ERIC Number: ED253825
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Juvenile Hall Overcrowding: Alternative/Detention Programs.
Gacer, Richard H.
This report describes California programs which provide alternatives to detention for minors who commit less serious law violations and status offenses. Included are six diversion programs, four youth service bureaus, six home supervision programs, and ten juvenile court work programs. In addition, three detention classification programs and five special treatment programs are described. Objectives, descriptions, and program impact statements are provided for each program, and the program's name, address, phone number, and a contact person are listed. A short summary and background information on the task force study are also included. (JAC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Delinquent Rehabilitation, Home Programs, Human Services, Program Descriptions, Secondary Education, Work Experience Programs
Department of the Youth Authority, 4241 Williamsbourgh Drive, Sacramento, CA 95823.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of the Youth Authority, Sacramento.
Identifiers: California; Deinstitutionalization (of Delinquents); Detention; Probation (Criminal Justice)