Promoting Child and Adolescent Mental Health

ISBN-10: 1449658997
ISBN-13: 9781449658991
Edition: 2014
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List price: $58.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 4/30/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 322
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

A Focus on Child and Adolescent Mental HealthPromoting Child and Adolescent Mental Health is written for health education students with a keen focus on how to build sustainable support systems across the community, classroom, schools and families to adequately promote positive behavior and mental health for both children and adolescents. The text addresses a wide range of learning challenges and mental health issues and outlines the support needed to provide communities and schools with the proper guidance to create an adaptable system which promotes child and adolescent mental health allowing them to flourish. The text presents mental health as a community-based challenge. By focusing on children and adolescents, it allows undergraduate and graduate students to concentrate on specific populations while acquiring skills that are applicable to a broad spectrum of diverse communities. This innovative text models teamwork across a variety of disciplines and encourages students to develop connections across communities and systems to promote child and adolescent mental health.Key Features• Text and resources draw from real-world experience of professionals who work in schools• Features course material currently used in school curricula• An emphasis on developing individual responsibility through active involvement with diverse communities• Evidence-based methods• A focus on practical application and simple, clear, relatable language• Real-life vignettes that launch each chapter and inspire discussion and further thought• Content that is easily adaptable for both undergraduate students and experienced human services professionals• Extensive instructor resources, including chapter outlines, text-linked teaching tips, test bank and answer key, and chapter-specific PowerPoint presentations• Action-based tips for promoting child and adolescent mental health• Extensive information on networking with other human services professionals to develop a larger framework of support for children and adolescents• Information on referrals, teams, partnerships, and collaborations

Preface
A Special Note from the Authors to the Student
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Foundations
Mental Health Concerns and Problems of Children and Adolescents
Mental Health, Also Known as Behavioral Health
Addressing Mental Health Concerns and Problems of Youth
Institute of Medicine Intervention Classifications Focused on Preventing Problems
Coordinated School Health Programs
System of Care
Public Health Approach
Individual Mental Health Concerns and Problems Intervention Process Approach
Benefits of the Various Approaches
Summary
For Practice and Discussion
Key Terms
References
Creating a Mental Health Promoting School Community
Being a Champion and Advocate for Students' Mental Health
Mental Health Promoting School Community Culture and Climate
Creating the Mental Health Promoting School Community
What Is Important to Youth in a Mental Health Promoting School Community?
Summary
For Practice and Discussion
Key Terms
References
Teams, Partnerships, and Collaborations
Defining Teams, Partnerships, and Collaborations
A Socio-ecological Approach to Promoting Child and Adolescent Mental Health
School Teams
Academic Concerns Teams
Student Support Teams
Partnerships: Schools, Community Organizations, and Many More
Collaborations Work at the Regional, State, and National Level
Building Effective Student Support Teams
Team Logistics
Team Dynamics
Managing Conflict
Effective Partnerships and Collaborations That Work
Summary
For Practice and Discussion
Key Terms
References
Policy and Procedures
The Importance of School District Mental Health Policies and Procedures
Advantages of Effective School District Mental Health Policy
Actions that Support and Create Effective School District Policy
Structure of District Mental Health Policy
Tools to Create Effective Policies and Procedures
Tools to Collect Information on Youth Health-Risk and Protective Behaviors
Tools to Assess School Community Capacity
Legal Issues
Confidentiality
Privacy of Educational and Health Information
Ethical Considerations
Codes of Ethics
Ethics and Professionals
Codes of Ethics and the Law
Summary
For Practice and Discussion
Key Terms
References
Referrals and Other Ways to Connect to Programs and Services
How Children and Adolescents Connect to Mental Health Programs and Services
Connection Strategies: Structural and Formal
Structural Connection Strategies
Formal Connection Strategies
The Essential Elements of Formal Connections
Parents and Caregivers: Engagement and Consent
Communicating Personal Information
Parents and Confidentiality
Student Information: Parents and Caregivers
Student Information: Community Service Providers
Summary
For Practice and Discussion
Key Terms
References
School Community Staff and Child and Family Perspectives
Two Points of View: School Community Staff and Child and Family
Mental Health Programs and Services
Classroom (Teacher) Strategies
Social and Emotional Learning
Special Education
Crisis Response Plans
School Counselors, Mental Health Counselors, Social Workers, and Psychologists
School Nurse
Evidence-Based Programs
Response to Intervention
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
Community Mental Health Agencies and Programs
Alternative Education Programs
Child Welfare System
Family Resource Centers
Justice System
Parent Engagement
Community Coalitions
School Community Staff Point of View of Programs and Services
Implementation Process
Current Information on the Programs and Services
Motivate and Facilitate Child and Family Self-Efficacy to Participate and Follow Through
Youth Voice to Engage and Support Children and Adolescents
Youth Voice
Summary
For Practice and Discussion
Key Terms
References
Program and Service Decisions
Mental Health Program and Service Decisions
School District Mental Health Program and Service Decisions
Complex Decision Making
School District Curriculum Decisions
Evidence-Based Mental Health Programs
Family Decisions and Decision Making
Collect Information and Clarify Needs
Child and Family Decide on Program and Service Goals
Child and Family Decide on Plans and Recommendations 161
Mental Health Screening
How to Get a Child or Adolescent to Agree to a Mental Health Screening
Summary
For Practice and Discussion
Key Terms
References
Sustaining Programs and Services
Sustaining Programs, Services, Teams, Partnerships, and Collaborations
Fidelity and Adaptation
Ongoing Skill Development to Prevent Staff Burnout
Social Support as a Stress Buffer
Clear Message of Recovery and Hope
Case and Resource Management
Elements of Case and Resource Management
Role of Documentation in Case and Resource Management
Barriers in the Provision of Case and Resource Management
Advocacy for Mental Health Programs and Services
Promoting Self-Advocacy Skills
Advocating for Services and Change in Your Own System
Advocating for Public Policy Change in Broader Systems
Summary
For Practice and Discussion
Key Terms
References
Engaging Families
Family Engagement in Mental Health Programs and Services
Family Engagement Capacity Building
Family Engagement for High School Success Initiative
Emerging Family Engagement Strategies
Parent- and Caregiver-Friendly School Communities
Family Network Organizations
Parent and Family Education
Out-of-School-Time Programs
Family Engagement and Family-Centered Mental Health Policy and Practice
Challenges in Engaging Those with Serious Mental Health Concerns and Problems
Helping Relationships
Summary
For Practice and Discussion
Key Terms
References
Addressing Social Determinants
Addressing Social Determinants of Mental Health
Strategies to Address Poverty
Home Visiting and Parenting Programs
Enhanced Supports for Early Childhood Mental Health
Screen Parents for Depression
Screen Children for Social-Emotional Problems
Support the Well-Being of Exceptionally Vulnerable Children
Increase Awareness of the Effects of Family Poverty
Increase Economic Health of Families to Self-Sufficiency
Cultural Competence and Culturally Competent Programs and Services
Cultural Competence Continuum
Culturally Competent Programs and Services
Culturally Competent Mental Health Programs and Services
Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) Program
National Alliance for Hispanic Health (NAHH)
National Latino Behavioral Health Association (NLBHA)
California Strategic Plan on Reducing Mental Health Stigma and Discrimination
Immigrant and International Advisory Council
Cultural Brokers
Summary
For Practice and Discussion
Key Terms
References
Facebook, Cell Phones, and Mental Health Communications
Importance of Mental Health Communication and Social Media
Mental Health Literacy
Plain Language Strategies to Improve Mental Health Literacy
Health Communication and Social Media Strategies to Prevent Cyberbullying
Social Marketing Strategies to Reduce Mental Health Stigma
Mental Health Communication and Social Media Plan
Developing a Mental Health Communication and Social Media Plan
Staff Best Practices as Part of the Health Communication and Social Media Plan
Summary
For Practice and Discussion
Key Terms
References
Emerging Leadership Issues
Leadership Challenge
Leadership Definition
Transformational and Transactional Leadership
Transformational Leadership Qualities
Transactional Leadership Qualities
Leadership to Promote Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Emerging Issues for Children, Adolescents, and Families that Leaders Need to Address
Resilience in Children and Adolescents
Violence in the School Community
Emerging Program and Service Issues that Leaders Need to Address
Balancing Substance Abuse Programs and Services
Evaluation
Summary
For Practice and Discussion
Key Terms
References
Glossary
Index

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