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NCJ Number: 98320 Find in a Library
Title: Vandalism Game
Corporate Author: Nebraska 4-H Activites
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Sponsoring Agency: Nebraska 4-H Activites
Lincoln, NE 68583
Sale Source: Nebraska 4-H Activites
University of Nebraska
114 Ag Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This packet of materials is designed for use in a five-lesson 4-H project designed to teach fifth- to eighth-grade youths about vandalism and the need for respect of other's property.
Abstract: The lessons cover the extent and impact of vandalism; the forces that shape attitudes toward vandalism; the economic, social, and psychological effects of vandalism; factors associated with vandals and vandalism; and prevention strategies. An instructor's handbook includes bulletin board suggestions, activities for the classroom or clubroom, an annotated film list, a pretest and posttest, and an evaluation form. The participant's manual presents basic concepts of each lesson, along with community activities in which participants engage. A community coordinator's guide presents a series of steps to strengthen the relationship between the class or club and the community. An order form is included. Nine references are listed.
Index Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention; Vandalism; Youth involvement in crime prevention
Note: Kit includes Instructor's Guide, Member's Manual and Community Coordinator's Guide.
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