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Laura Nissen
Laura Nissen

Tough Teens

Repairing the past for a better future

Social work professor Laura Nissen is tackling teen delinquency. She heads Reclaiming Futures, a national program that focuses on events that first led to the juveniles' problems while providing greater community interaction and leadership opportunities. Teens willing to accept this help amend for past mistakes and leave the program with the confidence to grow into healthy, positive adults.

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Learn more about Laura Burney Nissen, Associate Professor at the School of Social Work.