EXC638 Delinquency & Gang Impact
In this course students will examine accurate analysis of gangs in America in its social context and investigate the effectiveness of current interventions.
- Evaluate controversial intercultural issues among students within the learning environment in ways that enhance any culture, group or person. CC5S14
- Discuss the etiology and diagnosis related to various theoretical approaches in the field of emotional/behavioral disorders. BD2K1
- Examine the social characteristics of individuals with emotional/behavioral disorders. BD2K3
- Evaluate the factors that influence overrepresentation of diverse individuals in programs for individuals with emotional/behavioral disorders and the effects on these individuals. BD2K4; CC3K1
- Appraise the cultural perspectives influencing the relationships among families, schools and communities as related to instruction and the demands of learning environments outside of regular school settings. CC3K4; CC5K1
- Assess crisis prevention and intervention strategies for individuals at risk of emotional/behavioral disorders. BD4K4; CC5K7
- Identify realistic expectations for personal and social behavior in various settings. CC5S2
- Compare and contrast different types of gangs including small, regional and national.
- Discuss societal and law enforcement techniques and strategies to combat gangs.