AND PROGRAMMING IN NSD
to NSD receive an orientation at an NSD Intake facility.
Residents receive comprehensive medical, mental health and dental evaluations.
In-depth educational and family assessments are also conducted.
NSD Case Managers
review the information and develop a service plan, which
identifies a juvenile's needs during their stay in detention
and outlines how these needs are to be met. The juvenile
is then assigned to the most appropriate NSD group home.
Youth in NSD
participate in a wide array of cultural activities such
as field trips, museum visits, and sports and recreation
programs. Activities inside the facility are designed to
enhance learning. As such, residents have access to educational
software during computer time, and books and magazines to
encourage reading. To teach responsible behavior, residents
are assigned daily chores, such as making their own beds,
assisting in the kitchen and keeping the facility neat and