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NCJ Number: 41890 Find in a Library
Title: INTERMEDIATE TREATMENT (FROM PROGRESS IN PENAL REFORM, 1974 BY LOUIS BLOM-COOPER - SEE NCJ-28176)
Author(s): N HINTON
Corporate Author: Oxford University Press
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 7
Sponsoring Agency: Oxford University Press
Oxford OX2 6DP, United Kingdom
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE EXAMINES THE NATURE AND PROBLEMS OF COMMUNITY TREATMENT OF JUVENILES AND OTHER YOUNG PEOPLE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF 1969 REFORM LEGISLATION IN THE UNITED KINGDOM.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR RETRACES THE BACKGROUND OF THE CONTROVERSIAL CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS ACT, WHICH IS APPLICABLE TO BOTH JUVENILES AT RISK AND JUVENILE OFFENDERS. HE DISCUSSES THE PRINCIPLE AIMS OF OPTIMIZING PREVENTION AND DIVERSION, LESSENING THE SOCIAL STIGMA OF TREATMENT, AND GENERALLY PROVIDING BETTER AND DIFFERENTIATED TREATMENT FOR JUVENILES AT RISK BY USING FLEXIBLE RESOURCES AND INDIVIDUALIZED MODALITIES THAT DE-EMPHASIZE PROFESSIONALISM AND MAKE MAXIMUM USE OF VOLUNTEERS FROM THE PARTICULAR COMMUNITY. ALSO EXPLORED IS THE USE OF ORDINARY EDUCATIONAL AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES AT THE COMMUNITY LEVEL IN COPING WITH JUVENILES UNDER THE SUPERVISION ORDERS OF THE JUVENILE COURT, IDENTIFYING THE SUPERVISORY POWERS OF THE SUPERVISORY OFFICER AND THE MATCHING OF THE SUPERVISORY OFFICER WITH THE SUPERVISED JUVENILE AS KEY PROBLEMS IN THE 1969 LEGISLATION....ELW
Index Term(s): Community resources; Community-based corrections (juvenile); Juvenile court diversion; Juvenile courts; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Laws and Statutes; Supervision; Treatment; United Kingdom (UK)
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