SecondExamReviewSheetSp10version1 - What you need to know...

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What you need to know for the exam. 1. Be able to define and differentiate among detention hearing, intake, adjudication, and disposition stages. What are their counterparts in adult court? 2. Token economies 3. Know the basic elements (e.g. treatment targets, treatment goals, basic methods) of treatment programs discussed in lecture including cognitive behavior, behavior modification, transactional, reality therapy, MST, guided group interaction (I’ll provide more specific below). 4. The decision process to waive a juvenile case to adult court (who has the most say) 5. Problems faced by attorneys in juvenile court 6. Who fares better in court--youths with private attorneys or juveniles with public defenders--and why ? 7. How common are attorneys in the juvenile court. 8. How effective is probation vs. incarceration. 9. What are most common dispositions (know relative rankings too) 10. The share of cases referred to the juvenile court by the police that result in a formal petition by the juvenile court. 11. The decision to file a petition (know basics of the different approaches). 12. Why public defenders attempt to convince their clients to plead guilty. 13. The legal grounds for secure detention. 14. Explaining “Judge Dorn’s” decisions with respect to the “Pipe kid” 15. “Which of the following goals of juvenile justice has become increasingly salient through the various stages of juvenile justice processing including court, probation, and parole?” 16. Definitions: graduated sanctions, determinate sentencing, blended sentenced, the balanced approach. 17. The various responsibilities of Juvenile probation departments (hint: no single lecture covered them all). 18. Def’s of court supervision/informal probation, Consent decrees, Plea bargaining, Waiver 19. Relative advantages of assigning youth to probation officers at random or on the basis of caseload openings vs. attendance in particular schools or neighborhoods. 20. mandatory and discretionary conditions of juvenile probation 21. types of actions that a “welfare officer” type of probation officer would take in response to a specific type of probation violation vs. the other types of probation officers. 22. Major trends in juvenile probation services and monitoring (mostly from text). Question reads, “Which is not a major trend…”) 23. Aftercare/parole supervision vs. probation supervision. 24. Suicide rates in juvenile detention facilities vs. general population.
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