Class Syllibus 374
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|[pic] |Course Syllabus |
| |College of Criminal Justice and Security |
| |CJA/374 Version 3 |
| |Juvenile Justice Systems and Processes |
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This course is a general orientation to the field of juvenile justice, including causation theories and the development of system responses to delinquent behavior. The problems facing juveniles today are addressed, and adult and juvenile justice systems are compared, including initial apprehension, referral, and preventive techniques. Specific issues examined include chemical dependency, mental illness, and compulsive and habitual offenders. Special attention is given to the problems inherent in the police handling of juveniles and the function of juvenile courts.
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