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Ten Steps for Implementing a Program of Controlled Substance Testing of Juveniles
(NCJ 178897) June 2000
OJJDP Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series, Bulletin, 28 page(s)
Crowe, A. H., Sydney, L.
Presents a detailed discussion of a 10-step process for developing and implementing a substance-testing program. Part of the Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) series, this OJJDP Bulletin is a companion to the JABG Bulletin Implementing a Program of Controlled Substance Testing of Juveniles. The ten steps discussed are: involving key stakeholders, determining program purpose, investigating legal issues, identifying youth to be tested, selecting appropriate testing technologies, deciding how to use results and arrange for adequate and appropriate treatment, developing written policies and procedures, obtaining funding, developing staff, and evaluating the program.
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