MPF 607 Juvenile Delinquency

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This course is designed to examine juvenile delinquency and the juvenile justice system in the United States. Students will review to the bio-psychosocial theories that help understand the development of juvenile delinquency within the context of individuals, families and communities. This course will focus adolescent brain development, poverty, child maltreatment, substance abuse, disproportionate minority contact (DMC), peer relationships, the school to prison pipeline, evidence-based interventions to help reduce juvenile delinquency.