Family Empowerment as an Intervention Strategy in Juvenile Delinquency

Author:   Letitia C. Pallone ,  Richard Dembo
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Inc
ISBN:  

9780789013903


Pages:   132
Publication Date:   26 December 2001
Format:   Hardback
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Use the Family Empowerment Intervention to combat recidivism in your young clients!Family Empowerment as an Intervention Strategy in Juvenile Delinquency presents the conceptual foundations and clinical techniques of a family empowerment intervention for juvenile offenders. This rigorously evaluated, innovative, low-cost intervention was provided in a large-scale clinical trial involving arrested youths who were processed at the Hillsborough County Juvenile Assessment Center in Florida. This valuable book provides you with detailed analyses of the long-term impact of this effective in-home intervention on youth's recidivism and psychosocial functioning.In this book you'll find a detailed overview of the Family Empowerment Intervention (FEI) that discusses: its theoretical foundations what the intervention can accomplish the various phases of the intervention engaging families and moving them through the FEI to graduation the role, selection, and training of Field Consultants who deliver the intervention what you can do to ensure the integrity of FEI services crisis intervention staff and family safety issuesThen, Family Empowerment as an Intervention Strategy in Juvenile Delinquency presents the results of two studies of the long-term impact of the FEI on recidivism among the approximately 300 youths who participated in the program. The first study tracks recidivism, the second focuses on psychosocial functioning among these youths. The results may surprise you!Family Empowerment as an Intervention Strategy in Juvenile Delinquency will be of vital interest to every individual and organization serving high-risk youth, including juvenile diversion programs, juvenile justice agencies, and alternative schools.

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Author:   Letitia C. Pallone ,  Richard Dembo
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Inc
Imprint:   Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 1.30cm , Length: 21.60cm
Weight:   0.408kg
ISBN:  

9780789013903


ISBN 10:   0789013908
Pages:   132
Publication Date:   26 December 2001
Audience:   College/higher education ,  General/trade ,  Undergraduate ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Contents Preface Family Empowerment Intervention: Conceptual Foundations and Clinical Practices Long-Term Impact of a Family Empowerment Intervention on Juvenile Offender Recidivism Long-Term Impact of a Family Empowerment Intervention on Juvenile Offender Psychosocial Functioning Index Reference Notes Included

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