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2017-18 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-18 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SOWK 4533 - Youth Offenders

3 Credit Hours
This course is designed to explore various factors affecting the juvenile population that are involved with the legal system emphasizing the relationship between mental health issues and delinquent behaviors, examining external influences that predispose youth to becoming involved in the legal system and exploring ethical issues related to working with juveniles.  Throughout this course the importance and effectiveness of prevention, intervention and treatment will be addressed in relationship to the role of a social worker.