ERIC Number: ED384415
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Health Care of Incarcerated Youth: State Programs & Initiatives.
Thompson, Linda S.; Sheahan, Paula M.
This report presents the analysis and results of a survey of states' progress in meeting the goals and objectives of their state action plans on the health care of incarcerated youth. The survey questioned 48 juvenile justice professionals, health care professionals, and university faculty from across the nation concerning state progress toward action plan objectives, barriers to progress, youth health problems, and target population. It found that 1 respondent reported meeting all of the state action plan objectives, 28 respondents reported meeting some of the objectives, and 7 reported meeting none of the objectives The bulk of the report consists of 1- or 2-page listings for each state which outline incarcerated youth health care goals, objectives, program action, community actions, state actions, accomplishments, current initiatives, and contact persons for each state, the District of Columbia, and the Virgin Islands. A copy of a follow-up survey is included. (MDM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Health, Health Conditions, Health Needs, Health Services, National Surveys, Prisoners, Program Attitudes, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, State Programs, Statewide Planning
National Maternal and Child Health Clearinghouse, 8201 Greensboro Drive, Suite 600, McLean, VA 22102 (single copy free).
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Washington, DC. Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Arlington, VA.