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NCJ Number: 158750 Find in a Library
Title: San Antonio Fighting Back of the United Way
Corporate Author: United Way of San Antonio
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 93
Sponsoring Agency: United Way of San Antonio
San Antonio, TX 78210
Sale Source: United Way of San Antonio
850 E. Drexel
San Antonio, TX 78210
United States of America
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume presents an overview and descriptions of the components, specific initiatives, and results of San Antonio Fighting Back, a comprehensive drug and crime prevention and community development program of the United Way of San Antonio, Texas, Bexar County, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Abstract: The program aims to promote and encourage the efforts of neighborhood people to prevent drug abuse, crime, and violence by consolidating resources into a single community-wide system of prevention, early identification, treatment, and aftercare. Three neighborhood resource centers in the target issue provide training, coordination, support, resource development, and technical assistance for community activities. It promotes drug prevention through community coalitions, parent and youth groups, mentor programs with the schools, court watch committees, community events, drug-free celebrations, and conferences. It provides training in community mobilization, drugs in the workplace, conflict resolution, media skills, law enforcement, positive parenting, accessing resources, drug awareness, and school staff leadership development. Its supportive services include culturally competent family intervention and counseling services; individual assessment, placement, and advocacy counseling; culturally competent intervention and treatment referral services; and aftercare services involving support groups, occupational and supported-living services, and ongoing education. Tables, lists of collaborating organizations for each initiative, and related materials
Main Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention
Index Term(s): Crime prevention planning; Drug prevention programs; Texas
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