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Truancy Reduction: Keeping Students in School

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About the Course:

This bulletin, Truency Reduction: Keeping Students in School, highlights some of the major research findings regarding the problem of truancy and demonstrates why it is important that schools and communities work to prevent and reduce its incidence.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Truancy Reduction: Keeping Students in School created by Jane Nady Sigmon, M. Elaine Nugent, and Myriam L. Baker

Journal/Publisher:

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Publication Date:

September 2001

Course Material Authors

Jane Nady Sigmon

Jane Nady Sigmon, Ph.D., is former Director of Research at American Prosecutors Research Institute.

M. Elaine Nugent

M. Elaine Nugent is current Director of Research at the American Prosecutors Research Institute.

Myriam L. Baker

Myriam L. Baker, Ph.D., is a private consultant specializing in development and evaluation of programs for at-risk youth and a primary consultant to the Colorado Foundation for Families and Children in its evaluation of the Truancy Reduction Demonstration Program.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about truancy reduction. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify delinquent behaviors in youth related to truancy.

  2. Implement the Abolish Chronic Truancy (ACT) Now program.

  3. Discuss the Truancy Reduction Demonstration Program (TRDP).

Truancy Reduction

Truancy Reduction

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Course Retired
Course Number 101390
2 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available

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