Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Violence

Paper, Order, or Assignment Requirements


Adolescent Risk Topic: Select a topic from the following categories to investigate:
• School Dropout
• Substance Use and Addiction
• Teenage Pregnancy, STDs, and Risky Sexual Behavior
• Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Violence
• Youth Suicide
This paper will require the following sections:
• Legal and Ethical Issues (related to the chosen character for your case summary)
• Individual Characteristics of High Risk Youth
• Family Problems Related to At-risk Youth
• School Issues That May Impact At-risk Youth
• Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Options

The body of your paper is to be a minimum of 12 pages not including the title page, abstract, and reference pages. You will be required to use 10 peer-reviewed journal articles for your paper as well as materials from the course textbooks and presentations. You may also use the Holy Bible, in addition to the 10 required journal articles. Internet sources will not be accepted for this paper. Your peer-reviewed sources can be retrieved from the Liberty University Library via a search format (e.g. PsycArticles).