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CJ 210
Working in the Juvenile Justice System


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Instruction and simulated experiences designed to develop a basic understanding of the multiplicity of roles the juvenile justice system is expected to carry out. Examines the four main elements: courts and related processes, detention centers, institutions, and group homes. Explores the administration/authority granted by the legislature to manage each element. Also examines the duties and qualifications of juvenile justice workers in the state of Washington. Recommended: READ 088.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Develop an understanding of the juvenile justice system, its philosophy, operations and outcomes.
  • Use terminology and legal terms applicable to criminal justice.
  • Distinguish between diversion, probation and parole.
  • Describe different views and perspective that characterize the study of juvenile delinquency.

  • Course Topics
  • Childhood and Delinquency
  • Gender and Delinquency
  • The Family and Delinquency
  • Peer and Delinquency: Gangs and Groups
  • School and Delinquency
  • Drugs and Delinquency
  • Juvenile Court Process
  • Juvenile Corrections: Probation, Community Treatment, and Institutionalization

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    Two Year Projected Schedule

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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
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    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.