Learning Objectives

  1. Restate the core principles to effective delinquency prevention for low-level youthful offenders.
  2. Identify effective diversion programs and rehabilitative alternatives for first-time and low-level youthful offenders.
  3. Discern what programmatic and intervention components are common with effective diversion efforts.
  4. Appraise how a juvenile court would plan and implement effective diversion efforts for its first-time offenders and status offenders.
  5. Review how community-based graduated sanctions work in supervising youthful offenders and why they are an effective strategy.