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Sometimes, parents are having problems with children being uncontrollable or running away from home. The Juvenile Justice Unit is a referral source for parents experiencing these difficulties.
Parents must exhaust other resources before the unit will become involved.
The Department is not a placing agency for uncontrollable teens and emphasis is placed on parental responsibility for their children.
Additionally, parents need to make every attempt to recover their children that run away.
We recommend that parents try:
We recommend that adolescents try: