Treating Child and Adolescent Mental Illness: A Practical, All-in-One Guide

Treating Child and Adolescent Mental Illness: A Practical, All-in-One Guide

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by Jess P. Shatkin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393705455

ISBN-13: 9780393705454

Pub. Date: 10/05/2009

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

Fifteen million children in the U.S. have diagnosable psychiatric or learning disorders, yet nearly 70% don’t receive the help they need. Indeed, the number of practitioners trained in treating children and adolescents falls far short of what’s called for. As a result, first-line practitioners, school counselors, therapists, and social workers—whether…  See more details below

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Fifteen million children in the U.S. have diagnosable psychiatric or learning disorders, yet nearly 70% don’t receive the help they need. Indeed, the number of practitioners trained in treating children and adolescents falls far short of what’s called for. As a result, first-line practitioners, school counselors, therapists, and social workers—whether medically trained or not—are often called upon to be familiar with psychopathology in kids. With the types of presenting mental health issues in kids growing rapidly, this accessible handbook—organized around a range of common disorders for easy reference—uses evidence based practices to clearly explain to a range of practitioners how to understand, diagnose, and treat them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393705454
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/05/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.50(d)

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