TITLE

Reducing Sexual Offending Among Juveniles in Maine: A SYSTEMS APPROACH

AUTHOR(S)
Righthand, Sue; Boulard, Nina; Cabral, Julia; Serwik, Asia
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Corrections Today;Feb2011, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses an integrated approach used by the Division of Juvenile Services (DJS) of the Maine Department of Corrections to reduce the commission of sex offenses by juveniles. Statistics on juvenile sex crimes are noted and differences between juvenile and adult sex offenders are discussed. Aspects of Maine's system including its goals and objectives, assessment protocols used, and funding received for the program's expansion are discussed.
ACCESSION #
59533384

 

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