CJJ 2002 - Juvenile Delinquency and Rehabilitation
(3 Credit Hours)
This course defines juvenile delinquency, the general proceedings of the juvenile court system and compares the advantages and disadvantages of juvenile incarceration. Discussion subjects will include major causes of juvenile delinquency; problem areas between peers which have an influence upon juvenile delinquency; parents and school; the labeling theory; the gang theory of juvenile delinquency causation; the importance of the public school system to detection and prevention; and the juvenile halfway house concept.
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