University of Memphis Correctional Dispositional Plan for a Juvenile Paper

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  1. Scenario: You are a probation officer or juvenile corrections officer tasked with making recommendations to a judge for a juvenile’s entire course of treatment. You can advise on the sanctions they should receive; the components of their correctional treatment; the programs, training, or institutions that should assist them; any alternatives or special conditions to consider, and; terms for their aftercare and transition back into the community.
    Write a 700-word narrative that outlines a correctional dispositional plan for a juvenile.
    View 1 of the selected videos from the University Library.
    Choose 1 of the following juveniles from the videos to use as an example case study for this week’s assignment:
    • Donovan from Second Chance Kids
    • Rolon from Second Chance Kids
    • Shawn from Juvenile Justice
    • Jose from Juvenile Justice
    • Manny from Juvenile Justice
    • Marquese from Juvenile Justice
    • Gina, from the Ch. 11 Critical Thinking Exercises #3 (p. 312-3)
    • Any of the juveniles from the Week 3 court session videos
    Note: If you choose an example with a known correctional plan, do not propose the same plan from the original case study. Make your own recommendations for a different process for the juvenile’s treatment.
    Complete the following in your recommended plan for the juvenile:
    • Summarize the outcome of the adjudication process and the disposition in this case.
    • Describe the treatment of the juvenile in this situation.
    • Explain the risk factors that need to be considered in the assessment of this juvenile.
    • Explain how the combination of factors considered in this case were connected and influenced the original outcome, if any.
    • List any additional information you would like to have before considering other correctional treatments for the juvenile.
    • Recommend 2 alternative correctional strategies for this juvenile: 1 that includes a correctional program that exists in your state as well as 1 other potential option.
    • Explain how you could monitor, measure, report, and support the juvenile’s progress through treatment.
    • Justify your plan with evidence that supports your recommendations.

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A Correctional Dispositional Plan for a Juvenile

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1. Adjudication process, disposition, and treatment of the juvenile
The outcome of the adjudication process in Kymyada’s case is involved with three parties
with each collecting their required information. The attorney, Don Wrack in Kymyada’s case,
guides, asks and directs the juvenile on what to explain at the face of the jury. The petition filed
by her mother is heard in the courtroom with the presence of all pieces of evidence. She is allowed
to explain the misunderstanding and issue her requests as per the court rulings. The disposition
received from the judge, in this case, is issued twice. First, Kymyada’s detention is extended to
curb her behavior. Later on, falling on common agreement among all the parties allows the juvenile
to be released on conditions such as attention from family, homebuilders’ care, and GED
enrollment. The juvenile in this detention facility and law court is treated with the conscience of
reforming her understanding and morality rather than punishing her delinquency.
2. Risk f...

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