ERIC Number: ED474768
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
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)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Disadvantaged Youth, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Multicultural Education, Partnerships in Education, Urban Youth, Youth Programs
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
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Youth-At-Risk Conference (8th, Savannah, GA, March 1-3, 1998).