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CRJU155 - Emerging Trends in Juvenile Justice

Semester Credit Hour(s) 3
This course examines emerging trends in the juvenile justice system. Topics include delinquency theories, categories of offenders, processing, treatment procedures, and juvenile correction alternatives. Complex issues presented in today’s juvenile justice system are explored such as diversion programs, mentoring programs, teen courts, and prevention. Students will have an opportunity to debate approaches to alternative sentencing and judicial waivers as well as the adjudication of juvenile offenders.

Prerequisite or Corequisite: CRJU 103