Projects Report

This report shows the various collaborative projects between UNO and the community. Various filters are provided to gain a better understanding of how different UNO units collaborate with the community.

Engagement Type: Engaged Research
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Start Semester: Summer
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Start Academic Year: 2020-21
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Topics: Juvenile/Adult Justice System

Description: Community-based mentoring is a mentoring model where a positive adult is engaged in the youth’s life by spending time in the community together. The match is based on interests, hobbies, and compatibility in order to spend time together to share fun activities they both enjoy. The goal of this mentoring model is to reduce drug and alcohol use and antisocial behavior through establishing a supportive friendship and providing guidance.
Engagement Type: Engaged Research
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Start Semester: Summer
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Start Academic Year: 2020-21
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Topics: Juvenile/Adult Justice System

Description: Promotion/Prevention programs use methods or activities to reduce or deter specific problem behaviors such as bullying, gang involvement or substance abuse; or to promote positive behaviors and outcomes. 40 developmental assets promotion/Prevention programs are 40 research-based, positive qualities that influence young people’s development, helping them become caring, responsible, and productive adults. Based in youth development, resiliency, and prevention research, the Developmental Assets framework has proven to be effective and has become the most widely used approach to positive youth development in the United States and, increasingly, around the world. The framework has been adapted to be developmentally relevant from early childhood through adolescence.
Engagement Type: Engaged Research
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Start Semester: Summer
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Start Academic Year: 2020-21
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Topics: Juvenile/Adult Justice System

Description: System Improvement programs don’t generally work directly with youth, but rather support the programs, agencies and initiatives that do the direct work. This includes, but is not limited to, grant writers, coordinators, evaluators, training/quality improvement programs, and data collection. System Improvement also included backbone support organizations, which are organizations or agencies that serve as the backbone for the entire initiative, coordinating participating organizations and agencies, facilitating technology and communications support, logistical and administrative details, and data collection and reporting.
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