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JUVENILE DELINQUENCY
Running Head: JUVINILE DELINQUENCY

Juvenile Delinquency is resulting from the absence of a father figure in the home, abuse and peer pressure in TnT and can be reduced through family intervention education and peer counselling. By
Karryl Johnson
Caribbean Nazarene College

In partial fulfilment of the requirements for
Course: PT461: Research Methods 11.
Lecturer: Shirley Cadogan
Date: Saturday 6th October, 2012

1. Introduction
A. Rationale
B. Definition
11 Biblical Perspectives of Juvenile Delinquency in Trinidad and Tobago. A. Old Testament
B. New Testament
111 Sociological Perspectives of Juvenile Delinquency in Trinidad and Tobago. A. Causes of Juvenile Delinquency in Trinidad and Tobago. 1. Absent Fathers
2. Abuse
3. Peer Pressure
B. Effects of Juvenile Delinquency in Trinidad and Tobago. 1. Gang wars.
2. Crime
3. School Drop Out
4. Drug and Alcohol Abuse
C. Solutions for Juvenile Delinquency
1. Family Intervention
2. Peer Counselling
3. Education

V. Psychological Perspectives of Juvenile Delinquency in Trinidad and Tobago. A. Effects of Juvenile Delinquency
1. Low Self Esteem
2. Increase in Drug and Alcohol Abuse
B. Solutions for the effects of Juvenile Delinquency
1. Seminars and Workshops on Parenting in the home. 2. Outreach targeting youths in the Communities
3. Multi Skill Activities
V11.Research Methodology, Sampling and Data Collection
V111. Research, Results and Analysis
1X. Recommendation
X. Conclusion
References

Rationale
Juvenile Delinquency has been a thorn in today’s society and has caused a great impact in homes, schools and communities. This paper seeks to highlight the plight of the increase in Juvenile Delinquency as it relates to Trinidad and Tobago. The major cause and effect of juvenile delinquency and some solutions to help elevate juvenile delinquency in Trinidad and...