KEY FEATURES: Unlike most literature related to behavioral health services for adolescents, this text is crafted specifically for the profession of counseling. Case scenarios address critical issues impacting today's adolescents including their characteristics, technology issues, diagnoses and typologies, special needs, and interventions involving treatment planning. Themes that are commonly faced by teens, including trauma, grief, loss, substance use, emotional issues, sexual development, and peers are covered. A diverse range of adolescents from both urban and non-urban settings are examined. This book addresses a broad audience that includes students in behavioral health training, counseling, and school programs; the practicing provider; and administrative/clinical supervisors and educators.
Chapter 14: Divorce Impact
Divorce in the United States is an issue. Studies repeatedly show that the divorce rate in the United States hovers around 50% and that the rate of divorce has changed from previous decades (Kennedy & Ruggles, 2014). This information reflects that multiple generations have been affected by divorce and that divorce remains a relevant treatment issue for mental health providers.
Wallerstein, Lewis, and Blakeslee (2000), in their well-known and often-cited longitudinal research ...