Special Resource Material Developed by the Center

Title: Youth Gangs and Schools (Center Policy & Practice Analysis Brief)

Description: Few schools escape dynamics and behaviors that are associated with gangs. Think, for example, about bullying, disruptive intergroup conflicts, drug sales and abuse, and vandalism such as theft, graffiti, and other forms of property damage. From both a policy and practice perspective, it is essential for schools to understand and address gang-related problems that interfere with productive schooling. Fortunately, there are many useful resources on the topic

Access at:   http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/pdfdocs/policyissues/youth gangs & schools.pdf  138kb; 27pp