Developmental Risk and Resilience: Models of Prevention

Course Number: 52412

Course Description

This course will use an ecological framework for understanding how individual, peer, family, community and societal focus influence common adolescent problems such as violence exposures, mental illness, low school achievement, early teenage pregnancy, HIV sexual risk behaviors, delinquency, and gang involvement. There will be a focus on various theories related to the prevention and intervention of these common and often co-occurring problems. Emphasis will be placed on the role of developmental issues and resilience in the manifestation of these social concerns.

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