Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you should be able to

  • Describe examples of delinquency prevention methods and programs
  • Explain how specific types of youth rehabilitation programs operate
  • Discuss the most popular forms of restorative justice used with young people
  • Analyze race, class, and gender concerns related to prevention, rehabilitation, and restoration
  • List the components of a comprehensive juvenile delinquency program
  • Outline possible future directions in preventative, rehabilitative, and restorative justice approaches to youth and delinquency