A high school principal hears a rumor that one of his students was arrested for underage drinking and possession of drugs at a party over the weekend. This student has been aggressive toward other...

A high school guidance counselor referred a student to a community-based substance abuse treatment counselor. The guidance counselor calls the substance abuse treatment counselor to find out how the...

A student has been posting violent messages on his Facebook page. The school principal is told about the messages, but he cannot discipline the student because the messages don’t contain direct...

This case example describes a scenario in which a high school principal hears a rumor that one of his students was arrested for underage drinking and possession of drugs at a party over the weekend...

The mayor and city council of a mid-size city have established a Youth Violence Prevention Coalition that includes representatives from 20 community organizations, including the school district, the...

An eight-year-old child who was found to have been physically abused by his biological parents was removed from their home and placed in foster care. The child’s biological parents are contesting...

A tenth grade student is being treated by a licensed mental health counselor in a community mental health agency. Over time, the counselor has come to understand that the adolescent has a...

A 15-year-old youth is living in a residential treatment facility (RTF) as a result of a delinquency adjudication. (RTFs are highly structured residential programs for court-ordered delinquent youth...

A case manager from a community-based youth-serving agency has been asked by a high school to work with a student who is considered at risk. The student has a history of poor grades and attendance...

A 16-year-old girl is returning from a stay in an inpatient mental health facility to a group home in her home town. She is moving to the group home in part because her biological parents have been...