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Juveniles in Corrections
Facility Practices and Services
Q: Do private and public facilities provide onsite residential treatment?
A: More than 6 in 10 (62%) facilities reported providing onsite treatment services in 2018.

Percent of facilities providing treatment services, by facility operation, 2018

Total Public State Local Private
Total number of facilities 1,510 903 331 572 607

Number of facilities
 providing onsite treatment
932 468 250 218 464

Any treatment service 62% 52% 76% 38% 76%

Onsite treatment services1
 Mental health 86% 90% 94% 86% 83%
 Substance abuse 70% 80% 87% 72% 60%
 Sex offender 36% 38% 53% 22% 34%
 Violent offender 21% 30% 42% 17% 11%
 Arson 10% 13% 22% 4% 8%

1Percent based on number of facilities providing onsite treatment.

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  • A larger proportion of private facilities (76%) reported providing onsite treatment services in 2018 than public facilities (52%).

Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/corrections/qa08520.asp?qaDate=2018. Released on May 15, 2020.

Data Source: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Juvenile Residential Facility Census 2018 [machine-readable data files]. Washington, D.C.: OJJDP.

 

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