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) Chapter 9, p. 213-233.

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2003

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

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In this chapter the authors describe the Phoenix Academy program, the design of RAND's Adolescent Treatment Models evaluation of the program, and characteristics of the 449 youths referred by Probation to Phoenix Academy or one of six other group homes included in the evaluation.

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