Positive Social Learning Theory

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A child’s family and friends can either keep them away from crime or allow them to be involved. When these children grow up in a hostile or negligible environment they will turn to their friends for support. If these friends are not guiding them to do the right thing they are more vulnerable to criminal behavior. Positive role models are crucial in the building of a child’s moral compass. Children with something to look forward to will be less likely to engage in criminal behavior. Religion has been proven in helping to deter adolescents from deviant behavior, and it helps bring together family and friends and allows for them to address mistakes or bad behavior. Social learning theory states that, “people learn techniques and attitudes of
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