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Send to autumn - given the title of at risk It is also important to explore the ideologies that surround at risk youth to determine what methods

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Introduction The term "at risk" applies to youth and teens that have trouble coping with stressors in their environment and are more likely to engage in risky behaviors such as criminal activity, drugs and alcohol, and sexual promiscuity. Studying youth 'at risk' is important in establishing successful treatment for youth already fitting the current definition and creating prevention programs to deter the next generation from acquiring the label. Continuing education towards preventing youth from becoming "at risk" means evaluating the most resent research on the topic, recognizing the wide range of youth with at risk tendencies, and reviewing the methods that have been both successful or less successful in deterring youth from risky behavior. Evaluation of the research intro Diversity Intro Methodology Intro It is important to look at the history in the United States and their role in shaping the way that the juvenile justice system works and effects how youth are treated and
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Unformatted text preview: given the title of at risk. It is also important to explore the ideologies that surround at risk youth to determine what methods work best at treating youth at risk and what methods do not prove successful. Conclusion To conclude, the most resent research presents the original ideas that juvenile justice once embodied: rehabilitation and programs designed discourage youth from acting out with risky behavior. The United States is beginning to see a change in attitude from a punitive system to a treatment based system, a shift backward that is now firmly supported by research. Current studies are also now recognizing how diversity and culture play an important role to developing a label of "at risk" youth, and researchers are delving even deeper into what programs are most effective in deterring risky behavior....
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course REL 330 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at Central Mich..

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Send to autumn - given the title of at risk It is also important to explore the ideologies that surround at risk youth to determine what methods

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