Accountability Based Community (ABC) Interventions for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania: Final Report

Publication year: 1997  |  Cataloged on: Mar 14, 2012

The Allegheny County (Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania Juvenile Court has established 'Accountability Based Community Interventions' a system-wide strategy of increasingly intensive intervention, treatment, and rehabilitation services for serious, violent, and chronic juvenile offenders. The National Center for Juvenile Justice conducted a system-wide assessment, and developed and implemented programs to improve the court's ability to intervene effectively in the lives of juvenile offenders. Allegheny County now offers job skills and employment programs, an aftercare mentoring program, and community-based interventions for female offenders.


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