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  NCJ Number: NCJ 142719   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Youth Employment: Technical Assistance Manual
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Dataset URL: DATASET 1
  Author(s): Irving Spergel ; Kenneth Ehrensaft ; Alba Alexander ; Robert L. Laseter
  Corporate Author: University of Chicago
School of Social Service Admin
National Youth Gang Suppression and Intervention Project
United States of America
  Date Published: 1991
  Page Count: 106
  Series: OJJDP Youth Gang Series
  Annotation: This manual details how to implement an employment program for gang youth and reviews steps for the development and planning of an employment program that targets gang youth.
  Abstract: The intent of employment programs for youth is to provide economic opportunities for gang youth that will divert them from gang affiliations and behaviors. The intent of such programs is to develop entry-level jobs for gang youth that provide adult status, adequate income, opportunities for interpersonal relations, and the redirection of gang youth away from street crime and violence. In addition to expanding community-based job development and training programs, other approaches that establish school-to-work transition services should be considered. These include school-based vocational, pre- employment training, internship, and apprenticeship programs; youth-operated enterprises; job corps; and State and local youth corps. Effective program design will require a logical process of assessment, planning, goal definition, implementation, and evaluation. The manual provides guidelines for assessment, the defining of goals and objectives, organizational development and program structure, the development of an organizational base, and service delivery. The program evaluation process is also described. Appended glossary, descriptions of employment programs that target youth gangs, a job development bibliography, a job development flow chart, funding sources, and a list of reports
  Main Term(s): Youth employment ; Juvenile/Youth Gangs
  Index Term(s): Juveniles ; Employment services ; Crime specific countermeasures ; Program implementation ; Police ; Program design ; Technical assistance resources ; Juvenile vocational training
  Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
  Grant Number: 90-JD-CX-K001
  Publication Number: D0025
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
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United States of America
  Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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