Childhood Trauma and Subsequent Delinquency: A Review of Contemporary and Alternative Initiatives To Break the Link(s)

Short Essay on Topic
Consisting of a brief description / overview of topic, illustrating its importance for social scientific inquiry, putting topic in historical and/or contemporary cultural contexts, and specific questions to be examined in the completed paper (research question/s); needs citations and list of references;

max. 1,000 words. APA7 Formatting

To be able to complete this task, a preliminary review of the (academic and ‘grey’) literature is necessary; this helps to narrow the topic down and develop a focus (also regarding geography / location, time period, or comparative).

The topic:
Childhood Trauma and Subsequent Delinquency: A Review of Contemporary and Alternative Initiatives To Break the Link(s).

Geographical region:
Thompson Nicola region of British Columbia, Canada
(cities and towns in this region to focus on : Merritt, Lower Nicola, Logan Lake, Ashcroft)
Compare the systemic issues around deliquency experienced in the Thompson Nicola region to the Central Okanagan Region (cities and towns in this region to focus on: Kelowna/West Kelowna, Vernon, Penticton)

Make sure to identify that the Thompson Nicola is a smaller geographical region of British Columbia that has 5 Aboriginal Indian Bands in addition to Metis Aboriginals where as the Central Okanagan Region has far higher population and geographical region with less Indian Bands.

Identify the lack of youth programs offered in the Thompson Nicola region compared to the Central Okanagan Region.

Utilize social theories of crime/criminology as well as Social Bond Theory by Hirschi and Differential Association Theory by Sutherland, also touch on “the boredum factor” leading to deviancy.

DO NOT TALK ABOUT CHILDHOOD TRAUMA CAUSING DELINQUINCY!! stay away from causality.

Focus on how to build resiliency through youth programs and youth outreach centers through cultural appropriation and neutral cultural programs as well.

Make sure to discuss how delinquincy is measured. Stay on the topic of Delinquincy, do not delve into Criminality.

Attempt to use around 10-30 sources.

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