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.
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
Long-Term Follow-Up of the MTA Study Cohort
There are many studies of the short-term benefits of stimulant medication in the treatment of ADHD, but few studies have evaluated the long-term patterns of self-selected use and long-termed benefits...
The Dynamic Brain: Leading-Edge Approaches From Human Neuroscience to Brain Functional Differences in ADHD, Autism and Neurodevelopmental Differences
There is a professional practice gap in understanding the application of systems and computational neuroscience techniques to brain functional differences in neuropsychiatric disorders of...
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