Parents" involvement in youth justice proceedings from the perspective of youth
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Parents" involvement in youth justice proceedings from the perspective of youth a pilot study by Julia Miriam Christina Broeking

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Published in $c2003 .
Written in English


  • Juvenile justice, Administration of -- Parent participation.,
  • Juvenile delinquency -- Canada.,
  • Teenagers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada.,
  • Juvenile delinquency -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Juvenile courts -- Canada.

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Statementby Julia Miriam Christina Broeking.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 129 p. leaves
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20416498M
ISBN 100612785289

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The present study investigated parents' involvement in youth justice proceedings from the perspective of both youth and parents. Seventy young people who had come into contact with the youth justice system and 19 parents were interviewed about their experiences with parents' involvement in youths' legal case. The Youth Criminal Justice Act views parents as playing a critical role in both preventing and addressing youths' criminal behaviour. However, the lack of specifically defined goals for parental.   In this descriptive study, Ontario police, defence and crown counsel, youth court judges, and probation officers were interviewed regarding their perceptions of parental involvement in youth justice proceedings. Most respondents believed that the YCJA actively encourages parental by: Parental involvement has been a cornerstone of Canadian youth justice legislation and has been given greater importance under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (). Given the importance of parental involvement, one would expect that parental attendance and participation in court hearings would have some influence on the outcome of youth court.

Parents’ Perspectives on Family-centered Care in Juvenile Justice Institutions By Inge Simons, Wander van der Vaart, Eva Mulder, Henk Rigter, Rene Breuk, Lieke van Domburgh, and Robert Vermeiren Inge Simons, Msc., is a licensed psychologist who is currently finishing her Ph.D. within the Aca-demic Workplace Youth at Risk. parent is one of the f undamental means for establishing this societal bond, which thus insulates adolescents from delinquency and other problem behaviors (Brook, Whiteman, Finch, and Cohen ). In regard to juvenile justice-system involvement, the role of the family has historically been. Juvenile justice system-involved youth face complex issues. Although the camps are generally alienated from each other, a variety of individuals—professionals, para-professionals, and lay people—need to be involved in the supervision and rehabilitation process. Concrete roles exist for justice professionals, monitoring agents, therapists. Following this shift to ensure process in juvenile court proceedings, an increase in juvenile crime rates in the late s and early s prompted legislators to adopt “tough on crime” policies, depriving certain youth of the juvenile justice system’s protections.

The family backgrounds of youth in the juvenile justice system may be varied and complex, but the need remains to reach out to family members who can be a powerful force for positive change. Despite the existing barriers to parental involvement in the juvenile justice system, parents should be informed of their youth’s educational rights in. Article. The Extent and Nature of Parents' Involvement in Canadian Youth Justice Proceedings. April ; Youth Justice 10(1) However, parental involvement in the criminal justice system itself also might contribute to the intergenerational transmission of crime and have other adverse effects on children's well‐being. The association between parental incarceration and youth theft was stronger for White youth than for Black youth. A life‐course perspective. Department of Justice Canada's Internet site. Notice to readers: The Department of Justice is aware of "spoof" calls that appear to be originating from one of our offices but are fraudulent.