Segments in this Video

Psychiatry at Riley Children's Hospital (04:09)


Dr. Richard Lawlor helps many children that experience various forms of abuse. Over the years, the severity of the problems has increased. Lawlor reflects on children opening up to a therapist and the likelihood of teenagers emerging from chaotic situations unscathed.

Psychology at the Indiana Dept. of Correction (03:31)

Dr. Pamela Guthrie discusses early intervention and community programs for at risk children. She uses an adaptive model of dialectical behavior therapy with her patients. The coping skills address four categories: core mindfulness, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness, and emotional regulation.

Counseling at Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility (02:09)

Stephanie Roberts works with offenders 17.5-years-old and older. She teaches cognitive skills in core subjects like thinking for change, stay sharp group, and anger management.

Sex Offender Treatment at Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility (01:58)

The sex offender program houses children from 12-20-years old in four units. Tim Greathouse outlines various types of offenses.

Problem Solving Work (03:53)

Dr. Pamela Guthrie discusses the struggles therapists face when treating patients living in a correctional facility. Guthrie explains dialectical behavior therapy's two fundamental philosophies. Stephanie Roberts reflects on children living in violent situations and providing support.

Individual Programs for Sex Offenders (02:56)

Assessments at Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility determine which parts of the program offenders participate in; the program has two groups: sexual deviants and social growth and development. Tim Greathouse discusses the outreach program and reviews a sex offender's goals and objectives

Learning Anger Management Skills (03:31)

Dr. Pamela Guthrie does not consider anger a primary emotion; most of the time it is triggered by fear. Guthrie reflects on a group's inability to comprehend that an emotion occurs before anger. Stephanie Roberts addresses emotional triggers with a group of offenders and reflects on survival skills.

Evidence Based Practices (04:43)

Juvenile sex offenders have recidivism rate from 8-10%. Tim Greathouse reflects on helping juveniles successfully function in society. Psychologist Dr. Pamela Guthrie reflects on working in a correctional facility environment. Psychologists need flexibility when working in the Dept. of Corrections.

CARE Team (08:52)

The CARE team at Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility alleviates the need for physical force on offenders. Counselor Kate Frazier uses verbal skills to de-escalate a volatile situation with an offender. (Graphic language)

Linking Childhood Trauma to Adult Problems (04:36)

Dr. Richard Lawlor believes intensive work can help children become productive citizens. He reflects on the effectiveness of intensive in-patient treatment; he believes children need a structured and balanced program. Lawlor summarizes what he believes is in a child's best interest.

Credits: Counseling and Psychology: General Perspectives (00:06)

Credits: Counseling and Psychology: General Perspectives

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This program offers a general overview of the psychological impact faced by at-risk kids and families, as well as the counselors and therapists concerned with their betterment—based on interviews with Dr. Richard Lawlor, child psychiatrist at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health, and Dr. Mina Dulcan, child psychiatrist at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago. (41 minutes)

Length: 41 minutes

Item#: BVL52376

Copyright date: ©2006

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