Adventure Diversion Program. Designated as a Best Practice for the Deinstitutionalization of Status Offenders by the Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention. How it all began …October 2005. COMMUNITY COLLABORATION. Collaboration 101 – Finding the Right Partners.
Designated as a Best Practice
for the Deinstitutionalization of Status Offenders by the Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention
1 Saturday/month (with transportation support provided).
Cost of Detention
Cost of ADP
(Reported by Carroll County DJS)
Annual Savings: $299,070
Teaching youth to navigate from risk to adventure…
I agree to respect adult leaders and other participants.
I understand that the following behaviors will not be tolerated: * Fighting * Stealing * Vandalism * Foul Language * Inappropriate Contact
I agree not to possess any drugs; tobacco; alcohol; fireworks; matches; cigarette lighters; knives; items that would endanger people, pets, wildlife, or property; illegal items.
I agree to attend all classes - missing classes may result in further legal action.. I agree to have the Adventure Diversion Coordinator and my probation officer approve a scheduled absence at least one week before the date.
FY'07-FY'09: 87% of youth completing the program with participation at 85 days or more were not placed in a juvenile detention facility for 12-months post service N=31
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The Mentor participation at 85 days or more were
Terms and Eligibility
Carroll County Youth
In Partnership with
The Local Management Board of Carroll County