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In Jail or In Treatment

In Jail or In Treatment

Many young people in South Carolina have better access to mental health care in juvenile jail than they do outside the fence, back in their own communities. Stephen Smith of American RadioWorks met with four young people: two still in the evaluation process, and two who have been transferred out of the juvenile justice system and into a locked treatment program run by the state's Health Department. There is an audio of the presentation as well as a written transcript.


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Dianne Williams
Dianne Williams (Faculty)
5 years ago

The material was easy to acccess and easy to use.  Given the impact of technology ie ipods and smart phones,the provision of an audio file enhance the usability for the targeted audience.  There is no doubt of the material's applicability in the classroom particularly in a Juvenile Justice or Juvenile Delinquency course. 

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