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Criminal Justice 305: The Juvenile Justice System

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  • Available Lessons: 82
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Criminal Justice 305: The Juvenile Justice System has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2,000 colleges and universities. With this self-paced course, you get engaging lessons, expert instructors who make even the most challenging Criminal Justice topics simple, and an excellent resource for getting a head start on your degree.
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Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(0, 9)}}
Ch 1. Defining Juvenile Delinquency {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[434813].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Juvenile: Definition, Law & Crime Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19525].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19525].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19525].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19525].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Is At-Risk Youth? - Definition & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19457].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19457].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19457].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19457].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Adolescence in Law: Definition & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56836].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56836].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56836].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56836].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Is Juvenile Delinquency? - Definition, Theories & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19467].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19467].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19467].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19467].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Status Offense: Definition & Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56795].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56795].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56795].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56795].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Juvenile Delinquency: Correlates & Patterns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334681].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334681].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334681].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334681].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Measuring Juvenile Delinquency: Methods & Trends Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334683].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334683].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334683].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334683].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(1, 9)}}
Ch 2. Theories of Delinquent Behavior {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[434815].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - General Theory of Crime: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334701].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334701].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334701].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334701].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Rational Choice Theory of Criminology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31535].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31535].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31535].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31535].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Trajectory Theory: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334703].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334703].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334703].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334703].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Biological Theories of Crime: Overview & Features Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31538].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31538].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31538].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31538].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Biological Determinism: Definition & Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56851].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56851].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56851].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56851].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Cognitive Theories of Crime: Overview & Features Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334687].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334687].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334687].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334687].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Psychological Theories of Crime: Assumptions & Weaknesses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31540].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31540].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31540].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31540].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Problems with Adjustment in Adolescence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15608].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15608].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15608].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15608].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Sociological Theories of Crime: Overview & Features Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31541].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31541].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31541].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31541].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Social Process Theories in Criminology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56802].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56802].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56802].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56802].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - The Social Control Theory of Criminology: Origins & Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31543].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31543].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31543].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31543].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - The Social Learning Theory of Crime Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31544].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31544].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31544].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31544].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Labeling Theory and Crime: Stigma & Retrospective and Projective Labeling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2730].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2730].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2730].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2730].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Sampson & Laub's Age-Graded Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319615].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319615].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319615].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319615].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Gluecks' Theory of Juvenile Delinquency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319613].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319613].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319613].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319613].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(2, 9)}}
Ch 3. Influence of Gender & Family on Delinquency {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[434817].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Gender Differences & Juvenile Delinquency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334707].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334707].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334707].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334707].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Impact of Socialization on Gender Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42983].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42983].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42983].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42983].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Family Conflict: Sources & Influence on Delinquency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334709].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334709].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334709].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334709].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Children Living in Poverty: Facts, Effects & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19478].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19478].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19478].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19478].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Impact of Abuse and Neglect on Child Growth & Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3516].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3516].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3516].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3516].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Cycle of Violence: Child Abuse & Juvenile Delinquency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334717].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334717].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334717].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334717].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(3, 9)}}
Ch 4. School Issues & Delinquency {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[434819].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Agents of Socialization: Family, Schools, Peers and Media Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2742].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2742].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2742].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2742].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Relationship Between Academic Performance & Delinquency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334727].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334727].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334727].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334727].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Preventing School Failure, Truancy & Dropout Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48567].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48567].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48567].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48567].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - School Violence: Definition, History, Causes & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19409].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19409].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19409].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19409].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - School Violence Prevention: Programs & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19497].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19497].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19497].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19497].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Bullying & School Shootings: Statistics & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[189431].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[189431].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[189431].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[189431].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Gang Prevention in Schools: Strategies & Services Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144222].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144222].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144222].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144222].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
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334729].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334729].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Drug Testing in Schools: Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144219].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144219].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144219].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144219].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(4, 9)}}
Ch 5. Social Forces & Delinquency {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[434821].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Peer Pressure? - Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2662].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2662].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2662].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2662].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How the Media Impacts Adolescents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334723].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334723].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334723].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334723].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Youth Violence: Definition & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69499].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69499].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69499].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69499].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Cyberbullying: Signs, Effects & Solutions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[189401].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[189401].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[189401].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[189401].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Substance Use, Abuse, and Dependence: Definition and Causes of Substance Disorders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10431].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10431].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10431].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10431].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Adolescents & the Risk of Substance Abuse Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48722].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48722].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334733].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334733].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(5, 9)}}
Ch 6. Policing & Juveniles {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[434823].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - The Role of the Police in Juvenile Delinquency & Prevention Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[434825].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[434825].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[434825].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[434825].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Watchman, Legalistic & Service Policing Styles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30288].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30288].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30288].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30288].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Deterrence in Criminology: Definition & Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19526].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19526].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19526].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19526].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Preventive Patrol: Definition, Study & Experiment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19505].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19505].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19505].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19505].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Proactive Policing: Definition & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56870].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56870].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56870].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56870].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Problem-Oriented Policing: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19486].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19486].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19486].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19486].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Community Justice: Definition & Services Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56775].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56775].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56775].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56775].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Police Discretion: Definition, Examples, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19537].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19537].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19537].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19537].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Legal Restraints on Police Actions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30414].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30414].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30414].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30414].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP): History, Role & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25058].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25058].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25058].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25058].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(6, 9)}}
Ch 7. Adjudication of Juvenile Delinquents {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[434827].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - History & Evolution of the Juvenile Justice System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27840].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27840].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334743].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334743].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Comparison of the Juvenile & Adult Systems of Justice Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27616].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27616].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27616].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27616].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Juvenile Court System: History & Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27614].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27614].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27614].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27614].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Juvenile Waivers & Transfers to Adult Criminal Court Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[434829].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[434829].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[434829].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[434829].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Bench Trials in Juvenile Proceedings Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[434831].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[434831].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[434831].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[434831].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Legal Rights of Juveniles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27617].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27617].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27617].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27617].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Major U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Impacting the Juvenile Justice System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27615].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27615].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27615].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27615].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - In Re Gault Case of 1967: Summary & Decision Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56756].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56756].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56756].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56756].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Kent v. United States: Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56681].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56681].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56681].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56681].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Breed v. Jones Case of 1975: Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56736].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56736].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56736].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56736].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Graham v. Florida: Summary & Decision Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19431].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19431].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19431].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19431].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Parens Patriae in Juvenile Justice: Definition & Doctrine Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19479].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19479].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19479].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19479].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Plea Bargain: Definition, Process, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17848].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17848].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17848].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17848].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Juvenile Dispositions: Sentencing Process & Structures Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334747].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334747].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334747].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334747].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(7, 9)}}
Ch 8. Juvenile Corrections & Deterrence {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[434833].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Types & Benefits of Juvenile Correction Alternatives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27618].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27618].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - What Is General Deterrence? - Definition, Theory & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19419].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19419].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Specific Deterrence: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19469].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19469].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - What is Restorative Justice? - Definition, Examples & Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56789].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56789].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - What Is Probation? - Definition, Rules & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19043].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19043].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - What is a Diversion Program in the Criminal Justice System? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383543].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383543].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Juvenile Detention Center: Purpose & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319633].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319633].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Institutional Corrections for Juvenile Delinquents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334755].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334755].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Correctional Treatment for Juveniles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334753].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334753].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - The Kids for Cash Scandal in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383653].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383653].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - Youth Aftercare & Reentry: Definition, Programs & Supervision Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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