What's the most effective juvenile justice policy?
Posted Jan 22 2009 12:00am
Practitioners say it's drug treatment.
"What works in juvenile justice? That's always a big question. After every youth violence tragedy, government officials are asked what they intend to do about teen crime. Academics and experts are asked how to reduce delinquency, how to lower recidivism, and which programs and policies are most effective? When we asked juvenile justice practitioners these questions in a recent study, their answer was substance abuse treatment." Read the Full Article from Reclaiming Futures ' Jeff Butts