Peer Justice and Youth Empowerment

Peer Justice and Youth Empowerment

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Youth courts, also known as teen courts a peer courts, are one of the fastest growing programs in the community justice movement. This Guide will equip juvenile justice agencies with baseline info. that will aid them in developing, implementing, a enhancing teen courts programs. Chapters: overview; organizing the community; legal issues; developing a program purpose, goals, a objectives; determining a target population a designing a referral process; designing program services; developing a program model a procedures; recruiting, using, a training volunteers; examining human a financial resource issues; a program evaluation.Programs also should consider additional services that may be provided to victims and the community, as well as services that will be of interest and ... Also, if possible, teen court programs should seek to form interagency agreements with agencies that provide services that are beneficial for teen court participants. ... Youth should be seen as resources necessary for the successful completion of the task.

Title:Peer Justice and Youth Empowerment
Author:Tracy M. Godwin
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1998-07-01


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