRESENTED. THEN, THE PROVISIONS OF THE INTERSTATE COMPACT ON JUVENILES AND OF THE INTERSTATE COMPACT ON MENTAL HEALTH ARE OUTLINED. THE AUDIOTAPE CASSETTE IS SUITABLE FOR GENERAL AUDIENCES. A TABLE OF CONTENTS IS PROVIDED, BUT OTHER SUPPORTING MATERIALS ARE NOT INCLUDED. FOR RELATED TAPES, SEE NCJ 69273-78 AND 69280-85.
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Interstate agreements; Juvenile courts; Juvenile foster homes; Juvenile processing; Workshops and seminars
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS. THIS PROGRAM IS PART OF ONE SIDE OF THE CASSETTE. FOR THE PROGRAMS WHICH COMPRISE THE REST OF THE CASSETTE, SEE NCJ-69278 AND NCJ-69280.
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