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Unformatted text preview: treatment mission and the retributive justice framework. It is increasingly apparent that current
policies, programs, and organizational structures in juvenile justice systems may be incompatible
with the achievement of basic sanctioning, retributive, public safety, and victim restoration goals. Balanced and Restorative Justice for Juveniles 10 V. A Balanced Approach Mission in a
Previous efforts to reform the juvenile justice system have brought about positive changes
including increased due process protections for juveniles, improved classification and risk
assessment, and smaller, less crowded residential facilities. These reforms in the structure and
process of offender treatment have done little however to change the content of intervention.
New programs such as those focused on creative service, work experience, and decision making
skills have occasionally provided innovation and suggested directions for altering the context of
intervention. Unfortunately, however, most new programs follow trends and fads in juvenile
justice and are...
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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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