The Missouri Model: Reinventing the Practice of Rehabilitating Youthful Offenders
| Cataloged on:
Jul. 06, 2012
ANNOTATION: States looking to reform their juvenile justice systems will find great strategies within this publication. Sections of this report look at: a better approach to juvenile corrections; nuts and bolts of the Missouri Model—small and non-prisonlike facilities close to home, individual care within a group treatment model, safety through relationships and supervision not correctional coercion, building skills for success, families as partners, and aftercare focus; underlying values, beliefs, and treatment philosophy; organizational essentials; and conclusion.