✍️The Scale of Delinquency Learning from Peers
Drug abuse problem has been improved over the years in Hong Kong. According to a survey, a total of 53% drop from the total number of drug abusers from 2007 – 2018 (Census and Statistics Department, 2009 and Census and Statistics Department, 2019).
Nevertheless, the survey revealed that the number of lifetime drug-taking students increased by 23% from 14,500 in the 2014/15 Survey to 17,800 in 2017/18, which suggested signs of increased drug abuse among youngsters.Regarding the reasons for taking drugs, one of the most common reasons was “peer influence/to identify with peers” (Census and Statistics Department, 2019). In other words, peer groups play an important role in young people’s lives.A scale that measures the delinquency learning from peers in the individual level could help you understand the services for offenders and drug abusers.?Go and visit our Outcome/Impact Indicator Bank! https://jcmel.swk.cuhk.edu.hk/outcome-impact-indicator-bank/You can find the Scale of Delinquency Learning from Peers at the individual level.
Census and Statistics Department (2019). Hong Kong Monthly Digest of Statistics. Retrieved from https://www.statistics.gov.hk/pub/B71910FB2019XXXXB0100.pdf
Census and Statistics Department (2009). Hong Kong Monthly Digest of Statistics. Retrieved from https://www.statistics.gov.hk/pub/B70910FC2009XXXXB0100.pdf#drugabuse #peerpressure #delinquencylearning #MEL #SE #NGOs #impact #outcome #indicator