Psychiatric Consultation in Schools: A Report of the American Psychiatric Association / Edition 1

Psychiatric Consultation in Schools: A Report of the American Psychiatric Association / Edition 1

by American Psychiatric Association, APA
     
 

ISBN-10: 0890422435

ISBN-13: 9780890422434

Pub. Date: 05/28/1993

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated

Whether as a private practitioner serving as an advocate for a young patient, or as a psychiatric consultant to a school program, a psychiatrist's ability to work cooperatively with his or her local school system can be invaluable. Unfortunately, many economic and ideological factors interfere with psychiatrists' involvement in schools.

This report of the

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Overview

Whether as a private practitioner serving as an advocate for a young patient, or as a psychiatric consultant to a school program, a psychiatrist's ability to work cooperatively with his or her local school system can be invaluable. Unfortunately, many economic and ideological factors interfere with psychiatrists' involvement in schools.

This report of the American Psychiatric Association Committee on Psychiatry and Mental Health in Schools presents the basic tools necessary to conduct successful consultations in schools. It covers the latest information on the varied role of psychiatrists in today's educational system and is designed to stimulate psychiatrists' participation in the school setting. Psychiatric Consultation in Schools will improve and increase the ability of psychiatrists to work productively in the educational system.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890422434
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/28/1993
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Psychiatric involvement in schools. Qualifications of the psychiatrist in school consultation. History, values, and current status of education for disabled children (PL 94-142, PL 101-476, and PL 99-457). Examples of psychiatric consultation. Consultation in special school settings. An interdisciplinary educational partnership to facilitate consultation. Consultation in schools concerning special problems of children and adolescents. Training programs for school consultation. Psychiatric involvement in parenting programs. Financing psychiatric consultation in schools. Recommendations and prospects.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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