Social Ecological Framework

Examining Social-Ecological Correlates of Youth Gang Entry Among Serious Juvenile Offenders - A Survival Analysis

The current study uses longitudinal social-ecological factors to examine increases in the hazard of gang entry among serious juvenile offenders followed for 7 years during the transition from adolescence to young adulthood.

Exploring the Social-Ecological Determinants of Physical Fighting in U.S. Schools - What about Youth in Immigrant Families?

Our study explores the determinants of fights in school among immigrant youth within social-ecological contexts.

Individual and Contextual Factors Associated with Immigrant Youth Feeling Unsafe in School - A Social-Ecological Analysis

The present study explores the covariates of feeling unsafe in school among immigrant youth within individual, family, friend, and school contexts.

Are the Risk and Protective Factors Similar for Gang-Involved, Pressured-to-Join, and Non-Gang-Involved Youth? A Social-Ecological Analysis

The aim of our study is to identify subgroups of youth (i.e., current or former gang members, youth who resisted gang membership, and nongang youth) who have experienced multiple levels of risk and protective factors for gang involvement.