Youth in Conflict

Students will examine the application of statutes affecting youth in conflict with the law from a philosophical, contemporary and historical perspective. As well, the context of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, Young Offenders Act , Child and Family Services Act and other relevant legislation, detention, interviewing and processing through the court structure. The ability to summarize and appraise disposition alternatives and extrajudicial measures, which may be employed with a view to aiding and rehabilitating a young person while facilitating public safety and victim response, is developed.

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Education, Community & Social Services


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