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History of Juvenile Law and Treatment Techniques

List and describe four long-term confinement facilities used to house juvenile offenders. In your response, include the historical transition these facilities have undergone over the past 20 years.

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List and describe four long-term confinement facilities used to house juvenile offenders. In your response, include the historical transition these facilities have undergone over the past 20 years.

Four long-term confinement facilities that are used to house juvenile offenders include intensive supervision, group homes, day reporting centers, and traditional correctional reform institutions (training schools).

Group homes represent a community based form of long-term confinement that is unique in regard to enabling juveniles the ability to maintain within the community and possess extensive contact with family members, their community, and also attend school and retain their employment if they are employed. Over the past 20 years, all forms of alternative juvenile detention facilities have witnessed transformations during the 2000's as a change from the traditional institutionalized approach toward juvenile justice came into fruition. Traditional reform ...

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Discusses various long term juvenile confinement strategies for offenders and their changes in the last 20 years.

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