Risk Factors of Juvenile Crime and Rehabilitation

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PAPER MUST BE 2-3 PAGES IN LENGTH (DO NOT GO BY WORD COUNT) 12 POINT FONT, DOUBLE SPACED, INCLUDE SUBHEADING BETWEEN SECTIONS. PROPER APA FORMAT THROUGHOUT THE PAPER. Use references provided below.

Throughout the years, there has been ongoing debate in the popular press and the general public related to reasons juveniles to engage in crime. Engaging in violent crimes may have short- and long-term effects on the social, emotional, educational, and career prospects of juveniles. In an effort to mitigate these effects, many rehabilitative services have been developed to help juvenile offenders, some of which are more effective than others.

For this Assignment, think about risk factors and influences on juvenile engagement in crime. Consider the effectiveness of rehabilitation services for juveniles who engage in violent crimes.

The Assignment (2–3 pages):

  • Explain three reasons juveniles may engage in violent crimes.
  • Explain possible short-term effects on juvenile offenders who engage in violent crimes.
  • Explain possible long-term effects on juvenile offenders who engage in violent crimes.
  • Describe two rehabilitative services provided by the juvenile justice system.
  • Explain whether or not each of these rehabilitative services is effective. Justify your response with references to the literature and the Learning Resources.


Readings

  • Course Text: Investigating Difference: Human and Cultural Relations in Criminal Justice
    • Chapter 14, “Youth Crime and Justice in a Changing Society”
  • Article: Culhane, S., & Taussig, H. N. (2009). The structure of problem behavior in a sample of maltreated youths. Social Work Research, 33(2), 70–78.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library using the Academic Search Complete database.
  • Article: Jordan, K. L., & Myers, D. L. (2011). Juvenile transfer and deterrence: Reexamining the effectiveness of a “get-tough” policy. Crime & Delinquency, 57(2), 247–270.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library using the Sage Premier 2012 database.
  • Article: Lipsey, M. W. (2009). The primary factors that characterize effective interventions with juvenile offenders: A meta-analytic overview. Victims & Offenders, 4(2), 124–147.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library using the SocINDEX with Full Text database.
  • Article: Pearl, N., Ashcraft, R. P., & Geis, K. A. (2009). Predicting juvenile recidivism using the San Diego regional resiliency check-up. Federal Probation, 73(3), 46–49.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library using the Academic Search Complete database.
  • Article: Piquero, A. R., Cullen, F. T., Unnever, J. D., Piquero, N. L., & Gordon, J. A. (2010). Never too late: Public optimism about juvenile rehabilitation. Punishment & Society, 12(2), 187–207.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library using the Sage Premier 2012 database.
  • Article: Ward, C. L., Martin, E. E., & Distiller, G. B. (2007). Factors affecting resilience in children exposed to violence. South African Journal of Psychology, 37(1), 165–187.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library using the Academic Search Complete database.

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