Prof Ethics in Juv Justice Sys

Course Description

This course will prepare professionals in the juvenile justice system to examine the ethical problems associated with working in the area of special education within a juvenile justice system, or in a variety of settings, including public schools, alternative schools, residential treatment centers and incarcerated youth confined by the juvenile justice system.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze various family systems and the role of the families in the educational and judicial process.
  • Interpret the responsibilities of the legal, judicial and educational systems serving individuals with emotional/behavioral disorders and other special education categories, placed in out of school facilities.
  • Evaluate the variations in beliefs, traditions, and values across and within cultures and their effects on relationships among individuals with exceptional learning needs.
  • Develop strategies to facilitate integration into various settings, particularly in the juvenile justice and mental health settings.
  • Analyze how teachers and other authority figures’ attitudes and behaviors influence the behavior of individuals with exceptional learning needs.
  • Evaluate legal provisions and ethical principles regarding assessment of individuals and practice within the CEC Code of Ethics and other standards of the profession.


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