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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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