81-305 Juvenile Violence

Designed to provide students with knowledge and insight on the subject of juvenile violence, this workshop examines the sharp increase of juvenile violence in the 1990s and discusses the major factors that contribute to this increase. The workshop also reviews statistics and other significant factors associated with juvenile violence. It establishes that every violent juvenile offender, regardless of his or her race, must be treated with dignity and that all juvenile offenders must be personally and socially responsible for their actions. Finally, the workshop observes and examines programs designed to address these problems in our society and determines what the future holds in this subject area.