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NCJ Number: 76585 Find in a Library
Title: National Conference on Juvenile Justice - 8th
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: 1981
Sponsoring Agency: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Reno, NV 89507
National District Atorneys Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
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
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Participants' presentations at the Eighth National Conference on Juvenile Justice (1981) are collected on audiotape cassettes.
Abstract: Discussions included those focusing on the Juvenile Justice Amendments of 1980 and future trends in juvenile justice, the Delinquency Prevention Through Youth Services Program and the effectiveness of the juvenile court in delinquency prevention, a program for helping learning disabled delinquents and another for reducing crime in schools, and recent National Advisory Committee standards for intervention and adjudication. Other talks address research into the effectiveness of the juvenile justice system, the Los Angeles County (CALIFORNIA) INTERCEPT PROGRAM for court diversions, standards for the secure detention of children, and recent developments in the area of juvenile law. Further presentations are concerned with the use of contracts in juvenile probation, plea bargaining in juvenile court, a study of institutional commitment and release practices in the 50 States, and the activities of San Francisco's Youth Law Center TOWARD the deinstitutionalization of status offenders and the removal of children from adult jails. Additional topics considered are the FAILURE-TO-THRIVE syndrome and psychosocial dwarfism, mentally retarded juvenile offenders, trial techniques in juvenile court, and juvenile arbitration programs. A table of contents is included. For specific talks, see 76586-76601.
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Juvenile court diversion; Juvenile court procedures; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Juvenile dependency and neglect; Juvenile justice system; Juvenile probation; Juvenile processing; Juveniles in adult facilities; Learning disabilities; Offenders with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities; Plea negotiations; Rights of minors; Standards; Workshops and seminars
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS. This is the Eighth National Conference on Juvenile Justice, Group II. It consists of four cassettes with a total running time of 326 minutes. (rental is available)
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