9780865863842

Challenges of Gangs and Youth Violence in Schools

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  • ISBN13:

    9780865863842

  • ISBN10:

    0865863849

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-09-01
  • Publisher: Council for Exceptional Children
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Table of Contents

Foreword v
Introduction
1(4)
A Closer Look at Aggression
5(10)
Risk Factors Associated with the Development of Aggression and Violence
6(1)
The Function of Violence
6(6)
Peer Association and the Development of Violence and Aggression
12(3)
Youth Gangs
15(8)
Reasons for Gang Membership
16(1)
Schools Cannot Combat Violence and Gang Activity Alone!
17(1)
A Self-Study to Identify Needs and Resources
18(5)
Identifying the Scope of the Prevention or Intervention Program
23(10)
Is Everything Prevention and Intervention?
24(1)
Empirically Validated or Promising Programs to Prevent Violence and Gang Behavior
25(8)
Functional Assessment of Behavior and the Individual Student
33(6)
Cautionary Notes and Concerns
39(4)
Grouping High-Risk Students Together for Intervention
39(1)
Use of Highly Punitive Consequences for Behavior
40(1)
Employing Gang Members or Ex-Gang Members to Deter Gang Affiliation
41(2)
Conclusion 43(2)
References 45

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