ERIC Number: ED230889
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Focus on Youth. National Symposium to Decreasee Violence: Youth Involvement and Juvenile Justice Programs (2nd, Reno, Nevada, January 9-12, 1983).
Somers, Adele, Ed.; And Others
This monograph presents summaries of the presentations and of the outstanding youth involvement programs which were described at the National Symposium to Decrease Violence, which was held to recognize the importance of youths' involvement in the solution of their own problems. These summaries, from program directors, educators, and youths, deal with the causes and prevention of delinquency and the importance of youth involvement. Approaches to reducing school violence are reviewed, and the importance of developing student leadership is discussed. The proceedings also list the criteria for the selection of youth programs deserving awards, and descriptions of the programs which have won national awards for outstanding youth involvement. Programs which have won certificates of meritorious recognition are also described. A list of symposium presenters and the symposium program schedule are also included. (JAC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.; Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA.; National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Reno, NV.; Department of Education, San Francisco, CA. Region 9.; Nevada State Dept. of Human Resources, Carson City. Youth Services.
Authoring Institution: Nevada Univ., Reno. Div. of Continuing Education.