ERIC Number: ED384465
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Feb
Alternatives to Incarceration: Prevention or Treatment. Monograph on Youth in the 1990s. Issue #4.
Richards, Anthony, Ed.; Bocarro, Jason, Ed.
The articles in this collection address various definitions, viewpoints, and treatments for youth at risk and youth offenders. Articles not only examine alternatives to incarceration, but also provide examples of value-forming experiences beneficial to all young people. The articles and authors are: (1) "Introduction" (Anthony Richards); (2) "The Roots of At Risk Behavior" (Brenda Robertson); (3) "Youth At-Risk for Violence and Delinquency: A Metaphor and a Definition" (B. T. McWhirter, J. Jeffries McWhirter); (4) "I'm Okay, You're At Risk: Beyond Ephebiphobia and Toward Research" (Kirk Astroth); (5) "Who Is At Risk: The System or Youth?" (Jason Bocarro); (6) "Partners in Programming: Concordia University Inner City Youth Project" (Lisa Ostiguy, Robert Hopp, Randy Swedburg); (7)"The Black Church and Youth At Risk for Incarceration" (Roger H. Rubin, Andrew Billingsley, Cleopatra Howard Caldwell); (8) "Making the Connection Between Leisure and At-Risk Youth in Today's Society" (James Calloway); (9) "Under Pressure Program: Using Live Theatre To Investigate Adolescents' Attitudes and Behavior Related to Drug and Alcohol Abuse Education and Prevention" (L. Arthur Safer, Carol Gibb Harding); (10) "Adventure Family Therapy: An Innovative Approach Answering the Question of Lasting Change with Adjudicated Youth?" (Michael A. Gass); (11) "Adolescent Female Offenders: Program Parity Is Essential to Meeting Their Needs" (Ilene R. Bergsmann); and (12) "Characteristics of Adventure Programs Valued by Adolescents in Treatment" (Jeffrey P. Witman). (KS)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adventure Education, Agency Cooperation, Antisocial Behavior, At Risk Persons, Definitions, Delinquency, Drama, Females, Foreign Countries, Leisure Time, Prevention, Service Learning, Substance Abuse, Therapeutic Recreation, Violence, Youth Programs
Youth Research Unit, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3J5, Canada ($10 Canadian).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dalhousie Univ., Halifax (Nova Scotia).
Note: For selected individual papers, see RC 020 169-172.