Other non-monetary sanctions are also possible. Adult volunteers act as mentors and instruct the student volunteers in courtroom etiquette. Teen Court in the Schools TCIS is an alternative way of disciplining students who have admitted to committing a school-related offense. The three areas of focus are decision making and conflict resolution, substance abuse prevention and anger management. They all receive basic training and can be involved in additional training if they are interested in serving in the attorney role.
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In retirement I was looking for some community activity that would challenge my mind and touch my heart. The Teen Court calendar shows the dates when there is no court. Court hearings are scheduled every 15 minutes as the docket requires. Juveniles will be assigned sanctions by a jury of their peers. Sentences require community service, restitution, apologies or other learning opportunities. Learn about the impact Teen Court has on students and listen to what our adult volunteers have to say about the program. Each teen offender will pay a court cost.
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LaVerne Bishop ext. In addition, the opportunity to interact with the students after the conclusion of each court session has been the start of some friendships that do not end once the student has graduated from high school. Jamie Lee Kai ext. Teen Court and the Clerk's Office will not be responsible for lost or damaged personal items. Youth Volunteer Roles Have you ever thought about being a lawyer? Teen Court has done that for me.
Goals Hold juvenile offenders responsible for their behavior and help them recognize that the consequences are a direct result of their own actions. Tabitha student volunteer The Teen Court Program works with student volunteers and first time offenders. Teen volunteers fill the following roles: The defendant is allowed to tell his or her account of what happened. This article has multiple issues.