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Diversion from the juvenile justice system

Donald Ray Cressey

Diversion from the juvenile justice system

by Donald Ray Cressey

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Juvenile delinquents -- Rehabilitation -- United States.,
    • Probation -- United States.,
    • Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Donald R. Cressey and Robert A. McDermott.
      SeriesMonograph - National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
      ContributionsMcDermott, Robert Allen, 1941- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9104 .C73 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 36 p. ;
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5167405M
      LC Control Number74602513

      Previous chapters discussed the goals of alcohol and other drug (AOD) abuse treatment diversion programs and addressed the planning issues in developing these programs. This chapter provides a review of the basic activities required to implement a program for diverting appropriate AOD-abusing youth from the juvenile justice system (JJS) to appropriate AOD abuse treatment. Global Youth Justice, Inc. champions the expansion of youth justice and juvenile justice diversion programs called Youth/Teen/Peer/Student Court and Peer Jury. Historic numbers of Justice Volunteers, including youth and adults -- make it possible for 1,+ communities on 5 continents to give their youth a 2nd, and even 3rd chance for.

      Different Diversion Points in the System. Diversion can also be something more formal, for instance, from a judge prior to a judgment, in lieu of a judgment, or as a condition of a judgment. A formal diversion process can start. An example of this could be where a judge could sentence someone to a sanction. safety. A juvenile diversion program is the intentional decision to address unlawful behavior outside of the formal juvenile justice system. Diversion connects youth to resources to prevent future offenses, while promoting public safety and encouraging responsible citizenship. The.

      JUSTICE HANDBOOK - Diversion and Prevention through Accountability and Education The juvenile justice system is made up of a number of agencies that deal with into custody and book him or her into the Lassen County Juvenile Hall. JuvenileFile Size: 2MB. brought into the juvenile justice system (Holman and Ziendenberg, n.d.) Figure 1. Arrests per , juveniles ages Source: OJJDP (Statistical Briefing Book) To address the concerns with formally processing youth further into the juvenile justice system, pretrial diversion programs have been established across the county.


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Diversion from the juvenile justice system by Donald Ray Cressey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Diversion programs are typically designed to provide youth with experiences that are different from traditional juvenile justice experiences. Diversion decisions and activities usually occur at the earliest stages of involvement in the juvenile justice system; however, diversion initiatives can be put in place at later stages of justice processing with the primary goal of reducing costly out.

In addition, the appendices identify juvenile justice standards for all 50 states and Washington, DC, as well as the federal jurisdiction. These standards apply to all decisions made within the juvenile justice system, including arrest, detention, diversion, intake, transfer, adjudication, disposition, and postdispositional stages.

A separate juvenile justice system was established in the United States about years ago with the goal of Diversion from the juvenile justice system book youthful offenders from the destructive punishments of criminal courts and encouraging rehabilitation based on the individual juvenile's needs.

This system was to differ from adult or criminal court in a number of ways. It was. The I-Guide was designed for those interested in implementing a preadjudication diversion program (that is, a program that diverts youth from formal processing before they go to court).

Preadjudication diversion can occur at different contact points in the juvenile justice system, such as arrest, referral, and intake. Preadjudication diversion. Juvenile diversion is an intervention strategy that redirects youths away from formal processing in the juvenile justice system, while still holding them accountable for their actions.

Diversion programs may vary from low-intensity warn-and-release programs to more-intensive treatment or therapeutic programming, all in lieu of formal court. Juvenile diversion has become an extremely important, yet controversial, component of the juvenile justice system.

This chapter provides an overview of various aspects of juvenile diversion. It discusses the conceptual issues surrounding diversion in order to. The concept of diversion was first adopted by the adult criminal justice system, and in the s, became a topic of discussion in the juvenile justice system.

Inthe President’s Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice recommended exploring alternatives for addressing the needs of troubled youth outside of the. This book provides a complete, in-depth overview of all phases of the contemporary juvenile justice system.

It examines the nature of delinquency, classifications of juvenile offenders, alternative explanations for juvenile misconduct, juvenile courts and juvenile rights, and corrections/5(5).

For these reasons, the juvenile justice system has always emphasized "diversion," or the practice of handling youthful offenders outside of the formal justice system whenever possible (Whitehead.

Get this from a library. Diversion from the juvenile justice system. [Donald R Cressey; Robert Allen McDermott] -- " summer project on diversion of youth from the juvenile justice system, which was financed by a subcontract from the National Assessment of Juvenile Corrections."--Preface.

Diversion from the juvenile justice system. Ann Arbor, National Assessment of Juvenile Corrections, University of Michigan, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Donald R Cressey; Robert Allen McDermott.

Florida and elsewhere in the United States. The juvenile justice system nationally continues to emphasize front-end programs that divert youth from deeper involvement in the juvenile justice system with the concomitant risks of exposure to negative role modeling, victimization, and stigmatization.

Diversion is not, however, for all Size: KB. Diversion from the Juvenile Justice System: The Miami-Dade Juvenile Assessment Center Post-Arrest Diversion Program* Substance Use & Misuse: Vol.

40, No. 7, pp. Cited by: juvenile justice system have become more frequent in response to the growing recognition that such involvement often is not necessary to achieve society’s goals.

The concept of diversion was first adopted by the adult criminal justice system, and in the s, became a File Size: KB. Juvenile Justice: An Introduction is a student-friendly analysis of all aspects of the juvenile justice system. The book covers the history and development of the juvenile justice system and the unique issues related to juveniles, including police interaction, court processes, due process, movements toward diversion and deinstitutionalization, and community intervention.

McPhail, M. W., & Wiest, B. Chapter 4—Planning juvenile diversion to AOD abuse treatment. In Combining alcohol and other drug abuse treatment with diversion for juveniles in the justice system.

Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services. Youth at or below the upper age of original juvenile court jurisdiction, which varies depending on the State (e.g., the age is 15 in some States, and 17 in others).

Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act: Congress enacted the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) (P.L. 42 U.S.C. & et seg.) in File Size: 1MB. juvenile justice system. Diversion– if the youth does not have a prior record and he or she is in custody for certain misdemeanors, the officer may choose not to arrest the youth and instead divert the youth away from the juvenile justice system into an alternative community-based program.

The youth will be released to his or her parent or File Size: KB. Within the juvenile justice system, there are stark racial disparities in who gets detained — disparities that are inevitably reproduced by the adult criminal justice system.

Given the reality that past incarceration is the single greatest factor in predicting a person’s future criminal activity, diversionary programs are : Portia Allen-Kyle.

This TIP spells out a strategy for diverting youth with substance abuse problems from further penetration into the juvenile justice system. Members of the consensus panel have defined a process for communities to use in building new linkages and partnerships among treatment programs, community health and social services, and the juvenile court to plan juvenile alcohol and other drug (AOD.

This book illustrates the inner workings of the juvenile justice system with authentic case law, research and behavioural sciences theory. Readers will see children through the eyes of parents, police, social workers, defending attorneys, prosecuting attorneys, judges and others who impact upon the child in his or her journey through the state by state has created its own juvenile 5/5(1).During the early s, the National Advisory Commission on Criminal Justice Standards and Goals () stated that “the highest attention must be given to preventing juvenile delinquency, minimizing the involvement of.

young offenders in the juvenile and criminal justice system, and reintegrating them into the community” (p. 36).The first major study of the history of British bad girls, this book uses a wide range of professional, popular and personal texts to explore the experiences of girls in the twentieth century juvenile justice system, examine the processes leading.