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The roles that teachers, parents, and Christian leaders play in preventing at risk behaviors.

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Reflect on why the "faith factor" is negatively correlated with at-risk behaviors.

In a reflective paper of 250-500 words, answer the following question:

1. What steps can parents, teachers, and Christian leaders take to promote the well-being of children and adolescents?

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1. I think that one of the most important roles that parents can take to promote the well-being of children and adolescents, is to be positive role models for children and adolescents. In addition, it is important that parents let their children know that they are there for them and can talk to them about any problems or issues that they are having, which will provide a comforting psychological benefit to these children and adolescents, ...

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This solution describes the important role that teachers, parents, and other leaders can play in helping to prevent at risk behaviors in children and adolescents.

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