Restorative Justice in the 21st Century

Competency development the rehabilitative goal for

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Unformatted text preview: r the harm resulting from their crimes by repaying or restoring losses to victims and the community. Competency development, the rehabilitative goal for intervention, requires that youth who enter the juvenile justice system should exit the system more capable of being productive and responsible in the community. The Community protection goal explicitly acknowledges and endorses a long time public expectation that juvenile justice must place equal emphasis on promoting public safety and security at the lowest possible cost. Finally, the mission is founded on the belief that justice is best served when the victim, community, and youth are viewed as equal clients of the justice system who will receive fair and balanced attention, be actively involved in the justice process, and gain tangible benefits from their interactions with the juvenile justice system. The Balanced Approach mission is rooted in and responsive to traditional values in American communities (e.g., making amends to victims and the public; the work ethic)....
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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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