Re-Educating Troubled Youth: Environments for Teaching and Treatment by Larry BrendtroRe-Educating Troubled Youth: Environments for Teaching and Treatment by Larry Brendtro

Re-Educating Troubled Youth: Environments for Teaching and Treatment

byLarry Brendtro, Larry K. Brendtro

Paperback | January 31, 1984

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This book is about helping troubled young people who are searching separately for security, identity, and purpose in their lives. Childhood and adolescence are pivotal stages in the quest to belong, to become somebody, and to be worth something. Children need stimulation, affection, and guidance in order to develop their potentials, but many are reared in environments that deprive them of these nutriments. Adolescents approach the threshold of independence with only the experiences gained from childhood; many lack the support of significant actions. Those who encounter difficulty in navigating through these turbulent years are to be identified by society as troubled or troublesome.These children and youth present challenges that do not yield to simple panaceas. Although no simple approach holds all the answers, bridging various concepts of education and treatment offers the best opportunity for creating positive changes. The authors refer to this process as 're-education' with full awareness that this term has been used in a variety of philosophical contexts including behavioral, ecological, and psychodynamic views.
Arlin E. Ness is president of the Starr Commonwealth, a nationally recognized nonprofit accredited child care organization. Mr. Ness has served as consultant on the Child Welfare League of America, the National Association of Homes and Services for Children, and the United States Department of Health and Human Services. He is secon...
Title:Re-Educating Troubled Youth: Environments for Teaching and TreatmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 9.25 × 6.07 × 0.81 inPublished:January 31, 1984Publisher:Taylor and Francis

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ISBN - 10:0202360342

ISBN - 13:9780202360348

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