Juvenile Justice Sourcebook: Past, Present, and Future

Hardcover | March 19, 2014

EditorAlbert R. Roberts, Wesley T. Church, David Springer

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Several million reported and unreported delinquent acts take place each year. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, juvenile delinquency, acting-out and oppositional behavior, illegal drugs, guns, and youth violence are pervasivethroughout American society. Juvenile Justice Sourcebook is the first comprehensive volume devoted exclusively to the biopsychosocial assessment, police and juvenile court processing, and institutional and community-based treatment and rehabilitation of juvenile offenders. The overriding objective of this sourcebook is to trace the tremendous progress achieved toward resolving juvenile justice issues, dilemmas, and controversies, while providing futuristic visions for the juvenile justice field. Each chapter, authored by preeminent expert practitioners andresearchers, explores topics ranging from innovative counseling and multisystemic programs, to restorative justice, to rehabilitation programs such as aggression replacement training, wilderness programs, family treatment, substance abuse treatment, restitution, and aftercare. This volume, grounded in history and exhaustive research, presents the latest evidence-based policies, programs, and innovative treatment alternatives. Examining the entire juvenile justice system, including juvenile law, policies, practices, and research, the Juvenile Justice Sourcebook will beinvaluable to all juvenile justice practitioners, policy analysts, researchers, and students.

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Several million reported and unreported delinquent acts take place each year. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, juvenile delinquency, acting-out and oppositional behavior, illegal drugs, guns, and youth violence are pervasivethroughout American society. Juvenile Justice Sour...

Wesley T. Church II, PhD, is Associate Professor and Chair, PhD Program at The University of Alabama School of Social Work. David W. Springer, PhD, is Dean and Professor at the School of Social Work at Portland State University. Albert R. Roberts, PhD, was Professor of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:672 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:March 19, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Kevin Corcoran: ForewordWesley T. Church II and David W. Springer: PrefaceSection I - Overview, Trends, and Critical Issues in Juvenile Justice1. Albert R. Roberts and Katherine L. Montgomery: Overview of Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Delinquency2. C. Aaron McNeece and Tiffany Ryan: Juvenile Justice Policy: Current Trends and 21st-Century Issues3. Jeffrey A. Butt and Douglas N. Evans: The Second American Crime Drop: Trends in Juvenile and Youth Violence4. Cesar J. Rebellon: Theories of Juvenile Crime and Delinquency5. Traci L. Wike and Caren L. Putzu: Risk and Protective Factors for Involvement in Juvenile Justice: Implications for Prevention+6. Alexandra Cox: Brain Science and Juvenile Justice: Questions for Policy and PracticeSection II - Juvenile Justice Processing7. Jeremiah Jaggers, Sarah Young, and Wesley T. Church II: Police Work with Juveniles8. Barry C. Feld: Juveniles' Competence and Procedural Rights in Juvenile Court9. David E. Roush, Michelle Brazeal, and Wesley T. Church II: Juvenile Detention10. Matthew L. Hiller and Christine A. Saum: Juvenile Drug Courts, Juvenile Mental Health Courts, and Teen Courts11. Michelle Dietch and Neelum Arya: Waivers and Transfers of Juveniles to the Adult Court: Treating Juveniles Like Adult CriminalsSection III - School- and Community-Based Programs12. Michael P. Krezmein, Peter E. Leone, and Michael G. Wilson: Marginalized Students, School Exclusion, and the School to Prison Pipeline13. Katherine L. Montgomery: School-Based Delinquency Prevention14. Robert Butters: Community Based Treatment Interventions15. Paul D. Steele: Neighborhood Street Gangs: Patterns, Activities, and Community-Based Programs16. Laura S. Abrams: Re-entry and AftercareSection IV - Evidence-Based Assessment and Treatment with Juvenile Delinquents17. Henrika McCoy, Joshua P. Mersky, John Leverso, and Elizabeth A. Bowen: Risk Assessment with Juvenile Offenders18. Cynthia Weaver, Edward Byrnes, and Wesley T. Church II: Mental Health and Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: Current Status and Evidence Informed Future Directions19. Stephanie C. Kennedy and Stephen J. Tripodi: Family-based interventions for juvenile offendersSection V-Special Issues and Populations20. Sarah Young, Jeremiah Jaggers, and David Pollio: Homelessness and Juvenile Justice21. Susan A. McCarter: Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) in the U.S. Juvenile Justice System22. Lisa Pasko, Scott K. Okamoto, and Meda Chesney-Lind: The Wayward Girl in the 21st Century: Female Pathways to Delinquency23. Megan Schlegel: Juvenile Sex Offenders: History, Policies, and Assessment24. Bryanna Hahn Fox, Wesley G. Jennings, and Alex R. Piquero: Serious, Chronic, and Violent Offenders25. Keva M. Miller and Ben Anderson-Nathe, and Jana L. Meinhold: Gender, Racially, and Culturally Grounded PracticeSection V - Juvenile Justice Reform26. Laura Burney Nissen: The Road Ahead: Progressive Possibilities and Challenges for Juvenile Justice Reform