Case Studies in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Author: M. S. Thambirajah
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 9781857756982
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Case Studies in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Author: DeDe Wohlfarth
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478635266
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The second edition of Case Studies in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology expands on the case study approach utilized in the first edition, providing engaging narratives of clients with rich backgrounds and complex family situations. Because the answers to important real-world questions are often nuanced, contextual, and tentative—unlike the idealistic scenarios presented in most textbooks—these case studies contain ethical lapses, clinical mistakes, confusing diagnostic presentations, unevenly applied approaches, and sometimes unhappy endings. These real-life portrayals of clients help students learn the skills they will need to be successful in the mental health field. Critical thinking questions designed to develop objective analysis and evaluation skills are embedded throughout the cases, which can be used in individual, group, or online formats. This problem-based learning approach challenges readers to create accurate case conceptualizations and evidence-based treatment plans. The cases utilize the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The current research applied in the case studies serves to deepen the understanding of the etiology and treatment of these disorders. The latest edition emphasizes culture, race, and ethnicity in psychotherapy, featuring both children and mental health providers who represent a wide variety of cultural backgrounds.

Facilities for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services CAMHS Case Studies

Author: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: ESTATES AND FACILITIES DIVISION.
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780113230679
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This guidance covers the design of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) accommodation for children and young people aged up to 18 years. It provides full descriptions of rooms that are specific to CAMHS and are not contained in other HBNs1, particularly HBN 03-012. HBN 03-01 is the overarching document for all mental health inpatient accommodation detailing rooms common to all services regardless of specialty. HBN 03-02 identifies areas where the requirements for CAMHS differ from those in an adult acute environment. The purpose of this document is to inform the planning and design of facilities for CAMHS but particularly for Tier 4 (in-patient services), to offer best practice guidance and to support the delivery of care in appropriate surroundings to assist in meeting the national and local service objectives. The ten case studies provided in this supplement to the main document are a sample of recent and current schemes that may offer inspiration and an indication of "what good looks like" at the time of publication. Of the ten, two are not yet built (one offers an example of service user stakeholder engagement). The eight that are built and in use were visited by the authoring team.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Author: Usha S. Nayar
Publisher: SAGE Publishing India
ISBN: 8132117182
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Professionals, academics, and policy makers in the field of child and adolescent development tend to use theoretical frameworks stemming from traditional classified disciplines of psychology, sociology, political science, economics, education, and social work. This book creates an opportunity for experts to use interdisciplinary approaches and perspectives, and provides evidence-based knowledge to deal with the stresses of children and adolescents living in poverty, difficult socioeconomic conditions, and varied cultures. It also conveys the message that shared understandings can promote well-meaning and well-reasoned intervention success in similar contexts across nations in which children and adolescents are growing up in complex and risky environments. The contributors, from multiple disciplines, weave their knowledge around the development of children in contemporary society. They highlight the necessary conversations that schools, families, communities, individuals, and nation-states need to have and, most importantly, the responsibility for everyone to develop an understanding of the mental-health needs of the new generation.

Child and Adolescent Counseling Case Studies

Author: Dr. Brenda Jones, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826150020
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Includes highly effective creative and expressive interventions This state-of-the-art collection of 30 real-life cases on counseling children and adolescents emphasizes the developmental, relational, and cultural contexts of working with this population, and incorporates innovative techniques across a wide range of approaches. Intended as a companion to child and adolescent counseling texts, it offers counselors-in-training examples of hands-on, concrete, and workable applications that provide opportunities for skill and theory development. These case studies are distinguished by their emphasis on the critical impact of such systematic contexts as family, peers, and school, along with developmental and cultural contexts. The inclusion of creative and expressive interventions—often the most effective strategies in working with this population—make this an outstanding educational resource. The case studies—representing an esteemed variety of contributing authors-- address such ubiquitous themes as abuse, anxiety, giftedness, disability, body image, substance abuse, social media, grief, bullying, changing families, military families, incarcerated family members, race and ethnicity, and sexual identity and orientation. Each case follows a consistent format, comprised of a description of the young person’s presenting issues, a conceptualization of these issues, a description of the counseling process, an outline of desired outcomes, and a detailed discussion that includes systemic contexts, developmental and relational considerations, multicultural perspectives, and options for use of creative interventions. Key Features: Delivers a wide variety of cases covering contemporary issues prevalent among children and adolescents Emphasizes developmental, systematic, and contextual impacts including family, school, peer, and cultural influences Includes such treatment approaches as brief, solution-focused, CBT, reality/choice, narrative, and relational/cultural Includes options for creative interventions with each case and time efficient methods when applicable.

A Multidisciplinary Handbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Front line Professionals

Author: Nisha Dogra
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781846428463
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This fully updated edition of A Multidisciplinary Handbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Front-line Professionals is an accessible introduction to child mental health, covering the nature, prevalence, treatment and management of mental health problems in children and young people. The authors explore issues such as assessing and meeting the mental health needs of young people, specific mental health problems such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and learning difficulties, and legal aspects of working with child mental health. They also assess diversity issues as an integral part of practice, and highlight practice issues for readers. The book contains illustrative case studies and self-directed exercises, and outlines the services available to children with mental health problems. This second edition also includes additional material on working with culture and diversity, plus the latest clinical guidelines and current medication. This handbook is an invaluable resource for students, trainers and professionals working with children with mental health problems in a medical and non-medical environment as well as parents wanting to know more about the subject.

Case Studies in Child and Adolescent Counseling

Author: Larry B. Golden
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
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This award-winning book presents a realistic picture of therapy's rewards and challenges through sixteen actual cases involving children and adolescents. Readers are exposed to a variety of counseling theories and the real, live counselors who use them. The cases deal with major problem areas such as sexual abuse, dual diagnoses, seriously dysfunctional families, and addictions. A five-part organization of each case covers: anintroduction that discusses the presenting problem and background information about the client;conceptualization of therapeutic goals and strategies; process descriptions of actual client contacts (it explains what happened in sessions and how the therapist's relationship with the client changed over time);outcome sections describing the result of the work done between therapist and client; anddiscussion explanations of what the author/therapist might have done differently. In addition, the author describes his or her personal and professional growth that resulted from this encounter with a troubled youngster.For child and adolescent counselors beginning their journey as therapists.

Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Author: Linda Wilmshurst
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1412982499
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Providing an abundance of realistic cases illustrating issues in assessing and treating child psychopathologies, this casebook provides students with an opportunity to apply skills in case formulation and diagnosis using fully developed actual practice cases. It assists students in developing their decision-making and problem-solving skills in face of the full complexities of childhood psychopathologies. It's only through exploring realistic, complex cases that students learn to integrate the theory and research-based assessments and interventions they've been learning from textbooks and previous course work.

An Introduction to Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Author: Maddie Burton
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473905133
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Anyone who works within children and adolescent mental health services will tell you what a challenging and complex world it is. To help prepare you, the authors have produced a clear introduction to child and adolescent mental health that takes you step-by-step on a journey through the subject. Beginning with the foundations, the book explores the common mental health concepts and influences that you can expect to encounter examining topics like the difference between emotional and mental health issues and how mental health problems develop. It then moves on to explore the vital skills that you will need to develop like effective communication and basic counselling skills, and introduces some of the common interventions like Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Psychodynamic theory and Family work. Written by a multi-disciplinary team of passionate and experienced experts, the book strikes an effective balance between introducing the relevant theory and showing how this can be applied in the real world. It is an essential starting point to the subject of child and adolescent mental health and suitable for any students planning to support this group.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Author: Keith Cheng
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1605474436
Format: PDF
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"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.