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Changing Juvenile Justice Policy and Practice: Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Louisiana

  • Joseph J. CocozzaEmail author
  • Debra K. DePrato
  • Stephen PhillippiJr.
  • Karli J. Keator
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Part of the Issues in Clinical Child Psychology book series (ICCP)

Abstract

This chapter will describe how the gap between existing juvenile justice policies and programs, and research-based practices was closed in Louisiana as a result of advocacy efforts at the state and local level with support from a national foundation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph J. Cocozza
    • 1
    Email author
  • Debra K. DePrato
    • 2
  • Stephen PhillippiJr.
    • 3
  • Karli J. Keator
    • 1
  1. 1.National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice, Policy Research Associates, Inc.DelmarUSA
  2. 2.Institute for Public Health and JusticeLouisiana State University Health Sciences CenterNew OrleansUSA
  3. 3.School of Public HealthLouisiana State University Health Sciences CenterNew OrleansUSA

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