CRIJ 370 Juvenile Delinquency

Started on January 1, 1970

3 hours
This course examines the nature, concept, and measurement of juvenile delinquency. Theoretical models are used to explain and understand the causes of delinquency. An overview and history of the juvenile justice system’s philosophy and practice are given. The role of the police, the juvenile trial process, and both community-based and secure correctional sanctions are reviewed.