Adolescents at risk : home-based family therapy and school-based intervention / Nancy Boyd-Franklin, Brenna Hafer Bry.
- New York, NY Guilford Press, 2019.
xii, 380 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
- Adolescent psychology.
Behavior disorders in adolescence.
Teenagers -- Mental health.
Mental illness -- Treatment.
Behavioral assessment of teenagers.
- This book guided mental health professionals to break the cycle of at-risk behavior by engaging adolescents and their families in home, school, and community contexts. The authors explore the multigenerational patterns that shape the lives of poor and ethnic minority adolescents and present innovative strategies for intervening beyond the walls of the agency or clinic. The book shows how to implement both home-based family therapy and school-based achievement mentoring to provide a comprehensive web of support.
- Introduction and overview of the book
At-risk adolescents and their families: behaviors, risk, and protective factors
Cultural, racial, and socioeconomic issues
Working with kinship care families
Multigenerational patterns in families of at-risk adolescents
An overview of the multisystems model and home-based family therapy
Multisystems model case example
Supervision and training of home-based family therapists
School engagement, disengagement, dropout, and a learning theory approach
The achievement mentoring program
Communication skills for achievement mentoring
Achievement mentoring: a case example
Achievement mentoring implementation in schools
Relevant research for home-based family therapists and achievement mentors.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Bry, Brenna Hafer, author.
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