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NCJ Number: 69373 Find in a Library
Title: LEFLORE COUNTY (OK) YOUTH SERVICES, INC - OPERATIONS MANUAL
Corporate Author: Leflore Cty Youth Services, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 33
Sponsoring Agency: Leflore Cty Youth Services, Inc
Poteau, OK 74953
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 YOUTH SERVICE CENTER MANUAL CONTAINS INFORMATION ON THE BACKGROUND, FUNCTIONS, PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS AND REGULATIONS, AND OPERATING PROCEDURES OF THE LEFLORE COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, CENTER.
Abstract: LEFLORE COUNTY YOUTH SERVICES, INC., IS A NON-PROFIT CORPORATION CREATED TO DIVERT OFFENDERS FROM JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEMS AND TO PREVENT AND CONTROL JUVENILE DELINQUENCY. ITS ACTIVITIES INCLUDE (1) PROVIDING EMERGENCY SHELTER CARE (IN LIEU OF JAIL) FOR YOUTHS WHO NEED TO BE DETAINED; (2) RECEIVING REFERRALS FROM THE COMMUNITY FOR YOUTHS IN DIFFICULTIES; (3) MAKING REFERRALS TO COMMUNITY SERVICE AGENCIES AND PROVIDING FOLLOW-UP SERVICES; (4) TRAINING VOLUNTEERS; (5) IDENTIFYING GAPS IN EXISTING COMMUNITY SERVICES; (6) WORKING WITH SCHOOLS TO DEAL WITH TRUANCY AND RACIAL CONFLICTS; (7) PROVIDING INTAKE, DIAGNOSIS, AND CASE SUPERVISION SERVICES AT THE REQUEST OF THE COURT; AND (8) PROVIDING CRISIS INTERVENTION AND COUNSELING. JOB DESCRIPTIONS AND REGULATIONS FOR ALL PERSONNEL ARE PROVIDED. A SECTION ON OPERATIONS CONTAINS POLICIES FOR THE EMERGENCY SHELTER IN THE AREAS OF INTAKE, RELEASE, DISCIPLINE, HANDLING RUNAWAYS, DEALING WITH INJURY OR ILLNESS, ROUTINE FUNCTIONS, COUNSELING, AND STAFF MEETINGS.
Index Term(s): Community involvement; Community-based corrections (juvenile); Juvenile court diversion; Juvenile shelter care; Oklahoma; Procedure manuals; Status offender diversion
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