Restorative Justice in the 21st Century

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Unformatted text preview: assist school and family in their efforts to control and maintain offenders in the community; develop prevention capacity of local organizations. Source: Bazemore and Washington. (1995). Charting the Future for the Juvenile Justice System: Reinventing Mission and Management. Spectrum, The Journal of State Government. 68 (2): 51-66. . Balanced and Restorative Justice for Juveniles 36 Community Protection Roles. A priority for juvenile justice practice aimed at enhancing public safety in the Balanced and Restorative model is to collaborate with and assist local police and other community agencies. An equally important broader commitment is that the juvenile justice system should be a general resource for promoting more secure and stable communities. Rather than remain a repository for warehousing youthful offenders or a therapeutic agency concerned only with individualized casework treatment, the system should focus on helping schools, families and other community organizations learn to resolve conflict peacefully and to manage and reduce the risk to safety presented by some young persons. Noticeably missing fro...
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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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