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ERIC Number: ED177414
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Building Support for Juvenile Diversion: A Case Study of the Memphis-Metro Youth Diversion Program.
Ladd, Laura; Lynch, Michael
The juvenile diversion program, Special Emphasis Memphis-Metro Youth Diversion Project, is described. The following areas of concern are addressed: (1) the juvenile justice system in Memphis prior to diversion; (2) project philosophy and community support-building efforts; and (3) implementation efforts therough the juvenile court, community agencies, the public, the media, and the project advisory commission. Although geograhpically specific this program can serve as a model for similar projects dealing with juvenile diversion. (HLM)
Descriptors: Community Programs, Delinquency, Delinquency Prevention, Delinquent Rehabilitation, Disadvantaged Youth, Justice, Juvenile Courts, Models, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Youth Programs
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquent Prevention (Dept. of Justice), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Office for Social Responsibility, Arlington, VA.
Identifiers: Diversion; Tennessee (Memphis)