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Community services

Objectives

  • To identify the risk and need factors found to be associated with the offending of young people, reduce these risks and build on the identified strengths they have

  • To minimise the entrenchment of juveniles in the juvenile justice system

  • To provide juveniles with individual support and supervision in the communities in which they live

  • To provide services that are appropriate and sensitive to age, gender, culture and disability

  • To retain juveniles in the community, thereby minimising disruption to relationships, employment or education and normal community life

  • To provide juveniles with the knowledge of the community agencies and resources they can access to support them

  • To assist juveniles in establishing significant adult relationships which may aid their community integration

  • To ensure that “Principles of Case Management” are maintained when providing court ordered “Community Supervision” to juveniles.



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