Special Resource Material Developed by the Center

Title: About Youth Gangs (Information Resource)

Description: Our focus here is on briefly highlighting:
  1. how gangs are defined and members identified
  2. the impact of gangs on society and on gang members
  3. prevalent policy and practice approaches to address the negative impact of gangs
  4. data on intervention impact
  5. proposed new directions
  6. resources for more information

Access at:   http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/pdfdocs/youth/youthgangs.pdf  65kb; 11pp