1.)View the following videos to provide context for this discussion:
Real Life Teens Talk Drug Addiction – The Dangers and the Consequences: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yO1U_I-qFe8
Real Life Drug Story Videos — Drug Addiction Experiences/Teenage Drug Stories: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOLb21bii-A
Discuss the differences between the categories and types of substances of abuse and their effects on youth by answering the following questions:
- Is the term â€œdrugsâ€ too broad to have real meaning? Why or why not?
- What do you consider to be the two primary reasons why juveniles abuse drugs?
- What do you consider to be the most harmful effects of juvenile drug abuse?
2.) A major debate and controversy in the practice of restorative justice is whether or not facilitators should come from the same culture as participants, or at least speak the same language. What do you think are the important qualities and qualifications a restorative justice facilitator should possess? Support your position with at least two outside resources. As you complete this assignment, reflect on your own qualities and qualifications for facilitation.
To further engage your thinking on the process of facilitation or mediation, watch the following video:
Both need sources to be sited and need to be about a paragraph or two in length.