Juvenile Drug Courts and Teen Substance Abuse


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Juvenile justice officials across the United States are embracing a new method of dealing with adolescent substance abuse. Importing a popular innovation from adult courts, state and local governments have started hundreds of specialized drug courts to provide judicial supervision and coordinate substance abuse treatment for drug-involved juveniles. The number of youth affected by these new courts is relatively small, but the programs are spreading rapidly and their presence is changing how practitioners and policymakers ...

Juvenile Drug Courts and Teen Substance Abuse 2004, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780877667254

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