oa Article 40 - Impediments in the management of young offenders in the Free State

Volume 3 Number 1
  • ISSN : 1562-4382



Extracted from text ... 10 Background During 1999/2000 a study was conducted to identify and descriptionbe the range of training needs experienced by persons actively involved in the manage-ment of young offenders in the Free State. While pursuing this overall aim of the study, respond-ents identified various impedi-ments that exist in providing chil-dren in conflict with the law with appropriate services. The target population for the purposes of data-gathering consisted of social workers and probation officers responsible for the management of young offenders in the Free State. A total of 38 service providers were interviewed according to a semi-structured interview schedule. The interviews consisted of ..

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