Specifications include, but are not limited to:
o Recognize the reality of their current situation (being held in detention, separation
from family, community and peer supports.
o Transform the negative, self-defeating, devastating energy into positive energy
through creative expression such as; music, artwork, essays, poetry.
o Provide education and support in entrepreneurial activities that will further assist in
developing positive energy and to help youth to recognize chances for growth.
o Provide continuous positive reinforcement for every expression of efforts through
workshops, mentoring, rewards and prizes for achievement.
o Communicate with their parents/ guardians and family through the use of positive
written communication. The use of audio technology to record vocal expressions
should be offered when appropriate.