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Juveniles in Corrections
Facility Practices and Services
Q: What facility type is most likely to provide onsite residential treatment services?
A: Residential treatment and long-term secure facilities (95% each) were most likely to report providing onsite treatment services in 2016.

Percent of facilities providing treatment services, by facility type*, 2016

Total Detention
Center
Long-term
secure
Reception/
Diagnostic
Center
Group
home
Residential
Treatment
Center
Ranch/
wilderness
camp
Shelter
Total number of facilities 1,772 662 189 58 344 678 30 131

Number of facilities
 providing onsite treatment
1,120 257 180 45 202 643 26 51

Any treatment service 63% 39% 95% 78% 59% 95% 87% 39%

Onsite treatment services1
 Mental health 86% 88% 92% 87% 80% 87% 73% 63%
 Substance abuse 71% 72% 92% 80% 57% 75% 65% 39%
 Sex offender 36% 25% 53% 47% 29% 41% 15% 20%
 Violent offender 20% 20% 37% 40% 11% 22% 27% 10%
 Arson 9% 5% 16% 24% 4% 11% 4% 6%

Notes: *Facility type counts sum to more than 1,772 facilities because facilities could select more than one facility type.
1Percent based on number of facilities providing onsite treatment.

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  • Provision of treatment services varied by service type in 2016. With the exception of ranch/wilderness camps and shelters, at least 8 in 10 facilities reported providing mental health services; 92% of long-term secure facilities reported providing mental health services in 2016. In contrast, less than 10 of facilities reported providing arson treatment services in the same year.

Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/corrections/qa08521.asp?qaDate=2016. Released on March 27, 2018.

Data Source: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Juvenile Residential Facility Census 2016 [machine-readable data files]. Washington, D.C.: OJJDP.

 

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