Clinicians treating adolescents for mental health problems may specialize in individual models of evidence based therapies but fail to include the family as part of the treatment plan. Since most adolescents live in the context of a family, their efforts to address their own symptoms may be thwarted by the dynamics at home which contribute to their problems. Clinicians can improve outcomes by including parents in the treatment plan and enhancing parenting skills, understanding about adolescent development, and family relationships.
Clinical Trials of DBT for Pre-Adolescent Children in Residential and Outpatient Settings
This presentation will increase participants’ knowledge of the global burden of disease for child and adolescent mental disorders and their knowledge of approaches to address mental health care needs...
Global Mental Health of Children
Early Childhood Mental Health: Addressing Adversity and Promoting Resilience
Development of evidence-based practices for children and families involved in public service sectors for severe behavioral and mental health challenges.
Using Implementation Science to Inform Interventions for Child Welfare–Involved Populations
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