This course will examine the current research related to assessment and treatment of juvenile offenders. Special attention will be paid to current evidence based interventions for this population. Participants will be challenged to look at cross-cultural communication, power and privilege, and the implications for institutional bias and racism in correctional practice. This course will include lecture, discussion, and experiential learning. Participants will review and practice some of the skills necessary to deliver these interventions. Special attention will be paid to strength based strategies and cognitive behavioral approaches.
Please note: This is a "self-support" course. This self-support fee listed above replaces the cost of regular tuition and is paid regardless of student residency status or total course load. Course fees are subject to change at anytime. For more information on tuition consult the Registrar's Office. Students using financial aid, VA benefits, or other scholarships should review the details of their financial package to confirm that self-support fee courses are covered.