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|Discipline and Nbr:
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||3.00||Lecture Scheduled||3.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||52.50
|Minimum||3.00||Lab Scheduled||0||17.5 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||3.00|| ||Contact Total||52.50
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 105.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50||
Organization, functions, and jurisdiction of juvenile agencies; the processing and detention of juvenile case disposition; juvenile statutes and court procedure.
Eligibility for English 100A or equivalent. AJ 21, 22, & 25.
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Organization, functions & jurisdiction of juvenile agencies; the processing & detention of juveniles; juvenile case disposition; juvenile statutes & court procedure.
Recommended:Eligibility for English 100A or equivalent. AJ 21, 22, & 25.
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Certificate Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
| CID Descriptor: AJ 220|| Juvenile Procedures|| SRJC Equivalent Course(s): AJ53
1. The student will demonstrate a working knowledge of procedures
in the juvenile justice system from the point of police contact
through the court and correctional systems.
2. The student will demonstrate a working knowledge of at least
15 sections from the Welfare & Institutions Code as they direct
the processing of a juvenile through the system.
3. The student will demonstrate an understanding of the various
psychological, social, and familial forces the contribute to
delinquent and pre-delinquent behavior.
4. The student will demonstrate an understanding of the various
diversion programs and related alternatives to the formal
system that are operated by justice system agencies and
Topics and Scope
2. Juvenile involvement in crime.
3. History and philosophy of juvenile law.
4. Rights and liabilities - Civil code.
5. Rights and liabilities - Penal code.
6. The juvenile division or bureau.
7. Role of uniformed and detective forces.
8. Juvenile patrol tactics.
9. Juvenile procedures.
10. Relationships of juvenile officers with community agencies.
11. Sociological concepts of juvenile delinquency.
A MORE DETAILED OUTLINE IS AVAILABLE IN THE DEPARTMENT.
1. Compare juvenile law and procedure against the adult versions of
similar laws through the study of college level texts.
2. Develop the ability to classify human behavior into a taxonomy
of normal and abnormal behaviors from lecture and discussion.
3. Understand the concepts behind the philosophy of juvenile justice
as articulated through readings and class participation.
4. Analyze statutes as they apply to enforcement policies and
procedures through case research in the law library and discussion.
5. Understand the functions of definitions, control concepts, and
reasoning in processing juvenile offenders through the written
exercises and case studies assigned.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
5 - 15%
|Reading reports, Essay exams, Term papers||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
0 - 5%
|Homework problems, Lab reports, Exams||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
0 - 5%
|Class performances, Performance exams||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
50 - 75%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%
JUVENILE DELINQUENCY by Geis and Bruce Binder. New York: MacMillan,
JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: A SYSTEMS APPROACH by Bartos & Bartos.
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1989.
JUVENILE JUSTICE: POLICIES, PROGRAMS, AND SERVICES by Albert R.
Roberts. Chicago: Dorsey Press, 1989.
JUVENILE DELINQUENCY by Kracoski and Kratcoske. Englewood Cliffs:
JUSTICE FOR JUVENILES by Ira M. Schwartz. Mass: Lexington Books, 1989.
JUVENILE JUSTICE: POLICY, PRACTICE, & LAW, 2nd Ed. by Ted H. Ruben.
New York: Random House, 1985.