Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter you should be able to

1. Define juvenile probation and know when it should be used
2. Describe some of the correctional options available to juvenile court judges that are less severe than institutionalization but more severe than probation
3. List some of the options that juvenile court judges have for the institutionalization of delinquents
4. Describe the legal rights of institutionalized youths
5. Explain the role of aftercare in juvenile justice