Restorative Justice in the 21st Century

a mission is a statement of the role or function of

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Unformatted text preview: d Restorative Justice for Juveniles 12 Figure 1 WHAT IS A MISSION & WHAT DOES IT DO?* A Mission is a statement of the role or function of an agency or system which: A Mission helps agencies: Identifies “customers” of the system Avoid “fad” programs and “ad hoc” practices Specifies performance objectives and outcomes Build consensus with other agencies and other professionals Prioritizes practice and programs Engage the support of community agencies and clarify responsibilities Identifies roles of staff, youth, and community Plan for the future and serve as blueprint for implementing systemic reforms Affirms the underlying values of an agency *Source: Bazemore and Washington. (1995). Charting the Future for the Juvenile Justice System: Reinventing Mission and Management. Spectrum, The Journal of State Government. 68(2): 51-66. As the primary sanctioning goal in the Balanced Approach, accountability refers specifically to the requirement that offenders “make amends” fo...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course CRJU 4230 taught by Professor Derekallen during the Spring '10 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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