Total CE Credit Hours: 6
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/8040
To help ensure your CEs are relevant to your practice, we regularly retire courses that are no longer current. This course has been retired. It is no longer available.
We add new courses all the time. Try these categories:
About the Course:
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who provide services to or seek knowledge about the cause of juvenile crime and the review of assessment tools and criteria. Whether unfamiliar or familiar with some of the concepts involved in this material, you can benefit from information in this course. This important work begins with a thorough review of the theories as to the causes and important factors of juvenile crime. The authors then proceed to discuss the major types of forensic decisions, the categories of judgment underlying those decisions, and the true value of psychological assessments in the youth justice system. A careful review of the many assessment tools appropriate to the juvenile justice system follows: aptitude and achievement tests; measures of personality, behavior, and attitudes; measures of environmental factors; and diagnostic and classification systems. Each is treated in a separate chapter which includes a discussion of the relevance and use of the specific type of measure. Frontline juvenile-system personnel, such as, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, as well as judges, lawyers, and probation officers will find this book to be extremely useful.
This course is based on the book, Assessing the Youthful Offender: Issues and Techniques (Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology Library) created by Hoge, Robert D., Ph.D. & Andrews D.A., Ph.D.
Course Material Author
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- to be able to identify the major risk factors for juvenile offending
- to be able to describe the features of effective programming for juvenile offenders
- to be able to describe the importance of standardized assessments
All exam questions for the course are visible on this page for members of CE-Credit.com.
If you're already a member, please sign in to see the exam questions for this and all other courses.
Is this course approved for my continuing education requirements?
Yes, most likely. Look Up Your State Board for more detailed information. Logged-in site members will see the relevant approval information displayed in the Approvals tab for every course.
Do you have accommodations for my disability (ADA)?
If you are having trouble using CE-Credit.com, please contact us! We would be happy to accommodate your needs right away, and your input will help us make CE-Credit.com more accessible for future users too.
How do I enroll in this course?
Use the Enroll In This Course button and just follow the instructions! You don't pay anything until you're ready to take an exam.
What do I have to do to complete the course?
To complete the course, review the course objectives, then review the material, and then pass the exam with a score of 75% or greater and lastly complete an evaluation.
How do I access the materials?
Most of our courses are based on online articles available for free to the public. Some courses, such as those based on books, require that you purchase the material. Use the Materials tab above for more info. You don't need to enroll in the course to access materials, whether free or paid. So you always know what you're getting into before you commit to taking the exam.
How do I get my certificate?
Your certificate(s) will be available to download or email immediately when you pass the course exam and complete the evaluation.
Can I contact you for more help?
Yes! Use the Help widget at the bottom-right of the screen anywhere on CE-Credit.com to search our help docs, or to ask our support team for help. Unlike most of our competitors, CE-Credit.com has live US-based support reps to help you by email, chat, or phone.