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Psychiatric Disorders

Author : Paul C. McCabe
ISBN : 9781412968768
Genre : Education
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Written for school psychologists, counselors, administrators, and teachers, this concise, well-researched volume provides a balanced perspective on the most important psychiatric issues for educators today.

Genetic And Acquired Disorders

Author : Paul C. McCabe
ISBN : 9781412968720
Genre : Education
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Written for school psychologists, counselors, administrators, and teachers, this volume outlines issues affecting children who are born with or acquire a medical disorder or disease.

Pediatric Disorders

Author : Paul C. McCabe
ISBN : 9781632209771
Genre : Education
File Size : 50. 96 MB
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Medical issues in schools are a growing reality. In addition to teaching academic skills, educators now play an integral part in comprehensive health care delivery for children. Based on current research, this volume outlines the most current and urgent pediatric issues affecting schools today. Written for school psychologists, counselors, administrators, and teachers, this easy-to-understand resource covers: -Schools as partners in health care delivery, including health care delivery trends and collaborations between educators and medical professionals -Current issues in pediatric disorders and treatments, such as childhood immunizations, shaken baby syndrome, sleep problems, and pediatric HIV -Prevention and wellness intervention for childhood obesity prevention, low-level aggression in the schools, and accident prevention Featuring case studies, classroom strategies, discussion questions, glossaries, and handouts, Pediatric Disorders provides valuable information to practitioners involved in providing differentiated instruction and educational accommodations, collaborating with families, working with the community, and influencing policy.

Understanding And Managing Behaviors Of Children With Psychological Disorders

Author : Jered B. Kolbert
ISBN : 9781441128027
Genre : Education
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In the vast literature on classroom behavior management, there are no texts that offer a set of behavior management strategies specific to various psychopathology issues in children and adolescents. This book provides a clear, useful resource for educators who wish to either prevent or diminish problem behaviors exhibited in the classroom. Readers are presented with a brief description of various mental health diagnoses, including children on the autistic spectrum, with attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder, depression, anxiety, oppositional defiant disorder, and many others. After reviewing the features of each particular disorder, the book then offers a set of classroom management techniques designed to help educators target the associated problematic behaviors. Each chapter is written by an expert in that specific field, and strategies are provided for use with a variety of ages (from early childhood to adolescence). Educators will find this to be an essential tool for working with children and adolescents with a variety of mental health and behavioral disorders in the classroom.

Childhood Psychological Disorders Current Controversies

Author : Alberto M. Bursztyn Ph.D.
ISBN : 9780313064067
Genre : Psychology
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This accessible, informative book will help teachers, parents, and practitioners make sense of current issues and controversies surrounding childhood disabilities. • Contributions from 12 distinguished scholars and practitioners in the fields of psychology, special education, and social work • Case studies and examples from practice that enrich each chapter • Suggestions for further readings and online resources at the end of each chapter • A bibliography of significant research and works in the fields of special education, school psychology, and mental health counseling

Psychopathology At School

Author : Valerie Harwood
ISBN : 9781135093822
Genre : Education
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Psychopathology at School provides a timely response to concerns about the rising numbers of children whose behaviour is recognised and understood as a medicalised condition, rather than simply as poor behaviour caused by other factors. It is the first scholarly analysis of psychopathology which draws on the philosophers Foucault, Deleuze, Guattari and Arendt to examine the processes whereby children’s behaviour is pathologised. The heightened attention to mental disorders is contrasted with education practices in the early and mid-to-late twentieth century, and the emergence of a new conceptualization of childhood is explored. Taking education as a central component to the contemporary experience of growing up, the book charts the ways in which mental disorders have become commonplace in childhood and youth, from birth through to college and university, but also offers examples of where professionals have refused to pathologise children’s behaviour. The book examines the extent of the influence of psychopathology on the lives of children and young people, as well as the practices that infiltrate education and the possibilities for alternative educational responses that negate the diagnosis of mental disorder. Psychopathology at School is a must read for anyone concerned about the growing influence of psychopathology in education and will be of particular interest to educated readers and to scholars, students and professionals in education, psychiatry, psychology, child studies, youth studies, nursing, social work and sociology.

Mental Health Care Issues In America An Encyclopedia 2 Volumes

Author : Michael Shally-Jensen
ISBN : 9781610690140
Genre : Psychology
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This two-volume encyclopedia examines the social, cultural, and political dimensions of mental illness in America. • Contributions from a wide array of experts, including psychologists, psychiatrists, and public health professionals • Sidebars that discuss topics of interest related to the main body of an entry • Topical bibliographies, including web resources, for each entry • Tables of data and other valuable information • Selected black-and-white photos and illustrations

Issues In Clinical Psychology Psychiatry And Counseling 2012 Edition

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ISBN : 9781481646000
Genre : Psychology
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Issues in Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counseling: 2012 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Clinical Psychiatry. The editors have built Issues in Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counseling: 2012 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Clinical Psychiatry in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counseling: 2012 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at

Accidental Intolerance

Author : Susan C. C. Hawthorne
ISBN : 9780199395811
Genre : Medical
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In Accidental Intolerance, Susan Hawthorne argues that in the past few decades, our medical, scientific, and social approaches to ADHD have jointly -- but unintentionally-reinforced intolerance of ADHD-- diagnosed people. We have packed social values, such as interests in efficiency and productivity, into science and medicine. In turn, scientific results and medical practice reinforce the social values, and stigmatize those considered "disordered." Overreliance on the DSM model of ADHD contributes to this process; it may also slow the growth in our knowledge of mental health. Yet many of our current practices are optional. For ethical, practical, and scientific reasons, then, Hawthorne argues that those involved with ADHD-including clinicians, scientists, educators, parents, policy-makers, and diagnosed individuals-need to examine and change the attitudes, concepts, and practices typical of today's approaches. To make this case, Hawthorne examines both standard practices and ongoing controversies in medical, scientific, and social approaches to ADHD, showing why professionals in each setting have chosen the practices and concepts they have. She then explains how the varying approaches influence one another, and how we might interrupt the pattern. Shared goals-decreasing stigmatization, providing new options for diagnosed people, and increasing knowledge-can drive the much-needed change. Adopting inclusive, responsive decision making in all areas of practice will foster it. "Susan Hawthorne offers us a multifaceted, sensitive (and sensible) study of the emergence of ADHD as a distinct diagnostic condition in the last decade or so. Carefully analyzing the research from different disciplines and orientations, as well as the reports of experience of those so diagnosed and their families, she uncovers the ways in which values and factual findings from many directions have interacted to shape this psychiatric category. She concludes with recommendations intended to improve the scientific and clinical understanding of the phenomenon as well as the experience of ADHD-diagnosed individuals. An excellent contribution to contemporary science studies." - Helen Longino, Stanford University

Child Neurology Encounter Pocket Guides

Author : Julie Sprague-McRae
ISBN : 9781457532139
Genre : Medical
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The Association of Child Neurology Nurses has developed a collection of quick reference Child Neurology Encounter Pocket Guides for common neurology conditions. The topics include epilepsy, alteration of consciousness, paroxysmal involuntary movements, headache, post-concussion, tic disorders, developmental delay, and intellectual disability. These quick reference guides easily lead registered nurses, doctors of nursing practice, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, physician assistants, rotating medical students, and residents through an in-person or electronic child neurology encounter. Their companion educational topic overviews and data collection tools are located in the Child Neurology Encounter Guides comprehensive edition. Whether implemented in a private, managed care, or tertiary-level practice, the Child Neurology Encounter Pocket Guides can enhance patient evaluation and management efficiency, maximize the child neurology provider's time, and provide patients with access to "real-time" health care interventions.

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