- View the video “Young Kids, Hard Times Director’s Cut” on YouTube
AssignmentIn a 2- to 3-page paper:
- Compare the risk of exposure to violence for a juvenile within the prison setting versus being released to community supervision.
- Explain the risk factors for juvenile offenders being tried and sentenced as adults versus as juveniles.
- Explain the role of the forensic psychology professional in this process.
Use at least three scholarly sources, in addition to the course materials, in your analysis.
Baird, C., Healy, T., Johnson, K., Bogie, A., Dankert, E. W., & Scharenbroch, C. (2013). A comparison of risk assessment instruments in juvenile justice. Retrieved from https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/grants/244477.pdfBaird, C., Healy, T., Johnson, K., Bogie, A., Dankert, E.W., & Scharenbrock, C. (2013). A comparison of risk assessment instruments in juvenile justice. Retrieved from https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/grants/244477.pdfGreene, E., & Evelo, A. J. (2013). Attitudes regarding life sentences for juvenile offenders. Law and Human Behavior, 37(4), 276–289. doi:10.1037/lhb0000031Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases.Katner, D. R. (2015). Eliminating the competency presumption in juvenile delinquency cases. Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, 24(3), 403–450. Retrieved from http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/research/JLPP/index.cfmNote: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases.Malloy, L. C., Shulman, E. P., & Cauffman, E. (2014). Interrogations, confessions, and guilty pleas among serious adolescent offenders. Law and Human Behavior, 38(2), 181–193. doi:10.1037/lhb0000065Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases.National Association of School Psychologists, & National Association of School Resource Officers. (2014). Best practice considerations for schools in active shooter and other armed assailant drills. Retrieved from http://www.nasponline.org/Documents/Research and Policy/Advocacy Resources/BP_Armed_Assailant_Drills.pdfBest practice considerations for schools in active shooter and other armed assailant drills, NASP, NASRO (2014). Reprinted by permission of NASP via the Copyright Clearance Center.National Conference of State Legislatures. (n.d.). Adolescent development and dompetency: Juvenile justice guide book for legislators. Retrieved September 12, 2016, from http://www.ncsl.org/documents/cj/jjguidebook-adolescent.pdfRequired Media
Calamari Productions (Producer). (2012). Young kids, hard time director’s cut [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhJrnsrmogk