Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-2005

Subject: LCSH

Youth at risk (Social sciences)

Disciplines

Criminology and Criminal Justice

Abstract

‘Communities That Care’ (CTC) is a research-based operating system designed to help communities identify and reduce risk factors, enhance protective factors, and prevent a number of adolescent problem behaviors, including delinquency, violence, substance abuse, school drop-out, and teen pregnancy. Indiana, PA, is one of approximately 125 communities throughout Pennsylvania that have chosen to use the CTC approach to promote the positive development of children and youth in the local area. This paper presents an initial review of Indiana Area CTC, in terms of the planning and implementation efforts that have taken place during the past five years.

Comments

This is the authors' accepted version of the article appearing in Crime Prevention and Community Safety. The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.cpcs.8140208

DOI

10.1057/palgrave.cpcs.8140208

Publisher Citation

Myers, D.L & Michael Arter. (2005). Evaluating the Implementation of Indiana Area Communities That Care®. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 7(1), 43-52.

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