Peer justice and youth empowerment: an implementation guide for teen court programs
Tracy M. Godwin, David T. Steinhart, David Steinhart, Betsy A. Fulton, United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
NHTS, 1996 - Law - 263 pages
Growing evidence indicates that teen courts give a community's children & adults a practical response to the problems associated with delinquency, traffic safety, & substance abuse. This is a comprehensive guide to the area of teen court programming. Contents: organizing the community; legal issues; developing a program purpose, goals & objectives; determining a target population & designing a referral process; implementing effective case management practices; recruiting, using & training volunteers; human & financial resource issues; program evaluation. Sample forms, brochures, & resources.
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Figure 11 States in Which Teen Courts Are Located
ORGANIZING THE COMMUNITY
Figure 21 Possible Key Stakeholders in Teen Courts
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