Douglas Young is responsible for assisting with evaluations and providing program development assistance in juvenile assessment and aftercare, adult corrections and substance abuse treatment, and offender re-entry. Mr. Young has an extensive background in action research with state and local justice and public health agencies, and has also undertaken research involving a national, multi-level survey of offender treatment as well as a controlled study of technology transfer in juvenile case management and substance abuse treatment. Prior to joining the Institute in 2000, he spent fifteen years at the Vera Institute in New York City, where he led studies on court system use of new treatment alternatives, compulsory treatment, alternative-to-incarceration programs, drug courts, and prison treatment programs. Mr. Young holds a M.S. in Experimental Psychology from Trinity University and a B.A. in Psychology and Education from Lewis and Clark College.