Juvenile Treatment Programs Research Paper

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There are a number of juvenile treatment programs offered for youth offenders. The one I feel is most successful is known as the balanced approach. This form of treatment is a combination of restorative justice, traditional rehabilitation and classical criminology. I believe it is most successful because it holds the juvenile accountable for their criminal acts and teaches them that their actions have consequences on their neighborhoods and restores the community to its precrime status.

Another treatment offered is institutionalization programs. These programs are the least effective in my opinion. They offer prison like settings without the proper programs for rehabilitation. I realize that these “criminals” are still children and
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