Juvenile Offender Treatment

Authored by: Keith Cruise , Evan Holloway , Anthony Fortuna , Emilie Picard

Handbook of Forensic Mental Health Services

Print publication date:  May  2017
Online publication date:  May  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138645943
eBook ISBN: 9781315627823
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Juvenile offender treatment is an extremely broad term that incorporates a range of delinquency reduction programs and mental health treatment services that are delivered across diverse settings including community-based diversion programs (Schwalbe, Gearing, MacKenzie, Brewer, & Ibrahim, 2012), formal communitybased court supervision and aftercare programs (Hsieh et al., 2016; James, Stams, Asscher, De Roo, & van der Laan, 2013), and out-of-home placements/residential programs (e.g., secure and nonsecure, public and private residential placement facilities; Hockenberry, Sickmund, & Sladky, 2015).

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