At Risk Youth
LEWIS COUNTY JUVENILE COURT
AT-RISK YOUTH LEGISLATION
R.C.W. l3.32A Effective 7/23/95
The At-Risk Youth program hopes to strengthen and reconcile families experiencing problems with youth who are at risk to themselves or to others.
The At-Risk Youth handout provides more information regarding the program.At-risk youth means a juvenile:
- who is absent from home for at least seventy-two consecutive hours without consent of his or her parent;
- who is beyond the control of his or her parent such that the child’s behavior endangers the health, safety, or welfare of the child or any other person; or
- who has a substance abuse problem for which there are no pending criminal charges related to the substance abuse.