Effective Strategies for Juvenile Corrections

Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:

What are some examples of classification instruments used to determine the correctional sanctions or placement for a juvenile?

How do they work? How can you measure positive change while a juvenile is in secure confinement? When is probation an effective correctional strategy?

When is incarceration the best option? When are other correctional alternatives more appropriate? Which types of correctional strategies are the least effective, in your opinion, and why?