ERIC Number: ED259268
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Drugs and the Juvenile Justice System. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session on Examination of the System Used by Courts in Handling Drug-Related Offenses among Juveniles (December 6, 1984, Miami, FL).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This document contains witness statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine how the drug-addicted or drug-troubled juvenile offender is treated within the Florida juvenile justice system. Witnesses include the training director at the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association which is the association of Florida treatment centers; the program supervisor from the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services; the administrator of the Metro-Dade Alcohol and Drug Abuse Placement Program; and the executive director of operation PAR, a drug abuse prevention and treatment facility. Statements are also included from four juvenile offenders currently enrolled in treatment programs who describe their experience in the state training schools, and from a psychiatrist from the University of Miami School of Medicine. Problems in existing programs are discussed, the use of drugs while in treatment facilities is described by the youths, and suggestions for improvements in the present system are offered. (NRB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
Identifiers - Location: Florida