2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jan 26, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRJ 155 - Juvenile Justice System

Credits: 3
An analysis of the causes and extent of delinquent behavior; techniques addressing juvenile offenders and victims; prevention and repression of delinquency; organization of community resources for juvenile offenders including juvenile law, court, and correctional procedures.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Summarize the nature and extent of delinquency in the United States;
  2. Contrast the general theories of juvenile crime causation;
  3. Examine the impact of social institutions such as family, peers, and schools on juveniles’ behavior;
  4. Differentiate among the roles and responsibilities of police, social services, the court system, and the correctional system as related to juvenile victimization and criminality;
  5. Describe the laws, procedures and policies involved in processing a juvenile offender through the juvenile justice system;
  6. Differentiate between the adult and juvenile criminal justice systems.

Prerequisite: CRJ 104  

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