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  • Authoritative Communitiesby Kathleen Kovner Kline

    Springer 2007; US$ 109.00

    Introduces solutions based in the children's mental health and resilience literature and in the hypothesis that humans are "hardwired to connect." The coverage in this book offers insights and evidence to the nature/nurture debate from developmental, attachment, neurobiological, spiritual, and community perspectives. more...

  • Bridge Called Hopeby Kim Meeder

    The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2008; US$ 13.99

    Cross Over Troubled Waters Hope is like the stars?always there, yet shining brightest in the blackest of nights. It is like the dawn, always rising anew. Hope is for everyone, and that includes you. This collection of more than twenty true stories from a ranch of rescued dreams unveils the heart of true strength and the character of genuine courage.... more...

  • Dealing with Disaffectionby Tim Newburn; Michael Shiner; Tara Young

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    In recent years increasing attention has been paid to issues of social exclusion and the problematic transition from youthful dependence to adult independence. Often this has had severe consequences, ranging from under achievement and disruptive behaviour in school, through the misuse of alcohol and drugs, to serious or persistent offending. Seeking... more...

  • Youth at Risk in Latin America and the Caribbeanby Wendy Cunningham

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 29.99

    Youth at Risk in Latin America provides evidence-based guidance to policymakers that will help increase the effectiveness of their youth investment program. Drawing on the authors' detailed analyses, the book describes twenty-three policies and programs that youth development experts agree are the basis of a quality youth development portfolio,... more...

  • The Problems of Disadvantaged Youthby Jonathan Gruber

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    One of the most important public policy issues in the United States is how to improve the life prospects of disadvantaged youth who, in their formative years, face low-quality school systems, poor access to health care, and high-crime environments. The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth includes a broad range of research examining various aspects... more...

  • Our Runaway and Homeless Youthby NATASHA SLESNICK

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 62.00

    The stories of four among hundreds of runaway youths treated in Slesnick's program illustrate points in this volume, which offers a summary of the information known about runaway and homeless children and teenagers. In addition to describing the breadth of this problem, this book explains different types of runaway and homeless youths, and why they... more...

  • Working with Youth-at-Risk in Hong Kongby Francis Wing-lin Lee

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2005; US$ 24.00

    This volume is a collection of chapters covering various aspects of the youth problem. Besides examining the causes of the problem and the principles behind the solution, different and effective approaches in working with the various categories of at-risk youths are introduced. The overall aim is to help this group of young people to lead a healthy... more...

  • Street Kidsby Kristina E. Gibson

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 89.00

    Street outreach workers comb public places such as parks, vacant lots, and abandoned waterfronts to search for young people who are living out in public spaces, if not always in the public eye. Street Kids opens a window to the largely hidden world of street youth, drawing on their detailed and compelling narratives to give new insight into the experiences... more...

  • Social Work In The Youth Justice Systemby Darrell Fox; Elaine Arnull

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 46.00

    The aim of this book is to acknowledge the multidisciplinary nature of working in the Youth Justice System. The book will consider the key elements of legislation, multiagency working and practice skills within this area, such as the assessment of risk, court work, working with high risk offenders and alternative interventions. more...

  • Working with Challenging Youthby Brent Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Stressing the importance of self-awareness, genuineness, and empathy in effective counselors, this book will be a practical, reader-friendly guide through the pitfalls and problems that arise when working with challenging populations. Building on a solid theoretical base in Reality Therapy, Humanistic Philosophy, Solution-Focused therapy, MRI Brief... more...