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Youth gang programs and strategies

Howell, James C.

Youth gang programs and strategies

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by Howell, James C.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Gangs -- United States.,
    • Violence -- United States -- Prevention.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames C. Howell.
      ContributionsUnited States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6439.U5 H68 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 79 p. :
      Number of Pages79
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6833784M
      LC Control Number00328493
      OCLC/WorldCa45175617

      Publisher: Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, However, youth gangs are active in large and small communities across Canada. The most recent report from Public Safety Canada estimated 7, youth gang members nationally. Since then, the

      A Public Health Perspective on Gang Violence Prevention. Traditionally, the field of criminal justice has studied gang violence (Klein & Maxson, ).While many sociologists have also explored this problem (Klein & Maxson, ), in the past two decades, additional health-oriented fields, such as nursing, medicine, and psychology, have increasingly studied gang :// Welcome. Welcome to Phoenix Gang Programs! We offer state-of-the-art resources for gang prevention and intervention. We provide both juvenile and adult resources for use in correctional, probation, parole, detention, diversion, school, and community-based offer ready-to-implement programs, and a wide variety of resources for both one-on-one interactions and custom

        Youth Gangs and Community Intervention: Research, Practice, and Evidence. Robert Chaskin, Ph.D. Although a range of program and policy responses to youth gangs exist, most are largely based on suppression, implemented by the police or other criminal justice Evidence Review 1: Preventing Gang and Youth Violence: a review of risk and protective factors The Home Office Ending Gang and Youth Violence team has been working with local areas since , helping them develop effective strategies to prevent gang and youth violence and to tackle it


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Youth gang programs and strategies by Howell, James C. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Youth Gang Programs and Strategies draws on more than a half-century of gang program evaluations to summa- rize what we have learned about: Prevention programs (including early childhood, school-based, and afterschool initiatives).

Get this from a library. Youth gang programs and strategies: summary. [James C Howell; United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.] COVID Resources.

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus   The report recommends 12 principles for effective youth gang programs and strategies.

It concludes that, despite recent progress in preventing involvement in gangs during childhood and adolescence and in reducing serious and violent gang crime, the complexity of the youth gang problem defies an easy solution or single ://   The OJJDP FY Comprehensive Anti-Gang Programs for Youth Program is part of the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) suite of programs, which is focused on reducing violent crime.

These initiatives coordinate proactively with the PSN team in the district of the respective U.S. Attorney’s Office (USAO) to enhance collaboration and strengthen Gang prevention strategies attempt to deter youth from joining gangs. Because these Youth gang programs and strategies book are implemented to prevent youth from joining gangs, they do not target existing gang members.

There are generally two types of gang prevention programs: preventive awareness strategies and gang membership prevention strategies (Gravel et al. ).?ID= Prevention programs target youth at risk of gang involvement and help reduce the number of youth who join gangs. Intervention programs and strategies provide sanctions and services for younger youth who are actively involved in gangs to push them away from ://   Strategies for addressing youth gang problems should be developed at both the micro (e.g., individual gang members) and the macro (e.g., gangs as entire units) levels.

However, Klein and Maxson () argue that the majority of programs and strategies focus on only one of these ://   It is important to consider factors within families, schools, and communities that influence joining a gang.

Opportunities and principles for prevention are described at each level. See Youth Violence Resources for the book, articles, and other supporting materials for preventing gang Stated simply, prevention programs are needed to target youth at risk of gang involvement, to reduce the number of youth who join gangs; intervention programs and strategies are needed to provide sanctions and services for younger youth who are actively involved in gangs to separate them from gangs; and law enforcement suppression strategies   1 Introduction Y outh gang membership is a serious and persistent problem in the United States.

One in three lo-cal law enforcement agencies report youth gang problems in their jurisdictions.1 One in four high school freshmen report gangs in their schools.2 Limited resources at the national, state, tribal and local levels make it more important than ever that we make full use of the best   Program Goals The U.S.

Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)–funded Gang Reduction Program (GRP) was a targeted multiyear () initiative to reduce crime and violence associated with youth street gangs in a select group of cities throughout the United ://?ID=   Every community in BC has the opportunity to initiate local programs that will empower and engage youth in positive and socially responsible directions.

About This Guide This Quick Start Guide has been designed to provide you with information to begin planning locally relevant strategies to respond to potential youth gang issues.

The planning model /publications/   Bibliography / Library for Into the Abyss. Howell, J.C., Youth Gang Programs and Strategies, National Youth Gang Center, Institute for Intergovernmental Research, Office of The Educational Book Guild, Inc.

Volume 9, Pages of gangs and possible anti-gang strategies. It is notable in this regard that the young people in a Melbourne gang study (White et al., ) generally emphasised the need for pro-active and developmental strategies to deal with youth gangs, and gang /id/71/filename/ Youth Gang Programs and Strategies draws on more than a half-century of gang program evaluations to summarize what we have learned about: Prevention programs (including early childhood, school-based, and afterschool initiatives); Intervention programs (including those that work to create violence-free zones, establish gang summits and truces   The objective of the GPS was to reduce the risk of gang involvement among at-risk youth.

Specifically, the program aimed to Increase awareness of consequences of gang involvement, Encourage youth to adopt a less positive attitude toward gangs, Increase motivation to participate in pro-social behaviours, Decrease risk factors that contribute to interest in gang activity, Increase protective UK, which aimed to prevent gang involvement, youth violence or associated problems such as youth offending, conduct disorder and delinquency.

54 of these programmes had been assessed as effective by the clearinghouses searched, whilst 13 were classified as ://?file=files/pdf/preventing-gang-and-youth-violence. The growth of youth violence and the proliferation of youth gangs into smaller cities and rural areas in recent years have focused public attention on the youth gang problem and made it an increasingly significant social policy issues.

More thangang members are currently active in over 3, gangs, according to the latest National Youth Gang Survey. The Office of Juvenile Justice and   The integrated strategies' chief goal is to reduce gang-related violent crime and youth involvement in gangs.

Police, probation personnel, and prosecutors share information about gang activity, diffuse crises that arise from gang conflict, and refer at-risk youth to community-based. The involvement of the family, schools, local law enforcement, and the community is a great way to collaborate and provided extensive support to the youth.

The area of gang intervention and prevention programs is steadily growing, but there is a lack of research in the mental health ://In JanuaryThe City of Toronto is committed to developing a Youth Violence Prevention strategy that aims to reduce youth violence, by means of implementation of comprehensive, place, community and evidence-based prevention strategies.

The plan will be supported by strategic partnerships that involve multi sector collaborations and innovative :// /community-safety-programs/youth-violence-prevention.Programs aimed at educating juveniles pushes the need for law enforcement to develop external strategies aimed at physical combat of gang violence through investigations, surveillance methods, and