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NCJ Number: 36320 Find in a Library
Title: CASEWORKER'S GUIDE TO THE NEW YORK STATE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM
Author(s): M C KATZIVE
Corporate Author: Vera Institute of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 48
Sponsoring Agency: Vera Institute of Justice
New York, NY 10279
Sale Source: Vera Institute of Justice
233 Broadway, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10279
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS HANDBOOK IS DESIGNED AS A GUIDE AND STAFF TRAINING MANUAL FOR AGENCIES AND INDIVIDUALS IN NEW YORK STATE WHOSE RESPONSIBILITIES OR CONCERNS BRING THEM INTO CONTACT WITH THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM.
Abstract: IT IS A GUIDE TO THE BODY OF LAW THAT GOVERNS POLICE AND COURT PROCEDURES WITH REGARD TO PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN. ITS PURPOSE IS TO ENABLE THE READER TO UNDERSTAND THE SAFEGUARDS OF THE LAW THAT PROTECT THE INTERESTS OF YOUNG PEOPLE, AND TO SHOW HOW - AT EACH STAGE OF THE PROCESS - INTERESTED AGENCIES AND INDIVIDUALS CAN HAVE AN EFFECT ON THE OUTCOME OF A JUVENILE JUSTICE PROCEEDING. IT IS ALSO INTENDED TO CLARIFY HOW TO WORK MORE EFFECTIVELY WITH JUVENILES' ATTORNEYS (LAW GUARDIANS) AND WITH THEIR PROBATION OFFICERS; HOW TO HELP ANSWER THE QUESTIONS OF JUVENILES AND THEIR PARENTS; AND HOW TO OFFER GUIDANCE ON THE LIKELY CONSEQUENCES OF CHOICES AND ACTIONS. INDIVIDUAL TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE CUSTODY, ARREST, AND SEARCH; THE POLICE STATION; APPEARING IN COURT; THE RECORD; AND TREATMENT AND SUPERVISION. APPENDED ARE A LIST OF NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT FACILITIES WHICH HAVE BEEN APPROVED FOR THE QUESTIONING OF JUVENILES, SAMPLE JUVENILE DELINQUENCY AND PINS PETITIONS, AND FIVE MEMORANDA ON SKILLS INVOLVED IN PLACEMENT. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED) (SNI ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Juvenile codes; Juvenile justice system; Juvenile processing; New York; Procedure manuals; Social workers
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