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.