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Title Practical interventions for young people at risk / edited by Kathryn Geldard
Published Los Angeles : Sage Publications, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (233 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; About the Contributors; Part I -- Introduction; Engaging Young People Collaboratively; Part II -- Building on Strengths; Chapter 1 -- Promoting Self-care Behaviours; Chapter 2 -- Building Resilience to Prevent Mental Health Problems in Young People: The Resourceful Adolescent Programme (RAP); Chapter 3 -- Enhancing Peer Support; Part III -- Suicide and Self-harm; Chapter 4 -- Combatting Depression; Chapter 5 -- Empowering Young People Who Self-harm; Chapter 6 -- Preventing Suicide; Part IV -- Confrontational Behaviour; Chapter 7 -- Working with Gangs and Other Delinquent Groups
Chapter 8 -- Prevention and Responses to BullyingChapter 9 -- Intervening with Youth who Engage in Fire-setting; Part V -- Substance Abuse; Chapter 10 -- Alcohol and Young People; Chapter 11 -- Tackling the Misuse of Volatile Substances; Chapter 12 -- Responding to the Use of Illicit Drugs; Part VI -- Sexual Behaviour; Chapter 13 -- Sexual Health-related Interventions; Chapter 14 -- Young People with Sexual Behaviour Problems: Towards Positive and Healthy Relationships; Part VII -- Mental Health; Chapter 15 -- Addressing Eating Problems; Chapter 16 -- Responding to Cult Group Membership
Part VIII -- Marginalized Young PeopleChapter 17 -- Understanding Young People in Care; Part IX -- Summary; Summary and Concluding Remarks; Index
Summary An essential reference book which will enable practitioners to seek out practical interventions suitable for particular adolescent groups
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Crisis intervention (Mental health services)
Needs assessment.
Social work with youth.
Youth -- Services for.
Form Electronic book
Author Geldard, Kathryn.
ISBN 1446269361 (ebook)
1446275361 (electronic bk.)
9781446269367 (ebook)
9781446275368 (electronic bk.)