ERIC Number: ED284092
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Meeting the Needs of Youth at Risk: Public Policy and Interagency Collaboration. Conference Proceedings (Portland, Oregon, March 4-5, 1987).
This document contains materials from a conference designed to examine policy issues related to potential dropouts, youth offenders, drug and alcohol abusers, teenage parents, young children at risk, unemployed youth, and compensatory education. A brief overview of the 2-day conference is followed by summaries of each of the conference's presentations: (1) "Youth at Risk: A National Concern" (Frank Newman); (2) "Potential Dropouts" (Edward Meade); (3) "Youth Offenders" (Eugene Bayard Edgar); (4) "Drug and Alcohol Abusers" (Michael Buscemi); (5) "Teen Parents" (Joy Dryfoos); (6) "Early Intervention for Young Children at Risk" (Jule Sugarman); (7) "Unemployed Youth" (Lynn Curtis); (8) "Policy Options Related to Compensatory Education" (Alfred Rasp); (9) "Drug and Alcohol Abuse Survey Results" (Jeffrey Kushner); (10) "Serving Youth at Risk through Comprehensive State Policies" (Frank Brouillet, panel presentation); (11) "Exemplary Interagency Approaches" (Matthew Prophet); (12) "Effective Interagency Approaches to Meet the Needs of Youth at Risk" (panel presentation); and (13) "Spotlight on Exemplary Programs, Practices and Policies to Meet the Needs of Youth at Risk" (small group sessions). A conference summary, evaluation, and videotape order form are included. (NB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.