100897: Juveniles in Corrections

About the Course:

This course presents clear, comprehensive, and reliable statistical information on juveniles in custody. It is an excellent resource for policymakers and juvenile justice professionals. The information presented is essential not only for planning and operating juvenile facilities but also for understanding and preventing delinquency.

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Department of Justice

Publication Date:

June 2004

Author

Melissa Sickmund

About the Author:

U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care and criminal justice professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about juvenile offenders and the juvenile justice system.. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the data presented.

  2. Compare rates of incarceration among juveniles of different ethnicities and gender.

  3. Apply information presented to working with juvenile offenders and the juvenile justice system.

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