Purpose

The High-Risk Delinquent and Dependent Child Educational Research Project encompass the Situational
Environmental Circumstances Mentoring Model (SEC). The SEC is a conceptual framework designed to
address educational attainment, juvenile delinquency and dependency involvement, cost
reductions/avoidance and resource allocations relative to high-risk minority male children. The SEC
seeks to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of dependency, delinquency, and educational services
through sound research and targeted mentoring services.

  • Situational Environmental Circumstances Mentoring Model, focusing on grades 3-5.
  • A conceptual framework designed to address educational attainment, juvenile delinquency, and dependency involvement.
  • Focusing on increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of dependency involvement
  • Resource allocations relative to high-risk minority male children seeking guidance.

Mission

The goal of the project is to provide students, families, and educators with strategies and activities to
effectively engage high-risk elementary –age minority male youth. These strategies will include non-
traditional engagement methods to assist youth with understanding the importance of personal and
educational achievement.