Description - Youth Violence by Daniel J. Flannery
Providing research on effective prevention and intervention strategies for reducing youth violence, this resource covers subjects such as dealing with both perpetrators and victims of violence and understanding the risk factors facing youth. It includes: results from tested prevention and intervention programmes including practical descriptions, core components for success, evaluation findings, costs, and lessons learned from actual implementations; intervention techniques that teach prosocial behaviour to antisocial youth; psychopharmacological and neurobiological issues in the treatment of violent youth; the statistical predictability of adult aggression based on childhood aggression; the effects of exposure to violence and the continuity of aggression from childhood to adulthood; and an integration strategy for a sound public policy toward prevention and treatment of violent youth.
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(229mm x 150mm x 25mm)
American Psychiatric Association Publishing
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Author Biography - Daniel J. Flannery
Daniel J. Flannery, Ph.D., is Director of the Institute for the Study and Prevention of Violence and Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Studies at Kent State University . He is also a clinical psychologist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at University Hospitals of Cleveland. C. Ronald Huff, Ph.D., is Professor and Director of the School of Public Policy and Management at The Ohio State University. He is author of ten books, including Gangs in America and more than 60 journal articles and book chapters.