Restorative Justice in the 21st Century

Crews in these programs work with adult supervisors

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Unformatted text preview: Service Crews. - In these projects, currently being implemented as community service alternatives for juveniles who have either been diverted from court or assigned to probation, service interventions, young offenders confront the real harm to the quality of life of citizens that results from household burglaries. Crews in these programs work with adult supervisors to repair windows, doors, and other damage to the homes of elderly persons victimized by break-ins. Service and accountability are combined with positive learning and some competency development, in an intervention that has the potential for direct positive impact on citizens' feelings of safety. @ The South Florida Youth Environmental Service - This recently opened residential program for serious juvenile offenders, operated by the juvenile justice system in Palm Beach County, Florida, is a holistic attempt to simultaneously address the three primary objectives and the three customers of a restorative correctional intervention. Located in a wildlife preserve surrounded by water and swampland in...
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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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