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Engaging Adolescents in Treatment (Tips for Mental Health Professionals)

NCTSN Resource

Resource Description

Discusses ways to better engage adolescents who have experienced trauma in treatment. This fact sheet, a part of the Understanding the Links Between Adolescent Trauma and Substance Abuse: A Toolkit for Providers, contains information on identifying and encouraging youth to seek help, getting adolescents to come to treatment, engaging homeless youth, addressing practical barriers to care, how to get families involved, building alliances, and enhancing community awareness.

Published in 2008