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NCJ Number: 69273 Find in a Library
Title: OPENING AND KEYNOTE ADDRESS (FROM SIXTH NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON JUVENILE JUSTICE, 1979)
Author(s): C E GUERNSEY; D DE BOLT
Corporate Author: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
United States of America

National District Atorneys Assoc
United States of America

Teach 'Em Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Sponsoring Agency: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Reno, NV 89507
National District Atorneys Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Teach 'Em Inc
Chicago, IL 60611
Sale Source: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
P.O. Box 8970
Reno, NV 89507
United States of America

Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE OPENING SPEECH AND KEYNOTE ADDRESS OF THE SIXTH NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON JUVENILE JUSTICE, FEATURING 'POSITIVE ASPECTS OF JUVENILE JUSTICE--AN INQUIRY,' ARE PRESENTED ON THIS AUDIOTAPE CASSETTE.
Abstract: IN WELCOMING THE PARTICIPANTS OF THE CONFERENCE, SPONSORED BY THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JUVENILE AND FAMILY COURT JUDGES AND THE NATIONAL DISTRICT ATTORNEYS ASSOCIATION, JUDGE CARL E. GUERNSEY (PRESIDENT-ELECT, NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JUVENILE AND FAMILY COURT JUDGES) PRESENTED JUVENILE CRIME STATISTICS WHICH CONTRADICTED WIDESPREAD MISCONCEPTIONS CONCERNING THE EXTENT AND VIOLENCE OF JUVENILE OFFENSES. IN REPLY TO PUBLIC CRITICISM OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM, HE EMPHASIZED THE NEED FOR PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS, SUCH AS THOSE ISSUED BY THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE INSTITUTE AND THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION. MRS. DOROTHY DE BOLT, THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER, RELATED HER PERSONAL EXPERIENCES IN BRINGING UP 19 NATURAL AND ADOPTED CHILDREN, SEVERAL OF WHOM WERE SEVERELY PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED. SHE COMPARED THE SPECIAL NEEDS OF PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED JUVENILES TO THOSE OF JUVENILE DELINQUENTS AND EMPHASIZED THE ROLE OF MUTUAL LOVE AND GIVING IN BREAKING THROUGH THE JUVENILES' LAYERS OF RESISTANCE. THE CASSETTE IS SUITABLE FOR A GENERAL AUDIENCE AND INCLUDES A PRINTED OUTLINE OF THE TAPE. FOR RELATED TAPES, SEE NCJ 69274-85.
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Juvenile justice system; National Council of Juvenile Court Judges; National District Attorneys Association (NDAA); Workshops and seminars
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