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African-American Adolescents in the Urban Community: Social Services Policy and Practice Interventions
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African-American Adolescents in the Urban Community: Social Services Policy and Practice Interventions (Paperback)

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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

Philosophy, Psychology & Social Sciences Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc Publication Date: 03/12/2002 ISBN-13: 9780789017154  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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