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NCJ Number: 83348 Find in a Library
Title: Value Base of Juvenile and Criminal Justice Volunteerism Teaching Module Booklet, Number 2
Author(s): V Fox; G L Howard; G Misner; M Penn; E L V Shelley; K J Leenhouts; V I Snyder
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
National Institute of Justice
Office of Criminal Justice Education and Training
United States of

National Council on Crime and Delinquency
VIP
United States of America
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 38
Sponsoring Agency: Ford Motor Co
Dearborn, MI 48121
National Council on Crime and Delinquency
Royal Oaks, MI 48067
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Public Welfare Foundation
Washington, DC 20009-4443
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Battle Creek, MI 49017-4012
Grant Number: 79-DF-AX-0132
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

National Council on Crime and Delinquency
VIP
200 Washington Square Plaza
Royal Oaks, MI 48067
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The second in a series of 12 teaching modules on juvenile and criminal justice volunteerism, this work focuses on the primary goals of volunteerism, values, motivational factors, and political and social aspects.
Abstract: Volunteerism attempts to deliver help to troubled people, to facilitate the natural ability of people to help each other, to enable citizens to become involved in the governmental process and in social agencies and programs, and to help citizens learn through their own participation. Philosophical concepts which are the foundation of the volunteer movement include the beliefs that volunteerism is the American way and that volunteerism offers an outlet for the human need to relate to others. Motivational factors for the volunteer include the desire to become involved in something worthwhile, the desire to improve self-esteem, and the need to help people. A good volunteer program brings together into a dynamic relationship previously diverse efforts to improve the criminal and juvenile justice systems. Teaching materials and 19 references are supplied. For related volumes, see NCJ 83347, 83349-57, and 62914.
Index Term(s): Course materials; Curriculum; Juvenile justice system; Volunteer programs; Volunteer training; Volunteers
Note: One of twelve teaching module booklets on juvenile and criminal justice volunteerism
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