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Title: Strengthening America's Families: Model Family Programs for Delinquency Prevention
Project Director: Karol L. Kumpfer
Date Published: February 1998
Page Count: 39
Sponsoring Agency: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Grant Number: 95-JN-FX-K010
Sale Source: University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Type: Program Description (Model)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This publication describes exemplary, model, and promising programs focused on the strengthening of families and the prevention of juvenile delinquency.
Abstract: Exemplary programs focus on functional family therapy, helping noncompliant children, strengthening families with teenagers, multisystemic therapy, parent and child education, home visitation, drug use, problemsolving, family skills training, structural family therapy, and treatment foster care. Model programs are concerned with black parenting, cooperation between families and schools, families with parents who are addicted to drugs, home visitation, home instruction for preschool children, home-based behavioral systems family therapy, family preservation, parent education, nurturing skills for abusing parents, Parents Anonymous, the needs of working parents, and parents of adolescents. Promising programs deal with juvenile offender treatment, parent education, family skills training, family support, child development, parenting services, pregnancy, home-based family services, children of parents in prison, and multi-ethnic families and communities.
Main Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention programs
Index Term(s): Family intervention programs; Family support; Home environment; Juvenile crime control; Model programs; OJJDP grant-related documents; Parent-Child Relations
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