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UExcel Juvenile Delinquency: Study Guide & Test Prep

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Prepare for the UExcel Juvenile Delinquency exam in a few short weeks with this comprehensive test prep course. The course's flexible online format allows you to watch video lessons, take practice quizzes and study for the exam at any time that's convenient.
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12 chapters in UExcel Juvenile Delinquency: Study Guide & Test Prep

Ch 1. Nature & Extent of Delinquency {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[334677].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The Rational Choice Theory of Criminology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31535].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31535].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Biological Theories of Crime: Overview & Features Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31538].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31538].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Psychological Theories of Crime: Assumptions & Weaknesses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31540].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31540].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Psychodynamics: Definition & Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57111].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57111].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Cognitive Theories of Crime: Overview & Features Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334687].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334687].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What Is General Deterrence? - Definition, Theory & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19419].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19419].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Specific Deterrence: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19469].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19469].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Sociological Theories of Crime: Overview & Features Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31541].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31541].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Chicago School's Social Disorganization Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31542].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31542].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Anomie: Definition, Theory & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19044].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19044].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Is Culture Conflict? - Definition, Theory & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19399].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19399].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Social Learning Theory of Crime Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31544].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31544].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Differential Association Theory: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19056].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19056].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Labeling Theory and Crime: Stigma & Retrospective and Projective Labeling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2730].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2730].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Social Control Theory of Criminology: Origins & Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31543].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31543].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Critical Theories of Criminology: Overview & Features Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334693].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334693].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What is Peacemaking? - Definition & Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56859].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56859].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Gender Differences in Adolescent Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15602].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15602].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Impact of Socialization on Gender Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42983].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42983].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Gender Differences & Juvenile Delinquency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334707].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334707].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Family Systems: Definition and Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14875].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14875].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Family Challenges: Divorce, Blended Families & Family Violence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37014].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37014].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Family Conflict: Sources & Influence on Delinquency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334709].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334709].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Children Living in Poverty: Facts, Effects & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19478].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19478].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Agents of Socialization: Family, Schools, Peers and Media Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2742].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2742].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Peers, Schools, and Adolescent Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15607].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15607].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Peer Pressure? - Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2662].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2662].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Problems with Adjustment in Adolescence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15608].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15608].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Youth Violence: Definition & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69499].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69499].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - US Gang Violence: Facts, Causes & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[273421].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[273421].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Formation & Characteristics of Modern Gangs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334721].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334721].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Gang Prevention in Schools: Strategies & Services Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144222].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144222].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - How the Media Impacts Adolescents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334723].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334723].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Functions of School: Socialization, Cultural Innovation, Integration & Latent Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2788].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2788].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Current Issues and Trends in Education Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31706].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31706].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Preventing School Failure, Truancy & Dropout Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48567].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48567].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Bullying & School Shootings: Statistics & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[189431].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[189431].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Cyberbullying: Signs, Effects & Solutions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[189401].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[189401].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - School Violence: Definition, History, Causes & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19409].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19409].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - School Violence Prevention: Programs & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19497].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19497].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Legal Rights of Juveniles in the School Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334729].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334729].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Substance Use, Abuse, and Dependence: Definition and Causes of Substance Disorders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10431].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10431].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Dependence on Depressants: Alcohol, Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs and Opioids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10432].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10432].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Stimulant Dependence: Amphetamines and Cocaine Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10433].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10433].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Dependence on Hallucinogens: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10434].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10434].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Understanding Cannabis Dependence: Facts and Myths Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10435].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10435].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Adolescents & the Risk of Substance Abuse Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48722].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48722].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Substance Abuse & Juvenile Delinquency: Prevention & Correction Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334733].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334733].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Drug Use Surveys: Types & Accuracy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334735].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334735].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Drug Testing in Schools: Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144219].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144219].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Drug Abuse: Physical Consequences and Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18493].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18493].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Police Operations: Theory & Practice Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19435].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19435].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Is the Rule of Law? - Definition & Principle Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3547].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3547].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Police Patrol: Operations, Procedures & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19423].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19423].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Preventive Patrol: Definition, Study & Experiment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19505].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19505].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Problem-Oriented Policing: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19486].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19486].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Search & Seizure: Definition, Laws & Rights Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19512].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19512].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Custodial Interrogation: Definition & Cases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19482].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19482].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Police Discretion: Definition, Examples, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19537].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19537].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Racial Profiling & Biased Policing: Definition & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30295].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30295].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - History & Evolution of the Juvenile Justice System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27840].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27840].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Child-Saving Movement: History, Goals & Outcomes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334743].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334743].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Major U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Impacting the Juvenile Justice System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27615].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27615].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Comparison of the Juvenile & Adult Systems of Justice Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27616].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27616].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Legal Rights of Juveniles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27617].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27617].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Parens Patriae in Juvenile Justice: Definition & Doctrine Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19479].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19479].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Status Offense: Definition & Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56795].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56795].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Juvenile Court System: History & Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27614].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27614].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Plea Bargain: Definition, Process, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17848].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17848].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Juvenile Dispositions: Sentencing Process & Structures Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334747].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334747].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Correctional Treatment for Juveniles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334753].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334753].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Types & Benefits of Juvenile Correction Alternatives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27618].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27618].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Institutional Corrections for Juvenile Delinquents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334755].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334755].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Is Probation? - Definition, Rules & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19043].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19043].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Is a Halfway House? - Definition, Rules & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19400].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19400].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Restorative Justice? - Definition, Examples & Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56789].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56789].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Youth Aftercare & Reentry: Definition, Programs & Supervision Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP): History, Role & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25058].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25058].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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