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 on January 01, 2003

by Andrew R. Morral, Lisa H. Jaycox, William Smith, Kirsten Becker, Patricia A. Ebener

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.

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