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The Role of Religion in Pro Social Behavior of Youth

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $399,738)

Baylor University will conduct the Religion in Prosocial Youth Behavior project with the main aims of 1) identifying protective factors that will help faith-based and secular programs attain competency; 2) developing empirically informed scholarship to promote youth crime desistance; 3) fostering an integrated approach to youth crime prevention that includes the role of religion; 4) publishing a series of articles on the connection of religion to prosocial youth behavior; 5) systematic review and synthesis of the religion-crime literature; and 6) hold a research conference on the role of religion in promoting prosocial youth behavior. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 14, 2006