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Author: Ken C. Winters, Ph.d.
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: treatment, improvement, protocol, disorders, substance, assessing, adolescents, screening
Number of Pages: 163
Published: 1999-10
ISBN-10: 0788185861
ISBN-13: 9780788185861

Presents information on identifying, screening, & assessing adolescents who use substances. This report focuses on the most current procedures & instruments for detecting substance abuse among adolescents, conducting comprehensive assessments, & beginning treatment planning. Presents appropriate strategies & guidelines for screening & assessment. Explains legal issues concerning Federal & State confidentiality laws. Provides guidance for screening & assessing adolescents in juvenile justice settings. Summarizes instruments to screen & assess adolescents for substance & general functioning doma

Author: Unicef
Publisher: UNICEF
Keywords: adolescence, adulthood, hiv, preventing, crisis, opportunity
Number of Pages: 68
Published: 2011-06
ISBN-10: 9280645862
ISBN-13: 9789280645866

CONTENTS1. Introduction 12. State of the epidemic among young people 43. Very young adolescents 94. Older adolescents 135. Young adults 206. Adolescents and young people living with HIV 247. Opportunities for action 28References 30Annex: Then and now: The ten-step strategy fromYoung People and HIV/AIDS: Opportunity in crisis (2002) 34Statistical Table 1: Demographic, epidemiology andeducation indicators for adolescents and young people 36Statistical Table 2: Knowledge, sexual behaviour, accessand testing indicators for young people 44Statistical Table 3: HIV and AIDS indicators for higher-risk

Author: Ken C. Winters, Ph.d.
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: treatment, protocol, improvement, substance, adolescents, disorders
Number of Pages: 155
Published: 1999-10-01
ISBN-10: 0788185853
ISBN-13: 9780788185854

Adolescents differ from adults both physiologically & emotionally as they make the transition from child to adult &, thus, require treatment adapted to their needs. This report details the scope & complexity of the problem. Presents factors to be considered when making treatment decisions. Discusses successful program components. Describes the treatment approaches used in 12-Step-based programs, therapeutic communities, & family therapy respectively. Discusses adolescents with distinctive treatment needs, such as those involved with the juvenile justice system. Explains legal issues concerning

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: risk, adolescents, behavior, reports, recent, system, youth, health, measuring, surveill
Number of Pages: 98
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788123211
ISBN-13: 9780788123214

13 articles on the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System. First nine articles focus on the task of the system to focus on, & systematically track, the prevalence of unprotected sexual intercourse, cigarette smoking, weapon carrying, & other behaviors. The final four articles describe innovative research projects with high-risk adolescents. Tables. Bibliographies.

Author: Akiva Liberman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: neighborhoods, human, development, chicago, project, findings, violence, recent, adolescents
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 2010-02
ISBN-10: 1437921167
ISBN-13: 9781437921168

The Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods(PHDCN) was designed to investigate the development of crime and violence in children and adolescents. The PHDCN combines a longitudinal study of more than 6,000 Chicago children and adolescents with a study of Chicago neighborhoods. The longitudinal study involved interviews with children, adolescents, and primary caregivers conducted from 1995 through 2001. This report summarizes findings from four recently published papers using the PHDCN longitudinal study to address various questions about adolescent violence. A common factor in all

Author: Patricia A. Schuler
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: rural, middle, school, adolescents, gifted, perfectionism, perfectionistic, voices
Number of Pages: 135
Published: 2000-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788188267
ISBN-13: 9780788188268

Investigates the characteristics of perfectionistic gifted adolescents in a rural middle school, how they perceived their perfectionism, the influences on their perfectionism, & the consequences of their perfectionistic behaviors in the context of their rural middle school experiences. Qualitative & quantitative methods of data collection were employed to gather data from 20 gifted adolescents identified as having perfectionistic tendencies. Semi-structured interviews, record & document review, self-report teacher survey, & participant observation were used to identify factors that may influen

Author: Saskias Casanova
Publisher: Stanford University
Keywords: study, comparative, cultural, yucatec, maya, mexico, adolescents, cross, youth, acculturation, identity, perceived, discrimination, mexican, indigenous, ethnic
Number of Pages: 417
Published: 2011

Policymakers, practitioners, and educators frequently group Latina/o immigrant adolescents within a single homogenous category, thus creating a problem in understanding their diverse experiences. To explore these diverse Latina/o adolescent experiences this dissertation cross-culturally compares patterns of ethnic identity and acculturation across a group of Indigenous (Yucatec Maya) immigrant Latino/a adolescents in the U.S. with Yucatec Maya adolescents residing in Mexico and with non-Indigenous immigrant Latina/o adolescents in the U.S. How do ethnic identity, acculturation levels, perceive
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