Assessing and Managing Violence Risk in Juveniles

Randy Borum and David Verhaagen

August 1, 2006
ISBN 9781593853228
Price: $45.00
226 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"

I. Understanding Youth Violence

1. Trends and Processes in Youth Violence

2. Risk Factors for Youth Violence

3. Mental/Behavioral Disorders and Violent Behavior

II. Conducting Violence Risk Assessments with Juveniles

4. Process and Principles

5. Psychological Tests and Assessment Instruments

6. Special Considerations in Assessing Risk for Targeted Violence

7. Report Writing and Risk Communication

8. Special Topics in Youth Violence

III. Treatment and Intervention

9. Research-Based Principles for Reducing Violence Risk

10. Effective Intervention Plans