Unformatted text preview: handle the situation. They suggested in providing programs that are community-based and focusing on fostering resilience in these vulnerable teens. My question is, how effective would these programs be if the youth choose not to participate in them, or put little to no effort into them? If their lives are enveloped in delinquency, how likely are they at all to begin these programs or even consider them? Another thing researchers mentioned was that prevention is more than just reducing various pressures that youth experience, or simply just teaching them decision making skills. In my opinion, I think both of these methods would be effective, but just a foundational way to help juvenile delinquents. Of course you would need to take more action than this, but it is a good place to start....
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- Fall '15