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Psychology Majors Needed to Help At-Risk Youth

on Aug 29, 2019 11:17:35 AM By | Patrick Maercklein | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Job Search Psychology Service
How do you help the daughter of a single, drug-addicted parent who also happens to be a teenage mother? Jamie is the 17-year-old mother of a newborn child and daughter of a methamphetamine addict. Growing up, Jamie was exposed to an unforgiving environment: drugs and alcohol flooded their small apartment. By 13, Jamie had tried meth and was addicted to alcohol, and things escalated quickly. She began to skip school and became sexually active, leading to her pregnancy at age 16. Without a caring family or a role model, Jamie is lost.
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