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Unformatted text preview: urrent practices under each of the goals: To what extent is the system effective in restoring
victims, producing more competent offenders and enhancing public safety? To what extent are
policies and practices consistent with the values of restorative justice? What gaps exist in current
programming? To what extent are community groups and crime victims involved in the juvenile
justice system? The “Customers of Juvenile Justice ‘Yardsticks’” in Appendix II provide
benchmarks for an assessment of how well a juvenile justice system is meeting the needs of its
three customers. Appendix III, “How Are We Doing,” provides a basic framework for a
straightforward assessment of consistency with restorative justice goals that can be used for
“baseline” measurement as well as to gauge progress in implementation over time.
Suggested Action Steps. The complexity of juvenile justice requires that reform efforts be
carefully planned, deliberate and include input from staff as well as all other stakeholders in the
system and the community. The Balanced and Restorative Justice model is not a “program”....
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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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