Century College

Juvenile Justice and Delinquency (in session)
#: 1LEF-0037   ID:    Section: 1  
This course emphasizes the origin, development, organization, functions, and jurisdiction of the Juvenile Justice System in America, with emphasis on the MN Juvenile Justice System. Topic areas include: processes and detention of juveniles; constitutional protections extended to juveniles; case disposition, juvenile statutes and court procedures relative to juvenile offenders, laws and procedures regarding child abuse, child neglect, juvenile records and juvenile court process.

Major Content:

The historical development of delinquency and the juvenile justice system
Juvenile crime: measurement and analysis
Theoretical explanations for juvenile offending
Female delinquency
Schools, school crimes and student rights
Classification of delinquency
Victimization of juveniles
The juvenile justice process
Juveniles and the police
Juvenile court structure and process: intake, diversion, and restorative justice
Legal rights for juveniles: adjudication, disposition and appeal
Juvenile correctional process and institutions
Juvenile parole, group homes, and adoption
Delinquency prevention and treatment for juveniles
Juvenile punishment versus rehabilitation
Child custody: parents versus the state
Bring to Class:
You must receive prior approval to enroll in this course.  For information concerning this program, contact lawenforcement@century.edu

You will have 6 months from the date of enrollment to complete this course.  Note that you can work online at anytime; disregard timeframe noted in schedule.

SPECIAL NOTICE: You will need Internet connection and an email address.  Approximately one day prior to the start of class, you will receive a user name, password, and login instructions via email to access the D2L Brightspace for CECT system for coursework and chats.
Varied Schedule
12:00 AM
Contact Hours:
Registration Cutoff Date:
Dates & Times:
1/1/2021   12:00AM - 11:45PM Self-paced - Register Anytime
1/4/2021   12:00AM - 12:30AM Self-paced - Register Anytime
6/30/2021   12:00AM - 11:45PM Self-paced - Register Anytime