Treatment of Juvenile Delinquents

  title={Treatment of Juvenile Delinquents},
  author={Kenneth A. Turner},
The Juvenile Court is now 80 years old. During the past 15 years, the Court has undergone many significant changes in its treatment of juvenile delinquents. There are several definitions of"treatment," and I won't attempt to cover the subject of treatment of juvenile delinquents generally. Rather, I will discuss the role of psychiatrists in the treatment process within the juvenile justice system. In Juvenile Court, the first question to be determined by law is not how a juvenile before the… CONTINUE READING