Corrections Please See attachments, I need the noted corrections made please. Mcphatter 1 Nydreah Mcphatter Professor Susan Lowman- Thomas English

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Nydreah Mcphatter

Professor Susan Lowman- Thomas

English 110


Report on the Communication in my Field of Study

The program I am studying: Criminal Justice–Juvenile Delinquency

Research Guide I am using is: Criminal Justice

1. Types of articles I would find in journals in this program:

I will use articles about adolescent delinquency, Parental supervision, juvenile pre-delinquents or

delinquents, and juvenile awareness programs.

2. Databases I would use in this program:

ASSIA. Applied Social Science Index and Abstracts, PsycInfo, SAGE Journals Online, JSTOR,

Web of science, APA PsycINFO.

3. Types of books I would use in this program:

Reference books that I will use include; evidence-based juvenile justice systems, prevention and

early intervention handbooks, The Handbook of Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice,

Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice, and Handbook on restorative justice


4. Websites for this program:

Reference sites include the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

Prevention website, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website, the Office of

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Commented [st2]: Titles: Titles of short works, like most
article, poems, and short stories, are put in quote marks.
Titles of longer works, like journals, books, films, and plays,
are italicized.

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Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention website, Bureau of Justice Statistics website.

5. Organizations used by people in this program:

American Correctional Association, National Institute of Justice, American Academy of Child

and Adolescent Psychiatry, National Council on Crime and Delinquency, National Juvenile

Defender Center, National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ).

6. Social media sites (if any) for this program:

United Nations office on drugs and crime on all social media platforms, office of the juvenile

justice social media and website ( )

One organization that will be used for the discipline

The National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) is the research division in the National

Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. The organization is located in Pittsburg and is one

of the oldest research groups that deal with juvenile justice in the United States. The organization

first conducted sub-national and national studies on crime and delinquency in 1973. NCJJ was

founded by a long-serving court judge, Honorable Maurice B. Cohill where he retired from the

federal bench in 2016. NCJJ’s board comprises a wide range of professionals from dedicated

judges, justice system professionals, providers, and researchers who inform its decision-making

and activities. NCJJ is a nonprofit organization that aims to find effective justice for families and

children through technical assistance and research. For many decades, the organization has

conducted a lot of research that has provided several factual information and objectives for

decision-makers and professionals in the family and juvenile justice system. Its success has been

seen to be due to its ability to blend practical experience and technical skills that enable making

complex research that will help provide statistical information that will help decision-makers and

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juvenile justice professionals. The organization has provided delinquency status reports over the

several decades of its operations that have been helpful for delinquency programs.

Communicating with folks in juvenile criminal justice

The tips for communication with members of the juvenile criminal justice community should be

concise and clear. The highlighted tips include;

1. Be simple, but very clear and concise.

2. Put all the science and discussion in the appropriate context, not only giving the specifics.

3. Stay focused on the core message that you need to be passed. Figure out the core message

and follow it keenly. However, do not put too many details that would bring confusion.

4. Use vivid language that will help in putting across the core message.

Nydreah, I enjoyed reading this exploration of the discourse community

of the discipline you have chosen. You give the reader a vivid picture of

expectations of those in this field as they connect with each other. I like

the clarity and precision of your descriptions. Observations about

communicating are substantive and sensible. You have covered items

listed in the report. Language choices are sound. Mechanical issues

don’t mar the report significantly. My comments are found in the PDF

file. Please see the rubric for points earned and comments. Thanks for

your work here. Susan

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