Mar 24, 2023  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

CRJU-269 Introduction to the Juvenile Justice System

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-016  (ACSR-016)
This course provides an in-depth examination of the juvenile justice system to include offender classification historical procedural laws and the legal processing of juvenile offenders. Delinquency causation prevention and adjudication will be studied to ascertain the philosophy and treatment that could be utilized.

Course Outcomes
1. Demonstrate knowledge of the reasons for the continued and ongoing study of juvenile justice system. 2. Demonstrate knowledge of the terminology of the juvenile justice system. 3. Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to the status offender. 4. Demonstrate knowledge of the juvenile delinquent. 5. Demonstrate knowledge of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decisions pertaining to the legal processing of the juvenile delinquent. 6. Understand the unique functions of the Probate Court. 7. Understand the juvenile justice wavier procedure. 8. Demonstrate knowledge of the various juvenile justice dispositions. 9. Demonstrate knowledge of theoretical characteristics of the adolescent. 10. Demonstrate knowledge of the dynamics of the family in relationships to juvenile delinquency. 11. Demonstrate knowledge of the incidents of child abuse and neglect in relationships to delinquency. 12. Understand futuristic trends in terms of delinquency prevention. 13. Demonstrate knowledge of the basic Juvenile Justice System in relationship to the Adult Criminal Justice System. 14. Analyze from a Criminal Justice perspective select causative factors pertinent to juvenile delinquency. 15. Demonstrate knowledge of basic data systems, and issues associated with interpretation of such data. 16. Demonstrate ability to apply the Criminal Justice/Juvenile Justice practices, concepts, and procedures of Juvenile delinquency to a case study.