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Empirical Portrait of the Youth Reentry Population
(NCJ 203813) January 2004
Grant, 17 page(s)
 
This article identifies and discusses some basic conceptual issues involved in defining the youth re-entry population and uses available data to estimate the magnitude and characteristics of youth who re-enter society from some type of secure confinement; also discussed is the need to provide re-entry services for youth in transition from various other types of out-of-home placements, such as foster care.