IICAPS: A Home-Based Psychiatric Treatment for Children and Adolescents by Joseph Woolston

IICAPS: A Home-Based Psychiatric Treatment for Children and Adolescents

byJoseph Woolston, Jean Adnopoz, Steven Berkowitz

Hardcover | December 4, 2007

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This book presents a model of mental health treatment for children with serious psychiatric illnesses. The IICAPS (Intensive In-Home Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services) program, initially implemented by the authors in 1996, offers an alternative treatment paradigm for families. Adopted at thirteen sites across Connecticut, IICAPS has proven effective in reducing the need for inpatient and other institutional-based services.

 

Intended for health providers and planners, this book addresses the service system issues that confront child and adolescent mental health providers today. The authors fully explain and outline the IICAPS treatment approach. They conclude with a discussion of some of the unresolved challenges related to home-based care for children with serious psychiatric disorders.  

 

About The Author

Joseph L. Woolston, M.D., is Albert J. Solnit Professor of Child Psychiatry & Pediatrics and senior medical director of IICAPS, Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine. Jean A. Adnopoz, M.P.H., is clinical professor and program director of IICAPS, Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine. Steven J. Berkowit...

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Title:IICAPS: A Home-Based Psychiatric Treatment for Children and AdolescentsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:186 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.68 inPublished:December 4, 2007Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300112491

ISBN - 13:9780300112498

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"A particularly valuable book that focuses on a therapeutic structure designed to treat children and youth within a variety of diagnostic categories."—Martha Dore, Connecticut Center for Effective Practice, Child Health and Development Institute