“SCARED STRAIGHT” INFORMATION
- Justice Department Discourages the Use of “Scared Straight” Programs
- Op-Ed on Scared Straight
- Scared Straight and Other Juvenile Awareness Programs for Preventing Juvenile Delinquency: A Systematic Review
Davidson County Juvenile Court does not offer tours of detention for the purpose of “scaring” young people into compliance; however, there are many evidence-based programs and services we can connect parents and guardians to if they are having difficulty with their child’s behavior. Should you wish for Davidson County Juvenile Court to assist in connecting you with evidence-based programs and services, please fill out the form below.