American Intercontinental University
Dr Amanda Reynolds
A juvenile delinquent is a young person, usually below the age of 18 who has committed a crime. Adolescence that become juvenile delinquents, often come from broken homes, drug abuse, domestic violence etc. however, not every case is because of these reasons. At times, young men and women fall in the wrong crowds resulting in peer pressure, later resulting in violent crimes.
Often, it is overlooked that some teens are facing very poor housing, health care, educational opportunities, other materials, and sensitive absences which lead them to the streets. In some states parents are held legally accountable, for the crimes committed by their children. These laws are based on a number of theories, including, parents have a legal duty to prevent their children from committing crimes. Parent might be held liable for these newer crimes as well, such as internet access, hacking, and others computer crimes: these types of crimes are common among young people who continuously use technology.
“The role of family affect in juvenile drugs court offenders substance use and HIV risk”. Bradley Hasbro believe the juvenile drugs abuse is base intervention targeting parenting factor , such as parental monitoring and parent-child communication. Adolescent who stubbornly abuse substances often experience an arrangement of problems, including academic difficulties, health-related problems etc. Many of Bradley Hasbro’s studies, have illustrated that families and parenting factors maybe very significant in reducing juvenile substance use and sexual ricks taking behavior. In specific surveys, the roles of family’s emotional participation and awareness in young offenders are very important and extremely necessary. There is an undeniable link between substance abuse and delinquency. Results indicate that poor parent-child communication is associated with marijuana use and unprotected sexual activity, however, family affective responsible is also an important unique predictor unprotected sexual activity for these young. By reading the article I would agree with their findings. There are many difference things that contribute to juvenile delinquency. Absent parents, drugs-infested neighborhoods, teen depression and peer pressure are just a few reason we have this problem. Once a minor become involved in the juvenile system, parent may find themselves reimbursing the state for cost associated with their child’s prosecution and rehabilitation. Finding suggests that intervention focused on improving parent-child communications may reduce both marijuana use and risky sexual behavior. The article had a lot of great resource and provides great material on reasoning the role of family affect in juvenile drugs court offenders’ substance use and HIV risk. I believe the parent should have more one-one conversation with the children about drugs and sexuality activities. I suppose every case really has to be considered separately, the parent should be responsible for their child.
Today’s young teens are exposed to much more than before, but because of that, I