Their child throughout court process and in their

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their child throughout court process and in their rehabilitation Right to be at present at police questioning Though, due to single parent, or low-socioeconomic status, many parents are not able to make it to the police station or attend court hearings
The Role of Youth Probation Officers Assume central role of many judicial processes Probation commonly applied as sanction of a Criminal Code offence, bail supervision, or while serving community- based sentences Youth probation officer caseloads of supervision has reduced, not an average of 18 youths assigned per officer Maximum of two years for probation, viewed as favorable due to be fair and meaningful way to hold youth accountable, as alternative to more punitive custodial sentence Endures that court conditions are followed, if probation is breached it may result in custodial sentence Are a bridge of communication between judges/lawyers, corrections, youth’s family and the young person themselves YPO balance enforcement, rehabilitative role by monitoring youth’s compliance w their court order, completing screening and risk assessments of youth, referring them to appropriate programming and services in the community Responsibility of the courts to ensure balance or goals and principles of youth sentence - this is because some conditions are so restrictive, they’re inherently incapable of meeting them Other Key Agencies and Stakeholders Involved in the Youth Justice Process Many young people receive other youth servicing systems including; players working in child welfare, foster care, social work, and community health/mental health Crossover youth or “dually involved”; youth who become part of the protective child welfare system because of maltreatment, subsequent removal from the home, and placement in foster care, and who later become involved in youth justice system - attributed to cumulative exposure to trauma throughout their life - may have received special education services, and also connected to the mental health system - challenges w all these systems present barries and further exacerbate experiences in the justice system upon their re-entry Goal to help these issues is to invite as many relevant agencies to the table to collaboratively identify the young person’s needs so a devised plan is made for the specific youth and their circumstance Emphasis is to incorporate culturally relevant supports, in applicable cases What happens after 18 years of age; - important for all the collaborative agencies to be able to sustain development when transitioning into adulthood - main concern is breakdown of living accommodations and access to programs and professionals that the youth has developed a relationship w after they trans into legal adulthood
- cases where gaps or ceasing of services have led to victimization/abuse serious self- harm and substance use, even death The Crossover Youth Practice Model has reduced criminal justice involvement and recidivism among young people

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