Corrections and Juvenile Justice

A study of the American correctional process with emphasis on the development of current correctional programs and practice, modern rehabilitative processes, and community-based correctional efforts. Focus is also given to the roles of correctional system and its interrelation with the other components of the criminal justice system. Includes study of the problems of juvenile delinquency with an emphasis on theories, preventive programs, treatments, and an overview of the juvenile justice systems in America.

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A11 Introduction to the Juvenile Justice System – Probation 101
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The role of juvenile probation is to reduce recidivism; to maintain and return youth as law-abiding members of the community. Probation officers are tasked with balancing responsibilities of community safety; youth safety and rehabilitation and treatment. This is an opportunity to gain an understanding of the role and responsibilities of probation officers; the juvenile court process and services provided to youth.

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Education
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07/12/2018
Ethics in Law Enforcement
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In this book, you will examine the moral and ethical issues that exist within law enforcement. This book will also familiarize you with the basic history, principles, and theories of ethics. These concepts will then be applied to the major components of the criminal justice system: policing, the courts, and corrections. Discussion will focus on personal values, individual responsibility, decision making, discretion, and the structure of accountability. Specific topics covered will include core values, codes of conduct, ethical dilemmas, organizational consequences, liability, and the importance of critical thinking. By the end of this book, you will be able to distinguish and critically debate contemporary ethical issues in law enforcement.

Reviews available here: https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/ethics-in-law-enforcement

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Criminal Justice
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BCcampus
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BCcampus Open Textbooks
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Steve McCartney
Date Added:
03/24/2015
Introduction to Sociology 2e
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Introduction to Sociology 2e adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical, one-semester introductory sociology course. It offers comprehensive coverage of core concepts, foundational scholars, and emerging theories, which are supported by a wealth of engaging learning materials. The textbook presents detailed section reviews with rich questions, discussions that help students apply their knowledge, and features that draw learners into the discipline in meaningful ways. The second edition retains the book’s conceptual organization, aligning to most courses, and has been significantly updated to reflect the latest research and provide examples most relevant to today’s students. In order to help instructors transition to the revised version, the 2e changes are described within the preface.

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Sociology
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Full Course
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Rice University
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OpenStax College
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02/01/2012
Introduction to Sociology 2e, Deviance, Crime, and Social Control, Crime and the Law
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Identify and differentiate between different types of crimes
Evaluate U.S. crime statistics
Understand the three branches of the U.S. criminal justice system

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Social Science
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Rice University
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OpenStax College
Date Added:
09/20/2018
Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System
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This introductory textbook is unique because it was a collaborative effort by all Criminology and Criminal Justice professors at Southern Oregon University (SOU) in Ashland, Oregon. This book can be used on a quarter or semester system, as well as cover topics that may get left out of some introductory texts such as controversial issues in the criminal justice system. Further, we made it as comprehensive as possible to cover core concepts and areas in the criminal justice system including theory, policing, courts, corrections, and the juvenile justice system. Additionally, we created examples that will help make difficult concepts or ideas more relatable. Every section provides an overview of key terms, critical thinking questions for course engagement, assignments, and other ancillaries such as multimedia links, images, activity ideas, and more.

Reviews available here: https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/introduction-to-the-american-criminal-justice-system

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Criminal Justice
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OpenOregon
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Alison S. Burke
Brian Fedorek
David Carter
Lore Rutz-Burri
Shanell Sanchez
Tiffany Morey
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04/24/2019
Youth Court
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Instead of going through the normal court system, students are tried in a youth court by a jury of their peers. The jury hears the case (sometimes tried by student lawyers) and decides on the consequences for the student on trial. The program has seen incredible success.

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Education
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Teaching Channel
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Teaching Channel
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11/11/2019
Youth with Disabilities in Juvenile Corrections (Part 1): Improving Instruction
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This Module, first in a two-part series, outlines the instructional challenges frequently encountered by teachers in juvenile corrections settings. It discusses some of the ways to address these challenges, including key instructional and behavioral foundations and recommendations for working with students with disabilities (est. completion time: 2 hours).

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Special Education
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Module
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Vanderbilt University
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IRIS Center
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11/11/2019
Youth with Disabilities in Juvenile Corrections (Part 2): Transition and Reentry to School and Community
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This Module, second in a two-part series, addresses considerations and recommendations for transitioning youth from juvenile corrections facilities back to community, school, and workplace settings (est. completion time: 1.5 hours).

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Special Education
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Module
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Vanderbilt University
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IRIS Center
Date Added:
11/11/2019