A Jury of Peers: An Introduction to the Teen Court Program *FREE TRAINING*

Event Description

Name

A Jury of Peers: An Introduction to the Teen Court Program *FREE TRAINING*

Grade

Advanced Middle/High School Academy

Date

September 29, 2010

Time

08:30 AM to 05:00 PM

Training Fee

Free

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Location

Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education
4201 N. 24th Street, Suite 210
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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Faculty

Harriet Galbreath

Amber Qualls

Description

Overview: During this training, participants will be provided with all of the necessary tools to develop a successful Teen Court program on their campus. Teen Court is a program in which young people are tried and sentenced by their peers. School based Teen Courts are established and administered in the school environment and are used as a sentencing option for first-time offenders ages 11-17 who are charged with misdemeanor, nonviolent offenses.
 
Training Objectives: As a result of this training, participants will…
  • Be provided interactive lessons to be utilized with Teen Court students
  • Develop strategies for engaging students in Teen Court
  • Develop a better understanding of the Teen Court process
 
Campus Issues Addressed:
  • Lack of school involvement
  • Lack of understanding of legal consequences
  • Lack of understanding rights and responsibilities
  • Lack of respect for authority
  • Bullying
  • Vandalism/Graffiti
  • Fighting