Course Details

LGS406 Juvenile Offenders

An overview of causes and types of offenses by juveniles and an exploration of the legal issues and enforcement procedures in the short-term detention and long-term incarceration of juveniles. Prevention programs such as Juvenile Court, legal system intervention programs and services, court ordered probation, detention, group home care, institutional care and community programs (community service, restitution and social skill development) are all examined as responses to juvenile offending.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: LGS301