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Product Description: The authors of this work closely explore the incidence of problem youth behaviors and scrutinize the efficacy of existing prevention programs. This review includes interventions specifically designed to promote youth development or to minimize the long-term consequences of problem behaviors from violence and criminality, substance use and abuse, teen pregnancy and hazardous sexual behaviors, and school failure...read more

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9780306481765 | Plenum Pub Corp, December 1, 2003, cover price $179.00 | About this edition: The authors of this work closely explore the incidence of problem youth behaviors and scrutinize the efficacy of existing prevention programs.

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Product Description: Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth Development: Developing Effective Community Programs for High-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project describes an approach to developing and testing effective community-based programs for at-risk children and youth...read more

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9780199755882 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 27, 2012), cover price $56.00 | About this edition: Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth Development: Developing Effective Community Programs for High-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project describes an approach to developing and testing effective community-based programs for at-risk children and youth.

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Product Description: MOVING THE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT MESSAGE: TURNING A VAGUE IDEA INTO A MORAL IMPERATIVE Peter L. Benson and Karen Pittman THE CONTAGION OF AN IDEA In the past fifteen years, countless programs, agencies, funding initiatives, profes­ sionals, and volunteers have embraced the term "youth development...read more
By Peter L. Benson (editor) and Karen Johnson Pittman (editor)

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9780792374510 | Kluwer Academic Pub, August 1, 2001, cover price $269.00 | About this edition: MOVING THE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT MESSAGE: TURNING A VAGUE IDEA INTO A MORAL IMPERATIVE Peter L.

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9781461355649 | Reprint edition (Springer Verlag, November 1, 2012), cover price $189.00 | About this edition: MOVING THE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT MESSAGE: TURNING A VAGUE IDEA INTO A MORAL IMPERATIVE Peter L.

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Product Description: Large  and growing numbers of U.S. children and young people are suffering from depression, anxiety, attention deficit, conduct disorders, thoughts of suicide, and other serious mental and behavioral problems.  Why?  What can be done to reverse this trend?  This pioneering report draws upon a large body of recent research showing that children are biologically primed ("hardwired") for enduring connections to others and for moral and spiritual meaning...read more
By Commission on Children at Risk (corporate author)

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9781931764049 | Broadway Pubns, January 15, 2011, cover price $7.00 | About this edition: Large  and growing numbers of U.

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Product Description: Book annotation not available for this title.Title: Young Adults With Serious Mental IllnessAuthor: Sullivan, David O.Publisher: Nova Science Pub IncPublication Date: 2009/07/28Number of Pages: Binding Type: PAPERBACKLibrary of Congress: 2009517257

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9781606926413 | Nova Science Pub Inc, July 28, 2009, cover price $59.00 | About this edition: Book annotation not available for this title.

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By Killian Lucero (editor)

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9781606923184 | Nova Science Pub Inc, April 1, 2009, cover price $79.00

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Product Description: Culture affects our politics, relationships, how we spend and save our money, our leisure pursuits, what we eat and drink, our expectations for children, and how we approach work in our lives, to name a few examples. The book uses the organizational success model as the basis for the book, which is knowledge of specific cultures, organizational cross-cultural competence, and individual cross-cultural competence...read more

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9781585186679 | Coaches Choice, July 15, 2008, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Culture affects our politics, relationships, how we spend and save our money, our leisure pursuits, what we eat and drink, our expectations for children, and how we approach work in our lives, to name a few examples.

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Product Description: A simple, powerful answer to the question How do you keep a positive outlook for young people when there are so many troubling issues facing them?, this guidebook teaches prevention program leaders and healthcare professionals how to implement Developmental Assets®, a research-based framework of 40 positive relationships and qualities for young people, in their organizations...read more

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9781574821956 | Search Inst, July 1, 2008, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A simple, powerful answer to the question How do you keep a positive outlook for young people when there are so many troubling issues facing them?

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An investigative exposé of the brutal conditions in treatment programs designed for troubled teens traces the industry's history from 1960s rehabilitation systems to the World Wide Association of Specialty Programs today, citing scaremonger tactics used by top programs as well as the survival stories of young people who were abused by them. 30,000 first printing.

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9781594489105 | Riverhead Books, February 16, 2006, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: An investigative exposâe of the brutal conditions in treatment programs designed for troubled teens cites scaremonger tactics used by top programs as well as the survival stories of young people who have been abused by them.

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Product Description: By several recent counts, the United States is home to 2 to 3 million youth age 16 through 24 who are out of school and out of work Much has been written on disadvantaged youth, and government policy has gone through many incarnations, yet questions remain unanswered...read more

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9780877667285 | Urban Inst Pr, January 5, 2006, cover price $26.50 | About this edition: By several recent counts, the United States is home to 2 to 3 million youth age 16 through 24 who are out of school and out of work Much has been written on disadvantaged youth, and government policy has gone through many incarnations, yet questions remain unanswered.

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9781587600043, titled "Toolbox 3: Facilitating Permanency for Youth" | Child Welfare League of Amer, October 30, 2004, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: Encourages youth programs to integrate developmental assets into their current strategies.

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9781574824308 | Search Inst, July 1, 2004, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Encourages youth programs to integrate developmental assets into their current strategies.

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9781574823042 | Search Inst, July 1, 2004, cover price $27.95

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Product Description: Youth policies in the United States-especially for economically and socially disadvantaged children-are often characterized as fragmented, inadequate, antiquated, misguided, and, at worst, negligent or even harmful. The primary systems mandated to serve youth often coexist as if in parallel universes, often at odds with each other regarding goals, priorities, and resources...read more

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9780275976194 | Praeger Pub Text, May 30, 2004, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Youth policies in the United States-especially for economically and socially disadvantaged children-are often characterized as fragmented, inadequate, antiquated, misguided, and, at worst, negligent or even harmful.

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Product Description: This groundbreaking work brings schools, agencies, and parents together in a cost-effective, collaborative effort to promote resilience in at-risk and dangerous youths and to deter them from future dangerous behavior. Too often, such youths "fall between the cracks" that exist between the organizations designed to serve them schools, juvenile courts, police departments, health and mental health agencies, and community groups...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780878224395 | Research Pr Pub, March 1, 2004, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: This groundbreaking work brings schools, agencies, and parents together in a cost-effective, collaborative effort to promote resilience in at-risk and dangerous youths and to deter them from future dangerous behavior.

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Product Description: What are the types of environments in which youth thrive? How do we cultivate such environments to promote optimal development and positive behavior in youth? The Youth Development Handbook: Coming of Age in American Communities provides youth and development practitioners access to current theory and research in the field of youth development, including illustrations of good practice, original case studies, and a contextual approach to such topics as youth participation and diversity...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Mary Agnes Hamilton (editor) and Stephen F. Hamilton (editor)

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9780761926344 | Sage Pubns, October 9, 2003, cover price $162.00 | About this edition: What are the types of environments in which youth thrive?

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9780761988724 | Sage Pubns, October 9, 2003, cover price $118.00 | About this edition: What are the types of environments in which youth thrive?

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Product Description: Community Youth Development: Programs, Policies, and Practices focuses on positive methods for youth development that are rapidly supplanting the traditional deficit-oriented, problem-reduction approaches. Edited by eminent scholars Francisco A...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Lynne Borden (editor), Joanne Keith (editor), Daniel Perkins (editor) and Francisco Villarruel (editor)

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9780761927860 | Sage Pubns, February 1, 2003, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: Community Youth Development: Programs, Policies, and Practices focuses on positive methods for youth development that are rapidly supplanting the traditional deficit-oriented, problem-reduction approaches.

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9780761927877 | Sage Pubns, January 23, 2003, cover price $67.00 | About this edition: Community Youth Development: Programs, Policies, and Practices focuses on positive methods for youth development that are rapidly supplanting the traditional deficit-oriented, problem-reduction approaches.

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Product Description: Child Welfare and Care, Parenting, Social Studies (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Arthur J. Reynolds (editor), Herbert J. Walberg (editor) and Roger P. Weissberg (editor)

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9780878687596 | Child Welfare League of Amer, August 1, 1999, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Child Welfare and Care, Parenting, Social Studies

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Interprets National Longitudinal Survey of Youth data to profile those having difficulty making the transition from adolescence to adulthood, offering an analysis of youth development programs both in and outside of the classroom. (view table of contents)

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9780878687565 | Child Welfare League of Amer, August 1, 1999, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Interprets National Longitudinal Survey of Youth data to profile those having difficulty making the transition from adolescence to adulthood, offering an analysis of youth development programs both in and outside of the classroom.

Product Description: Book by Kroner, Mark (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780878687527 | Child Welfare League of Amer, November 1, 1998, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Book by Kroner, Mark

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