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ERIC Number: ED474768
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 177
Abstractor: N/A
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ISBN: ISBN-0-07-366118-X
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Youth-Adult Partnerships: Unity in Diversity.
Warkentin, Robert, Ed.; Rea, Dan, Ed.
This book offers practical principles and programs for establishing "youth-adult partnerships" to bridge the generation gap and prepare youth for a future free of unnecessary risk. Following an introduction titled "Diversity as Strength in Partnerships: Collective Responses to Complex Problems" by Robert Warkentin and Dan Rea, the papers are: (1) "Reclaiming Our Youth" (Steve Van Bockern); (2) "Creating Caring Classrooms and Schools: Differences in Curriculum, Instruction, and Climate" (Harbison Pool and Cherry C. Brewton); (3) "Listen Up! Hear the Voices of Our Youth" (Sheronde Glover and Sonni Herrington-Jackson); (4) "The Road 'Less Traveled By': Collaborating with Teens for Community Change" (Ella M. Williamson); (5) "Using Positive Action for the Prevention, Intervention and Treatment of Youth at Risk" (Carol Gerber Allred); (6) "A Micro-Community of Learners" (E. LaWanda Ransom); (7) "Involving Minority Parents of At-Risk Middle Schoolers" (Barbara G. Romine and LaTonya Gooden); (8) "Razzle-Dazzle Reading and Writing: Motivating for Empowerment" (Patricia West Williams); (9) "Motivating Reluctant Middle-Level Writers" (Valerie Cole and Dale Purvis); (10) "Interactive Video-Disc: Reaching Students from At-Risk Environments" (Carol A. Goings and Douglas A. Goings); (11) "The One-Room Schoolhouse Revisited: An Alternative High School Program in Rural Illinois" (Joyce Dill and Diane Kruse); (12) "Successful CAI Programs for At-Risk Students" (Susan Trimble and Eva Barna); (13) "Workforce Development: Success through Community, Business, and School Partnership" (Korynne Taylor-Dunlop, JoAnne Bailey, and Robert Moon); (14) "The Liberty Partnership Program: A Model for Success" (Laura M. Arvin); (15) "Growing Your Own: A Model for Preparing Paraprofessionals To Be Fully Certified Teachers in Urban Classrooms" (Evelyn Baker Dandy); (16) "Interdisciplinary Teaming in High Schools: The Gotta Be Team" (Deborah Thomas); (17) "The Teacher as Entrepreneur: A Diverse Approach to Teacher Education" (Judy Shasek); (18) "The Journey: A Tool for Assessing Kids 'At Risk'" (Patricia A. Simmons); (19) "Effects of Ego Involvement and Verbal Persuasion Type on Self-efficacy and Commitment among Adolescents in a Therapeutic Recreation Setting" (John Kablach); (20) "The Hidden Shame of the Child Protective Service System: Institutional Child Abuse and Neglect" (Lisa J. Felix and Mary Ann Rosenbauer); (21) "Recreation as an Intervention Tool in Juvenile Detention Centers" (Clinton D. Longacre); and (22) "Risk Factors Associated with Juvenile delinquency: A Case for Early Intervention and Prevention Programs" (Melissa Songer). Each paper contains references. (SLD)
Georgia Southern University, College of Education, P.O. Box 8144, Statesboro, GA 30460. Tel: 912-681-5091.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Note: Papers presented at the Annual Youth-At-Risk Conference (8th, Savannah, GA, March 1-3, 1998).