Facilitating Pathways: Care, Treatment and Prevention in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-10-01
  • Publisher: SPRINGER
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Multidisciplinary and trans-cultural ...This book provides an up-to-date review of the current state of care, treatment and prevention in child and adolescent mental health from multidisciplinary and trans-cultural perspectives. Systems of care, services and interventions in selected parts of the world are described by leading experts with a focus onthe current status of services in the respective parts of the worldthe major needs and deficits in identifying mental health problems in children and adolescents (awareness and diagnosis)the major needs in treatment, care and preventionrealistic proposals on how to improve the situation of children and adolescents who suffer from, or are at risk for, mental health problems.In addition, the major principles and strategies of treatment and intervention are described, on an empirical basis, using a selected number of treatment approaches and treatment settings as examples.Finally, the possibilities, strategies and limitations of early detection and prevention are reviewed with the aim of improving the living conditions of children and families in need of mental health support.... a valuable resource for mental health workers all over the world!

Table of Contents

I Systems of Care and Services: A Global Perspective
1 Epidemiology as a Basis for the Conception and Planning of Services
Frank C. Verhulst
2 Systems of Care: A Global Perspective
Myron L. Belfer
3 Systems of Care in Europe
Per-Anders Rydelius
4 Systems of Care in North America
Katherine E. Grimes
5 Systems of Care in South America
Luis Augusto Rohde, Salvador Celia, Carlos Berganza
6 Systems of Care in Australia
Barry Nurcombe
7 Systems of Care in Asia
K. Michael Hong, Kosuke Yamazaki, Cornelio G. Banaag, Du YaSong
8 Systems of Care in Africa
Brian Robertson, Custodia Mandlhate, Amira Seif El Din, Birama Seck
9 Setting Up Services in Difficult Circumstances
Lynne Jones, Mimoza Shahini
II Principles and Strategies of Treatment/Intervention
10 Evidence-Based Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents: Strategies, Strengths, and Limitations
Alan E. Kazdin
11 What Works for Whom? Differential Indications for Treatment/Intervention
Peter Fonagy, Mary Target
12 Individual and Group Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents
John R. Weisz, Eunie Jung
13 Family Therapy
David Cottrell, Paula Boston, Dawn Walker
14 Innovative Interventions in the Community
Ernesto Caffo, Barbara Forresi, Carlotta Belaise, Giampaolo Nicolais, Nathaniel Laor, Leo Wolmer, Helmut Remschmidt
15 Medications
Stan Kutcher
16 Outcomes of Treatment
Stephen Scott
III Prevention and Early Detection
17 Interventions that are CURRES: Cost- Effective, Useful, Realistic, Robust, Evolving, and Sustainable
Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, Diane Flannery, Naihua Duan
18 Prevention of Risks for Mental Health Problems: Lessons Learned in Examining the Prevention of Depression in Families
William R. Beardslee, Tracy R.G. Gladstone
19 Prevention and Early Detection of Developmental Disorders
Sophie Willemsen-Swinkels, Herman van Engeland
20 Prevention and Early Detection of Emotional Disorders
Andreas Dick-Niederhauser, Wendy K. Silverman
21 Prevention and Early Detection of Conduct Disorder and Delinquency
David P. Farrington, Brandon C. Welsh
22 Early Detection and Prevention of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders
Eric Taylor
23 Prevention and Intervention in Primary Care
Kelly Kelleher
24 Prevention and Intervention in School Settings
Amira Seif El Din
Subject Index 335

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