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NCJ Number: 32711 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: COMPREHENSIVE DELINQUENCY PREVENTION PROGRAMS IN THE COMMUNITY
Author(s): R M HUNTER
Corporate Author: Sam Houston State University
Institute of Contemporary Corrections and the Behavioral Sciences
United States of Ameri
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 10
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77340
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: DISCUSSION OF THE NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT DEVELOPED BY THE OFFICE OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT AND DELINQUENCY PREVENTION AS A PLAN TO MAXIMIZE SERVICES DELIVERY TO YOUTH TO REDUCE THE DELINQUENCY RATE.
Abstract: THE NATIONAL STRATEGY ADVOCATES THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMPREHENSIVE YOUTH SERVICES SYSTEMS IN COMMUNITIES TO PREVENT DELINQUENCY BY PROVIDING ACCESS TO DESIRABLE SOCIAL ROLES, ELIMINATING NEGATIVE LABELLING, AND REDUCING ALIENATION OF YOUTH FROM THE COMMUNITY. A MODEL OF THE NATIONAL STRATEGY SHOWING THE ROLES OF FAMILY SCHOOL, COURT, POLICE, WELFARE, HEALTH, AND RECREATION AS AGENCIES IN YOUTH DEVELOPMENT AND DELINQUENCY PREVENTION IS INCLUDED. A GENERALIZED MODEL OF A YOUTH SERVICE SYSTEM IS CONTAINED IN THE PAPER AS WELL AS MODELS OF SYSTEMS PROPOSED IN NEW ORLEANS AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER.
Index Term(s): Community crime prevention programs; Community resources; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Models; Youth (Under 15)
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