Gang Violence Prevention

Description

In three to five pages (at least 3, but no more than 5 pages), not including the cover sheet and reference page, research and discuss a topic from the list below. Why do juveniles join gangs? What are some social characteristics (psychological profile) commonly associated with an individual involved in a gang? Describe these characteristics. What can parents do to help their children stay clear of gangs? How can the community and schools help prevent juveniles’ involvement in gang activity?  What approaches are the best for addressing prevention and helping kids get out of gang membership? To best illustrate your response, provide an example of one such approach utilized by a community program or delinquency prevention program.