The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Mental Health by Cynthia Franklin

The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Mental Health

EditorCynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, Paula Allen-meares

Paperback | September 29, 2008

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The School Practitioner's Concise Companions gives busy social workers, psychologists, and counselors a quick guide to accessible, proven solutions for their students' most common problems. Built around the expert advice from the acclaimed School Services Sourcebook, each volume is a rapidreference to a key school issue. Here, readers will find an overview of adolescent mental health disorders and step-by-step guidelines for intervening effectively. This Concise Companion covers ten major mental health issues-from depression to ADHD to autism-as well as strategies for working with co-occurring disorders andmanaging psychopharmacological treatments. Each chapter is filled with charts, checklists, and cases and is conveniently organized around What We Know, What We Can Do, Tools and Practice Examples, and Key Points to Remember. A portable catalog of best practices, it brings evidence-based practice within easy reach of schoolprofessionals.

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Cynthia Franklin is Professor and Stiernbert/Spencer Family Professor in Mental Health at The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work, where she is Coordinator of the clinical concentration. Dr. Franklin is an internationally known leader in school social work and school mental health practice and has published widely on to...

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Title:The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Mental HealthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 5.39 × 8.11 × 0.79 inPublished:September 29, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195370589

ISBN - 13:9780195370584

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Table of Contents

Cynthia Franklin: Preface1. David Springer, Courtney Lynch: Effective Interventions for Students with Conduct Disorder2. Martel Teasley: Effective Interventions for Students with ADHD3. Tammy Linseisen: Effective Interventions with Oppositional Defiant Disorder4. Marilyn Camacho, Lisa Hunter: Effective Interventions for Students with Separation Anxiety Disorder5. Megan Tomb, Lisa Hunter: Effective Interventions for Students with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder6. Jacqueline Corcoran, Jane Harvey-Phillips: Effective Interventions for Adolescents with Depression7. Kathleen Casey: Effect Interventions for Students with Bipolar Disorder8. Susan Stone: Effective Interventions for Students with Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders9. Michelle S. Ballan, Karen S. Hoban: Effective Interventions for Students with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome10. Albert R. Roberts: School-Based Adolescent Suicidality: Lethality Assessments and Crisis Intervention11. Stephen Tripodi, Johnny Kim, Diana DiNitto: Effective Strategies for Working with Students who have Co-occuring Disorders12. Kia Bentley, Kathryn S. Collins: Psychopharmacological Treatment for Child and Adolescent Mental DisordersIndex