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Apsche, Jack A.; Bass, Christopher K.; Zeiter, J. Scott; Houston, Marsha Ann – International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 2008
Mode Deactivation Therapy (MDT) has been shown to be an effective treatment for a variety of adolescent disorders including emotional dysregulation, behavioral dysregulation, physical aggression, sexual aggression, and many harmful symptoms of anxiety and traumatic stress. MDT Family Therapy has been effective in reducing family disharmony in case…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Recidivism, Aggression, Family Counseling
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Lambie, Ian; Seymour, Fred – Journal of Sexual Aggression, 2006
In recent years the problem of sexually abusive youth has been increasingly recognized as a significant issue in our community. This paper provides a brief overview of the literature that shows sexually abusive youth to be a heterogeneous population. We argue for the development of typologies of adolescent sexual offenders to assist in the guiding…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Foreign Countries, Criminals, Delinquency
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Cobb, R. Brian; Alwell, Morgen – Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 2009
The relationship between transition planning/coordinating interventions and transition outcomes for secondary-aged youth with disabilities was explored in this systematic review. A total of 31 studies intervening with 859 youth with a wide variety of disabilities were reviewed. Using the transition intervention framework of Kohler and Field (2003)…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Disabilities, Student Development, Intervention
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King, Maia M.; Winton, Alan S. W.; Adkins, Angela D. – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2003
We investigated the readability of seven mental health brochures on mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders in children that were selected from a website developed by the Center for Mental Health Services at http://www.mentalhealth.org. The reading grade levels of the brochures ranged from 11.1 to 14.8 (mean 13.23), considerably higher than…
Descriptors: Health Services, Readability, Emotional Disturbances, Mental Health
Pires, Sheila A. – 1991
This monograph is based on experiences of the national Child and Adolescent Service System Program (CASSP) and describes a plan for developing and implementing community based systems of care for children and adolescents with serious emotional disorders and their families. It draws on examples from state mental health plans to illustrate planning…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Disorders, Change Strategies, Children