Intervention with Children and Adolescents: New Hope and Enduring Challenges
This presentation draws from the final chapter of Intervention with Children and Adolescents: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. It provides an overview and assessment of the current state of programs and interventions addressing social problems of children and adolescents.
Preferred Characteristics of Children in Need of Adoption: Is There a Demand for Available Foster Children?
This lecture summarizes the findings of research conducted to discover the preferences of Caucasian adoptive parents regarding race, age, and special needs of children. The lecture discusses policy issues, as well as the need to identify and target families willing to adopt children of color, older children, and children with special needs.
Treatment of incarcerated, sexually-abused adolescent females: An outcome study
This lecture presents information pertaining to the incarceration of adolescent females, including the rates of incarceration, problems faced prior to incarceration, and previous interventions for assisting incarcerated sexually-abused adolescent females. In addition, an outcome study is presented in which specialized interventions are provided solely to subjects who have revealed previous sexual abuse.
Women’s Situational Coping with Acquaintance Sexual Assault: Applying an Appraisal-Based Model
The study from which this presentation is drawn applied appraisal-based coping theory and structural modeling to examine the relationships between personal goal orientations, appraisals of acquaintance sexual assault, and behavioral responses among college women
Approaching Complex Cases with a Crisis Intervention Model and Teamwork: A Commentary
This lecture presents a crisis intervention model used in genetic counseling. Information is provided regarding the three stages of the model, and the tasks involved in each stage. Additionally, the concepts of autonomy and informed choice are discussed in relation to crisis counseling.