TITLE

New Report: Understanding and Addressing Youth Violence in the Texas Juvenile Justice Department

PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Correctional Mental Health Report;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the report based on the study on the issue of youth violence in state-run facilities in Texas initiated by Michele Deitch of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs in Austin, Texas. It states that the report emphasizes the strategies on how to reduce violence in juvenile settings while aiming to guide the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) on its continuing reforms. Several findings of the report that highlight particular concerns are also outlined.
ACCESSION #
93729601

 

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