Juvenile Justice Guide
by: Edward A Thibault, Ph.D. and John J Maceri, M.S.W.
Softcover, 6 x 9, 176 pages
An extremely thorough look at the juvenile justice system, from entry and sentencing to prevention and counseling.
Expert insights into the unique processes and procedures of juvenile justice... from entering the system and navigating the courts to sentencing, counseling & juvenile crime prevention. What does research say about the impact of family life on delinquent youth? How do juvenile court procedures differ from adult court. How do the juvenile agencies really work? What are the options for juvenile placements and which ones work best? What counseling methods are most effective? What are the most useful theories that best explain juvenile delinquency? Get answers to these and other related questions.
A Practical Handbook for: Probation, Juvenile Parole and Police Officers Juveniles and professionals involved in the juvenile justice system Lawyers, social workers and youth workers Juvenile Delinquency & Juvenile Justice courses Criminal justice college students and facility.
Chapters Include: The Juvenile Justice System and The Family Diversion, Juvenile Agencies, and Community Based Services Juvenile Court Procedures Major Court Cases in Juvenile Justice Juvenile Court Sentencing/Dispositions and Placements Counseling Juveniles Juvenile Delinquency Theories What Works For Juveniles Updating Juvenile Justice.
A dynamic review of major justice theories. Answers questions like: How do juvenile sentencing guidelines differ from adult sentences? What are the agencies within the juvenile justice system and how do they work? What are the options for post-crime placement... and more.
Also included - 11 landmark juvenile case reviews.
Instructor's CD available, upon adoption for class use.
• Family Court Act of the State of New York
• Legal References for Professionals in Child Welfare Cases in NYS
• Juvenile Offender Handbook for New York State
• Juvenile Justice Guide PowerPoint CD
• Juvenile Rights Practice Handbook of NYS Paperback