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Emergency Planning for Juvenile Justice Residential Facilities
(NCJ 234936) October 2011
Report, 50 page(s)
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Provides information about how facilities can ensure that youth receive the supports and services they require as they experience the disruptions that emergencies inevitably cause. This document is the first comprehensive planning guide to address the specific needs of children, youth, and families involved in the justice system during an emergency. It emphasizes the importance of ongoing communication and collaboration with community partners in the emergency planning process. The document provides step-by-step guidance to help ensure the efficient continuation of operations during an emergency, the reduction of risk to the physical plant, and the safety and well-being of the youth and staff who live and work in the nation's juvenile justice residential facilities.