Please elaborate in depth on all answers I have answered. This will be turned in for a petition of credit and they want more information. Masters Level please
1) Explain Primary theories attempting to explain Juvenile delinquency.
The psychodynamic theory, holds abnormal personality as the rationale
behind the delinquency, further stating that an unconscious mental process
formed early in life, by traumatic experiences early in life shape the
behaviors of delinquency. Then, the social learning theory, holds, that we
all learn and have the potential to be criminals due to societal influences,
such as illegal or criminal acts eg, being surrounded by gangs, gang
involvement are more that exposes one to a particular lifestyle.
2)Develop a theory of juvenile delinquency that supports practical and efficient managment of juvenile justice system components and related service delivery mechanisms?
The theory that I believe would support practical and efficient management
of juvenile justice systems service delivery mechanisms, would be one that
has a holistic approach to engaging delinquency.
One that provides total care services with consideration, for a range of
influences, such as, societal, mental health, biological, sociological, and
I further believe that if the training and care provided to juveniles
encompassed a multi view perspective, staff and management will have
better responses, making them more likely to engage juveniles, in providing
or delivering a better quality of care.
3)Analyze historical and contemporary interventions designed to reduce or prevent juvenile delinquency.
Analyze historical and contemporary interventions designed to reduce or
prevent juvenile delinquency.
The juvenile court began in the 16th century and was introduced with an
educational reform movement and with that probation was introduced.
Then, the houses of refuge was a historical offering for juveniles in the 19th
century, but overcrowding, deterioration, and staff abuse became a major
The more contemporary movements include rehabilitation, and in my view,
a combination of treatment options and ideas would likely be effective for
reducing and preventing delinquency on a case by case basis.
4)Identify the basic legal tenets that govern the treatment and disposition of juveniles
Identify the basic legal tenets that govern the treatment and disposition of
The legal system is creating a separation and labeling of juveniles based
on the reason for their appearance in court and the facts surrounding their
Therefore, many states have created three categories for juveniles:
delinquents, abused or neglected children, and children in need of
Delinquents are classified as juveniles who have committed acts that would
result in criminal prosecution if committed by an adult.
Abused or neglected children are those who are suffering from physical or
emotional abuse or those who have committed an offense or petty criminal
And, children in need of services are ones who are not abused or
neglected but they are deprived or needy. These children are usually from
poverty stricken homes and they require mere nutrition and basic health