Identifying Mental Health and Substance Abuse Problems of Children and Youth - Part 2

$15.00 | CE Hours:5.00 | Intermediate

 

 

CEU Course Description

This course is intended to promote the early identification of children and adolescents with mental health and substance use problems. It addresses the approaches, methods, and strategies used to identify mental health and substance use problems of high-risk youth in settings that serve either a broad spectrum of children and adolescents or a high-risk population.

Author:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.  (2011).  Identifying mental health and substance use problems of children and adolescents: A guide for child-serving organizations. (HHS Publication No. SMA 12-4670).  Rockville, MD: Author.

References / Contributions by:

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. (2009). Fatal crashes involving young drivers (Traffic Safety Facts Research Note). Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved January 25, 2011, from http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/811218.pdf

MedicineNet.com. (2011). Definition of psychotropic medication [Web site]. Retrieved January 25, 2011, from http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art. asp?articlekey=30808

University of Michigan Depression Center. (2010). Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) [Web site]. Retrieved January 25, 2011, from http://www.depressiontoolkit.org/ treatmentoptions/Psychotherapy/CBT.asp

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CEU Course Objectives

1. Summarize best practice when working with abused and/or neglected children and adolescents.

2.  Conclude how often, at minimum, children in early care and education settings should be screened.

3.  Name two reasons why justice facilities should have protections in place.

4.  List three items that can help to identify and treat children and youth with both mental health and substance use problems.

 

CE Outline with Main Points

1.  Child Welfare

a.  The Need for Mental Health and Substance Use Screening in Child Welfare Settings

b.  Effective Implementation of Screening of Abused or Neglected Children and Adolescents

c.  Challenges in Child Welfare Settings

d.  Working With Caregivers

e.  Assessing and Treating Foster Children and Adolescents

2.  Early Care and Education

a.  Mental Health in Infants and Young Children

b.  Identification of Social and Emotional Problems in Very Young Children

c.  Working With Caregivers

d.  Addressing Social and Emotional Problems in Very Young Children

3.  Family, Domestic Violence, and Runaway Shelters

a.  Mental Health and Substance Use Problems of Children and Adolescents in Shelters

b.  Effective Identification of Mental Health and Substance Use Problems

c.  Working With Children, Adolescents, and Families

d.  Assessing and Treating Youth in Shelters

4.  Juvenile Justice

a.  Mental Health and Substance Use Problems of Youths in the Juvenile Justice System

b.  Screening Youths in the Juvenile Justice System

c.  Working With Caregivers

d.  Assessing and Treating Youths in the Juvenile Justice System

5.  Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment for Co-occurring Disorders

a.  Incidence of Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders

b.  Screening Tools: A Valuable Component of a Comprehensive Mental Health or Substance Use Assessment

c.  Treating Youths With Co-Occurring Disorders

6.  Primary Care

a.  The Role of Pediatric Primary Care in Promoting Healthy Mental Development

b.  Effective Methods of Identification

c.  Working With Children, Adolescents, and Families

d.  Follow-up and Referrals for Positive Screens

7.  Schools and Out-of-School Programs

a.  How Children's and Adolescents' Mental Health Affects Their Ability to Learn

b.  Identification of Students' Mental Health and Substance Use Problems

c.  Partnering With Caregivers and Ensuring Confidentiality

d.  Interventions for Identified Challenges

8.  Tool Descriptions

9.  Sample Parent Letter, Information Sheet, and Forms for Consent and Assent

10.  Principles Guiding Screening for Early Identification of Mental Health and Substance Use Problems in Children and Adolescents

 

 

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Added On: 2019-10-15

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