CJS 240 ENTIRE COURSE


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CJS 240 ENTIRE COURSE

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CJS 240 ENTIRE COURSE
 
 
 
WEEK 2
 
CJS 240 Week 2 Individual Assignment Delinquency Deterrence Response
 
Write a 300- to 350-word response explaining how the threat of punishment does or does not deter juvenile delinquency. Provide examples of general deterrence, specific deterrence, and situational crime prevention strategies. Additionally, identify which concepts of deterrence you believe offer the best method for controlling juvenile crime.
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CJS 240 Week 2 Individual Assignment Individual Theories
 
Resource: pp. 47-80 of Juvenile Delinquency: The Core
Write a 500- to 750-word paper explaining why some adolescents are motivated to commit crimes while others in similar circumstances are not. Support your explanation by applying at least two of the following individual theories of delinquency:
Routine activities theory
General deterrence theory
Specific deterrence theory
Biochemical theory
Neurological theory
Genetic theory
Psychodynamic theory
Behavioral theory
Cognitive theory
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Cite at least two sources to support your explanation.
Post your paper as an attachment.
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WEEK 3
 
CJS 240 Week 3 Individual Assignment Sociological Theories Response
 
Resource: pp. 101-105 of Juvenile Delinquency: The Core
Locate—by searching the Internet—federal, state, or local programs with elements that exemplify the application of each of the sociological theories listed below:
Social structure theories
Social process theories
Social conflict theories
Write a 100-word description of each program. You must have one program that exemplifies social structure theories, one that exemplifies social process theories, and one that exemplifies social conflict theories. Include each program’s main elements and explain the aspects of each program that address the focus of the relevant theory.
Cite your references in APA format.
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WEEK 4
 
CJS 240 Week 4 Individual Assignment Case Study Critique
 
Read the case study provided in Appendix C.
Write a 200- to 350-word response answering the following questions:
What are some possible reasons caseworkers were not aware of the conditions in the Jackson home?
From the information presented in the case study, determine whether the nine members of the Division of Youth and Family Services staff should have been fired. Why or why not?
Was justice served in this case? Why or why not?
Could this situation have been prevented? If so, how? If not, why?
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CJS 240 Week 4 Individual Assignment Gender and Family
 
Ch. 6 & 7 discuss the influence gender and family have on delinquency. In addition, you have read briefly about gender and the juvenile justice system.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper answering the following questions:
How does gender affect delinquency?
What are some current explanations for gender differences as they relate to delinquency?
How does family affect delinquency?
How does family makeup affect delinquency?
How does family behavior influence delinquency?
Are delinquent females treated differently than delinquent males by members of the juvenile justice system?
Are they treated unfairly?
Do they benefit from being female? Why or why not?
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Post your paper as an attachment.
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WEEK 5
 
CJS 240 Week 5 Individual Assignment The Justice Systems
 
Complete the System Comparison Matrix, the 200- to 300-word response on controversial issues in the juvenile court system, and the selection of your final project position in Appendix D.
Post Appendix D as an attachment.
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WEEK 6
 
CJS 240 Week 6 Individual Assignment Probation Presentation
 
Create an informative 5- to 7-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation about probation and the roles and responsibilities of probation officers. Assume the role of a juvenile probation officer recruiter and address the presentation as if to an audience of individuals interested in applying for the position of a juvenile probation officer. Your presentation must include:
General information regarding probation
What is probation?
Who is on probation?
What are the conditions of probation?
Roles and responsibilities of juvenile probation officers
What are the duties of probation officers?
When are probation officers involved in the court process?
What are the responsibilities of probation officers?
Prepare detailed speaker notes for each of the slides.
Post your presentation as an attachment.
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CJS 240 Week 6 Individual Assignment Corrections and Treatment
 
 
Write a 350- to 700-word paper summarizing information on juvenile corrections and community-based treatment programs. Include the following in your paper:
Community-based treatment
Describe two or three community-based treatment efforts.
Briefly explain the purpose and importance of these treatment efforts.
Institutionalization
Describe two or three issues affecting institutionalized juveniles.
Address why the juvenile justice system should be concerned with those issues.
Aftercare programs
Describe two of the three Intensive Aftercare Programs (IAP) discussed in Juvenile Delinquency: The Core.
Address the importance of aftercare programs.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Post your paper as an attachment.
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WEEK 7
 
CJS 240 Week 7 Individual Assignment Gang Development and Control
 
 
Complete the Gang Development and Gang Control tables in Appendix E.
Post Appendix E as an attachment.
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WEEK 8
 
CJS 240 Week 8 Individual Assignment Drug Use and Delinquency Response
 
Research the University Library for two current, scholarly journal articles that highlight the reasons of youth drug use and the link between drug use and delinquency.
Write a 200- to 350-word response answering the following questions according to the journal articles:
What are the main reasons of youth drug use?
How does drug use relate to delinquency?
Cite the articles in APA format.
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CJS 240 Week 8 Individual Assignment Drug Czar Presentation
 
Read the Applying What You Have Learned Scenario on p. 256 of Juvenile Delinquency: The Core.
Create a 7- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation on the advantages and disadvantages of the three drug control policy strategies presented during the open hearing in the scenario. Assume the role of the drug czar in the presentation. Present the policy or policies that you believe are the best strategies for reducing youth drug use.
Include detailed speaker notes for each slide.
Cite at least two sources in APA format to support your statements.
Post your presentation as an attachment.
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WEEK 9
 
CJS 240 Week 9 Individual Assignment Capstone Analysis
 
Write a 200- to 450- word response to the following Capstone Analysis questions.
The future of the juvenile justice system under debate. There has been a movement supporting aggressive measures on juvenile crime while researchers see more public support for prevention and intervention methods. Consider the future of the juvenile justice system. Should there be a juvenile justice system? Why or why not? Should there be a comprehensive juvenile justice strategy or should the juvenile justice system focus on one particular strategy? Explain your answers.
 
 
CJS 240 Week 9 Individual Assignment Justice System Position Paper
 
Throughout this course, you have become acquainted with explanations of juvenile delinquency, correlates of juvenile delinquency, and the intricacies of the juvenile justice system. For your final project, assess one of the controversial issues regarding the juvenile justice system.
Resource: Appendix A
Write a 1,750- to 2,100-word position paper arguing one of the following positions:
The juvenile justice system should focus on rehabilitation.
The juvenile justice system should focus on punishment.
Include the following in your paper:
Why should the juvenile justice system adopt the focus you have chosen?
Explain how the specific focus you have chosen affects the following:
Law enforcement
Court processes
Probation
Corrections
Community services
Intervention programs
What are some arguments that oppose your views?
Why are these arguments not as valid as your own?
Provide evidence to support your claims.
Explain how the advantages would outweigh the disadvantages if the juvenile justice system were to adopt the focus you have chosen.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Cite at least five sources to support your position.
Post your paper as an attachment.
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