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Helping Youth in High-Risk Situations

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Title:Helping Youth in High-Risk Situations
Authors:Lingren, Herbert G.
Keywords:interpersonal relationships
risk groups
Date Issued:Apr 1991
Publisher:University of Hawaii
Citation:Lingren HG. 1991. Helping youth in high-risk situations. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 2 p. (Children and Family; CF-11).
Series:Children and Family
Abstract:Youth today are at risk because of a host of family, personality, and situational factors. Most adolescents face the stresses of rapid developmental changes and challenging life events constructively. But significant numbers of others rely on passive, withdrawing, aggressive, or other destructive or negative behaviors in their attempts to deal with their problems. Often adults, or even the adolescent’s friends, are not readily available to help when needed.To help youth in high risk situations. you need to have four interrelated qualities: trustworthiness. genuineness. empathy. and honesty.
Pages/Duration:2 pages
Appears in Collections: Children and Family, 1999 - present

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