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NCJ Number: NCJ 142717   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
Title: School: Technical Assistance Manual
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Dataset URL: DATASET 1
Author(s): Irving Spergel ; Alba Alexander
Corporate Author: University of Chicago
School of Social Service Admin
National Youth Gang Suppression and Intervention Project
United States of America
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 116
  Series: OJJDP Youth Gang Series
  Annotation: This manual discusses how to assess an individual school gang problem and plan intervention.
Abstract: Guidelines for the control and reduction of the school gang problem include assessment, goal setting, objectives, strategies, implementation, and evaluation. The proposed school antigang program is built around five strategies: social opportunities, social support, suppression, community mobilization, and organizational development and change. Objectives of a special school program must be the creation of a structure for flexible curriculum and the ensuring of a safe school environment; application of consistent sanctions and means to protect students and the surrounding community from gangs; appropriate training, staff selection, data retrieval systems, and evaluation; early intervention to prevent and deter gang involvement; vocational education, job preparation, and employment experiences; parental involvement; and liaison, coordination, and outreach to community agencies and programs. The manual details organizational requirements, components of a training program, and program characteristics appropriate for schools with differing grade levels. Program evaluation design and implementation are also discussed. Appended glossary, 2 tables, and a 33-item bibliography
Main Term(s): Juvenile/Youth Gangs ; School delinquency programs
Index Term(s): Juveniles ; Crime specific countermeasures ; Program implementation ; Police ; Program design ; Technical assistance resources
Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Grant Number: 90-JD-CX-K001
Publication Number: D0024
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Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
   
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