For courses in Child/Adolescent and School Counseling. Published in collaboration with the American Counseling Association, Youth at Risk examines prevention and intervention techniques from a systems perspective, focusing on how the individual, family, school and community can positively impact and reach youth at-risk. Drawing on the wisdom of 24 experts, the fourth edition explores the problem, its causes and topics such as eating disorders, AIDS, suicide, and school violence. It offers consistent chapter structure, research-based prevention/intervention strategies, compelling case studies, and practical adaptations for diversity. This new edition includes new chapters on resilience and sexuality, and contains concrete advice for creating and maintaining environments in which children and adolescents can flourish.
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Youth at Risk provides tested prevention techniques, from individual, family, school, and community perspectives, for work with diverse populations. Drawing on the wisdom of 24 experts, the fourth edition contains concrete advice for creating and maintaining environments in which children and adolescents can flourish. Topics discussed include casual factors of destructive behavior, dysfuntional family dynamics, resilience, stress, depression, counseling a queer youth, violence, eating disorders, pregnancy, suicide, AIDS, and gang membership.Review:
"The fourth edition of Youth at Risk continues a tradition of excellence started by Capuzzi, Gross, and their associates over a decade ago. This volume is the most comprehensive and clinically sophisticated book in the area of working with young, at-risk populations."
- Samuel T. Gladding, PhD, ACA President Elect, Professor and Chair, Department of Counseling, Wake Forest University
"Youth at Risk has a strong foundation, based on contemporary research, which reflects the best and brightest the field currently has to offer. It offers vivid and realistic examples that help bring to life our understanding of risk factors and how to temper them."
- Russell A. Sabella, PhD, ASCA President, Counselor Educator, Florida Gulf Coast University
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