Term Adolescent/Youth Counseling
Code RP-1400.8000-050
Definition Programs that specialize in the treatment of adolescents, usually age 12 or 13 through 17, who have adjustment problems, behavior problems, emotional disturbance, a personality disorder or incipient mental illness. The programs may help youth troubled by low self-esteem, social isolation, peer pressure, bullying, school performance issues, truancy, anger management issues, family problems, grief and loss, sexual promiscuity, sexually transmitted disease, alcohol or drug addiction, eating disorders, oppositional and defiant behaviors, depression and anxiety, suicidal thoughts or other difficult issues.
Created 5/26/11
Changed 5/26/11
Use References Counseling for Adolescents
Counseling for Youth
Youth Counseling
See Also References Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (RP-6400.1500)
Children's Hospitals (LL-3000.1450)
Psychiatric Disorder Counseling (RP-1400.8000-675)
Youth/Student Support Groups (PN-8100.4500-950)
External Classification Terms Counseling (UW
Counseling (NTE F60)
Mental Health (ACH L-01)
Mental Health/Addictions (AIRS MH-500)
Mental Health/Addictions (CAN MH-500)
Specialized Counseling (NPC F06)
Related Concepts Children and Youth
Foster Care Transition Services
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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