CRJ 308 WEEK 5 DB1

CRJ 308 WEEK 5 DB1 - Juvenile Substance Abuse Treatments...

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Juvenile Substance Abuse Treatments are programs that aim to reduce risk factors and promote protective factors related to substance use and abuse. Interventions range in intensity and frequency of services provided including prevention, education, and treatment. In addition, treatment programs for juveniles are consistent with a developmental framework and are inclusive of the multiple systems that the juvenile is part of including school, family, and communities. The central premise of Scared Straight, jail tours, and similar programs rests on the notion that organizing prison visits for juvenile delinquents or at-risk youth will in turn deter those youth from future delinquency. “The underlying theoretical foundation for this approach is deterrence, with the belief that realistic and often aggressive depictions of prison life will cause youth to refrain from delinquency due to fear of the consequence of incarceration” (Bartol & Bartol, 2011) . Programs classified as deterrence-oriented are those with a primary purpose of deterring
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