cpss415 | undergraduate
Working With Juvenile Offenders
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History and Overview of Juvenile Justice
- Describe the juvenile justice system in America today and the development of juvenile institutions.
- Discuss juvenile delinquency and what it means to be at risk.
- Explore the social changes in juvenile justice over time and social process theories.
- Define the developmental theories of delinquency and prevention strategies.
The Measurement of Juvenile Offenders
- Summarize trends in crime and delinquency.
- Interpret the Uniform Crime Report and explore other major data sources in delinquency.
- Differentiate challenges faced by male and female offenders.
- Demonstrate how prevention and control of delinquency are measured.
Juvenile Classification System and Community-Based Treatment
- Analyze the juvenile court process and correctional treatment options for juveniles.
- Examine juvenilesâ attitudes toward police and the legal rights of juveniles.
- Analyze juvenile probation and its impact on community-based treatment.
- Compare types of community-based treatment.
Community Supervision Strategies and Working with Juvenile Offenders
- Explain strategies for the correctional treatment of juvenile offenders.
- Examine the legal rights of confined juveniles.
- Analyze juvenile probation practices.
- Differentiate types of treatment options for juvenile offenders.
Family and Other Juvenile Offender Challenges
- Discuss the familyâs influence on delinquency.
- Explain the effects of child abuse and neglect.
- Summarize the Family and Delinquency Control Policy.
- Explore external factors related to delinquency.
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