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2020-2021 College Catalog 
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CRJS 255 Introduction to Juvenile Delinquency

This course will explore the methods and philosophy of the juvenile court system, police programs for the prevention and control of juvenile delinquency, and the role of various social work agencies in the care and treatment of juveniles. Special attention will be given to police techniques utilized in handling juveniles, with emphasis on the utilization of existing community resources. The course will examine prevailing professional philosophy, existing law, public policy and knowledge of current delinquent behavior theories.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring
Offered Distance Learning: Yes
SUNY General Education Designation(s): Social Science
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3