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.
The Developmental Pathways Project: Lessons Learned While Conducting a 17-Year Cohort Study of Depression and Conduct Problems in Seattle Adolescents
Viewers will learn about a Seattle cohort study, the Developmental Pathways Project, that has contributed to understanding the etiology, phenomenology and outcomes of comorbid depression and conduct...
Promoting Early Detection and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Washington State Communities
Early detection of ASD is critical for optimizing child outcomes, yet many barriers to identifying and serving these children exist in our current healthcare delivery system.
Facilitating Difficult Conversations Across Cultural Boundaries: From Theory to Practice (Part 3)
By making use of mindful facilitation techniques from an Eastern-influenced perspective, we add possibilities to more effectively mediate conflicts, foster more authentic relationships and improve...
Facilitating Difficult Conversations Across Cultural Boundaries: From Theory to Practice (Part 2)
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