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Altschuler, David M.; Armstrong, Troy L.; MacKenzie, Doris Layton – 1999
Interest in the issue of aftercare for juvenile offenders continues to grow. Jurisdictions seek new ways to reintegrate youth being released from confinement back into their communities, while also ensuring for public safety. Juvenile justice policymakers and professionals are experimenting with aftercare and other reintegration models. After…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Correctional Rehabilitation, Delinquency, Juvenile Justice
Green, Mary W. – 1999
This guide provides basic guidelines to help schools, in collaboration with law enforcement agencies, analyze their vulnerability to violence, theft, and vandalism, and suggest possible technologies to effectively address these problems. It describes existing commercially available technologies and urges thoughtful consideration of not only the…
Descriptors: Crime Prevention, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Public Schools
Smyth, John – 1989
This paper takes as its starting point the well-known and extensively used process of clinical supervision and shows how what started over 30 years ago as a collaborative process has been harnessed into a sophisticated mechanism of teacher inspection and surveillance. It shows how this co-option has occurred historically through the progressive…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Collegiality, Critical Thinking, Educational Objectives
Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center. – 1990
This curriculum guide provides instructional materials for the private investigator phase of a private security training course of study. Five units cover the following topics: understanding responsibilities to clients; interpreting laws of private investigations; complying with the Fair Credit Reporting Act; conducting investigations and…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Communication (Thought Transfer), Confidential Records, Confidentiality
DiCara, Cheryl; And Others – 1990
Purposes of this report are to: (1) describe the extent of the childhood injury problem relative to diseases and other conditions affecting children in Maine who are 1 to 19 years of age; (2) give an overview of what is known about the incidence of childhood injuries in Maine; and (3) offer recommendations to improve the state's ability to control…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Agency Role, Children, Death
Gehl, Julie; Karl, Rebecca – 1984
These nonfiction, first-hand accounts of the experiences of two young women sojourning in foreign countries offer insights into the cultural adjustments, problems, and rewards foreign exchange students may encounter. A Danish woman recounts her difficulty in readjusting to her home country following a year in Kenya, emphasizing the cultural and…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Attitude Change, Cultural Differences, Cultural Exchange
California State Dept. of the Youth Authority, Sacramento. – 1986
This report includes the findings of a California task force convened to examine juvenile and youthful sex offenders and the impact of their behavior on the citizenry. The foreword notes this report attempts to identify informational and research needs and encourage networking and coordination to support state and local efforts to improve the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Crime, Justice, Law Enforcement
World Health Organization, Copenhagen (Denmark). Regional Office for Europe. – 1987
Reflecting worldwide concern over the spread of the AIDS epidemic, the Sexuality and Family Planning Unit of the World Health Organization's Regional Office for Europe brought advisors from seven European countries and the United States together to engage in a discussion of AIDS and the newborn, and that consultation forms the basis of this…
Descriptors: Abortions, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adoption, Disease Control
Towers, Wayne M.; Hartung, Barbara W. – 1985
Since the concepts of surveillance (international information and keeping up with the job that the government is doing), diversion (being entertained and killing time), and interaction (people learning more about themselves) have been developed for newspaper and television but not necessarily for magazines, a study applied 14…
Descriptors: Adults, Incentives, Information Needs, Journalism
Dailey, Bob – 1981
Data collected from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) and 26 tort liability cases are examined as a basis for recommendations for gymnastics instructors, supervisors, and administrators. Tables supply supportive statistics for a discussion of gymnastics injuries classified by sex, body part injured, severity, and…
Descriptors: Accidents, Administrators, Athletic Coaches, Athletic Equipment
Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Water Programs. – 1977
The stated purpose of this publication is to describe some of the more significant spill incidents and the mechanisms, both managerial and technological, to deal with them. This publication is targeted for school, general public, and other such audiences. Sections include effects of spills, prevention of spills, responding to spills, spill…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Chemical Industry, Environmental Education, Government Publications
Morehouse, Chauncey A., Ed. – 1977
In this conference on safety and sports, conducted by the American School and Community Safety Association, five major topics were discussed. The first item concerned injuries in physical activities, the prevention of injuries in sports and a report on a survey of athletic injuries and deaths. The second item covered was the subject of injury…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Athletes, Athletic Coaches, Athletic Equipment
Federal Register, 1987
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final rule under the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) to require all local education agencies (LEAs) to identify asbestos-containing materials in their school buildings and take appropriate action to control release of asbestos fibers. The LEAs are required to describe their activities in…
Descriptors: Asbestos, Compliance (Legal), Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Department of National Health and Welfare, Ottawa (Ontario). – 1990
This set of documents presents directories of resources on the topic of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) available in Canada in English and in French. The first section in each directory contains a list of names, addresses, and telephone numbers of organizations from which readers may obtain the listed resources. Resources are then…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescents, Adults, Caregivers
Children in the Tropics, 1984
The aim of this issue of "Children in the Tropics" is to describe work that may be done by a motivated health team having only the strict minimum of material resources. While not a handbook of obstetrics, this text serves as a reminder of basic information and procedures workers must be able to perform. Following a review of the…
Descriptors: Birth, Developing Nations, Equipment, Medical Services
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