ERIC Number: EJ540533
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
New Directions for Young Women in the Juvenile Justice System.
Reclaiming Children and Youth: Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Problems, v5 n2 p96-101 Sum 1996
Identifies specific needs of girls in the justice system. Through understanding the characteristics of young female offenders, it is possible to tailor programming to meet the needs of this at-risk population. The role of relationships and mentoring of young girls is emphasized. Identifies national model programs. (LSR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special theme issue on "Courage for Troubled Girls."