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Keywords: adolescent

Engaging Adolescents in Treatment

To successfully identify and treat adolescents with traumatic stress and substance abuse, clinicians must continually explore better ways to encourage their participation in treatment. This is particularly important in mental health and substance abuse se ...

Resource Type
OrganizationThe National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Large numbers of youth involved with the juvenile justice system have significant mental health and substance abuse issues. Many of these youth could be better served in community settings, and juvenile court judges can lead or support community efforts ...

Resource Type
OrganizationNational Center for State Courts
The Effects of Adolescent Development on Policing

Law enforcement’s interaction with youth is an integral part of carrying out policing duties. Approximately 4 to 5 million youth ages 16-19 have face-to-face interactions with police annually and in 2012, there were over a million arrests of persons under ...

Resource Type
OrganizationInternational Association of Chiefs of Police

 National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ)

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