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ERIC Number: EJ386741
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Home-Based Behavioral-Systems Family Therapy with Disadvantaged Juvenile Delinquents.
Gordon, Donald A.; And Others
American Journal of Family Therapy, v16 n3 p243-55 Fall 1988
Applied behavioral-systems family therapy model to lower socioeconomic status juvenile offenders. Compared 27 delinquents, court-referred to in-home time-unlimited family therapy, to 27 lower-risk delinquents who received only probation. Examined number and severity of offenses during 30 months following group assignment. Found delinquents in therapy had 11 percent recidivism rate compared to 67 percent rate for probationers. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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