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NCJ Number: 98694 Find in a Library
Title: Family-Oriented Alternative to Pre-Trial Detention of Juveniles
Journal: American Journal of Family Therapy  Volume:13  Issue:2  Dated:(Summer 1985)  Pages:61-66
Author(s): P D Lipsitt; D Lelos; M P Gibbs
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 6
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This paper describes a juvenile court related program which attempted to effect change in pre-trial detention practices.
Abstract: Characteristics distinguishing repeating offenders in the program from nonrepeaters is discussed. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Home environment; Juvenile court diversion; Juvenile delinquent family relations; Juvenile diversion programs; Juvenile offender statistics; Juvenile program evaluation; Juvenile recidivism statistics
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