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At-risk youth : a comprehensive response for counselors, teachers, psychologists, and human service professionals Book
Book | 5th ed., International ed. | Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning, Australia : 2013.



  • ISBN: 9781133371625 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1133371620 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: printxx, 428 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 5th ed., International ed.
  • Publisher: Australia : Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning, 2013.
  • Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-414) and indexes.
  • Formatted Contents Note: Part. 1. At-risk children and youth : the ecology of problems: An introduction to at-risk issues -- Environmental/societal factors that contribute to risk -- Legal and ethical issues. Part 2. Families, schools, and skills: Family Problems of at-risk children and youth -- school issues that relate to at-risk children and youth -- Individual characteristics of high-risk and low-risk children and youth. Part 3. At-risk categories: School dropout -- Substance use and addiction -- Teenage pregnancy, STDs, and risky sexual behavior -- Juvenile delinquency and youth violence -- Youth suicide. Part 4. Prevention, intervention, and treatment approaches: Prevention, early intervention, treatment Framework, and other environmental considerations -- Core components of programs for prevention and early intervention -- Peer interventions -- Family interventions.

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