Youth in Conflict

14 weeks Course

Overview

This course will enable the student to explain and analyze the historical, philosophical and contemporary application of statutes affecting youth in conflict with the law including the Juvenile Delinquents Act, The Child and Family Services Act and the Young Offenders Act. As well this course will enable the student to examine and analyze, in the context of the Youth Criminal Justice Act pre and post sentencing service delivery models examining issues of detention, interviewing, sentencing and processing through the court structure of young persons who have been charged with a criminal offence. Policies and procedures pertaining to custodial and community supervision dispositions will be examined along with the introduction of intervention and supervisory models to deal effectively with youth at risk.

You may enroll in a Continuing Education course at Canadore College if you are 19 years of age or older or if you have earned an Ontario Secondary School Diploma/Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent.

Contact the Continuing Education office to learn about future offerings: ce@canadorecollege.ca  

Most college level courses require textbooks; textbooks are not included in the course fees. It is the student’s responsibility to purchase any required textbooks.

Textbooks are available at the Campus Shop for in class, Contact North, and iLearn/D2L courses. The Campus Shop does not carry most OntarioLearn textbooks. OntarioLearn textbooks can be purchased at www.textnet.ca.

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.