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Synthesis of Research and Resources to Support at-Risk Youth

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  • Heather Koball
  • Robin Dion
  • rew Gothro
  • Maura Bardos
  • Amy Dworsky
  • Jiffy Lansing
  • Matthew Stagner
  • Danijela Korom-Djakovic
  • Carla Herrera
  • Alice Elizabeth Manning
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    Abstract

    This report for the Youth Demonstration Development Project highlights what is known broadly about the needs, circumstances, and outcomes for at-risk youth; theoretical perspectives and intervention approaches to serve them, including risk/resilience and capital development frameworks; and the Administration for Children and Families' programs that serve at-risk youth. The report also discusses implications of the research for the development of a conceptual framework for serving at-risk youth.

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    Paper provided by Mathematica Policy Research in its series Mathematica Policy Research Reports with number 7072.

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    Length: 92
    Date of creation: 21 Jun 2011
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    Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:7072

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    Keywords: Youth at Risk; Family Support;

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