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Assessing and managing violence risk in juveniles

Author: Randy Borum; David Allan Verhaagen
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2006.
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"The first scientifically grounded, step-by-step guide of its kind, this book belongs on the desks of clinical psychologists, social workers, family therapists, school psychologists, psychiatrists, and other professionals who work with potentially violent youth. It will also be of interest to juvenile justice professionals, and may serve as a supplemental text in graduate-level courses."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Borum, Randy.
Assessing and managing violence risk in juveniles.
New York : Guilford Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607723290
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randy Borum; David Allan Verhaagen
ISBN: 159385322X 9781593853228
OCLC Number: 68705619
Description: xiii, 226 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Trends and processes in youth violence --
Risk factors for youth violence --
Mental/behavioral disorders and violent behavior --
Process and principles --
Psychological tests and assessment instruments --
Special considerations in assessing risk for targeted violence --
Report writing and risk communication --
Special topics in youth violence --
Research-based principles for reducing violence risk --
Effective intervention plans.
Responsibility: Randy Borum, David Verhaagen.

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A resource for mental health practitioners working with adolescents at risk for violent behavior. This book presents a comprehensive framework for evaluating justice-involved youth or those whose  Read more...
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'This work establishes a sound foundation for best practices in the evaluation of potentially aggressive youths. Speaking directly to mental health examiners, Borum and Verhaagen satisfy the Read more...

 
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