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Working with adolescents : a guide for practitioners

Author: Julie Anne Laser-Maira; Nicole Nicotera
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2011.
Series: Social work practice with children and families.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This state-of-the-art practitioner resource and course text provides a comprehensive view of adolescent development and spells out effective ways to help teens who are having difficulties.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Anne Laser-Maira; Nicole Nicotera
ISBN: 9781609180355 1609180356 9781282906815 128290681X
OCLC Number: 665138228
Description: xxii, 311 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Challenges in clinical work with adolescents: an overview --
The push-pull of adolescent development --
Resilience in adolescence --
Internal assets and individual attributes associated with healthy adolescent outcomes / Tom Luster --
The family environment / Douglas Davies --
The school environment --
The neighborhood environment --
Media influences --
Assessment and intervention at each ecological level : a case illustration / Julie Anne Laser, Nicole Nicotera, Tom Luster and Douglas Davies --
Substance abuse / Julie Anne Laser, George Stuart Leibowitz, and Nicole Nicotera --
Sexual orientation and gender identity development --
Mental health issues : depressive symptoms, personality disorders, suicidal behavior, and self-injurious behavior --
Sexual behaviors, sexually transmitted diseases including HIV/AIDS, and pregnancy / Julie Anne Laser, Shannon Sainer, and Nicole Nicotera --
Delinquency / Julie Anne Laser, George Stuart Leibowitz, and Nicole Nicotera --
The joys of working with adolescents.
Series Title: Social work practice with children and families.
Responsibility: Julie Anne Laser, Nicole Nicotera ; series editor's note by Nancy Boyd Webb ; foreword by Jeffrey M. Jenson.

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This state-of-the-art practitioner resource and course text provides a comprehensive view of adolescent development and spells out effective ways to help teens who are having difficulties.

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This fine book uses a sophisticated systems framework to weave the many issues associated with working with adolescents into an intricate tapestry. It has special features that set it above the rest: Read more...

 
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