Juvenile Offenders with Mental Health Disorders: Who Are They And What Do We Do With Them?, Second Edition.
This book is a guide for professionals working with juvenile offenders with mental health problems. Regardless of whether you are an officer, administrator, mental health counselor A mental health counselor is a professional who provides counseling to individuals, couples, families, groups, or larger systems. A mental health counselor may also have training in educational and vocational counseling (MacCluskie & Ingersoll 2001). , probation or parole officer, nurse, or anyone else working with these offenders, this book is for you. It provides clear explanations, examples, and suggested strategies for dealing with youths with major mental health issues. Topics discussed include: diagnosis of mental health disorders, depression; bipolar disorder bipolar disorder, formerly manic-depressive disorder or manic-depression, severe mental disorder involving manic episodes that are usually accompanied by episodes of depression. ; attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, substance abuse disorders, suicidal behavior; self-injurious behavior; post-traumatic stress disorder; psychosis; screening and assessment; treatments; and more. Completely indexed to enable readers to quickly find information on problems they are facing. (2011,352 pages, index, 978-1-56991-312-3)
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