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Juvenile Justice Juvenile Delinquents Shifting Term Paper

… The juvenile can be forced to restore and repair the damage of his graffiti and then help build a new garden for the synagogue or church he or she damaged, as well as attend sensitivity-training classes that focuses on rehabilitating his or her perspective.


"The most severe sanction that a juvenile court can impose entails the restriction of a juvenile's freedom through placement in a residential facility…Out-of-home placement results in a great burden both on the youth who receive this sanction and on the juvenile justice system itself. The youth experience a disruption in their normal routines, schooling, and family/social relationships. The juvenile justice system must bear the responsibility for mental health care, substance abuse treatment, and education, among other requirements" (Juveniles in corrections,…. [read more]

Measuring Gang-Related Crime Discussion Chapter

… Measuring gang-related crime is an example of trying to measure a particular dimension of crime: motive. Other examples are hate crimes, terrorist incidents, and drug-related crimes. Specify conceptual and operational definitions for at least one of these types of crimes.

Hate crimes are by definition crimes predicated on a specific type of intentionality. They may encompass violent actions characteristic of other types of crimes such as assault or vandalism. However, a hate crime is motivated by the victim's race, sexual orientation, gender ethnicity, or other characteristic and is a crime not only because of the violence of the action but also because of the motivation behind the crime. The conceptual definition of a hate crime is that the crime is 'bigger' than a crime merely…. [read more]

Violence Prevention Programs Term Paper

… Juvenile offenders like adult offenders, sometimes need guidance and assistance in order to lead law abiding lives. Research has led to identification of program models and intervention approaches that help juvenile offenders lead productive lives and keep them from re-offending as they mature. Additionally, prevention programs assist in decreasing the likelihood of juvenile offenders by offering alternative methods to cope with the stresses and hardships of life. Many times adult offenders were once juvenile offenders and if they had received help when they were still juveniles, they may not have re-offended. This research paper shows information from three articles that explain the advantages of intervention programs as well as the kind of intervention that most benefits juvenile offenders. Evidence-based practice has been widely recognized as…. [read more]

Alcoholism and Upbringing Psychological Theory Term Paper

… The personality of an individual influences his/her emotions, motivations, social adjustments, behaviors and cognitions in varied situations. These traits show in an individual. With time, the personality develops and determines ones' values, attitudes, expectations, and self-perceptions. It also predetermines human reactions to stress, problems or other people (Edwards, 2007). James behavior corresponds to the series of his childhood experiences under the care of an alcoholic father and frustrated mother. The development of his value system sources from the biased memories of neglect and domestic violence. Personality theories help in clearing up why people behave the way they do, for instance James. His childhood experience and upbringing aid in explaining his behavior. This comes in handy during therapy, for the specialist diagnoses a patient's psychological disorders…. [read more]

Community Mental Health Case Study

… Community Mental Health

The question of whether people in my local area have access to community mental health services is a complicated and difficult one to answer, because the answer depends on both who is trying to access mental services and what type of services they are trying to access. The short answer is that there is some type of mental health service available for people in need in my community, and that many of these services are available for free or on a sliding-scale basis for people in lower socio-economic groups. The more complicated answer is that my community does not have adequate mental health services to meet the needs of the community and that there are certain groups who have virtually no access…. [read more]

Schools and Delinquency Research Proposal

… ¶ … school crime, including the characteristics of individual students, schools and communities that seem most important in explaining school crime. Juvenile violence associated with schools is on the upswing, and each year seems to bring new stories of gun violence, vandalism, and gangs invading the nation's academic institutions, from elementary schools on to institutions of higher education. Several studies have attempted to explain this rise in school crime, and what attributes are most problematic in this issue. There are certain characteristics in common, although it is difficult to consistently predict when school violence will hit a community.

The nation's young people are dying violently more and more often, as researcher David C. May notes, "Firearm homicides are the second leading cause of death for…. [read more]

Bpd Is Related to Secure Attachment Term Paper

… ¶ … Bpd Is Related to Secure Attachment


Overview of Borderline Personality Disorder

Diagnostic Criteria of BPD

Overview of Attachment Theory

Summary of Literature Reviewed


The objective of this work is to write a critical review of the literature about borderline personality disorder (BPD) from an attachment theories perspective. This work will contain references from Bowbly, Ainsworth, and Main in the discussion of secure vs. insecure attachment. Insecure attachment will then be researched regarding insecure attachment as a contributor to BPD. It should also discuss the potential benefits of viewing BPD from an attachment perspective in terms of prevention and treatment of the BPD.

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