How To Talk To Fam About Child Cl

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  • Edition: 00
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  • Copyright: 2009-10-17
  • Publisher: W W NORTON
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When a child struggles with mental illness, the entire family struggles. With this book, the clinician will learn how mental illness affects the family, the most common issues and concerns of these families, and how best to help them navigate the emotional and practical complexities brought on by the disease.

Author Biography

Diane T. Marsh, PhD, is a professor of psychology at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. The Author or editor of 12 books, she has many years of experience as a therapist, consultant, and trainer. Melissa J. Marks, EdD, is an associate professor of education at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. She currently teaches courses in teacher education and instructs child psychiatry interns about consulting in schools.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Impact of Mental Illness on Children, Adolescents, and Families
Introductionp. 3
The Family Experience of Mental Illnessp. 19
Helping Families Cope With Mental Illness
Helping Families Cope With the Mental Health Systemp. 39
Helping Families Understand the Educational Systemp. 58
Helping Families Cope With the Educational Systemp. 76
Helping Families Cope With Mental Illnessp. 91
Helping Families Cope With Specific Mental Disorders
Talking to Families About Anxiety Disordersp. 115
Talking to Families About Depressionp. 136
Talking to Families About Bipolar Disorderp. 154
Talking to Families About Schizophreniap. 173
Family-Professional Collaboration
Effective Family-Focused Servicesp. 199
Planning for the Futurep. 214
Referencesp. 225
Indexp. 239
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