cja374 | undergraduate
Juvenile Justice Systems And Processes
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Juvenile Justice in the United States
- Describe the history and development of the juvenile court system.
- Compare the roles of the juvenile and adult courts.
- Assess the impact of national initiatives, case law, and legislation on state juvenile justice systems.
- Debate the various theories of delinquency causation.
Law Enforcement and the Community
- Explain the role of the police in the juvenile justice system.
- Assess community policing strategies in relation to juveniles.
- Distinguish between educational, prevention, and community programs for juveniles.
The Juvenile Court Process
- Describe the handling of offenders in the juvenile court process.
- Explain the roles and authority of the judge, prosecuting attorney, Court-Appointed Special Advocate, defense counsel, and probation officers.
- Assess the models of risk and needs assessment tools used with juvenile offenders.
- Analyze the role of the victim in juvenile court delinquency cases.
- Compare correctional alternatives for juvenile treatment.
- Rate the types of institutions, programs, and services available to juveniles.
- Determine the resources necessary to work with juveniles with special needs.
- Evaluate the ramifications of the U.S. Supreme Court rulings on juvenile sentencing.
- Discuss the role of privatization in the juvenile justice system.
- Assess existing and new research in determining the future of the juvenile justice system.
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