Types & Benefits of Juvenile Correction Alternatives


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What is a juvenile's living situation if they're undergoing residential treatment?

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1. What happens to a juvenile if they're on probation?

2. Why is community service beneficial?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Are you familiar with the ways in which the courts sentence juveniles? This quiz/worksheet will test you on your understanding of the characteristics of community-based correctional alternatives as well as out-of-the-community corrections.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Get ready to demonstrate your knowledge of the following terms:

  • Long-term detention
  • Probation
  • Residential treatment
  • Therapy
  • Community service

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet help you practice these skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as probation and community service
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how long a judge can order a juvenile to experience long-term detention
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast community-based and out-of-the-community correctional options

Additional Learning

To gain a better understanding of this subject, check out our lesson called Types & Benefits of Juvenile Correction Alternatives. This lesson will help you understand:

  • Theory of juvenile court
  • Terms adjudicated and disposed
  • Doctrine of Parens Patriae
  • Aspects of different corrections in and out of the community