Working with adolescents : a guide for practitioners / Julie Anne Laser, Nicole Nicotera.
Contributor(s): Nicotera, Nicole [author.]Series: Clinical practice with children, adolescents, and familiesPublisher: New York : The Guilford Press, Edition: Second editionDescription: xiv, 362 pISBN: 9781462546152Subject(s): Youth | Adolescent Psychology | Social work with teenagers | Teenagers -- Counseling of | Youth Family RelationshipsDDC classification: 305.235 LAS
"Noted for its multisystemic-ecological perspective, this accessible text and practitioner resource has now been revised and expanded with 60% new material. The book provides a comprehensive view of adolescent development and explores effective ways to support teens who are having difficulties. The authors examine protective and risk factors in the many contexts of adolescents' lives, from individual attributes to family, school, neighborhood, and media influences. Assessment and intervention strategies are illustrated with diverse case examples, and emphasize a social justice orientation. Useful pedagogical features include end-of-chapter reflection questions and concise chapter summaries. Key Words/Subject Areas: social work practice, clinical, human behavior and the social environment, HBSE courses, counseling, development, treating kids, youths, teens, assessments, treatments, psychotherapy, young adults, textbooks, problems, resources for social workers Audience: Practitioners and students in social work, clinical child/adolescent and school psychology, psychiatry, counseling, and nursing"-- Includes bibliographical references and index. Provided by publisher.