|aAt-risk youth :|ba comprehensive response : for counselors, teachers, psychologists, and human service professionals /|cJ. Jeffries McWhirter ... [et al.].
|aBelmont, CA :|bThomson Brooks/Cole,|cc2007.
|axvii, 378 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 321-356) and indexes.
|aAn introduction to at-risk issues -- Environmental/societal factors that contribute to risk -- Legal and ethical issues -- 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 -- School dropout -- Substance use and addiction -- Teenage pregnancy and risky sexual behavior -- Antisocial behavior, delinquency, and youth gangs -- Youth suicide -- A prevention, early intervention, treatment framework and other environmental considerations -- Core components of programs for prevention and early intervention -- Peer interventions -- Family interventions.
|aYouth with social disabilities|zUnited States.
|aYouth with social disabilities|xCounseling of|zUnited States.