Professional Misconduct against Juveniles in Correctional Treatment Settings, Paperback / softback Book

Professional Misconduct against Juveniles in Correctional Treatment Settings Paperback / softback


A significant barrier to successful juvenile intervention is misconduct committed against juveniles by the persons employed to help them.

Professional Misconduct with Juveniles explores the nature of employee-on-youth misconduct, its extent, its consequences, factors that increase its occurrence, and potential solutions to the problem.

Obviously, employee-on-youth misconduct interferes with the effective treatment of delinquent and at-risk youth, but it also harms the agency as a whole and creates a poor working environment for all employees.

Professional Misconduct with Juveniles offers a practical, theory-based approach to preventing or stopping such exploitation of vulnerable young men and women so that we can focus on effective approaches to rehabilitation, deterrence, and public safety.


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