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Strategies Ages 3-5



  • Conduct a communitywide assessment of risk and protective factors for delinquency and gang involvement.
  • Conduct a communitywide assessment of the gang problem.
    1. Acknowledge the gang problem.
    2. Form an agreement among stakeholders to work together in addressing the gang problem.
    3. Set goals and objectives.
    4. Develop and integrate relevant services and strategies.
    5. Create a one-stop center that addresses gang involvement and general delinquency involvement with individual problem assessment, services, service referral, and recreational activities.
    6. Implement an evaluation of outcomes.
  • Develop a strategic action plan to address the interrelationship of juvenile delinquency and gang problems, consisting of prevention activities.
  • Involve community stakeholders in establishing clear and consistent social norms and effective social policies.


  • Intervene early with disruptive children and child delinquents.
    1. Intervene with disruptive children by providing social competence/skills training.
    2. Intervene with high-risk families with parent training and early childhood education.
    3. Intervene with high-risk children and their families with multidomain programs.
    4. Intervene with child delinquents with “wraparound” services.
  • Establish a wraparound service delivery process for children and their families.
  • Integrate the wraparound service delivery process with a “system of care.”
Date Created: December 16, 2020