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Native American Youth: Agencies Incorporated Almost All Leading Practices When Assessing Grant Programs That Could Prevent or Address Delinquency

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Examines federal financial assistance programs that could prevent or address juvenile delinquency in tribal communities, including 25 programs through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Highlights substance misuse and mental health issues as risk factors to juvenile delinquency and discusses federal and tribal-operated Youth Regional Treatment Centers. Explores how federal agencies incorporated best practices into the performance measurement and program evaluation of the grant programs.
Date
08/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Government Accountability Office
Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Behavioral health · Children and youth · Cultural competency · Funding · Mental health · Substance use and misuse