Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Mental health services for former gang members served by Aztecs rising: A grant proposal
by Gardiner, Monica Teresa, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2013, 76; 1523093
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this project was to develop and fund a project to add a mental health component that will serve former gang members and their families. The host agency for this project is Aztecs Rising in Los Angeles. A comprehensive review of the literature was conducted to build insight and knowledge about the gang culture, risk factors for joining gangs, risk factors for leaving gangs, and mental health needs that pertain to the gang population. A thorough search for potential funding sources led to the California Endowment as the funding source for this project. A grant application was developed to support this project. Submission of the actual grant was not a requirement of this thesis project.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Ranney, Molly
Commitee: Mayers Pasztor, Eileen, Washington, Thomas Alex
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Social Work
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 52/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Social work, Individual & family studies
Keywords: California, Los Angeles
Publication Number: 1523093
ISBN: 9781303203039
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