Author: M. S. Thambirajah
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
Release Date: 2007
The case studies in this book provide a unique source of material suitable for all practitioners and trainers. The book gives detailed descriptions of common cases seen in specialist child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) including depression, learning disabilities, Asperger¿s syndrome, anorexia, deliberate self harm and schizophrenia. Subject reviews and summaries in each chapter aid comprehension, and explanatory figures, boxed text and lists make the content easy to recall. The book illustrates practical ways of managing and treating cases in an evidence-based manner. This resource is vital for child and adolescent mental health services practitioners, including psychiatrists, psychologists, specialist child health nurses and social workers. Trainee child and adolescent mental health services practitioners will also find the information invaluable.
The book covers all the core aspects of child and adolescent mental health, starting with the background to emotional and behavioural problems and looking at models and tools for assessment and treatment before examining specific problems encountered in children, young people, and their families from different cultural backgrounds. Key features clear theoretical framework for each topic integrated disciplinary approach case studies information about other resources available to professionals and families, including new government initiatives New for the second edition updated and revised with the latest references and theories sections on the influence of genetics on behaviour, working with children with learning difficulties, evidence-based paediatric and psychological developments multiple choice questions for revision and testing new quick-reference format This is an essential text for all professionals working with children, young people, and their families, including student and practitioner psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, mental health nurses, and social care specialists.
Author: Raymond J. Waller
Release Date: 2006-03-13
Fostering Child and Adolescent Mental Health in the Classroom provides educators and school personnel with a thorough, readable guide to some of the most common mental health issues they are likely to confront in the classroom. Editor Raymond J. Waller offers pre-service and in-service educators strategic tools to help take the proper steps toward addressing the mental health issues of their students.
Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
Release Date: 2005-01-01
This collaborative ATLAS project is a systematic attempt to collect information from countries around the world on existing services and resources relating to child and adolescent mental health services. The primary purposes of this initial report are to stimulate additional data gathering and to encourage the development of policy, services and training. Issues discussed include: methods and limitations of the project, rights of the child and adolescent, policy and programmes, information systems, service system gaps and service integration, barriers to care, care providers, training and financing of care services, availability and use of medication.
Author: Jess P. Shatkin
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Release Date: 2015-06-29
Everything clinicians need to know about the emotional well-being of kids. With the number and type of mental health issues in kids on the rise, and as more and more clinicians and counselors are being pushed to the front lines of defense, now more than ever there is a need for a comprehensive, practical resource that guides professionals through the complexities of child and adolescent mental health. This practical, comprehensive book answers that call.
Author: David Coghill
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2009
The mental health of young people is very much a growth area, which, as its importance is increasingly recognised, has attracted a health service commitment to provision of a much needed expansion of services. This has resulted in greatly improved services in many areas, and significant increases in staff numbers, including Doctors, Psychologists and Specialist Nurses. In addition, increased recognition of various mental health problems in young peoplesuch as depression/self harm and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders has meant that there is a need for an increase in the understanding of these disorders in related fields such as paediatrics, general practice and emergency medicine. In order to provide an ongoing high standard ofcare in a contemporary and fast-moving health service, this handbook provides an authoratitive and comprehensive but also rapidly accessible text in this growing speciality.
Author: Gregory K. Fritz
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
Release Date: 1993
In this new book, leading experts in the field of child and adolescent consultation-liaison psychiatry present a practical guide for mental health professionals consulting in hospitals, schools, and the juvenile justice system. It is designed to aid the psychiatrist or psychologist in becoming an effective case consultant, as well as a practical-minded educator sought by mental health professionals in other disciplines. Child and Adolescent Mental Health Consultation in Hospitals, Schools, and Courts is comprised of three sections, each covering the following subject areas: * Characteristics of each system and the professionals who work in that setting* The logistics of consultation* Typical problems encountered* Suggested interventions
Race and ethnicity. Genes. Community. Religion. Gender. Sexuality. Just a few of the factors that contribute to the mental health and wellness of children and adolescents. Yet the impacts of these important traits vary widely by culture. The insights in this book help you understand the many cultural influences on mental health and wellness in young people. Given America's increasing diversity, the knowledge in these chapters translates into cutting-edge clinical practice, teaching and research.
Author: Margaret Thompson
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2005-09-30
Child and Adolescent Mental Health is an introductory handbook ideal for any professional working with children, adolescents and their families in the field of child and adolescent mental health. It balances clear theoretical explanation with illustrative case histories to give the text a distinct practical focus. The book covers all the core aspects of child and adolescent mental health, starting with the background to emotional and behavioural problems, looking at models and tools for assessment and treatment before examining the specific problems encountered in young children, older children and adolescents.
Author: Sarah Campbell
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Release Date: 2016-10-28
In this thought-provoking text, a collection of respected authors with a wealth of academic and practice experience comes together to challenge some of the prevailing ideas serving as the foundation for the current child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) structure. Seeking to stimulate reflection and debate, the book provides a fresh new perspective on critical issues such as: â€¢ The place of neuroscience in explaining mental health development in children and adolescents â€¢ The benefits of moving away from clinic-based practice, and towards an approach that reaches out into the community â€¢ The negative impact of resource pressures in CAMHS on the core therapeutic relationships between practitioners and young people. From managers and commissioners to newly qualified practitioners and students, this book will both challenge and energise readers, spurring them on to reconsider some of the pressing CAMH issues of our time.
Author: Dorothy Stubbe
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2007
Written by the training director of Yale Child Study Center's world-renowned psychiatry program, this practical handbook is a quick, concise guide for professionals on the front lines of child and adolescent mental health care. Using the conversational style and clinical vignettes found in all Practical Guides in Psychiatry titles, Dr. Stubbe takes clinicians through each step of the psychiatric care process, delivering essential fast facts and effective patient care strategies. Sections cover psychiatric evaluation; disorders seen in infants, children, and adolescents; treatment modalities and treatment planning; and special circumstances including psychiatric emergencies, child neglect and abuse, and family issues. Easy-to-use appendices include rating scales and resource information. The Practical Guides in Psychiatry series provides quick, concise information for professionals on the front lines of mental health care. Written in an easy-to-read, conversational style, these invaluable resources take you through each step of the psychiatric care process, delivering fast facts and helpful strategies that help you provide effective and compassionate care to your patients.
Author: Keith Cheng
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2010-10-04
"Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: The Essentials, Second Edition presents comprehensive yet practical information about psychiatric problems in children and adolescents that can be used in a wide variety of clinical settings. Written by both psychiatrists and primary care providers, this concise and readable text is divided into four sections on evaluation, specific disorders, special issues, and treatment. Clinical case studies reinforce the major points in each chapter and tables present at-a-glance information on psychotropic drugs for various disorders. This edition has fifty percent new contributing authors, more information on evaluating polypharmaceutic approaches, and new chapters on fetal alcohol syndrome, nutritional psychiatry, and evidence-based psychotherapies"--Provided by publisher.
Author: Robert Goodman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-08-06
An introduction to child psychiatry which draws on clinical experience as well as the latest research findings. Child Psychiatry includes many practical tips on successful assessment and treatment techniques. Its companion website features over 200 multiple choice questions and answers to assist those preparing for examinations, including MRCPsych Written in an accessible style by international experts in child psychiatry.
Author: Nirbhay N. Singh
Release Date: 2002
The papers included in this volume highlight research and practice in child and adolescent mental health from around the world. As systems of care are different across countries and cultures, it is imperative that knowledge is shared and lessons learned. The biennial Elsevier conference on Child and Adolescent Mental Health is designed to provide a forum for mental health and educational experts from various disciplines and countries.