CRJ 301 Juvenile Justice

This course is a general orientation to the field of juvenile delinquency, including causation, development of delinquent and criminal behavior, initial apprehension, referral, and preventive techniques. Specific issues examined include chemical dependency, mental illness, and compulsive and habitual offenders. Special attention is given to the problems inherent in the police handling of juveniles and the functions of juvenile courts.




CRJ 205 or CRJ 334