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    After speaking with, Zack, and his family I agree with the diagnoses of a conduct disorder. Zack presents some of the symptoms and behaviors that are consistent with the DSM-5 diagnosis of a conduct disorder. After speaking with Zack and his family and hearing about his past behaviors, the pattern of actions described was a clear display of a conduct disorder. While arguing with Wade, Zack assaulted him by kicking him in the groin. During that same argument, Zack also broke the dining room table

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    Indicate the type of treatment group and target population The type of treatment group facilitated was a Conduct Disorder (CD) group for high school girls’ ages 14 - 18 years. “Disruptive, impulse-control, and conduct disorders include conditions involving problems in the self-control of emotions and behaviors” (American Psychiatric Association, 2013, p. 461). Individuals with conduct disorder typically display behaviors such as stealing, lying, running away, sexual misconduct and getting into fights

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    Bronfenbrenner's Theory

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    Juvenile delinquency has been an emerging problem that needs researcher’s attention to address the many dynamics that play a role in what leads youth to delinquency, and how to effectively treat delinquency. Many factors like socioeconomic status (SES), parenting styles, and neighborhoods can contribute to juvenile delinquency and how well they adhere to treatment services. In economically strained families, difficulties can arise and have adverse effects that may lead to a risk of juvenile delinquency

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    Juvenile Court System

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    Introduction To begin with, a juvenile court is a special trial court that deals with children and adolescents convicted of crimes and most importantly, intervene in delinquent behavior through police court. They are specifically a correctional institution. In brief, it handles cases of delinquent behavior and dependency. There has and is still ongoing debate on the definition of who is a juvenile. However, a juvenile under eighteen years qualifies for juvenile court procedure. In fact this

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    Juvenile delinquency also known as ‘juvenile offending’ is participation in illegal behavior by any minors. Many people use the term juvenile delinquency to include anything a young person does that is against society approval, legal or illegal. Youthful offenders are young people, in between the ages of seven to seventeen, who commit offenses for which , if they were adult they could be tried in a criminal court. Status offenders are young people who commit specific acts that prohibited by the

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    For example, in addition to being both warm and firm, authoritative parents set standards for the child's conduct but form expectations that are consistent with the child's developing needs and capabilities. (Lawrence Sternberg, 2002).They places a high value on the development of autonomy and self-direction but assume the ultimate responsibility for their child's

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    Physical Attractions In The Stranger by Albert Camus, the main character Mersault is a very unique human being. Mersault does not exhibit emotion as normal humans would. Mersault has more of a connection to and concern for the physical world rather than the emotional one. Throughout the novel, Mersault’s actions in society strongly affect the final outcome of the novel. Because he is a stranger to the rest of the society, Mersault is personally attacked because of his differences, eventually leading

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    A grasp of the current conflict surrounding the responsibility and direction of the juvenile justice system becomes more obtainable when one takes into consideration how the system has progressed since its inception. The juvenile justice system was created in the late 1800s to reform U.S. policies regarding youth offenders. Since that time, a number of reforms - aimed at both protecting the "due process of law" rights of youth, and creating an aversion toward jail among the young - have made the

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    According to the book Punished: Policing The Lives Of Black And Latino Boys by Victor Rios, he explores hyper criminalization of Latino and African American young men in Oakland. He was a former gang member and juvenile delinquent. He earned a degree in sociology. He explains and describes how the working class youth of color who lived in Oakland are harassed, disciplined, watched and profiled at a young age by the authorities even if they have not committed any crimes. Moreover, his research are

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    According to the Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Illinois was the first juvenile court in the United States in 1899, after the progressive reform movement. The court was created to respond to the excessive amount of juveniles that were involved in minor fractions and truancy. Parens patriate is the foundation of the juvenile justice system. Parens patriate means parent of the country or state as parents. With the juvenile justice system having such a philosophical foundation the court system was supposed

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    Teen Gangs “Reports show that gangs are present in every state in the US, where in 1970 they existed in less than half of all states” (Lohmann). Teen gangs are started around the ages of 14 and 15. When teenagers get into a gang, he or she usually gets into the gang to make themselves look resilient or try to blend in, in account of problems at home or simply if one does not feel loved. Teen gangs are becoming a problem in the United States and the effects of these gangs are unnecessary youth deaths

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    Juvenile Law Abolish

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    Discussion about The Juveniles Law: Abolish vs Maintain As Juveniles crimes are increasing, there is criticism that the punishment for juvenile offenders is too soft. In recent years of Korea, juvenile crimes has proved that juvenile offenders became crueler than ever. The case of Busan juvenile violent crime was committed by five middle school students. The victim was their friend. They beat her six hours and threaten her with scissors. However, this is not only big problem in the South Korea,

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    to the use of executive power to detain as a means of preventing future crimes. Detention in these circumstances is labeled ‘preventive’ or ‘precautionary’ as the person is detained on the grounds that they are predicted to commit future criminal conduct contrary to national interest. In the juvenile justice system, preventive detention is the term given to the detention of juveniles who are in custody because they are alleged to have committed a criminal offense and are perceived to be dangerous

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    Edgar Allan Poe used gothic literature to show the human condition. In both stories the plot ends with a murder and they both are involving a crazy person who has lost there mind. furthermore, they both could not handle the guilt that is included with a murder case. Of the two short stories, “Tell Tale Heart” and “The Black Cat” written by Edgar Allan Poe, they both use Romantic characteristics including obsession, Acts of Violence, and guilt to show people have capability of being evil. Guilt

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    Introduction Juvenile delinquency has become a major area of social spotlight in recent years and the Social Bond(Control) Theory proffered by Travis Hirschi has been one of the prevalent theoretical perspectives adopted in explaining juvenile delinquency. The theory, instead of stressing what lures individuals to commit crime, the theory places focus on what restrains people from doing so (Özbay &Özcan, 2006; Cheung& Cheung,2008). Hirschi (1969) put forward that self-control as the key force that

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    discernment, in which case, such child shall be subjected to the appropriate proceedings in accordance with this act. (R.A.9344, 2005) Types Of Juvenile Delinquency According to Rohit Bura, Delinquency exhibits a variety of styles of conduct or forms of behaviour. Each of the patterns has its own social context, the causes that are alleged

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    It’s time take action There have been a lot of studies and researches to make a statement. The statement is to clarify if we should treat juveniles as adults or if we should not. This is something that teens can't stand up to. If we treat them as if they were adults, we can be making a big mistake because we are taking their future away from them. Instead of that we can help them to become better persons and to become a good member of society. People are able to change, no matter how bad it’s

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    Juvenile Courts were first established in Cook County, Illinois in 1899. Prior to 1899, minors above the age of seven were forced to trial in a regular criminal court. After the first court had been established many more were to be followed, soon to form a juvenile Justice System. Following the rapid growth in juvenile court, courts began to evolve into a vastly different system than the other systems The Juvenile Justice System is different in a way that most systems cannot compete with because

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    problems and is often the source of their delinquency. “Approximately 50–70 % of youth involved in the juvenile justice system (JJS; about 1.4 of 2.4 million adolescents annually; have a diagnosable mental health condition and rates of psychiatric disorder tend to be higher among residential or detention facilities than at probation

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    The Pensilvania Juvenile Court Act defines delinquent child as being a minor child, ten years or older, who has has been found to have violated the penal code, and who is in need of treatment, supervision, or rehabilitation (The Juvenile Act, 2013, p.5). Delinquency includes different types of crimes committed by juveniles, and are generally fall under the juvenile court into three categories: delinquency, status offenses, and children in need of supervision. Delinquency, as stated before, is a

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