Treatment of the violent incorrigible adolescent by Vicki L. Agee

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Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .

Written in English

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  • Violence in children.,
  • Adolescent psychotherapy -- Residential treatment.,
  • Adolescent psychiatry.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementVicki L. Agee.
LC ClassificationsRJ506.V56 A35
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4735334M
ISBN 100669028118
LC Control Number78024653

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In J. Howell et al. (Eds.), A sourcebook: Serious, violent, and chronic juvenile offenders (pp. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. The severe behavioral problems of juvenile offenders are a result of complex and interactive individual and environmental factors, which elicit and maintain offending behavior.

Therefore, the focus of effective treatment must be on addressing such criminogenic needs and the multiple “systems” in which the young person comes from. Covers multiple forms of media violence (e.g., animated violence, sports violence, dramatic violence, gaming violence) to broaden the scope of the discussion for students to consider.

Discusses and critiques the major theories used to explain the impact of media violence on children and adolescents. Special issue of the APA journal Psychology of Violence, Vol. 3, No. 4, October In helping to fill gaps in knowledge about the nature and processes by which violence develops, and how violence experiences affect adolescents, these articles as a group also offer direction for future research.

Violent behavior in children and adolescents can include a wide range of behaviors: explosive temper tantrums, physical aggression, fighting, threats or attempts to hurt others (including thoughts of wanting to kill others), use of weapons, cruelty toward animals. violent child.

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Adolescent violence involves behaviors ranging from physical fighting to more severe forms of physical assault that can result in serious injury or death. Source for information on Adolescent Violence: Encyclopedia of Public Health dictionary.

Resolving conflict creatively: Evaluating the developmental effects of a school-based violence prevention program in neighborhood and classroom context. Development & Psychopathology, 10(2), Agee, V. Treatment of the violent incorrigible adolescent. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books.

In more serious cases, such as when violent or sexual offenses are involved, a court may decide the case should be heard by an adult criminal court. Incorrigibility Punishments. Once a court determines that a juvenile is incorrigible, it can impose a range of sentences.

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