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Walker, Dean – 1995
Tactics to deal with growing violence in schools have usually relied on removal of the offender by suspension or placement outside of the mainstream classroom. However, educators and psychologists are considering the prevention of violent behavior as both a more humane and cost-effective response to the problem. The relationship between school…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems
Thornton, Timothy N., Comp.; Craft, Carole A., Comp.; Dahlberg, Linda L., Comp.; Lynch, Barbara S., Comp.; Baer, Katie, Comp. – 2001
The Spanish-language version of this best practices sourcebook builds on a 1993 publication, "The Prevention of Youth Violence: A Framework for Community Action." It offers insight into tested strategies to prevent violence by children and adolescents. It was developed with input from people working to prevent youth violence and people…
Descriptors: Adolescent Behavior, Adolescents, Child Behavior, Child Development
American Association of School Administrators, Arlington, VA. – 1985
The United States has the highest rate of youthful drug abuse of any industrialized country in the world. There is a growing awareness that drug and alcohol use are closely connected to other problems such as teenage suicide, adolescent pregnancy, traffic fatalities, juvenile delinquency, poor school performance, runaways, and dropouts. Youthful…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Community Role, Dropout Rate, Drug Abuse
Patten, Peggy; Robertson, Anne S. – 2001
Perhaps 8 million children spend the after-school hours at home alone. In the absence of adult supervision, many of these youth are likely to engage in delinquent or other high-risk activities. This Spanish-language digest reveals research that suggests after-school programs can help to prevent youths from engaging in these activities in two ways:…
Descriptors: Adolescents, After School Programs, Children, Delinquency
McLaughlin, Karen A.; Brilliant, Kelly J. – 1999
Designed for use in middle schools and youth organizations, this curriculum, in Spanish, deals with the extent of hate crime in the United States and presents strategies for reducing hate crimes among our youth. This flexible nine-unit curriculum is based on the principles that violence and prejudice are learned and therefore preventable, and that…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Critical Thinking, Curriculum, Early Intervention
VAMOS (Villarreal Analytical Management and Organizational Services), San Marcos, TX. – 1996
This curriculum provides the basic information everyone needs to avoid HIV infection, but was specifically designed for Latino farmworker students in grades 6-7. The student materials are written in Spanish and English and may be used with older student or young adults, or in English-as-a-second-language courses. An introduction provides…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescents, Educational Strategies, Elementary School Students