Youth In Conflict with the Law

Youth In Conflict with the Law - CYC252

This course provides a practical orientation to the Youth Criminal Justice Act, including a review of origins and philosophical principles and how legislation is operationalized, with an emphasis on the local service delivery system.  It examines the role of the CYC in the prevention of youth crime as well as in intervention at the community level. It focuses particularly on treatment of youth in conflict with the law, including both general and specific programming techniques.