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Mentoring and community-based solutions to delinquency and youth violence in Philadelphia

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary

Mentoring and community-based solutions to delinquency and youth violence in Philadelphia

joint hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary and the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, February 19, 2007, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile delinquency -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Prevention,
  • Mentoring -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia,
  • Youth and violence -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia,
  • Community-based social services -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia,
  • Juvenile justice, Administration of -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia,
  • Federal aid to youth services -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 110-32
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 94 p. ;
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14561561M
    ISBN 100160791049
    ISBN 109780160791048
    LC Control Number2007406295
    OCLC/WorldCa154723346

    Most youth arrested reside in the City of New Haven. Sixty-six percent (66%) were age 17 and “Delinquency results when connections to society are so weak that the individual weighs the personal benefits and costs of delinquent acts without consideration for the impact on others.” (Handbook of Youth Mentoring ). support the Youth Mentoring Grants program at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency an estimated 46 million are exposed to violence, crime and abuse on our nation needs an evidence-based solution that works to prevent at-risk youth from entering the justice system.1 1 Puzzanchera, C. (December ). Juvenile Arrests,

    (BBBSA) community-based mentoring program found that “mentoring programs can positively affect young people” [9, p. ii]. Youth with multiple risk factors for delinquency and criminal involvement may lack the positive support and guidance in their homes, schools, or communities. Therefore, mentoring . Over the past 27 years, IDAAY has garnered a reputation for excellence in the field of Youth Development and IDAAY has become interwoven into the juvenile crime, parenting, social and educational fabric of Philadelphia. Our community-based, nonprofit organization has served ab youth and their families in the highest risk neighborhoods.

      To conduct a meta-analytic review of selective and indicated mentoring interventions for effects for youth at risk on delinquency and key associated outcomes (aggression, drug use, academic functioning). We also undertook the first systematic evaluation of intervention implementation features and organization and tested for effects of theorized key processes of mentor program effects. The Philadelphia Youth Violence Reduction Partnership (YVRP) is a multi-agency effort involving various youth-serving organizations and criminal justice agencies partnering to reduce Philadelphia's homicide rate and put violent youthful offenders on the path toward a productive majority.


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Mentoring and community-based solutions to delinquency and youth violence in Philadelphia by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mentoring and community-based solutions to delinquency and youth violence in Philadelphia: joint hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary and the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, FebruPhiladelphia.

Mentoring and community-based solutions to delinquency and youth violence in Philadelphia: joint hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary and the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate ; One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session ; Febru ; Philadelphia.

Youth mentoring has been of great interest to policy makers, community service providers, intervention researchers, and administrators interested in promoting it as a delinquency prevention approach (Grossman & Tierney, ).Mentoring is one of the most widely used approaches for such problems with over organizations in the United States offering some form of this Cited by:   Youth violence is a serious problem that can have lasting harmful effects on victims and their family, friends, and communities.

The goal for youth violence prevention is to stop youth violence from happening in the first place. This thoroughly updated Second Edition of the Handbook of Youth Mentoring presents the only comprehensive synthesis of current theory, research, and practice in the field of youth s David L. DuBois and Michael J.

Karcher gather leading experts in the field to offer critical and informative analyses of the full spectrum of topics that are essential to advancing our understanding. The City needs to invest in more community-based violence prevention programs that serve individuals at the highest risk of violence.

The City needs to improve coordination among the various City departments, agencies and organizations responsible for managing community-based violence prevention programs.

High-Risk Youth Mentoring Research The High-Risk Youth Mentoring Research program supported research and evaluations to further examine how certain characteristics, components, and practices of mentoring programs could best support youth who are at particularly high risk for delinquency.

Related Research Publications. Mentoring is a widely-used prevention and intervention strategy for supporting youth who are involved in the criminal justice system.

Often these programs emphasize mentoring relationships for youth who are early in their engagement in the juvenile justice system or diverting them from involvement altogether ⎯ after an initial arrest or in lieu of sentencing for a minor crime.

MENTORING: AN INVESTMENT IN REDUCING YOUTH VIOLENCE Youth violence remains a critical challenge facing many American communities. Inan average of 13 young people aged 10 - 24 years were victims of homicide each day and inmore thanwere treated in emergency rooms for nonfatal injuries sustained from assaults.

1 Homicide. Youth violence is common. 1 in 5 high school students reported being bullied on school property in the past year. 1; Youth violence kills and injuries. Homicide is the third leading cause of death for young people ages Each day, approximately 12 young people are victims of homicide and almost 1, are treated in emergency departments.

home.”9 Youth violence typically involves youth perpetrating violence against other young people. A young person can be involved with youth violence as a victim, an offender, or a witness. Youth violence can take different forms, such as fighting, bullying, threats with weapons, and gang-related violence.

is the U.S. government website that helps you create, maintain, and strengthen effective youth programs. Included are youth facts, funding information, and tools to help you assess community assets, generate maps of local and federal resources, search for evidence-based youth programs, and keep up-to-date on the latest, youth-related.

A community-based, mentor-implemented program with assault-injured youth presenting to the ED trended in the direction of decreased violence with reduced misdemeanors and increased self efficacy. The ED may be an important contact location, and injuries an important context, for augmenting self efficacy for violence prevention.

Foundations of Successful Youth Mentoring—This title offers a comprehen-sive overview of the characteristics of successful youth mentoring pro-grams. Originally designed for a community-based model, its advice and planning tools can be adapted for use in other settings.

mentoring can be the tie that binds a young person to a better future. OJJDP’s Juvenile Mentoring Program (JUMP) is designed to reduce delin-quency and improve school attendance for at-risk youth. Mentoring is also one component of our SafeFutures initiative, which assists communities to combat delinquency by developing a full range.

DFDITH is an intensive, multi-cultural community based treatment program designed to reduce juvenile crime primarily in the areas of possession and use of firearms including assault, theft, and narcotics among Philadelphia’s urban youth.

Serving Youth (ages ) at risk of becoming a victim or perpetrator of violent crime and youth charged with theft, assault, narcotics, and firearms from. Youth Today is the only independent, internationally distributed digital media publication that is read by thousands of professionals in the youth service field.

Youth Today adheres to high-quality journalistic standards, providing readers with professional news coverage dedicated to examining a wide spectrum of complex issues in the youth services industry from legislation to community-based.

Primarily, this is because mentoring has a proven ability to decrease risk factors and enhance protective factors associated with reducing youth violence, such as.

The nascent investment in urban violence prevention is new, but the methods behind the strategies are not.

Ad-hoc street outreach aimed at curbing gang violence in major American cities began more than 60 years ago, and gained attention in public policy circles at the peak of the nation’s homicide epidemic, in the those years, anti-violence activist Eddie Woods used to walk.

The Philadelphia Collaborative Violence Prevention Center (PCVPC) was established as an Urban Partnership Academic Center of Excellence in through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with the goal of preventing urban violence and aggression in the lives of youth in West and Southwest Philadelphia.

Illuminating Solutions: The Youth Violence Reduction Partnership 4 The Youth Violence Reduction Partnership take them to a job interview, counseling session or drug treatment. Street workers also provide crisis intervention services when needed—helping youth .and Delinquency (PCCD) has invested over $60 million in implementing more than effective prevention programs in more than Pennsylvania communities.

Community priorities are guided by local data based on a public health model of reducing known risk factors associated with violence and delinquency and promoting positive youth development.Consequently, youth and families who live with community violence often have heightened fears that harm could come at any time and experience the world as unsafe and terrifying.

In addition, although some types of trauma are accidental, community violence is an intentional attempt to hurt one or more people and includes homicides, sexual.