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Assess the effectiveness of diversion programs and provide an example to support your answer.

Prepare Written Assignment
Be sure to support your arguments with sources other than your text. Cite your sources in APA format. Paper is to be four to five pages in length.
Activity Instructions
Write an academic essay 2-3 pages that identifies and assesses factors impacting juvenile corrections, both community-based and institutional, and critique ways that the juvenile correctional system can be improved.
In your essay, address the following:
1. -Assess the effectiveness of diversion programs and provide an example to support your answer.
2. -Critique whether Teen Courts and community servicing are a more effective at rehabilitating a youth than institutional corrections.
3. -Evaluate the cost-effectiveness of substance abuse diversionary programs
4. -Judge the value in law enforcement using community policing as an intervention method.
Be sure to include 2-3 peer review articles using LIRN including the online article (click link) Modeling the Good: A Future for Juvenile Justice Reform
Writing Requirements (APA format)
· 3-4 pages maximum.
· 1-inch margins
· Double Space
· 12-point Arial or Times New Roman font
· Title page and separate references page
Grading and Assessment
The following general guidelines are an approximation of the grading structure, based on the writing rubric used:
Roughly 30% of assignment grade will come from formatting, writing style, and research/referencing.
Approximately 70% of assignment grade will come from content, critical thinking, and general treatment of the topic.
Course Learning Outcome(s):
· Assess juvenile corrections, both community-based and institutional, primarily focusing on the issues in juvenile delinquency, such as drugs and their impact on American youth.