Juvenile Offenders w/ Mental Health Disorders, 2 ed.
Juvenile Offenders w/ Mental Health Disorders, 2 ed.
"What is present in Boesky's book is a sense of optimism and hope for youth suffering from these disorders.This is one of those "must reads" for all professionals in the field," said Mike Riggan, Juvenile Division Manager, Washington County, Oregon. Former ACA president, Chuck Kehoe contends: "This book should be used as a major training resource for all staff and can also serve as a blueprint when conducting self-evaluations of existing programs." The chair of ACA's Juvenile Corrections Committee, Diane Gadow, adds: "The author clearly knows both the mental health and juvenile justice systems. . . The extensive coverage of treatment of juvenile offenders with mental health issues (from programming and secure care through community) is invaluable." A guide for professionals working with juvenile offenders with mental health problems. 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 you with mental health issues. Topics include: diagnosis of mental health disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, substance-abuse disorders, suicidal behavior, self-injurious behavior, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychosis, screening and assessment, treatments, and more. Completely indexed.

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