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 Pages Tagged With: "Youth Rehabilitative Services"

Community Services/Probation & Aftercare

Community Services, YRS. The Delaware Children’s Department, State of Delaware, provides integrated services for the health and well-being of Delaware’s children and their families.




New Castle County Detention Center

New Castle County Detention Center(NCCDC). The Delaware Children’s Department, State of Delaware, provides integrated services for the health and well-being of Delaware’s children and their families.




Modified Positive Achievement Change Tool®

Community Services, YRS. The Delaware Children’s Department, State of Delaware, provides integrated services for the health and well-being of Delaware’s children and their families.




Community Advisory Board

Mission Statement The Community Advisory Board (CAB) for the Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services shall be appointed by the Director.  The members shall be a representative group of citizens from both the public and private sectors who are active in community affairs and have a broad background in juvenile welfare interests.   Members shall select a […]




Dispositional Guidelines For Juveniles

I. PURPOSE The Committee on Dispositional Guidelines for Juveniles (10 Del. C. § 1008) is responsible for developing guidelines for use in determining dispositions of juvenile offenders. The guidelines must include clear, consistent, and objective criteria for determining that the rehabilitation plan for a youth should include a period of secure incarceration. It was the […]




Ferris Academic Education

“Educational Excellence for Every Student Every Day” Academic Services Residents are expected to participate in the academic program Monday through Friday. Classes are offered in: English Mathematics Science Social Studies Remedial Reading Health Physical Education Visual Arts Financial Literacy G. E.D. Preparation Career Preparation Skilled & Technical Sciences Upon enrollment, students are interviewed and assessed to […]




The Seven Challenges

What is The Seven Challenges? The Seven Challenges is a holistic, comprehensive counseling program for youth and young adults that incorporates work on drug problems, co-occurring problems and for remediating life skill deficits. Seven Challenges includes a health-decision making, cognitive/emotional, empowering model that guides youth through the process of weighing the benefits versus the harm […]




Ferris School

Ferris School is a secure care, ACA accredited treatment facility providing services for up to 72 court committed males, ages 13 to 18. The average length of stay is six months, followed by a six-week transition program. Youth committed to Ferris are identified as serious and/or chronic repeat offenders, who pose a risk to themselves […]




Juvenile Civil Citation

Juvenile Civil Citation. The Delaware Children’s Department, State of Delaware, provides integrated services for the health and well-being of Delaware’s children and their families.




Behavior Management

Office of Case Management(OCM). The Delaware Children’s Department, State of Delaware, provides integrated services for the health and well-being of Delaware’s children and their families.