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NCJ Number: 50139 Find in a Library
Title: WISE AND HUMANE TREATMENT OF JUVENILES (FROM JUVENILE JUSTICE - THE HUMAN DIMENSION - HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PROCEEDINGS, 1978, BY LADY BROWN AND JUNE BERRY - SEE NCJ-50131)
Author(s): W LUCAS
Corporate Author: Junior League of Lubbock, Inc
United States of America

Texas Cmtte for the Humanities and Public Policy
United States of America

National Endowment for the Humanities
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: Junior League of Lubbock, Inc
Lubbock, TX 79412
National Endowment for the Humanities

Texas Cmtte for the Humanities and Public Policy
TX
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: WISDOM ATTAINED THROUGH OBSERVANCE OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR PATTERNS SHOULD BE USED TO DEVELOP METHODS FOR TREATING JUVENILE OFFENDERS AND PREVENTING JUVENILE CRIME.
Abstract: A JUVENILE ENTERING THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM SHOULD BE TREATED IN THE LEAST RESTRICTIVE MANNER, AND IF PUNISHMENT IS DEEMED NECESSARY, THE LEAST RESTRICTIVE ALTERNATIVE SHOULD BE EMPLOYED. SEX EDUCATION AT HOME OR IN THE SCHOOL, FAMILY TRAINING AND RELATIONSHIP BUILDING COURSES, AND EFFECTIVE PARENTHOOD INSTRUCTION ARE STEPS TOWARD EVENTUAL JUVENILE CRIME CONTROL. ELIMINATION OF POVERTY IS DISCUSSED ALSO AS A PREVENTION MEASURE. WISE APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND FURTHER RESEARCH INTO THE AREA OF JUVENILE JUSTICE ARE URGED. (DAG)
Index Term(s): Community crime prevention programs; Education; Juvenile delinquency factors; Juvenile delinquency prevention
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