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Unformatted text preview: ized communities get priority over punishing (or
treating) offenders? Are staff sensitive to victims needs in decision making and daily
practice? Balanced and Restorative Justice for Juveniles 49 Competency
1. Are most offenders in your system working in paid jobs or work experience projects that
make a productive contribution to the community? Do most offenders get to provide
services to others (e.g., elderly, younger children) rather than simply receive services? 2. Are cognitive learning, decision-making skill training, conflict resolution skills, anger
management, and related cognitive training integrated with active work experience and
service interventions? 3. What efforts are in place to improve academic skills and reintegrate offenders into
educational programs? 4. To what extent is the community (e.g., businesses, other employers, civic and religious
groups) involved in competency development projects?
Do conventional adults work
directly with youth on community service projects? Is the community asked for input
regarding competency develo...
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- Spring '10