ERIC Number: ED223593
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
In Defense of Youth: Youth Advocacy in Action. Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, Maine, Michigan, Oregon, Texas, Vermont, West Virginia.
Lougheed, Jacqueline, Ed.; And Others
The accomplishments and impact of 10 Youth Advocacy Teacher Corps projects in 1978-79 are highlighted in this publication. Section 1 presents an overview of the Teacher Corps from 1965 to 1982 and reviews the development, since 1976, of the 10 Youth Advocacy Projects (YAP). The objectives of the projects (to promote effective educational responses for young people in trouble through cooperative efforts among schools of education, local education agencies, and correctional treatment agencies) are discussed. In the second section, program descriptions written by project staff detail specific intervention strategies and program design and impact. The projects are: (1) "Schooling Alternatives for Troubled Youth" (Alabama) by Thomas W. Hewitt, Frank Turner, and Gwen Mance; (2) "Change& Collaboration: A University Perspective" (Arizona) by Alan R. Brown; (3) "Diversified New Fields of Inservice Education: Effective Tools for Youth Advocates" (Georgia) by Mae Christian Armster; (4) "Achieving Educational Service Goals" (Indiana) by Irving Levy and Fred Hakes; (5) "Country Living Youth Advocacy and Reality Therapy" (Maine) by James Toner; (6) "Intervention Strategies and Program Designs for Young People in Trouble" (Michigan) by Jacqueline Lougheed; (7) "Implementing Educational Services in a Detention Facility" (Oregon) by Terry Bullock, Richard I. Arends, and Frank Mills; (8) "Improving the Educational Opportunities of Troubled Youth: The Dallas Experience" (Texas) by Richard L. Simms; (9) "Vermont Youth Advocacy Teacher Corps Program" by Harry L. Thompson; and (10) "A Youth Advocacy Case Study" (West Virginia) by Alan H. Cooper and Kathryn Maddox. Section 3 presents an essay entitled "Impact and New Directions in Youth Advocacy" by Jacqueline Lougheed and abstracts of five documents, in the ERIC system, about selected YAP projects. (FG)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Change, Change Strategies, Child Advocacy, Cooperative Programs, Correctional Education, Delinquency, Delinquent Rehabilitation, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Cooperation, Federal Programs, School Districts, Schools of Education, Secondary Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teaching Skills, Youth Problems, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Teacher Corps.