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Risk and protective factors of child delinquency

Risk and protective factors of child delinquency

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Parenting -- United States,
  • Child rearing -- United States,
  • Problem children -- Services for -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGail A. Wasserman ... [et al.].
    SeriesChild delinquency bulletin series
    ContributionsWasserman, Gail A., United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17613957M
    OCLC/WorldCa52328593

    The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in its report, OJJDP Research: Making a Difference for Juveniles (PDF: K) states that "decades of research have shown that the best prevention efforts are those that target risk and protective factors in five areas: individual, community, family, peer group, and school (OJJDP, Sparked by high-profile cases involving children who commit violent crimes, public concerns regarding child delinquents have escalated. Compared with juveniles who first become involved in delinquency in their teens, child delinquents (offenders younger than age 13) face a much greater risk of becoming serious, violent, and chronic juvenile offenders.

    FAmilY-BAsed Risk And PRotective FActoRs And theiR eFFects on Juvenile delinquencY: WhAt do We knoW? Available scientific knowledge indicates that, depending on context and circumstances, families can be both a risk factor and a protective factor for juvenile delinquency.1 Risk factoRs some of the risk factors associated with family are static.   Research on juvenile justice aims to identify profiles of risk and protective factors in juvenile offenders. This paper presents a study of profiles of risk factors that influence young offenders toward committing sanctionable antisocial behavior (S-ASB). Decision tree analysis is used as a multivariate approach to the phenomenon of repeated sanctionable .

    While there are no magic solutions for preventing delinquency, understanding and building up protective factors is a good place to start. Protective factors are traits or experiences that help counteract risk factors. According to the Center for the Study of Social Policy and the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (), these. A state-of-the-art practitioner resource and course text, this book provides a comprehensive view of adolescent development and spells out effective ways to help teens who are having difficulties. The authors illuminate protective and risk factors in the many contexts of adolescents' lives, from individual attributes to family, school, neighborhood, and media influences.


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Risk and protective factors of child delinquency Download PDF EPUB FB2

Risk factors are those characteristics linked with child abuse and neglect, but they may or may not be direct causes.

A combination of individual, relational, community, and societal factors contribute to the risk of child abuse and neglect. Risk and protective factors of child delinquency Child delinquency bulletin series: Contributors: Gail A.

Wasserman, United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention: Publisher: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Original from: Purdue.

Protective Factors,” “Family Risk and Protective Factors,” “Peer Factors and Interventions,” and “School and Com-munity Risk Factors and Interventions.” The risk factors for child delinquency discussed in this Bulletin are categorized into four groups: (1) individual, (2) fami-ly, (3) peer, and (4) school and commu-nity.

A greater. Risk and Protective Factors of Child Delinquency. Wasserman GA, Keenan K, Tremblay RE, Coie J, Herrenkohl TI, Loeber R et al.

Risk and protective factors of child delinquency. In Child Delinquency Bulletin Series. In Child Delinquency Bulletin by: In addition to risk factors, an examination of protective factors that reduce the risk of delinquency is as crucial.

This bulletin is based on four chapters from the Study Group on Very Young Offenders, consisting of 39 experts on child delinquency and child psychopathology, final report, Child Delinquents: Development, Intervention, and. Risk and Protective Factors of Child Delinquency.

that work to prevent the development of delinquent behavior by focusing on risk and protective factors. A Source Book:. Risk and Protective Factors Assessing the risk and protective factors that contribute to substance use disorders helps practitioners select appropriate interventions.

Many factors influence a person’s chance of developing a mental and/or substance use disorder. Effective prevention focuses on reducing those risk factors, and strengthening. SAGE Video Bringing teaching, learning and research to life.

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Risk and protective factors of child delinquency. [Washington, DC]: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, [] (OCoLC) This Bulletin, part of OJJDP's Child Delinquency Series, focuses on four types of risk and protective factors: individual, family, peer, and school and community.

It is derived from the chapters devoted to these critical areas for prevention and intervention in the Study Group's final report, Child Delinquents: Development, Intervention, and. Generally, protective factors—such as positive school attendance, positive social orientation or the ability to discuss problems with parents—are a buffer to minimize or moderate the effect of risk factors and their ability to bring about delinquent behavior.

Protective factors seem to mitigate the influence of risk factors. Both risk and. Protective factors are those characteristics of the child, family, and wider environment that reduce the likelihood of adversity leading to negative child outcomes and behaviors, such as delinquency and later adult offending (Vanderbilt-Adriance and Shaw ; DSG.

The presence or absence and various combinations of protective and risk factors contribute to the mental health of youth. Identifying protective and risk factors in youth may guide the prevention and intervention strategies to pursue with them.

Protective and risk factors may also influence the course mental health disorders might take if present. Early onset of delinquency significantly increases the risk of serious, violent, and chronic offending in later years (Loeber & Farrington, ).To best aid efforts in preventing more serious offending behavior, it is essential that both risk factors (variables having a positive correlation with delinquent behavior) and promotive factors (variables having a negative correlation with.

Research over the past three decades has identified many factors that can help differentiate individuals who are more likely to abuse drugs from those who are less likely to do so (Catalano et al., ; Hawkins et al., ). Risk factors are qualities of a child or his or her environment that can adversely affect the child’s developmental trajectory and put the child at risk for later.

Risk Factors for Delinquency: An Overview 3 What Is a Protective Factor. Research on risk factors for delinquency has prompted discussion and investigation into influences that may provide a buffer between the presence of risk factors and the onset of delinquency. These buffers are known as protective factors.

Pollard, Hawkins, and Arthur. Presents information from a review of current research linking protective factors to well-being for the five in-risk populations served by the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF): children exposed to domestic violence, homeless and runaway youth, pregnant and parenting teens, victims of child abuse and neglect, and youth in and aging out of foster care.

Child Abuse and Maltreatment. Prevalence of Child Victimization, Abuse, Crime, and Violence Exposure David Finkelhor; Risk Factors for Child Abuse Perpetration David A. Wolfe; Vulnerability and Protective Factors for Child Abuse and Maltreatment Ann T.

Chu, Annarheen S. Pineda, Anne P. DePrince, and Jennifer J. Freyd. Section 1: Identification of Risk and Protective Factors delinquency, violence, and school drop outs. While these conditions are not seen as causal predispositions, that may also place a child at risk, including attitudes, intellectual ability, and social ability.

Table 1 outlines each of the domains and the associated risk factors. Discusses risk and protective factors contributing to child delinquency in the context of developing effective early intervention and protection programs for very young offenders.

The article covers individual risk factors, such as antisocial behavior, and emotional factors such as anxiety, hyperactivity, and impulsivity, poor cognitive development, and low intelligence; family risk factors.Furthermore, different risk factors and different outcomes may be more salient at some stages of child and adolescent development than at others.

Much of the literature that has examined risk factors for delinquency is based on longitudinal studies, primarily of white males. Some of the samples were specifically chosen from high-risk environments.Sparked by high-profile cases involving children who commit violent crimes, public concerns regarding child delinquents have escalated.

Compared with juveniles.