1 edition of Predictors of youth violence found in the catalog.
Predictors of youth violence
by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in [Washington, DC]
Written in English
|Statement||J. David Hawkins ... [et al.]|
|Series||Juvenile justice bulletin|
|Contributions||Hawkins, J. David, United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||11 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||11|
the rate at which violent persons commit violent acts (the number of violent acts committed by a person each year);. the persistence (or duration) of violent persons' histories of committing violent acts (e.g., length in years from the commission of the first act of violence to the last act of violence); and. the seriousness (or harmfulness) of the violent acts committed by individuals (e.g. History of violence. Individuals who have been arrested or acted violently in the past are more likely than others to become violent again. Much of the research suggests that this factor may be the largest single predictor of future violence.
The potential influence of violent video games on youth violence remains an issue of concern for psychologists, policymakers and the general public. Although several prospective studies of video game violence effects have been conducted, none have employed well validated measures of youth violence, nor considered video game violence effects in context with other influences on youth violence. Predictors, Causes, and Correlates of Male Youth Violence ABSTRACT Youth who commit one type of violent offense tend to commit others; they also tend to commit nonviolent offenses and have co-occurring problems such as substance abuse and sexual promiscuity. Violent offenders tend to be frequent or persistent offenders. There is.
Additionally, the book addresses entrenched systemic issues that contribute to youth violence. Youth Violence is a compreh ensive y et high ly reada ble vol ume for mental health and social s. By US Department of Justice, Published on 04/01/ Recommended Citation. US Department of Justice, "Predictors of Youth Violence" ().
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Dictors of violence. The study design was longitudinal, with results based on prospective or retrospective data so that exposure to risk factors preceded violence. Predictors of Youth Violence Identifying and addressing the predictors of youth violence at appropriate points in youth development is important for pre-vention.
Unfortunately, there. Get this from a library. Predictors of youth violence. [J David Hawkins; United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.;] -- Describes a number of risk and protective factors, including individual, family, school, peer related, community/neighborhood, and situational factors.
Youth violence has become one of the most contentious and perplexing issues in current debates on crime policy, not the least because of the sharp increase in violence among young minority males since the ing articles by leading American and European scholars from many fields, Youth Violence provides a reliable, up-to-date, authoritative and comprehensive overview of policy.
Youth who commit one type of violent offense tend to commit others; they also tend to commit nonviolent offenses and have co-occurring problems such as substance abuse and sexual promiscuity. Violent offenders tend to be frequent or persistent offenders.
There is considerable continuity from childhood aggression to youth violence. The major long-term predictors are biological factors (low Cited by: Preventing youth violence: an overview of the evidence therefore provides another link in the chain of evidence-based prevention.
I hope this manual will serve to strengthen this chain by expanding the quantity and quality of youth violence prevention programmes and studies that.
Youth Violence In general, the age of first offense appears to be an important predictor of the probability that a person will continue on to become multiple offenders. For Predictors of youth violence book reason, the data on the youngest offenders are of particular interest in the study of youth violence.
Neither sexual abuse nor physical abuse is a significant predictor of youth violence when considered alone (Hawkins et al., c).
Sexual abuse has been linked to criminal behavior in adulthood (Widom & Ames, ), but not to violence in adolescence. A revie w of predictors of youth violence. I n: Loeber R e t al.
Strategies for th e prevention of youth violence in Chicago p ublic s and book chapters about alcohol and aggression and. Detailed and comprehensive, Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders presents authoritative discussions by a select group of leading scholars on issues surrounding serious and violent juvenile offenders.
This population is responsible for a disproportionate percentage of all crime and poses the greatest challenge to juvenile justice policymakers. Research on youth violence has increased our understanding of factors that make some populations more vulnerable to victimization and perpetration.
Many risk factors for youth violence are linked to experiencing toxic stress, or stress that is prolonged and repeated. Toxic stress can negatively change the brain development of children and youth. This Bulletin describes the strength and duration of changeable risk and protective factors for youth violence at points in youth development when they appear most salient.
These predictors are potential targets for prevention and intervention. The quantitative results of a large number of studies were synthesized using meta-analysis procedures.
Predictors of Youth Violence. This Juvenile Justice Bulletin from the OJJDP gives a comprehensive discussion of risk factors for youth violence, including gang membership, across the domains of individual, family, school, peer, and community factors. The Bulletin also gives a brief overview of a study that looked at predictors of violent or.
Depression, antisocial personality traits, exposure to family violence and peer influences were the best predictors of aggression-related outcomes. Interpretation The current study supports a growing body of evidence pointing away from video game violence use as a predictor of youth aggression.
Chapter 7: A Review of Predictors of Youth Violence By: J. David Hawkins, Todd Herrenkohl, David P. Farrington, Devon Brewer, Richard F. Catalano & Tracy W. Harachi In: Serious & Violent Juvenile Offenders: Risk Factors and Successful Interventions.
studies looking at youth violence and in studies looking at gang membership. It should be stressed that only a minority of these have been shown to be strongly associated with youth violence and/or gang membership (see p. 8 in Preventing Gang and Youth Violence: A review of risk and protective factors).
For others the signalling power is weaker. Predictors of violent or serious delinquency in adolescence and early adulthood: a synthesis of longitudinal research.
In R. Loeber & D. Farrington (Eds.), Serious & violent juvenile offenders: Risk factors and successful interventions (pp. Journal of Youth and Adolescence provides a single, high-level medium of communication for psychologists, psychiatrists, biologists, criminologists, educators, and professionals in many other allied disciplines who address the subject of youth and adolescence.
The journal publishes papers based on quantitative analyses, theoretical papers, and comprehensive review articles. Introduction. Innational crime arrest statistics indicated that youth under age 18 in the United States were responsible for % of all violent crime arrests defined as murder, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault (Federal Bureau of Investigation, ).Self-reports of youth violence reveal many more offenses compared to official crime statistics.
Using This Book (For the professional) Over the past few decades the problems of family violence and domestic abuse have been brought to the forefront of our consciousness.
The reality is that domestic violence occurs in families of all races, cultures, and socio-economic levels. Recognizing early. Predictors of Violence MIP Org T Predictor of violence among mentally ill: Lack of Treatment or failure to accept treatment There are three primary predictors of violence among people with mental illness, including.
Examples include the U.S. Surgeon General's report on youth violence (USDHHS, ), a meta-analysis by Lipsey and Derzon (), a review of predictors of youth violence by Hawkins et al.
(), and a review of developmental pathways to youth violence by Dahlberg & Potter (). This section provides an overview of this work and discusses.The study also seeks to examine whether gender interacts with abuse and domestic violence exposure in the prediction of youth outcomes.
Numerous studies have demonstrated that experiencing child abuse can lead to a and of internalizing and externalizing behavior problems.Alcohol and Violence.
Studies have repeatedly found higher alcohol outlet density is associated with higher levels of violence. More violence, including intimate partner violence 1 and youth homicides 2, tends to accompany more alcohol outlets.
This association has been found in urban areas, like Cincinnati, OH 3; Philadelphia, PA 4; and Norfolk, VA 5 as well as suburban areas like Bloomington.