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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, 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; 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)

Item #608 * ACA members $36 * Nonmembers $45

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Author:Boesky, Lisa
Publication:Corrections Compendium
Article Type:Geographic overview
Date:Jun 22, 2011
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