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Treatment Outcome Differences Between Youth Offenders From a Rural Joint Commission Accredited Residential Treatment Center and a Rural Non-Accredited Center

NCJ Number
Residential Treatment for Children & Youth Volume: 30 Issue: 3 Dated: July-September 2013 Pages: 227-237
Kenneth M. Coll, Ph.D.; Margaret Sass, Ed.D.; Brenda J. Freeman, Ph.D.; P. Thobro, M.S.; Nicole Hauser, L.C.S.W.
Date Published
August 2013
11 pages
This article discusses accreditation guidelines for residential treatment centers (RTC).
This study was undertaken to investigate the treatment outcome differences between youth offenders from the joint commission accredited residential treatment center (RTC) and youth from a non-accredited center. Results showed that youth from the accredited center reported significantly more progress. Abstract published by arrangement with Taylor and Francis.