Table of contents for American adolescents in the 21st century / by Joy G. Dryfoos and Carol Barkin.

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 Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Why Look at Teens in the 21st Century
	How I Got to Where I Am
	Putting Schools into the Picture
	Finding the Right Path for Adolescents
Chapter 2: Status of Youth Today	
	Major Trends
	Population
		Mobility
	With Whom Do Teenagers Live?
		Family Structure
	Poverty
	Rural Youth
	Teenagers in Foster Care
	Disconnected Youth
	What Are Teenagers Doing?
	Research Has Changed 
	Defining High-Risk Behavior
Chapter 3: Sex
	Major Trends
	What Are the Facts?
		Sexual Behavior
			Oral Sex
			Hooking Up
			Gay and Lesbian Teens
		Consequences
			Sexually Transmitted Diseases
				HIV
				Chlamydia
				Gonorrhea 
		Pregnancies
			Births
			Abortions
			Teen Pregnancies 
			Teen Parents
Predictors 
What Can Be Done?
		Policies
			Access to Contraception
			Sex Education
			Access to Abortion
			Teen Moms
			Local Issues
Programs 
		Service-Learning Approach: Teen Outreach Program
		Comprehensive Youth Development Approach: CAS Carrera Teen 
 Pregnancy Prevention Program
School-Based Social Development Skill-building: Seattle Social 
 Development Project
HIV/STD Education Focus: Safer Choices
Individual Case Management: California's Adolescent Sibling 
 Pregnancy Prevention Program
Conclusion: What Works?
		Summary of Programs
		Comment
Chapter 4: Violence and Delinquency
	Major Trends
	What Are the Facts?
		Self-reports of Weapon-carrying
		Bullying
		Illegal Gambling 
		Gangs
		Delinquency Cases
			Arrests for Drug Abuse
			Homicide
			School Violence
			After an Arrest
		Victims
			Child Abuse and Neglect
			Juvenile Victims
			Victims of Dating Violence
	Predictors 
	What Can Be Done?
		Policies
			Gun Control
			Improving the Justice System
			Creating an Integrated Local Response to the Issue of
 Delinquency
			School Safety
	Programs 
		Early Intervention: The Incredible Years Training Series
		Family Support and Outreach: Functional Family Therapy
		School Achievement: Project ACHIEVE
		Bullying Prevention: Olweus Bullying Program
		Individual Attention: Operation Eiger
Conclusion: What Works?
		Summary of Programs
		Comment
Chapter 5: Drugs
	Major Trends
	What Are the Facts?
		Tobacco Use
		Alcohol Use
		Drug Use
			Prescription and Over-the-counter Medications
			Steroids
		Consequences
	Predictors
		Predictors for Substance Abuse
		Predictors for Alcohol Abuse
		Protectors
	What Can Be Done?
		Policies
Smoking
			Alcohol Use
			Marijuana
			Steroids
	Programs 
		Individual/Early Childhood Prevention: DARE To Be You (DTBY)
		Family-based/Parenting Intervention: Guiding Good Choices (GGC)
		Classroom-based Prevention: LifeSkills Training (LST)
		School-based Prevention: Keepin' It R.E.A.L.
		Community Program: CASASTART
	Conclusion: What Works?
Summary of Programs
		Comment
Chapter 6: Health and Mental Health
	Major Trends
	What Are the Facts?
		Health
			Use of the Medical Care System
			Emergency Room Visits
			Health Insurance
			Healthy Eating
			Obesity
		Mental Health
			Depression
			Eating Disorders
			Cutting
		Mortality
	What Can Be Done?
Policies
			Prevention of Motor Vehicle Accidents
			Prevention of Firearm Mortality
			Implementation of Health and Mental Health Services
			Prevention of Suicide: Anti-depressants
	Programs
		School-based Clinics
			Seattle's School-based Clinics
		Health Education
		Suicide Prevention
			Case Management and Social Skills Training
			Parent Involvement
			Curriculum for All Students
			Resiliency-building
		Mental Health Services
		Federal Programs and Initiatives
	Conclusion: What Works?
		Comment
Chapter 7: Education
	Major Trends
	What Are the Facts?
		Enrollment
		Achievement
			Test Scores
			Advanced Placement
			SAT Scores
		Educational Expectations
		Students behind Modal Grade
		Dropout Rates
		Suspensions
		Summer Learning Loss
		Mobility
		Other Factors
	School-related Variables
		Expenditures per Student
		Teacher Quality
		School Size
		Class Size
		Uniforms
	Other School Variables
		After-school Programs
		Sports
		Home-schooling
	Predictors
		Factors Related to School Failure
			Family factors
			School factors
	What Can Be Done?
Policies
			Legislation
			Financing Education
			Safety in Schools
			School Size
			Charter Schools
	Programs
		Community Schools
		Successful Schools
			University Park Campus School
		Successful Components
Social and Emotional Learning
			Service-Learning
			Facing History and Ourselves
			Character Education
			After School Matters
	Conclusion: What Works?
		Summary of Programs			
		Comment
Chapter 8: Quality of Life
	Electronic
		Internet as a Learning Tool
		Video Games
		Control of Internet Use
		Access to Pornography
		Computer Availability
		Television
		Cell Phones
	Cultural
		Reading
			Teen Magazines
		Music
	Relationships
	Work
	Attitudes
		Adolescents and Advertising
		Priorities
	Two Different Views
		An Alternative to Suspension
		Driscoll School
	Comment
Chapter 9: Summing It Up
	Adolescents in the 21st Century
		Quantifying Risk Groups
		Overlap
		Description of Risk Groups
		Changes since 1986
	What Do We Know about Programs?
	What Do We Know about Policies?
	Comment
Chapter 10: Worst Case Scenario for the Future
	Changing Demographics: More Segregation
	Increasing Poverty
	Wealth Inequality
	Segregated Housing
	Less Access to Health Care
	Widening Achievement Gap
	Deteriorating Public Education System
	Lack of Early Childhood Education
	Declining Quality of Life
	Harsher Sentencing of Juvenile Offenders
	Environmental Chaos
	Privatization of Government Responsibilities
	Increasing Support for Faith-based Organizations
	Increasing Limits on Sexual Behavior
	Tightening Drug Laws
	Eroding Civil Liberties
	Living with Terrorism
	A Divided Society
Chapter 11: Positive Scenario for the Future
	Enhancing the Lives of Children
		Parent Involvement
		Child Record
		Pre-school
		Mentoring
		Quality Schools
		Extended Hours for Schools
		More Access to Health and Mental Health Care
		Promoting Healthy and Safe Sexual Behavior
Treating Juvenile Offenders
		Viable Drug Laws
		Better Quality of Life
		Personnel
	Improving the Quality of Life for All
		Changing Demographics: Less Segregation
		Desegregated and Affordable Housing
Decreasing Poverty and Increasing Wealth Equality
	Final Words
Index
	

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Teenagers with social disabilities -- United States.
Teenagers with social disabilities -- Services for -- United States.
Teenagers -- United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century.