Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101559
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About the Course:
This document will provide highlights of the findings that are outlined in detail in the following Bulletins: Violence by Teenage Girls: Trends and Context, Causes and Correlates of Girls’ Delinquency, Resilient Girls—Factors that Protect Against Delinquency, Suitability of Assessment Instruments for Delinquent Girls, Girls’ Delinquency Programs—An Evidence-Based Review, and Developmental Sequences of Girls’ Delinquent Behavior.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Girls Study Group—Understanding and Responding to Girls’ Delinquency: The Girls Study Group—Charting the Way to Delinquency Prevention for Girls created by Margaret A. Zahn, Janet Chiancone, Ariel Whitworth, and Stephanie R. Hawkins in 2008.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Course Material Authors
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, criminal justice officers, and nurses who seek knowledge about girls’ delinquency. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.
Describe the trends and context of violence by teenage girls as well as the causes and correlates of girls’ delinquency.
Identify the factors that protect against delinquency.
Acknowledge the suitability of assessment instruments for delinquent girls.
Discuss the girls’ delinquency programs and the developmental sequences of girls’ delinquent behavior.
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