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Family Empowerment Intervention: An Effective—and Cost-Effective— Program for Delinquent Youths  

Author:  Richard Dembo.; James Schmeidler.

Source: Volume 02, Number 03, May/June 2002 , pp.33-37(5)

Offender Substance Abuse Report

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Effective treatment services are synonymous with effective criminal justice services. The seamless system protocol provides a systemic process to address some of the criticisms of the existing service offered by treatment and criminal justice agencies. The present piece details the suggestions of the seamless system and the positive policy implications that can result.

Keywords: best practices; seamless treatment system

Affiliations:  1: University of South Florida, Tampa; 2: Mt. Sinai School of Medicine.

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