Juvenile Detention Center: Purpose & Characteristics

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What is the primary purpose of juvenile detention centers?

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1. Why are counseling services important for youths housed in juvenile detention centers?

2. Which of the following was a statistic about juvenile detention centers uncovered by The Survey of Youth in Residential Placement in 2010?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the quiz and worksheet to see what you know about juvenile detention centers. Their purpose and characteristics are topics you need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to assess your understanding of:

  • Why counseling services are important for youths housed in juvenile detention centers
  • How juvenile detention centers are dealing with budget cuts and shortages
  • Something emphasized regarding juvenile corrections
  • A statistic about juvenile detention centers uncovered by The Survey of Youth in Residential Placement

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on juvenile detention centers
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the primary purpose of these centers
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why counseling services are important for these centers and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can review more about these centers thanks to the lesson called Juvenile Detention Center: Purpose & Characteristics. Other topics you can review include:

  • Roles of a juvenile detention center
  • Juvenile detention center statistics
  • The challenges these centers face
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