Word requirement 250 words>>> MOSTLY IN YOUR OWN WORDS. PLAGIARISM WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Cite and reference information from at least TWO of the stated articles to support your arguments and reasoning.
APA format for in-text citations and references
Read the following articles:
View the video and complete the readings below before starting your Discussion Board essay.
Instructions: Using the articles posted in your reading assignment, discuss the following (in one essay);
1. What are some of the problems with incarceration of juveniles? How can juveniles be affected adversely by incarceration versus diversionary programs?
2. How can incarceration versus diversion contribute to recidivism rates?
3. What are some viable alternatives to incarceration of juvenile offenders? What are other states doing to reduce juvenile incarceration rates?
4. In your opinion, should we be doing more to avoid incarcerating juveniles? If so, what types of offenders should be diverted? What types of offenders should not be diverted?
Provide examples from your readings to illustrate your answers.