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The Resource Teens in crisis : how the industry serving struggling teens helps and hurts our kids, Frederic G. Reamer and Deborah H. Siegel

Teens in crisis : how the industry serving struggling teens helps and hurts our kids, Frederic G. Reamer and Deborah H. Siegel

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Teens in crisis : how the industry serving struggling teens helps and hurts our kids
Title
Teens in crisis
Title remainder
how the industry serving struggling teens helps and hurts our kids
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Frederic G. Reamer and Deborah H. Siegel
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Language
eng
Summary
In recent years a dizzying array of programs has emerged to meet the needs of struggling teens and their families-wilderness therapy programs, therapeutic boarding schools, alternative schools, mentoring and court diversion programs, independent living programs, and myriad day treatment and partial hospitalization services. Yet not all of these offerings employ mental health professionals or follow evidence-based treatment protocols. Some programs are licensed and accredited, but many are not, and some use techniques that are highly controversial, even abusive, resulting in injury and accidental death. Frederic G. Reamer and Deborah H. Siegel have written the first scholarly book on this influential and controversial industry. They begin with a time line of Americans' changing attitudes toward challenging teens and the programs and schools established to handle this population. Then they summarize reputable organizations, including a selection of community-based and residential programs and schools, and provide brief descriptions of typical services. The authors candidly discuss a number of troubling scandals and tragedies, exposing the tragic consequences of emotionally and physically abusive practices, and recommend a range of empirically sound interventions for the clinical challenges of adolescent depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, oppositional behavior, eating disorders, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. The authors conclude with a blueprint for reform and twenty "best practice" principles relating to harm prevention, program-based discipline, industry regulation, quality assurance, parental involvement, st
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JSTOR
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1953-
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Reamer, Frederic G.
Dewey number
362.7083
Index
index present
LC call number
HV741
LC item number
.R415 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
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Siegel, Deborah H.
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  • Youth
  • Problem youth
  • Adolescent psychotherapy
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Adolescent psychotherapy
  • Problem youth
  • Youth
  • United States
Label
Teens in crisis : how the industry serving struggling teens helps and hurts our kids, Frederic G. Reamer and Deborah H. Siegel
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unknown
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
The invention of "troubled teens" : evolution of an industry -- The struggling-teens industry : a complex landscape -- A legacy of scandals : exposure of a troubled industry -- Helping struggling teens : what works? -- A blueprint for reform : best practices for the struggling-teens industry
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861793198
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unknown
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1 online resource (178 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780231514507
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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10.7312/ream14462
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
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remote
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(OCoLC)861793198
Label
Teens in crisis : how the industry serving struggling teens helps and hurts our kids, Frederic G. Reamer and Deborah H. Siegel
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The invention of "troubled teens" : evolution of an industry -- The struggling-teens industry : a complex landscape -- A legacy of scandals : exposure of a troubled industry -- Helping struggling teens : what works? -- A blueprint for reform : best practices for the struggling-teens industry
Control code
861793198
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (178 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231514507
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.7312/ream14462
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861793198

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