Placing juvenile offenders in residential treatment: A decision-making model

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Abstract

Although residential treatment is widely being used for juvenile offenders there is little information on the criteria used to decide when a young person should be placed in a residential setting. This article presents a decision-making model developed for use by parole workers in determining the levelof restrictiveness and the need for a residential placement. The use of such a model can lead to more consistent decisions regarding placement and supervision of juvenile offenders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)33-41
Number of pages9
JournalResidential Treatment for Children and Youth
Volume5
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 13 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Law

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