Juvenile Group Home
You work for the administrator in charge of juvenile corrections in your county. She is considering adding a secure group home to the juvenile system and has given you the task of researching the issue. Prepare a report in a Microsoft Word document that addresses the following points and cite all your sources in APA format:
- Explain how group homes can be effective as an alternative to incarceration for juvenile offenders.
- Review any drawbacks, including concerns regarding costs, security, and impact on the offenders.
- Discuss the challenges associated with using group homes as an alternative to incarceration.
- Discuss other programs that can reduce the recidivism rate of juvenile offenders.
- Explain how group homes can be used in conjunction with restorative justice.
- Conclude by recommending whether or not a group home is a good solution and explain your reasoning. If it is a good idea, then specify the types of offenders it would be appropriate for.
Submit your 3- to 4-page Microsoft Word document