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Truancy Prevention and Intervention: A Practical Guide

Lynn Bye, Michelle E. Alvarez, Janet Haynes, and Cindy E. Sweigart

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398496
eISBN:
9780199777402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398496.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Research has shown that truancy is frequently associated with juvenile crime and dropping out of school altogether. With the high dropout rate in the U.S. and the No Child Left Behind Act holding ... More


Challenges Tracking and Reporting Truancy

Lynn Bye, Michelle E. Alvarez, Janet Haynes, and Cindy E. Sweigart

in Truancy Prevention and Intervention: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398496
eISBN:
9780199777402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398496.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses problems identifying and reporting truancy and gives recommendations for ways to solve these problems. Additionally, the role of support staff in facilitating quality ... More


Federal and State Legislation on Truancy

Evelyn Campbell, M.S.W.

in Truancy Prevention and Intervention: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398496
eISBN:
9780199777402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398496.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews recent policies on truancy data and gives a summary of how each state defines truancy. It also illustrates the importance of school social workers' understanding policies ... More


Truancy: Individual, School and Family Factors

Lynn Bye, Michelle E. Alvarez, Janet Haynes, and Cindy E. Sweigart

in Truancy Prevention and Intervention: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398496
eISBN:
9780199777402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398496.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Truancy is a complex issue. There are multiple reasons for truancy, and often more than one reason that any given student might be truant. This chapter discusses three major categories of factors ... More


Impact of Truancy

Lynn Bye, Michelle E. Alvarez, Janet Haynes, and Cindy E. Sweigart

in Truancy Prevention and Intervention: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398496
eISBN:
9780199777402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398496.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Truancy negatively impacts students in several ways. Students who are truant are more likely to fall behind academically, drop out of school, use drugs and alcohol, and be involved with the criminal ... More


Best Practice in Truancy Prevention: Tier 1 School-wide Universal Interventions

Lynn Bye, Michelle E. Alvarez, Janet Haynes, and Cindy E. Sweigart

in Truancy Prevention and Intervention: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398496
eISBN:
9780199777402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398496.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews resources for identifying research-based programs that address truancy prevention, criteria to consider when selecting a program, readiness for program implementation, and offers ... More


Best Practice in Truancy Prevention/Intervention: Tier 2 and Tier 3

Lynn Bye, Michelle E. Alvarez, Janet Haynes, and Cindy E. Sweigart

in Truancy Prevention and Intervention: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398496
eISBN:
9780199777402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398496.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The previous chapter addressed the selection of evidence-based practices and the implementation of strategies to address attendance/truancy at the Tier 1 school-wide level. This chapter addresses ... More


Case Example of the Role of School Social Workers in a Truancy Reduction Program: South Carolina Truancy Pilot

Lynn Bye, Michelle E. Alvarez, Janet Haynes, and Cindy E. Sweigart

in Truancy Prevention and Intervention: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398496
eISBN:
9780199777402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398496.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines a truancy reduction initiative in the Berkeley County School District (BCSD), located near coastal South Carolina (SC). It discusses the process of community collaboration, ... More


School Bullying: New Perspectives on a Growing Problem

David R. Dupper

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199859597
eISBN:
9780199315932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859597.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Bullying is one of the most prevalent and insidious forms of school violence today, impacting the learning environment of schools in profound ways. Victims of chronic bullying have poorer grades, ... More


The Epiphany

Joe B. Hall, Marianne Walker, and Rick Bozich

in Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Relates the trouble Joe B., then six years old, and his brother get into for spending their days swimming in the ocean instead of going to school.


Conrad’s Truancy

JOHN BATCHELOR

in The Art of Literary Biography

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182894
eISBN:
9780191673917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182894.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Joseph Conrad shot himself through the chest in Marseilles; later he represented this injury as the result of a duel and his earlier biographers took him at his word and reiterated the duel story. He ... More


Increasing School Attendance: Effective Strategies and Interventions

Johnny S. Kim and Calvin L. Streeter

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Preventing Dropout and Attendance Problems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370577
eISBN:
9780199893386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370577.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter begins with a discussion of how truancy is a significant early warning sign that students are headed for potential delinquent activity, social isolation, and educational failure. It then ... More


The Dropout Prevention Specialist Workbook: A How-To Guide for Building Skills and Competence in Education

Howard M. Blonsky

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190090845
eISBN:
9780190090876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090845.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This workbook is intended for school social workers and others who find themselves in positions either in a school or school district, working in the area of attendance improvement and dropout ... More


Growing Pains

Edward Rohs and Judith Estrine

in Raised by the Church: Growing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823240227
eISBN:
9780823240265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240227.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses how Ed Rohs grew into adolescence at St. Vincent's. For the first time in his life, he attended a coeducational public school—John Jay High School—which was a distance from his ... More


The responsibility of respecting justice: an open challenge to Tony Blair’s successors

Dawn E. Stephen

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0019
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Despite the optimism that pervaded New Labour's election in 1997, and some unquestioned successes of his premiership, Tony Blair's detrimental legacy is a society seemingly less tolerant, more ... More


100% Attendance: Myth or Reality?

Howard M. Blonsky

in The Dropout Prevention Specialist Workbook: A How-To Guide for Building Skills and Competence in Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190090845
eISBN:
9780190090876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090845.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This chapter describes how an effective attendance program must be at the forefront of any school’s program if it is to survive as a school, and what the components of an effective attendance program ... More


Re-Engaging Out-of-School Youth

Howard M. Blonsky

in The Dropout Prevention Specialist Workbook: A How-To Guide for Building Skills and Competence in Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190090845
eISBN:
9780190090876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090845.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses the potential of re-engaging students who had formerly dropped out and re-enrolling them in a viable educational program. The chapter describes various programmatic strategies ... More


Definitions and Measures

David Brandt

in Delinquency, Development, and Social Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108941
eISBN:
9780300127775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108941.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Juvenile delinquents tend to engage in risk-taking behavior, which involves breaking the law. These offenses include underage drinking, truancy, drug use, and shoplifting. This chapter examines the ... More


“Rendered More Useful”: Child Labor and Age Consciousness in the Long Nineteenth Century

James D. Schmidt

in Age in America: The Colonial Era to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479870011
eISBN:
9781479840595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870011.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter, by James D. Schmidt, demonstrates that the spread of age consciousness in nineteenth-century America was driven largely by the interlocking enforcement of child labor, compulsory school ... More


Prevalence of Delinquency

Joy G. Dryfoos

in Adolescents at Risk: Prevalence and Prevention

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072686
eISBN:
9780197560259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072686.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

The term delinquency suggests a wide range of behaviors from socially unacceptable acts performed early in childhood that parents describe as “naughty” and psychologists call “acting out” to ... More


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