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We have more students today in the United States in juvenile detention (kiddie jail), foster care, opportunity school (alternative school placements best known for security and high levels of supervision than for their education programs), and residential placements than the entire state regular student populations of any of three states, Rhode Island, Main, or New England. How is higher education using both its talents and research prowess to address these, the most needy of our population to ensure that they will eventually leave these high supervision placements and be able to earn a livable wage?
WIth the increase in Neuroscience and the ability to change behavior through learning about oneself through Neurofeedback does another know any current research in the Juvenile Justice system for to address criminal needs (Poor decision making/trauma/drugs/theft?
Basically i want to use this scale (SRD) for the measurement of delinquent behaviour in juvenile delinquents, but unfortunately am not able to assess the norms or manual of above said scale.
I am seeking information in regards to a new research project I am undertaking. It is an International and National (NZ) review of the available literature on ‘alternative interventions for youth traffic offenders’. Youth in our project covers those between the ages of 14-19 years of age. I am seeking information on interventions that have been proven to have a more positive impact on both reoffending and road safety than the traditional sanctions of custodial sentences, fines and licence demerit points. I will be reviewing information that covers three key areas:
· Graduated Driver Licence System (GDLS) breaches and Unlicensed Driving
· Drink/drug driving
· Other offending (Speed, careless/reckless driving and restraints)
If you are able to furnish me with any information regarding the above or point me to any resources where such information may be available or put me in contact with anyone you believe would be of help in such matters I would be extremely grateful. Kind Regards,
Why are juveniles committing more violent crimes? What theory can best explain why are juveniles choosing to commit a crime?
how will we determine the maturity level of an individual for treating him as an adult?
There is an innovative campaign aimed to help young offenders, encouraging to define their aims and to acknowledge the negative side of being a part of gang.
1)What, in your opinion, would motivate 18-25 year-old ex-offenders to do so?
2) What message is number 1 to be delivered through the mentoring service?
3) Through the design of printed media (such as info leaflet. workbook and posters), how can these people be influence for their own benefits?
I'm completing a lit review that defines the relational risks to delinquent youth and postulating that mentoring is a desirable intervention to mitigate societal risks and risks to the youth.
For measuring delinquent behavior in adolescents, who already in observation home..!!
Looking at disproportionate minority contact of juveniles.
I want to develop and validate a scale to assess child offenders. I understand the term construct validity but get confused with reliability?
Any help and references will assist.
Whilst there is concern about the existence of ADHD there is equal concern that, as it does exist with regard a type of diagnosis relating to a varied set of behaviours, many of which are considered undesireable without their being any specific intent. Such that recent focus has been on the prison population and how many may or should be diagnosed with ADHD but what of those under community supervision? Does anyone know of any policies/practices which are in current use - UK prefered but International data eqally invaluable.
Are there any articles that can help with the connection between learning disabilities and juvenile delinquency
We will be developing a family system therapy approach in Vietnam for families that include grandparents, aunts and uncles living in close proximity.
The research about this topic is mind blowing. So much information and proof that there is a need for gender-based assessments and programs to address the needs of the girls to help reduce recidivism. It seems to be a nationwide issue. Why aren't there any solutions?