Dec 04, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog

Advanced Juvenile Justice Studies Certificate


Mission

Provides students with advanced knowledge of research, theory, and practice that addresses challenges with youth, family, and community impacted by delinquent behavior and the juvenile justice system.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explore the complexities of youth as a unique group of offenders with separate needs within the criminal justice system.
  2. Understand the immediate and long-term effects of justice system involvement on youth, families, and communities.
  3. Critically evaluate and analyze methods of responding to delinquent behavior and youth crime in the juvenile and criminal justice systems. 
  4. Dissect the causes and consequences of youth crime and evidence-based practices for addressing delinquency and offending.