Learning Objectives

On completion of this chapter, students should be able to do the following:

  • List and describe dispositional alternatives
  • Discuss the dispositional phase of the juvenile justice process
  • Discuss probation, conditions of probation, and revocation
  • Discuss the relationship between probation and restorative justice
  • List advantages and disadvantages of foster homes
  • List advantages and disadvantages of treatment centers
  • Discuss juvenile corrections, dilemmas, and consequences
  • Present arguments for and against capital punishment for juveniles
  • Address possible solutions to the effects of incarceration