ISBN-10:
1847875629
ISBN-13:
9781847875624
Pub. Date:
07/23/2009
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Practical Interventions for Young People at Risk / Edition 1

Practical Interventions for Young People at Risk / Edition 1

by Kathryn Geldard

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Overview

Practical Interventions for Young People at Risk / Edition 1

This book responds to the urgent need for practical intervention approaches targeting young people at risk. It provides a much needed practical resource for practitioners and students from a variety of helping professions. Focusing on interventions that practitioners can use in collaboration with the young person, the book offers hands-on strategies for enhancing resilience and addressing challenges and issues typically faced by young people.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847875624
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 07/23/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

KATHRYN GELDARD, Ph D, is a lecturer and counsellor supervisor in the School of Psychology and Counselling at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia. Her research interests include adolescent peer counselling and counselling effectiveness as perceived by the adolescent client in the QUT Psychology and Counselling Clinic.

Kathryn is currently conducting research with Australian Aboriginal adolescents with regard to developing a culturally sensitive peer support program in a regional community. She is the author of a number of textbooks on counselling and has several years experience in supervising and training counsellors.

Table of Contents

PART ONE - INTRODUCTION
Engaging young people in collaborative interventions - Kathryn Geldard
PART TWO - BUILDING ON STRENGTHS
The development of self-care behaviour - David Geldard
Building resilience in adolescents - Ian Shochet, Rebecca Hoge, Astrid Wurfl
Enhancing peer support - Kathryn Geldard, Wendy Patton
PART THREE - SUICIDE AND SELF-HARM
Combating depression - Alan Carr
Empowering young people who self-harm - Jude Sellen
PART FOUR - CONFRONTING BEHAVIOUR - Alan Carr Preventing suicide
Working with gangs and other delinquent groups - Simon Hallsworth, Tara Young
Prevention and responses to bullying - Fran Thompson, Neil Tippett, Peter K Smith
Intervening with youth who engage in fire-lighting - Daryl L Sharp, Robert E Cole, Carolyn E Kourofsky, Susan W Blaakman
PART FIVE - SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Alcohol and young people - Brad Levingston, Jenny Melrose
Tackling the misuse of volatile substances - Richard Ives
Responding to the use of illicit drugs - Scott W Henggeler, Cindy Schaeffer, Rocio Chang
PART SIX - SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR
Sexual health-related interventions - Susan Moore
Adolescents with Sexual Behaviour Problems: Towards Positive and Healthy Relationships - Ian Lambie
PART SEVEN - MENTAL HEALTH
Addressing eating problems - Renee Rienecke Hoste, Daniel le Grange
Responding to cult group membership - Lee Richmond, Carole Rayburn
PART EIGHT - MARGINALISED YOUTH
Understanding young people in care - Jan Foster

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