Violent and Aggressive Youth: Intervention and Prevention Strategies for Changing Times / Edition 1

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Overview

The authors provide practical principles and guidelines educators can put to work immediately in all types of school settings—urban, suburban, and rural.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803968264
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 8/11/1999
  • Series: Professional Skills for Counsellors Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 120
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Fred Bemak is a Professor in the Counseling & Development Program at George Mason University as well as the Founder and Director of the Diversity Research and Action Center and the organization Counselors Without Borders. He has directed federal, state, and privately funded human services programs, and has done consultation, training, and research with culturally diverse populations and public and private human services organizations locally, nationally, and internationally. Dr. Bemak has published extensively in the fields of cross-cultural and multicultural psychology and counseling, working with at-risk youth, and immigrant and refugee mental health and psychosocial adjustment and held faculty appointments in Brazil and Australia, held two Fulbright scholarships, a Kellogg International Fellowship, and a World Rehabilitation Fund Fellowship. He has the recipient of numerous awards including the American Counseling Association Gilbert and Kathleen Wrenn Award for a Humanitarian and Caring Person.

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Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
1 Danger Zones in Schools 1
2 Roots of Violence and Aggression 15
3 Learning to Help: On-the-Job Training 37
4 Innovative Interventions and Group Work 47
5 Partnerships for Prevention 60
6 Avoiding Professional Pitfalls 93
A Final Thought 102
Index 104
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