Youth Treatment Center

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Discovery Art program at YTC

Overview


The Lucas County Youth Treatment Center (YTC) is a secure 32-bed residential facility for felony offenders who would otherwise be committed to an Ohio Department of Youth Services (ODYS) institution.

Systems-based treatment planning focuses on:
  • Correcting criminal thinking
  • Promoting pro-social attitudes, values, and belief
  • Addressing family patterns and relationships
  • Developing socially appropriate ways to manage emotions and conflicts
  • Supporting academic and vocational achievement
  • Encouraging healthier lifestyle through sober and drug-free living
  • Participating in restorative justice activities
A total of 979 youth have been placed at YTC since 1995. Of the 942, 859 were male and 120 were female. 
In 2016, 37 youth were placed at YTC: 31 male/ 6 female.
 
Read more about YTC in this excerpt from the 2015 Annual Report of the Lucas County Juvenile Court.

YTC DYS FY 2017 Annual Report

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA):

If you are aware of or suspect alleged sexual misconduct within the Youth Treatment Center, please complete the PREA Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, and Sexual Harassment Reporting Form .
 
 Youth Treatment Center PREA 2016 Annual Report
PREA Information - Parent and Resident Handbook
PREA Información - Spanish PREA folleto de Información
PREA Compliance Policy
Most Recent PREA Auditor's Report: Facility Visit June 12, 2017 2017 PREA Audit Report