Peer justice and youth empowerment: an implementation guide for teen court programs

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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
Figure 21 Possible Key Stakeholders in Teen Courts

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