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Unformatted text preview: here written policies which specify alternative sanctions for youth on probation or
aftercare who fail to comply with conditions of supervision and incentives for positive
behavior? Are these sanctions fair and consistent with restorative justice values? Are staff
aware of alternatives to violating probation or recommitting youth? How often are these
intermediate sanctions used? 3. Does the community feel safe? Are citizens informed about juvenile justice policies
regarding offender supervision and release following incarceration? Balanced and Restorative Justice for Juveniles 50 4. Are community members involved in offender monitoring and mentoring?
members given a clear role in monitoring the offender? Are family 5. Are preventive efforts directed toward improving the capacity of neighborhood groups and
institutions to prevent delinquency (e.g., school conflict resolution, housing project crime
watch programs)? Are juvenile justice staff viewed as a resource to these groups? 6. Are residential and secure facilities used for only the most high risk youth? Are youth given
a chance in less restrictive settings before referral to residential...
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- Spring '10