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Final Paper Outline

[WLOs: 2, 3, 4] [CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Prior to beginning work on this assignment, review all of the Week 3 Required Resources. Looking ahead at your Week 5 Final Paper, provide an outline highlighting the major points of your paper. In your outline, include all major ideas your Final Paper will address, with two to three sentence explanations for each.

In your paper, outline the following:

  • Provide your thesis statement, which identifies the topic of your paper.
  • Summarize your chosen topic.
    • Describe your topic including whether you are focusing on treatment or punishment.
    • Provide data to show how treatment or punishment has an impact on juveniles, the community, and the juvenile justice system.
    • List the cultural and diversity issues present in your chosen juvenile justice problem.
    • Describe how addressing your chosen perspective (treatment or punishment) contributes to the goal of a more just society.
  • Analyze the empirical research on your chosen topic.
    • You may use your Week 2 Annotated Bibliography to complete this section of the paper.

As with all well-researched and organized writing, your topic (first) sentences of your paragraphs contain the major ideas of your paper. Therefore, this outline can be used in the construction of the body of your Final Paper in Week 5. Please visit the Writing Center to access information on how to develop your Outlining (Links to an external site.).

The Final Paper Outline

  • Must be 900 to 1,200 words in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA Style (Links to an external site.) as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA Formatting for Microsoft Word (Links to an external site.) resource.
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper in bold font
      • Space should appear between the title and the rest of the information on the title page.
    • Student’s name
    • Name of institution (University of Arizona Global Campus)
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Due date

 

Required Resources

Text

Listwan, S. J. (2013). Introduction to juvenile justice (2nd ed.). Retrieved from https://content.uagc.edu/

  • Chapter 6: The Juvenile Court Model
  • Chapter 7: Juveniles and Community Corrections

Articles

Branson, C. E., Baetz, C. L., Horwitz, S. M., & Hoagwood, K. E. (2017). Trauma-informed juvenile justice systems: A systematic review of definitions and core components. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice & Policy, 9(6), 635–646. https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/tra000025

  • The full-text version of this article is available through the EBSCOhost database in the University of Arizona Global Campus Library. This article provides information on trauma-informed approaches to juvenile justice and examines published definitions of a trauma-informed juvenile justice system in an effort to identify the most commonly named core elements and specific interventions or policies. This will assist you in your Role of the Juvenile Court discussion forum and Final Paper Outline assignment this week.

Forgays, D. K. (2008). Three years of teen court offender outcomes. Adolescence, 43(171), 473-484. Retrieved from https://www.worldcat.org/title/adolescence/oclc/1788916

  • The full-text version of this article is available through the EBSCOhost database in the University of Arizona Global Campus Library. This article reviews the results of three years of data from Whatcom Count Teen Court. It provides a good overview of the Restorative Justice Approach and will assist you with your Role of the Juvenile Court discussion forum and Final Paper Outline assignment this week.

Roberts, J. V., & Stalans, L. J. (2004). Restorative sentencing: Exploring the views of the public. Social Justice Research, 17(3), 315-334. https://dx.doi.org/10.1023/B:SORE.0000041296.99271.52

  • The full-text version of this article is available through the EBSCOhost database in the University of Arizona Global Campus Library. This source provides information on restorative sentencing emphasizes the importance of compensation and reconciliation between victims and offenders. It will assist you in your Role of the Juvenile Court discussion forum and your Final Paper Outline assignment this week.

Multimedia

Calamari Productions (Producer). (2013). Juvenile prison: Interview and court hearing [Streaming video]. Retrieved from Films on Demand database.

Recommended Resources

Articles

Mogulescu, S., & Caro, G. (2011). Making court the last resort: A new focus for supporting families in crisis. Federal Sentencing Reporter, 24(1), 30-33. https://dx.doi.org/0.1525/fsr.2011.24.1.30

  • The full-text version of this article is available through the ProQuest database in the University of Arizona Global Campus Library. This source explores ideas on how to address chronically disobedient youth and may assist you in your Role of the Juvenile Court discussion forum and your Final Paper Outline assignment this week.

Schwalbe, C. S., & Maschi, T. (2009). Investigating probation strategies with juvenile offenders: The influence of officers’ attitudes and youth characteristics. Law and Human Behavior, 33(5), 357-367. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10979-008-9158-4

  • The full-text version of this article is available through the EBSCOhost database in the University of Arizona Global Campus Library. This article looks at a variety of situations and high risk youths and may assist you in your Role of the Juvenile Court discussion forum and your Final Paper Outline assignment this week.
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