9780534548711

At-Risk Youth: A Comprehensive Response For Counselors, Teachers, Psychologists, and Human Services Professionals

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534548711

  • ISBN 10:

    0534548717

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/09/2003
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Part I: AT-RISK CHILDREN AND YOUTH: THE ECOLOGY OF PROBLEMS. 1. An Introduction to At-Risk Issues: The Tree. 2. Environmental/Societal Factors that Contribute to Risk. 3. Family Problems of At-Risk Children and Youth. 4. School Issues that Relate to At-Risk Children and Youth. 5. Individual Characteristics of High-Risk and Low-Risk Children and Youth. Part II: AT-RISK CATEGORIES. 6. School Dropouts. 7. Substance Use and Addiction. 8. Teenage Pregnancy and Risky Sexual Behavior. 9. Antisocial Behavior, Delinquency and Youth Gangs. 10. School Shooters. 11. Youth Suicide. Part III: PREVENTION, INTERVENTION, AND TREATMENT APPROACHES. 12. A Prevention/Early Intervention/Treatment Framework and Other Environmental Considerations. 13. Core Components of Programs for Prevention and Early Intervention. 14. Peer Interventions. 15. Family Interventions. 16. Legal and Ethical Issues.

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