Adolescent Research Review. Processing juvenile offenders in the traditional justice system can lead to a range of negative consequences. As an alternative to formal criminal processing, many jurisdictions have begun to implement diversion programs for first-time or low-level offenders. This systematic review sought to summarize evidence of the effectiveness of one commonly used diversion model, Teen Courts, on outcomes for juvenile offenders.
The Teen Court program is a partnership that challenges the entire community to take an active role in addressing juvenile crime and helping our youth understand and take responsibility for their citizenship. Cases are referred to Teen Court from juvenile probation and the juvenile court. The juvenile must be a first time offender and must admit guilt to participate. Commitment from the family is vital to the success of the participant. The juvenile will appear before a teen jury and will be represented by a teen "attorney. Teens also assume the roles of court clerk and bailiff during the proceedings.
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