Relational and Purpose Development in Youth Offenders
This study explored which risk factors are associated with degrees of relational and purpose development in youth offenders. Results indicate that those with the poorest development particularly struggled with substance abuse, lack of family support, and risky behaviors to self. Several treatment recommendations and clinical strategies are included.
Coll, Kenneth M.; Thobro, Patti; and Haas, Robin. (2004). "Relational and Purpose Development in Youth Offenders". Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education, and Development, 43(1), 41-49.