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NCJ Number: 150293 Find in a Library
Title: I Am Somebody: A Comprehensive Guide To Educate Youth About the Seriousness of Gang Involvement, Student Workbook
Author(s): C R Hill
Corporate Author: Portland (OR) Redirection Program
United States of America
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 16
Sponsoring Agency: Portland (OR) Redirection Program
Portland, OR 97217
Sale Source: Portland (OR) Redirection Program
1032 North Summer
Portland, OR 97217
United States of America
Type: Youth-Oriented Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This workbook is designed to help students understand the serious consequences of their possible involvement in juvenile gangs.
Abstract: The terms emphasized throughout the workbook include peer pressure, self-esteem, intimidation, support systems, friends, and drugs. Exercises help students comprehend the consequences of gang involvement, reasons why some children join gangs, and choices they have when approached by gang members and when making friends. The workbook emphasizes children's personal rights, and ways to deal with peer pressure and with stress. The workbook also lists indicators of typical pregang behavior.
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Gang Prevention; Gangs; Juvenile gang behavior patterns
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