Using social control theory.
A list of the activities that you participated in as a child and a teenager (including sports, camps, religious activities, fine arts, etc.)
Discuss the benefits that you gained from participating in each of these activities.
describe the drawbacks/negative influences (if any) you got from participating in these activities. If you did not get any negative influence or drawback, why was it so. Provide a rationale for your answer.
The kinds of activities you think are essential for kids to participate in today.
Reasons why these specific activities are needed.
How these activities help decrease the likelihood of criminal activities.