Research Report Helping At-Risk Youth
Lessons from Community-Based Initiatives
Elaine Morley, Shelli B. Rossman
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Common sense and years of research suggest that community-based collaboratives are the best hope for helping at-risk youth. This report, drawn from evaluations of the Communities in Schools and SafeFuture initiatives, offers a wealth of hands-on advice and real-life examples to help program leaders overcome the challenges of setting up or running their own community-based initiative. Detailed chapters cover fund raising and marketing, case management and service integration, parental involvement, volunteer mentors and tutors, and monitoring program outcomes.
Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Children and youth Social safety net
Tags Delinquency and crime Policing and community safety Youth development