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The Prosocial Gang : Implementing Aggression Replacement Training - Arnold P. Goldstein

The Prosocial Gang

Implementing Aggression Replacement Training

Paperback Published: 1st April 1994
ISBN: 9780803957718
Number Of Pages: 129

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An effective gang intervention programme, Aggression Replacement Training (ART), is the subject of this book. Rearrest rates and other outcome results support the success of a project using the ART intervention approach with a series of very aggressive juvenile gangs in New York.



Working with gangs as a unit, the goal was not only to teach them anger control and other skills, but to do so in such a way that their real-world reference group (the gang) was turned, as much as possible, into a prosocial rather than an antisocial support group.





In addition, the book provides a thorough introduction to the history of gangs, current gang demographics, gang aggression and its etiology, as well as a review and critique of the various interventions that have been tried.

Introduction
Gangs in the United States
Gang Aggression
Gang Intervention
An Historical Review
Aggression Replacement Training
Background and Procedures
Aggression Replacement Training
Evaluations of Effectiveness
The A.R.T Prosocial Gang Program
Gangs in the Hood
The Program
Management and Evaluation
Future Perspectives
Future Perspectives
Enhancing Generalization of Gain
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ISBN: 9780803957718
ISBN-10: 0803957718
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 129
Published: 1st April 1994
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.34  x 0.97
Weight (kg): 0.23