Juvenile Delinquency: Correlates & Patterns


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Based on recent research, most juvenile offenders are _____?

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1. Chris lives in a home where he experiences little supervision and his parents have a high rate of conflict. What type of risk factors does this situation represent in Chris' likelihood of becoming a juvenile delinquent?

2. The main difference between a juvenile offender and a chronic juvenile offender is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this brief multiple-choice quiz and worksheet test your knowledge of the correlations between instances of juvenile delinquency. You should be familiar with risk factors and different types of offenders.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will gauge what you know about:

  • Race and gender of most juvenile offenders
  • Risk factors in the likelihood of becoming a juvenile delinquent
  • Differences between a juvenile offender and a chronic juvenile offender
  • Classifying specific behaviors and actions
  • Primary link between children and juvenile delinquency

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about juvenile delinquency correlations
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the link between children and juvenile delinquency and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the race and gender of most juvenile offenders

Additional Learning

Continue learning about this topic with the lesson titled Juvenile Delinquency: Correlates & Patterns. Here are examples of the information you'll find in this lesson:

  • Overview of juvenile delinquency
  • Statistics for juvenile arrests for violent crime
  • Example of educational neglect