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Transcript of youth
Outlining the issue ;
Is described as: the period of life from puberty to the attainment of full growth; adolescence.
The issue: keeping the youth of today safe from all the dangers in life, such as: violence, drugs and alcohol, various types of abuse from various people. Providing a brighter future for young people.
Non Legal Responses
Social Networking Sites
The popularity of the social networking sites increased rapidly in the last decade.
Reduced learning and research capabilities, multitasking, reduction in real human contact. Dangers: cyber bullying and sexual predation
Youth Off The Streets
-respect, resilience, integrity, citizenship and commitment.
-allows self esteem to be raised, their opportunity to make friends increased and their sense of community strengthened.
delivers services to some of the most disadvantaged individuals, families and communities in NSW.
provide and fund a range of prevention and early intervention services that aim to address many issues
Domestic Recognition of Youth
The End !
Defined as: the means of communication, as radio and television, newspapers, and magazines, that reach or influence people widely
There is a relationship between watching violent television programming and an increase in violent behavior by children.
The average child sees 12,000 violent acts on television annually, including many depictions of murder and rape
-working for young people who are disadvantaged, homeless, drug dependent and or recovering from abuse.
• providing educational resources for parents
• supporting and assisting children, young people and families under stress or in crisis
• funding services to provide young people with opportunities for self development
• reducing the isolation of young people in communities by increasing their ability to engage in community activities
• supporting services for children, young people and families at risk of involvement with alcohol and drugs
• providing and funding support services to families, children and young people at risk of abuse or family breakdown
• funding and assisting a range of support services to women and children escaping domestic violence
• funding transitional support and accommodation services to people and families in crisis or who are homeless. This includes providing immediate and long term assistance to families and communities affected by natural and other disasters.
• work with families to help them regain care of their children
• provide care in a family-like environment, for example with other relatives or kin, foster carers or adoptive parents
• maintain the existing ties that children and young people have with their family and their community.
*Young Offenders Act 1997 (NSW)
*Section 10 of the
Crimes Act 1900 (NSW)
MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE OVER SPEED BOAT DEATH OF YOUNG GIRL DROPPED
In December, 2008 an 18-year-old girl
was thrown from a speed boat that
collided with a tree protruding out of
the water on Lake Eildon in Victoria and
died. The accident happened at about
1:30 a.m. The driver of the boat was
a 16-year-old boy.
Police believe speed may have been
involved in the accident. After
preliminary investigations, the boy was
charged with manslaughter. However,
the charge, which was to be heard
before the Children’s Court, was later
Children (Protection and Parental Responsibility) Act 1997 (NSW)
According to this act, “risk” refers to the person is in danger of being physically harmed or injured, the person is in danger of abuse (including assault and sexual assault, ill treatment and exposure to behaviour that may cause psychological harm to the person) or the person is about to commit an offence.
CREATE YOUR OWN RESPONSE TO THE ONE/VARIOUS ISSUES OF YOUTH!
It can be non legal or legal
If it is legal, make sure you create an Act that supports the work of the organization.
Things to include/consider: name, description of its purpose and services to young people. Also how it will make a difference in (young) peoples lives. Consider yourself in a rough situation and what you might need to get back on the right path! Be creative, you have 5-6 minutes!