Written for kids, parents, teachers, counselors, social workers, youth workers and anyone else involved in the lives of youth today, KIDS LAW: A Practical Guide to Juvenile Justice is a down-to-earth and invaluable guide to the many aspects of the Juvenile Justice system. Through life story portraits, KIDS LAW deals with criminal law, juvenile courts, dependency, adoption, marriage and divorce, property and employment matters, and allows the reader to come face-to-face with the evolving American law as it impacts kids either because of their own actions or the actions of adults in their lives. KIDS LAW allows the reader to come face-to-face with the evolving American law as it impact kids either because of their own actions or the actions of adults in their lives. Through life story portraits KIDS LAW also shows the many people and opportunities in the juvenile justice system that can be a source of help and encouragement.
The Teacher's Manual is a user-friendly and comprehensive guide for middle and high school teachers, counselors or social workers dealing with juvenile justice, social studies, civics and law-related education. The guide can be used in a step-by-step manner or allow teachers and youth workers to borrow ideas and modify them to his or her time schedule and classroom level. The manual provides valuable handouts and tests.
235 pages/54 pages.