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Puzzanchera, C.M. (2003, Spetember). Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1900-1999. Retrieved from

In this fact sheet from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (1990-1999), Charles M. Puzzanchera talks about the one in four adjudicated delinquency cases resulting in out-of-home placement. Puzzanchera states that there were 639,000 adjudicated delinquency cases in 1999, 24 percent of those resulted in out-of-home placements. The purpose of this fact sheet is to bring awareness on the percentages delinquent cases. The tone of the author is very professional and not biased, it’s simply stating facts.


Hockenberry, S. (2016, May). Juveniles in Residential Placements, 2013. Retrieved from

This is a national survey that details the characteristics of youth held for delinquency and status offenses in public and private residential facilities in every state. Hockenberry goes detail about the characteristics of youth held for delinquency and status offenses in the private and public residential facilities in every state. The purpose of this national survey is to compare the differences in each state. This is to show whether or not the numbers are increasing to decreasing depending on public vs. private. The tone of the author is very professional and well informed.


Swank, J., & Gagnon, J. (2016). Mental Health Services in Juvenile Correctional Facilities: A National Survey of Clinical Staff. Journal of Child & Family Studies25(9), 2862–2872.

This article talks about the best practices in providing mental health services to youth with juvenile correctional facilities. Swank and Gagnon examines the provision of facilities-wide mental health programming, individual, group, and family counseling, and case management services. The purpose of the article is to state what is working within juvenile correctional facilities and what’s not working. The tone of the authors is professional and unbiased with lots of informal sources.


Service availability increased in juvenile residential placement facilities. Retrieved from

This is a snapshot of multiple charts that tell us different data about facilities. This snap shot shows us multiple different charts with different percentages that range from suicide risk to substance abuse. The purpose of this snapshot is to being us awareness of the differences in many years and the many different issues that are involved with delinquency. The tone of this is professional and informative.

#5: Ford, J., & Blaustein, M. (2013). Systemic Self-Regulation: A Framework for Trauma-Informed Services in Residential Juvenile Justice Programs. Journal of Family Violence28(7), 665–677.

This article addresses trauma-informed services within juvenile justice residential programs. Ford and Blaustein do a good job at exampling how most youth detained in juvenile justice facilities have history of exposure to psychological trauma. The purpose of this article is to inform people of the percentages of differences in trauma among many different ages. The tone of this article is professional and informative.


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