African American Adolescents In The Urban Community

Author: Judith Rozie-Battle
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317788052
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Become a more effective social worker with this outstanding volume on inner-city urban youth! African-American Adolescents in the Urban Community: Social Services Policy and Practice Interventions examines contemporary issues confronting African-American youth. It highlights key areas such as health, education, the criminal justice system, and youth development strategies. An essential overview of the status of urban African-American youth for students, professionals working with this important population, and policymakers, this vital book proposes policy and programming considerations for today and for the future. African-American Adolescents in the Urban Community is a one-stop view of: ways to help African-American youth experience responsibility and community involvement health concerns of this population, including teen pregnancy, alcohol and drug addiction, and limited access to health care the challenges that lie ahead for African-American girls, including crime, poverty, poor self-esteem, and peer pressure ways to help teenage fathers meet their financial and emotional obligations to their families police and prosecutorial policies that need to be examined and challenged to end the perception of a racially unjust system and much more
African-American Adolescents in the Urban Community
Language: en
Pages: 110
Authors: Judith Rozie-Battle
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-02 - Publisher: Routledge

Become a more effective social worker with this outstanding volume on inner-city urban youth! African-American Adolescents in the Urban Community: Social Services Policy and Practice Interventions examines contemporary issues confronting African-American youth. It highlights key areas such as health, education, the criminal justice system, and youth development strategies. An essential
African-American Adolescents in the Urban Community
Language: en
Pages: 110
Authors: Judith Rozie-Battle
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-02 - Publisher: Routledge

Become a more effective social worker with this outstanding volume on inner-city urban youth! African-American Adolescents in the Urban Community: Social Services Policy and Practice Interventions examines contemporary issues confronting African-American youth. It highlights key areas such as health, education, the criminal justice system, and youth development strategies. An essential
Smart and Sassy
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Joyce West Stevens
Categories: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-02-28 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Empirically based, the daily experience of adolescent black females is explicated within an explanatory model of social context and developmental theory. The author argues that adolescence must be seen from strengths and health perspectives. Self-relatedness or intersubjectivity expressed in assertion, empathy, and recognition is the core matrix of development where
Black Girls and Adolescents: Facing the Challenges
Language: en
Pages: 426
Authors: Catherine Fisher Collins
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-03 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This one-of-a kind book challenges the current thinking about black girls to show how America has failed them—and what can be done to make their lives better. • Provides the first research work on this topic • Covers health (physical, mental, and sexual), education, crime/criminal justice, and parenting as they
Evaluation Research in Child Welfare
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Katharine Briar-Lawson, Joan Levy Zlotnik
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-24 - Publisher: Routledge

Since the 1980s, child welfare agencies and social work programs in more than 40 states have come together to address recruitment and retention issues by preparing social work students for child welfare practice—and to enhance the delivery of child welfare services. This book documents the outcomes of these partnerships to