Adolescent And Youth Problems Essays and Term Papers

  • Youth Gambling Abuse: Issues and Challenges to Counselling

    YOUTH GAMBLING ABUSE: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES TO COUNSELLING BY TOYOBO, O. M. Ph.D woltosix@yahoo.com & JIBOKU, A.O. (MRS) ajibolawemmy2003@yahoo.com Department of Educational Psychology, Tai Solarin College of Education, Omu-Ijebu, Ogun State. ABSRTACT In recent times...

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  • Filipino Adolescents in Changing Times*

    the reproductive health situation of Filipino women and men of various ages and socio-economic status. Serious data gaps exist in the areas of adolescent sexuality, greater male involvement in RH, cancer incidence and management, post-abortion care as well as the cultural context of reproductive tract...

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  • Youth Suicide

    SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ACADEMIC CENTER OF EXCELLENCE ON YOUTH VIOLENCE PREVENTION, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE Fact Sheet YOUTH SUICIDE by Michiko Otsuki, Tia Kim, and Paul Peterson Introduction Youth suicide is a major public health problem in the United States today. Each year in the U.S...

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  • Runaways

    that the United States faces today. Adolescents are running away from home and to the streets. This act of running away is not without reason. There exist various different explanations as to why teenager’s runaway from home, but the most common reasons for youth to runaway is because of domestic violence...

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  • Sex Education

    Case study, Malaysia: communication and advocacy strategies adolescent reproductive and sexual health. Bangkok: UNESCO PROAP, 1999. 27 p. (Communication and advocacy strategies: adolescent reproductive and sexual health; series two) 1. YOUTH. 2. REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH. 3. SEXUAL HEALTH. 4. IEC. 5. COMMUNICATION...

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  • English Lit

    November 23, 1999 Homeless Youth: Runaway and Throwaway Teens As we approach the millennium many issues need to be addressed. The problem of homeless youth has been a problem in society for many years. The problem to be addressed is that we never actually hear about the youth on the street. Our politicians...

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  • Child and Adolescent Studies

    SHB5337 - Child and Adolescent Studies December 2, 2011 “Counseling Youthful Offenders Returning to School” This study will provide an analysis of youthful offenders transitioning back into our school systems upon being released from correctional...

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  • Fukk Text

    Child Adolesc Soc Work J (2010) 27:63–77 DOI 10.1007/s10560-010-0193-x Adolescent Weblog Use: Risky or Protective? Dawn Anderson-Butcher • Amber Lasseigne Annahita Ball • Michelle Brzozowski • Megan Lehnert • Brandy L. McCormick • Published online: 14 January 2010 Ó Springer Science+Business Media...

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  • Significance of Psychosocial Competence in Youth

    Significance of Psychosocial Competence in Youth Executive Summary Stress is one of the top ten health concerns in adolescence and is getting worse. Adolescents experience many changes in their daily lives, however are not sufficiently equipped with skills to help them deal with the increased demands...

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  • Strengths-based Approach to Violence

    Preventing Youth Violence with a Strength Based Approach CYC 100A Youth violence is classified by acts that expand from bullying, sexual assault and physical fighting to homicide. According to WHO (2013), “youth violence has become a global public health problem”, which needs to be appropriately...

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  • Affects of alcohol on teenagers

    Literature Review Underage drinking is an increasing problem within the adolescent population. This leads to poor decision making, risk taking and behavioural problems as the brain is not fully developed. Underage drinking can also affect a person’s social and emotional wellbeing. Popular Channel...

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  • Adolescent and Drugs, Our Children in Crisis and How We Can Save Them.

    There are an estimated 1.2 billion adolescents worldwide; it is reported that one in every five people in the world today is of the adolescent age. It is during adolescence that our bodies undergo major physical and psychological changes as well as changes in our social relationships. It is also during...

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  • crinimal justice

    Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Analysis Paper 3: Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Belinda D. Hicks Liberty University Abstract This paper offers a perspective on adolescent alcohol and...

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  • Team Assignment

    Therapy Team C: BSHS 311 Michael Phillips February 4th, 2013 Cognitive Interventions Adolescent Cognitive-behavioral therapies are methods that human service workers may apply to assist an adolescent with managing his anger. According to Kendall (1993) adolescent’s structure of mind is not developed;...

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  • microeconomics

    2. Adolescent gambling in Hong Kong (BY LEUNG KIN CHING) For adolescent gambling problem in Hong Kong, Department of Sociology of The Chinese University of Hong Kong had conducted a survey on adolescent gambling in 2010. The study had surveyed 703 marginal adolescents and 4,734 students...

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  • Youth Service Grant Proposal

    ANDY LEWIS WRITING SAMPLE- CONFIDENTAL DOCUMENT Advocates for Youth Youth of Color Initiative Runaway and Homeless Adolescent HealthCare Project Runaway and Homeless Adolescent HealthCare Project _________________ a community-based 501(C)(3) organization delivering services to children and families in...

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  • Developmental Assets

    ongoing development for youth and adolescents. These factors can help youth and adolescents grow more towards positive directions which could result in a good future for them. There are also several risk factors that can have a negative effect on the development of youth and adolescents. However, there are...

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  • Adolescence Drug Abuse

    need Guidance September 24 2013 Keiser University ABSTRACT From the ages of twelve to seventeen there are at least 1 million youths that are dependent on some kind of drug. Addiction can cause some kind of chronic disease in the in the brain. The statistics for adolescence drug...

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  • Substance Abuse Among Children

    adjustment disorders in adolescents, young adults, and the general population. In fact, substance use disorders are the most prevalent form of psychiatric disorder in the United States (Rivers & Shore, 1997). Although all age groups are affected by this pervasive difficulty, adolescents and young adults are...

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  • tracer

    CHAPTER 1 The Problem and Its Setting Introduction Adolescence is the period of life between 10 and 20 years old while the youth pertains to individuals aged 15 to 24 (WHO, ). Although these two terms connotes different age groups, it is often used synonymously or interchangeably (Varga, 2003)...

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