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NCJ Number: 171249 Find in a Library
Title: Intermediate Sanctions and Community Treatment for Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders (From Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders: Risk Factors and Successful Interventions, P 367-385, 1998, Rolf Loeber, David P. Farrington, eds. - See NCJ-171234)
Author(s): D M Altschuler
Date Published: 1998
Page Count: 19
Sponsoring Agency: Sage Publications, Inc
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Sale Source: Sage Publications, Inc
2455 Teller Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
United States of America
Type: Issue Overview
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This chapter reviews intermediate sanctions and different forms of community treatment for serious and violent juvenile (SVJ) offenders.
Abstract: Intermediate sanctions are used with juvenile offenders as alternatives to institutionalization, routine probation and routine parole or aftercare. They include electronic monitoring, house arrest, home detention, community tracking, boot camps, community service and restitution. Juvenile repeat offenders who have committed serious and even violent offenses as well as those at risk of committing such offenses are represented to various degrees among those who receive intermediate sanctions. Juveniles on probation, incarcerated, and on parole display wide variation in terms of the extent and nature of both their criminal record and their risk of recidivism. This chapter attempts to clarify how and in what ways intermediate sanctions can be used with SVJ offenders in each of the three populations, who should be included, and what are some of the major issues from the standpoint of program design, management, cost, implementation, and evaluation. Note
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Alternatives to institutionalization; Community service programs; House arrest; Intermediate sanctions; Juvenile justice policies; Juvenile justice reform; Juvenile Recidivism; Juvenile restitution; Serious juvenile offenders; Shock incarceration programs; Violent juvenile offenders
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