Juvenile Offenders With Mental Health Disorders: Who Are They And What Do We Do With Them?, 2Nd Ed
Juvenile Offenders With Mental Health Disorders: Who Are They And What Do We Do With Them?, 2Nd Ed
Juvenile Offenders With Mental Health Disorders: Who Are They And What Do We Do With Them?, 2Nd Ed

Juvenile Offenders With Mental Health Disorders: Who Are They And What Do We Do With Them?, 2Nd Ed

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Teens with mental health disorders continue to enter and remain in the juvenile
justice system--providing significant challenges for those who work with them.
This book is a practical, user-friendly guide for professionals who supervise,
manage, teach, or treat teenagers who have been arrested, detained or
incarcerated.

Learn how the following disorders specifically manifest among juvenile
offenders:
* Depression
* Bipolar
* Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
* ADHD
* Oppositional Defiant Disorder
* Conduct Disorder
* Learning Disorders
* Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)
* Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
* Co-Occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Health Disorders
* Suicide
* Self-Injury/Cutting

***Plus, effective management strategies to use with juveniles that have each of
the above disorders.

Relevant issues related to diagnosis, screening and assessment, and treatment of
juveniles with mental health disorders are covered, as are key issues related to
youth of color, female offenders, sexual minority youth, head trauma, violence &
mental illness, seclusion & restraint, and malingering/faking mental health
symptoms.

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