The characteristics of juveniles who commit crimes and a variety of treatment philosophies for juvenile offenders were examined through literature and individual case studies. The literature review and three case studies provided insight into the difficult challenge of providing effective treatment programs for juvenile offenders.
Thompson, Tenethrea and Turner, Jean
"Juvenile justice systems: A need for improved research and treatment,"
Discovery, The Student Journal of Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences. University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. 3:58-65.
Available at: http://scholarworks.uark.edu/discoverymag/vol3/iss1/13