Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

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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.vulnerable situations and to report to the court on their findings in the interests of the child. The role of the guardian is to interview children (ageappropriately), parents, the local authority social worker and anyone else ... out in S16a of the Children and Adoption Act 2006, for guardians to complete a risk assessment, in some circumstances reporting ... of physical, emotional, sexual abuse and neglect and their impact on the child, and further guidance on the concept ofsignificant harm.

Title:Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Author:Christine Hooper, Margaret Thompson, Catherine Laver-Bradbury, Chris Gale
Publisher:CRC Press - 2012-02-24


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