Delivering more effective treatment to adolescents: Improving the juvenile drug court model.

@article{Belenko2003DeliveringME,
  title={Delivering more effective treatment to adolescents: Improving the juvenile drug court model.},
  author={Steven R Belenko and T. K. Logan},
  journal={Journal of substance abuse treatment},
  year={2003},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={189-211}
}
Juvenile drug courts (JDC) emerged in response to a perceived need to intervene more effectively in the substance abuse-delinquency cycle. The influx of drug and alcohol offenders, lack of other juvenile justice system interventions, and positive experiences with adult drug courts helped drive interest in adapting the drug court model for juveniles. This… CONTINUE READING