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Dax Urbszat

9YoungOffendersYouths may be likely to act out because the prefrontal cortexwhich regulates the ability to control impulsesis still developing and continues to develop until age 25 JUVENILE DELINQUENTS ACT YOUTH OFFENDERS ACT 1984YOUTH CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT 19802003States that delinquents are 716 States that the age of criminal Youths are tried in a separate court years of age 18 in some responsibility is 1218 years If youth but the judge can impose adult jurisdictions Their crimes are called pleads guilty their case can be sentences Names and photos of the delinquency Youths are tried in a diverted and they are sentenced to offender are not released to the separate court and parental an educational or community service public to avoid stigmatization but Bill involvement is allowed Youths do program They can be fined or put in C10 says you can request to not have a right to counsel or custody Youths afford all CCRF publish it usually in the case of appealrightsmurder or assault Bill C37 says 1617 years olds charged with murder manslaughter or aggravated sexual assault go to adult court Open custody youth is sentenced to a community residential facility grouphome childcare facility or boot camp This type of custody has a 37 recidivism rate after receiving treatment Secure custody youth is sentenced to a youth prison facility This type of incarceration has over 50 rate of recidivism Extrajudicial a term applied to measures taken to keep young offenders out of court and out of custody ex giving a warning or making a referral for treatmentYouth crime rates have been decreasing over the years however rates of serious offenses have been increasing When assessing youth who are not legally capable of providing consent consent from a parent is required Internalizing problems emotional difficulties such as anxiety depression and obsessionsExternalizing problems behavioural difficulties such as delinquency fighting bullying lying or destructive behaviourThere are 3 childhood psychiatric diagnoses that occur frequently in young offendersATTENTION DEFICIT OPPOSITIONAL DEFIANT CONDUCT DISORDER CDHYPERACTIVE DISORDER DISORDERODDADHDA disorder characterized by a Characterized by a persistent pattern Characterized by a persistent pattern persistent pattern of inattention and of negative hostile and defiant of behaviour in which the youth hyperactivity or impulsivity Many behaviours especially towards violates te rights of others or agechildren with ADHD also receive a authority figures Almost half the appropriate societal norms and diagnosis of ODD and CDchildren with ODD will develop CDroles Half of children with CD will develop ASPD
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