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James Garbarino, Ph.D.

James Garbarino, Ph.D. is the co-director of the Family Life Development Center and a Professor of Human Development at Cornell University. He is a father who has seen how violence has spread across America over the decades. He sees the impact that violence has on his own children as they prepare to go to school while hearing about shootings and killings around the country, even in rural areas. Garbarino works with troubled youth who have committed violent felonies. While he doesn't condone their actions, he understands that there are events in situations that have happened in their lives which have led up to the point of committing the act that precipitated their arrest. His goal is to really understand the boys in order to help them and to help prevent violence in the future for the boys he works with, as well as other...

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