Previous Chapter Chapter 7: Laying the Groundwork: Devising an Intervention Strategy Next Chapter
Chapter 7: Laying the Groundwork: Devising an Intervention Strategy
There will never be enough money, people, or programs to solve all the problems faced by each youth in our society. In the fight against juvenile crime, we must focus our efforts on the group with the greatest potential to burden and victimize society and the ones most likely to fail in life. This group cries out for our attention.
On completing the 8% studies described previously, the Orange County Probation Department took on the task of developing a program that could help solve our 8% Problem. We could not idly sit and watch new waves of 8% youth enter the juvenile justice system each year, developing nearly unchecked into chronic juvenile offenders ...