This course provides an overview of the historical, theoretical and legislative frameworks that underpin contemporary youth justice practices. You will learn about the causes, nature and patterns of youth offending and victimisation, tensions created by the justice-welfare nexus and the role of specialist agencies in creating pathways to desistence in youth offending. You will be introduced to evidence-informed crime prevention initiatives and be taught specific knowledge, skills and approaches, such as restorative justice, required to work effectively with, and support, young people in contact with the youth justice system.
- Completed 96 units
- Semester of offer Subject to change
- Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
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- Band 1
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