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ERIC Number: ED380260
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Year of the Family.
California Agriculture, v48 n7 Dec 1994
This special issue focuses on problems and challenges confronting the California family and on research and extension efforts to provide at least partial answers. Research briefs by staff include "Challenges Confront the California Family" (state trends in poverty, divorce, single-parent families, child abuse, delinquency, teen births, limited English proficiency, and academic achievement); "Lead Poisoning Continues To Pose Threat"; "UC Offers Lead Test around State"; and "EFNEP: 25 Years' Worth of Sound Advice" (about the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program). Articles are (1) "Hunger in the Midst of Affluence: Task Force Combats Hunger in Contra Costa County" (Mary Lavender Fujii); (2) "Farmworker Housing in Crisis: How Rural Communities Can Learn from the Arvin Experience" (Patricia Harrison); (3) "Does Mothering School-Age Children Mix with Paid Employment?" (Brenda K. Bryant); (4) "Helping Youth at Risk: 4-H and Cooperative Extension Venture into Child Care" (Sharon Junge, Dave Riley, Jill Steinberg, Chris Todd, Ina McClain); (5) "For Children Facing Adversity: How Youth Programs Can Promote Resilience" (Marc T. Braverman, James M. Meyers, Lynn Bloomberg); (6) "In-Home Treatment of Child Abuse: Healing at Home Can Be Effective and Cost-Effective" (Keith Barton); (7) "Project 4-Health Develops Program To Curb Youth Tobacco Use" (Marc T. Braverman, Joel M. Moskowitz, Carol N. D'Onofrio, Valodi Foster); and (8) "Gang Identity or Self-Expression? Researchers Look beyond the Surface of 'Gang Clothing' and Appearance" (Janet Hethorn). Contains many photographs. (SV)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Elementary Secondary Education, Employed Parents, Extension Education, Family Problems, Family Programs, High Risk Students, Housing, Hunger, Juvenile Gangs, Migrant Workers, Mothers, Prevention, Rural Areas, Smoking, Youth Programs
California Agriculture, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California, 300 Lakeside Drive, 6th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612-3560 ($2).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Oakland. Div. of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Identifiers - Location: California