Lecture 24-Informal Responses to Crime

Lecture 24-Informal Responses to Crime - Informal Responses...

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Informal Responses to Crime Dispute-Resolution Centers afford the opportunity to resolve minor problems without formal court hearings. Dispute-Resolution Centers began in the 1970s at the grass-roots level The Department of Justice liked the idea so much that it provided seed $ for similar programs
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Informal Responses to Crime The following information came from the US Dept. of Justice website on dispute resolution centers ( http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/eows/cdr/welcome.html ) There is a difference between conflict resolution and dispute resolution Although these terms are sometimes used interchangeably…
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Informal Responses to Crime conflict resolution includes a wide variety of skills and techniques used to reduce, manage, and resolve conflict (e.g., including active listening, identifying interests, and joint problem-solving)…
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Informal Responses to Crime …and dispute resolution encompasses a number of processes that involve the presence of a neutral person (serving as a mediator ) who assists other people in addressing a problem or issue.
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2008 for the course CJC 101 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '07 term at Ball State.

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Lecture 24-Informal Responses to Crime - Informal Responses...

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