An Evaluation of Substance Abuse Treatment Services for Juvenile Probationers at Phoenix Academy of Los Angeles
Published in: Adolescent substance abuse treatment in the United States: exemplary models from a national evaluation study / edited by Sally J. Stevens, Andrew R. Morral (Binghamton, N.Y. : Haworth Press, 2003), p. 213-233
Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 2002
Established in 1987, the program model, called Phoenix Academy, is a modified therapeutic community for adolescents that integrates an on-site public school into the treatment milieu. The model employs the view that substance abuse is the outward manifestation of a broad set of personal and developmental problems.