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CJA 374 Week 1 Juvenile Crime Statistics

Navigate to
the National Criminal Justice Reference Service website (https://www.ncjrs.gov/)

Go to
the Site Search box

Enter the
following: Juvenile Arrests 2008.

Read the
“Juvenile Arrests 2008”
bulletin by Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

 

Resource:
National Criminal Justice Reference Service article “Juvenile Arrests 2008,”

 

Write a
700- to 1,050-word paper summarizing the key points of the “Juvenile Arrests 2008” article. Address the following in your
paper:

·        
 

·        
The overall decrease in juvenile
arrests.

·        
The increase in drug offenses and simple
assaults.

·        
Implications for juvenile females and
members of ethnic and racial minorities.

·        
The increase in arrests of juvenile
females and the decrease in arrests of male juvenile offenders for violent
crimes.

·        
An assessment of tracking juvenile
arrests as a method of measuring the amount of and trends in juvenile crime.

·        
 

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.  Please
include at least 2 academic sources, in addition to your weekly readings
.

 

CJA 374 Week 2 Crime Causation and Diversion

Write
a
700 - 1,050-word paper comparing two juvenile diversion, intervention, or
prevention programs operating in your city or state.

Address the
following in your paper:

 

·        
How do the programs work to reduce
juvenile crime? Base this on an analysis of the relationship between program
premise and goals and one or more major causes of juvenile delinquent behavior.

 

·        
What are the programs’ major goals,
objectives, and core beliefs?

 

·        
Who are the key participants in these
programs?

 

·        
What services do they provide to youths?

 

·        
Identify which program of the two is
more effective at reducing juvenile crime and why.

 

Format your
paper consistent with APA guidelines.  Please include at least 2 academic sources,
in addition to your weekly readings
.

 

CJA 374 Week 2 Learning Team Charter - Conflict Resolution

Continue
working
on the team paper and presentation due in Week Five.

 

Comprehensive
LT conflict resolution plan.
When writing the conflict
resolution plan, please indicate the CONSEQUENCES for failure to submit
individual input to ensure Fair and Even Contribution and Collaboration.

 

Write a
800-1000 word conflict resolution.  It is
necessary to have collaboration that the whole team agrees upon and can follow
with a step by step conflict resolution plan.

 

Address
how
the missing work will be completed by the remainder of the team. Specify
sanctions for non-contributing student. Sanctions can include partial credit,
denial of credit (omitting name from assignment), expulsion from the team, or
another agreed upon consequence. Conflicts must be documented by all team
members. 

 

Format your resolution consistent with APA
guidelines.

 

CJA 374 Week 3 Juvenile and Adult Courts A Comparative Analysis

Write a 1,050- to
1,750-word paper comparing juvenile courts with adult courts. Include the
following in your paper:

 

·        
An
overview of the juvenile justice system.

·        
A
point-by-point comparison between juvenile and adult courts.

·        
The
adjudication process by which a juvenile is transferred to the adult court
system.

·        
The
implications of the following for youthful offenders:

 

·        
The
trend of increasing the use of waivers

·        
The
trend of remanding juveniles to adult court for processing.

 

·        
The
societal implications of abolishing juvenile court.

 

Format your paper
consistent with APA guidelines.  Please include at least 2 academic sources,
in addition to your weekly readings
.

 

CJA 374 Week 4 Juvenile Justice Process and Corrections

Resource:
University of Phoenix Material: Juvenile Justice
Process and Corrections.

 

Read the instructions in the University of Phoenix Material: Juvenile
Justice Process and Corrections on the student website and select one option to
complete for your assignment.

 

·        
Option
1: Flow Chart – must provide written relevant, detailed information based on
your state’s laws and practices and the case study that you choose. 

·        
 

·        
Option
2: Offender Journal Entry – do not write in first person narrative. The journal
entry must be based on fact and the state laws and practices of the state you
live in.

·        
 

·        
Option
3: Paper

 

Format your flow chart,
offender journal or paper consistent with APA guidelines.  Please include at least 2 academic sources,
in addition to your weekly readings.

 

CJA 374 Week 4 Reference List for wk. 5 LT Final Project CWEjuvenile
References


Continue working on the team
paper and presentation due in Week Five.

 

 

Reference List for final LT
assignment.

Format your paper
consistent with APA guidelines.

 

CJA 374 Week 4 Reference List for wk. 5 LT Final Project Week 4 Team
Assignment


Continue working on the team
paper and presentation due in Week Five.

 

Reference List for final LT
assignment.

Format your paper
consistent with APA guidelines.

 

CJA 374 Week 5 Future of the Juvenile Justice System Proposal and
Presentation


Write a 1,750- to
2,250-word proposal addressing the following scenario: You are on a team of
juvenile justice consultants creating a proposal that will be presented to the
state legislature concerning the future of the juvenile justice system.

 

Address the following in
your proposal:

 

·        
Recommendations
for all aspects of the system including the following:

 

·        
Community
involvement

·        
Law
enforcement

·        
Courts

·        
Corrections

·        
Private
sector or privatization involvement

 

·        
A
justification for the system and funding based on history, trends, and
causation theories.

 

Create a
10- to 15-slide presentation of the highlights of your proposal, including
speaker notes as you would deliver to the state legislature. Also include 2 to
3 recommendations from the team.

 

Format your paper consistent with APA
guidelines.  Please include at least 2 academic sources, in
addition to your weekly readings
.

 

CJA 374 Entire Course All DQs

Wk 1 DQ 1

At what age are individuals truly capable of understanding the
seriousness and consequences of their actions? At what age should juveniles be
tried as adults?

 

Wk 1 DQ 2

Should juveniles be incarcerated or institutionalized for status
offenses such as truancy or running away? Explain why.

 

Wk 1 DQ 3

What is the purpose of the confidentiality of juvenile proceedings?
Should the public have a right to know who juvenile criminals are?

 

Wk 2 DQ 1

May a police officer be effectively involved in preventing juvenile
delinquency?

 

Wk 2 DQ 2

Among the principle figures, including family, church, schools, police,
and youth organizations, who has the most important role in the prevention of
delinquency? Discuss each and explain your choice of most important.

 

Wk 2 DQ 3

Discuss an example of juvenile delinquency with which you are familiar.
Describe the delinquency. To what extent did the family contribute to the
delinquency? What might the family have done differently?

 

Wk 3 DQ 1

What are the pros and cons of securely detaining a juvenile prior to
any formal action to adjudicate?

 

Wk 3 DQ 2

Should there be a juvenile justice system, or should juveniles who
commit serious crimes be treated as adults while the other juvenile offenders
are handled by social welfare agencies?

 

Wk 3 DQ 3

Should the federal government take the lead in efforts to reduce
juvenile delinquency or should efforts and intervention be lead by the family,
school, and church? Explain your answer.

 

Wk 4 DQ 1

Is it possible to reconcile the dual objectives in a juvenile
correctional institution of rehabilitation and public or staff safety issues?
Explain your answer.

 

Wk 4 DQ 2

What is your opinion of returning a juvenile offender to the public
school system after a period of secure confinement? Explain your answer.

 

Wk 4 DQ 3

As a parole officer, how might you handle a juvenile who is within 2
months of being 18 years old and who persistently violates his curfew, which is
a condition of his parole program?

 

Wk 5 DQ 1

Which components of the juvenile justice system might be effectively
privatized? Explain your answer.

 

Wk 5 DQ 2

How would you ensure that the public is safe if a juvenile institution
is operated privately instead of by a state agency?

 

Wk 5 DQ 3

From everything you have learned in this course, what would you
consider the biggest weakness in your state’s juvenile justice system? Describe
the weakness, and explain how you might correct the problem.

 
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