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Delinquency Chapter 14
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He found that they are:
· Dangerous: Youth subjected to intolerable levels of violence, abuse, and maltreatment.
· Ineffective: Recidivism rates are high, Increases lack of employment and education
· Unnecessary: Substantial percent of youth in facilities pose minimal risk to public safety
· Obsolete: There exists numerous interventions and treatment strategies proven to be successful which do not involve the incarceration of youth
· Wasteful: Vast sums of taxpayer money spent that could be used on more effective approaches than incarceration
· Inadequate: Fail to provide even minimum services appropriate for the care and rehabilitation of youth
What did Mendal's (2011) report find regarding U.S. juvenile correctional facilities?
A number of children live for various amounts of time with a single set of house parents or rotating staff
· Alternative to traditional in-home foster care
· Can be used as a transition for youth leaving detention facilities
What is a group home?
A rehabilitative center or house in which juveniles are helped to readjust to the outside world after incarceration in detention facilities
What is hallway house?
Less than 40%
What percent of juveniles in protective custody have actually committed serious delinquency involving harm to themselves or others?
Secure versus Open
· Secure facilities: Most restrictive with locked doors, fencing, high walls, surveillance, and guards. The largest group of juveniles are in secure, long-term facilities.
· Open: Security based on staff involvement rather using than locked doors and fencing
Public versus Private
· Public: Run by the state, more likely to house serious offenders
· Private: Privately run, tend to be smaller, it is a misconception that they are better run and safer
How can juvenile correctional facilities be categorized?
Foster care parents receive extensive training to address the individual strengths and challenges of the juvenile placed with them
· It is more effective than general foster care.
· It requires special training for the foster parents.
· It provides constant supervision of the foster family.
· It limits the number of foster children in the foster family.
What is treatment foster care?
Correctional alternative in which juveniles participate in a program with a military structure focused on physical activity and strict rules
· Do not reduce recidivism
· Some studies have found it can actually increase delinquency
What are boot camps?
The likelihood of punishment for girls is increased when they don't "do gender".
· are considered unattractive and/or masculine
· are considered to be too sexual for a girl
· don't adhere closely to societal behavior expectations of their gender
· Girls are likely punished more often and more harshly than boys for the same misbehavior.
What factors increase the chances of punishment for girls in juvenile correctional facilities?
Probation is the most popular correctional alternative.
· Even youth who have not been found guilty of charges brought against them can still be placed on probation.
What is the most popular correctional alternative used by the justice court?
Juvenile correctional facilities are not required to have staff training and policies in place addressing support and resources for LGBTQ youth.
What training and policies are required to support LGBTQ youth in correctional facilities?
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