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Title: Seeds of Hope: A Guide for Program Resources
Author(s): M Cahill
Corporate Author: Cities in Schools, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 92
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
Washington, DC 20531
Cities in Schools, Inc
Alexandria, VA 22314
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 87-JS-CX-0002; 90-JS-CX-0003; 92-DD-CX-K035
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Cities in Schools, Inc
1199 North Fairfax Street
Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America
Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual lists sources of information, funding, and technical assistance available from Federal agencies, nonprofit foundations, other private agencies and programs, and clearinghouses for use promoting child and youth development in preschool and family programs; schools; community programs; and early intervention programs.
Abstract: The manual presents background information on the issues and programs in each category and subcategory. The category called Preschool/Family Focus includes prenatal/infant programs, early childhood education, and parent training. The School Focus category includes programs on school development and management, instructional improvement training for teachers, and classroom curricula for the promotion of social competence. The Community Focus category covers community and school drug use policies, media mobilization, and volunteer mobilization. The Early Intervention Focus category includes parent training, family therapy, drug abuse, anti-crime programs, and AIDS/HIV. The listing for each agency, program, or service includes a symbol indicating its type; a summary of its history and services; and contact information, including its address, telephone number, and fax number. Reference charts and index
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Child development; Community resources; Drug prevention programs; Family counseling; Family support; Federal programs; Funding sources; Home environment; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Parent education; Social service agencies; Technical assistance resources
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