Learn how to address children's mental health needs within the school setting.
Written for school psychologists, counselors, administrators, and teachers, this easy-to-understand resource covers:
- Neuropsychiatric conditions that commonly affect children, including Tourette syndrome, bipolar/mood disorders, and anxiety disorders
- Psychopharmacology, including the use of atypical antipsychotics with autism, the treatment of tardive dyskinesia in children, the medical management of ADHD, polypharmacy prescription practices, and side effects of common health medications
- Dietary control and supplement use that includes dietary treatments for autism, identification and treatment of eating disorders, and use of steroids in adolescence
Featuring case studies, strategies for educators, discussion questions, glossaries, and handouts, Psychiatric Disorders presents valuable information to practitioners involved in providing differentiated instruction and educational accommodations, offering special education services, collaborating with families, working with the community, or influencing policy.
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