Promoting Mental Health in Children and Adolescents

Primary Care Practice and Advocacy
by Dr. Jane Meschan Foy, MD, FAAP
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Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics

Publication Date: October 11, 2018

ISBN: 9781610023115

Binding: Kobo eBook

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This ground-breaking resource focuses on primary and secondary prevention, guiding pediatric care clinicians in incorporating mental health screening and surveillance into well child visits and provides evidence-based interventions to care for children and adolescents with mental health issues.

Gain in-depth guidance on the care of special populations of children who may be at increased risk for mental health problems: those exposed to adverse childhood experiences; children in military families; lesbian, gay and bisexual youth; children with gender expression and identity issues; children affected by racism; adolescents who are pregnant or parenting, and much more.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Promoting healthy child development
  • Children exposed to adverse childhood experiences
  • Caring for families new to the United States
  • Violence prevention
  • Healthy sleep, weight, use of media, and active living
  • Children in foster or kinship care or involved with child welfare
  • Children of divorce
  • Adopted children
  • Children with chronic medical conditions
  • And more…