Diversion of youth from the juvenile justice system
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Diversion of youth from the juvenile justice system project orientation training manual by Karlyn Carroll

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States

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Edition Notes

SeriesNOSR technical assistance series
ContributionsBoggs, Keith, United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, National Office for Social Responsibility
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 37 p. ;
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13603706M

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A diversion program for young offenders. The primary goal of the program is to reduce the occurrence of juvenile crime by diverting youth from the traditional juvenile justice system and providing an alternative to formal processing. The program is rated Promising. Treatment youth were significantly less likely to .   Over the past two decades, I have had the extraordinary experience of working with youth involved in the juvenile justice system and the child welfare system. I am thrilled to bear witness as Los Angeles County finally moves toward using diversion programs to keep kids out of juvenile justice and in school and at home where they belong. The Miami-Dade Juvenile Assessment Center implemented a diversion program for first-time, nonviolent youth. The Post-Arrest Diversion (PAD) program provides systematic, standardized screening and assessment, individualized case planning, an extensive referral Cited by: For these reasons, the juvenile justice system has always emphasized "diversion," or the practice of handling youthful offenders outside of the formal justice system whenever possible (Whitehead.

A separate juvenile justice system was established in the United States about years ago with the goal of diverting youthful offenders from the destructive punishments of criminal courts and encouraging rehabilitation based on the individual juvenile's needs. This system was to differ from adult or criminal court in a number of ways. It was. This book provides a complete, in-depth overview of all phases of the contemporary juvenile justice system. It examines the nature of delinquency, classifications of juvenile offenders, alternative explanations for juvenile misconduct, juvenile courts and juvenile rights, and corrections/5(5). Get this from a library! Program announcement: diversion of youth from the juvenile justice system.. [United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.]. Planning and implementing an alcohol and other drug (AOD) abuse treatment diversion program is not a simple task. Many issues must be considered before comprehensive planning for a system to divert youth from the juvenile court system to appropriate AOD abuse treatment can begin. Complex decisions must be made by a collaborative group that is formed to plan and to get the program started.

Get this from a library! Diversion of youth from the juvenile justice system: project orientation resource handbook.. [Karlyn Carroll; Keith Boggs; United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.; National Office for Social Responsibility.].   Within the juvenile justice system, there are stark racial disparities in who gets detained — disparities that are inevitably reproduced by the adult criminal justice system. Given the reality that past incarceration is the single greatest factor in predicting a person’s future criminal activity, diversionary programs are : Portia Allen-Kyle. On Dec. 1, , NC became the final state to "Raise the Age" for nonviolent offenses to Criminal charges against kids aged will now first be heard in juvenile court; those charged w/serious,violent crimes will transfer to superior court. About Juvenile Justice. Juvenile Justice is committed to the reduction and prevention of juvenile. juvenile justice system. Diversion– if the youth does not have a prior record and he or she is in custody for certain misdemeanors, the officer may choose not to arrest the youth and instead divert the youth away from the juvenile justice system into an alternative community-based program. The youth will be released to his or her parent or File Size: KB.