Prepare for work in the Juvenile Justice program with an Associate of Applied Science degree at Chemeketa.
topics Social Service
Skills & InterestHelping People
Why choose Juvenile Justice?
Even the best kids can make a poor choice that gets them into trouble with the law. With a degree in Juvenile Justice or a certificate in Juvenile Corrections, you will be prepared to help guide youth offenders to a more healthy path and a brighter future.
What will you learn?
Chemeketa's Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Corrections programs provide you with a strong theoretical, historical, professional and technical base in the juvenile justice system.
Along the way, you will study –
• Crime and delinquency
• Juvenile corrections
• Youth addiction
• Corrections casework
See Course Sequences for more information.
What will you do?
A career in Juvenile Justice or Juvenile Corrections can lead you down any of several paths. Students with Juvenile Justice degrees or Juvenile Corrections certificates may find careers in –
• County and state custody facilities
• Probationary and parole services
• Alternative education and treatment services
• Residential and group home care facilities
• Juvenile court diversion
• Crisis intervention