Forensic Assessment of Juveniles
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January 29, 2019
Biopsychology and Perceptions- Choice 2 Give your opinion
January 29, 2019

Forensic Assessment of Juveniles

Post a response to the following: Describe at least two examples of crimes committed by a juvenile that may prompt a petition to try that juvenile as an adult.  What developmental criteria would legally be needed in order for a juvenile to be tried as an adult? What might be the role of a forensic psychology professional in this decision?

Support your responses with evidence from the Learning Resources or other academic material.

Required Readings Baird, C., Healy, T., Johnson, K., Bogie, A., Dankert, E. W., & Scharenbroch, C. (2013). A comparison of risk assessment instruments in juvenile justice. Retrieved from https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/grants/244477.pdf Baird, C., Healy, T., Johnson, K., Bogie, A., Dankert, E.W., & Scharenbrock, C. (2013). A comparison of risk assessment instruments in juvenile justice. Retrieved from https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/grants/244477.pdf​ Greene, E., & Evelo, A. J. (2013). Attitudes regarding life sentences for juvenile offenders. Law and Human Behavior, 37(4), 276–289. doi:10.1037/lhb0000031
Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases. Katner, D. R. (2015). Eliminating the competency presumption in juvenile delinquency cases. Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, 24(3), 403–450. Retrieved from http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/research/JLPP/index.cfm
Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases. Malloy, L. C., Shulman, E. P., & Cauffman, E. (2014). Interrogations, confessions, and guilty pleas among serious adolescent offenders. Law and Human Behavior, 38(2), 181–193. doi:10.1037/lhb0000065
Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases. National Association of School Psychologists, & National Association of School Resource Officers. (2014). Best practice considerations for schools in active shooter and other armed assailant drills. Retrieved from http://www.nasponline.org/Documents/Research and Policy/Advocacy Resources/BP_Armed_Assailant_Drills.pdf Best practice considerations for schools in active shooter and other armed assailant drills, NASP, NASRO (2014). Reprinted by permission of NASP via the Copyright Clearance Center. National Conference of State Legislatures. (n.d.). Adolescent development and dompetency: Juvenile justice guide book for legislators. Retrieved September 12, 2016, from http://www.ncsl.org/documents/cj/jjguidebook-adolescent.pdf

 

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