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Youth Violence: Theory, Prevention, and Intervention

Youth Violence: Theory, Prevention, and Intervention

by Kathryn Seifert
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ISBN-13: 9780826107404
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/07/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 685,655
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Kathryn Seifert, PhD, is Executive Director of Eastern Shore Psychological Services, a private practice that focuses on serving children, adolescents, and at-risk youth and their families. She is a psychotherapist, author, speaker, and researcher specializing in family violence and trauma. She has over 30 years of experience in mental health, addictions, and criminal justice work. She has published numerous articles on violence, risk, and trauma, and is the author of CARE (Child and Adolescent Risk for Evaluation: A Measure of the Risk for Violent Behavior), a manual and assessment tool kit that allows mental health professionals to understand the risk of potential violence in youth. The kit is widely used and trusted as a premier risk assessment test in the industry. Besides CARE, Dr. Seifert has authored and published a training DVD on disrupted attachment patterns and a book entitled How Children Become Violent. She has lectured nationally and internationally. She is past President of the Maryland Psychological Association.

Table of Contents



Section 1: Introduction

Chapter 1: Youth Violence: Prevalence and Trends

Chapter 2: Demographic Factors in Youth Violence

Chapter 3: Types of Youth Violence

Chapter 4: Theoretical Perspectives on Youth Violence

Section 2: Dynamics of Youth Violence

Chapter 5: Individual Factors that Impact Youth Violence

Chapter 6: Environmental Factors that Impact Youth Violence

Section 3: Special Issues in Youth Violence

Chapter 7: Bullying and Harassment

Chapter 8: Youth Suicide

Section 4: Assessment, Prevention, and Intervention

Chapter 9: Violence Risk Assessments for Children and Adolescents

Chapter 10: Youth Violence Prevention Programs

Chapter 11: Interventions

Chapter 12: Youth Violence: Policy Implications

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