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Children and Mental Health – Depression and Suicide in Children and Adolescents

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Credit Value: 1
Exam Questions: 8
Passing Grade: 6 correct
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Course Description:
This detailed article examines Depression and Suicide in Children and Adolescents. The article reviews the prevalence and causes of depression in children and adolescents. It describes the treatment approaches used for depression in children and adolescents. Finally, it identifies the treatment approaches for prevention of suicide in children and adolescents. This course is based on a portion of chapter three of a publication by the Surgeon General’s office entitled; Mental Health: A report by the Surgeon General. The report is also on the SAMSHA website. Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General.  This publication provides excellent information for the mental health professional, especially for those clinicians who work with children and adolescents and provides the practitioner with a great deal of much needed information.

Psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors, and marriage and family therapists can benefit from this course. This course may also be helpful for dieticians and nutritionists who work with children and adolescents.  This course is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who wish to develop their clinical skills.

 

Author: Surgeon General

Learning Objectives: This course will provide a professional with an overview of children and mental health. Specifically, a professional will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the prevalence and causes of depression in children and adolescents. 
  • Describe the treatment approaches for depression in children and adolescents.
  • Identify the treatment approaches for the prevention of suicide in children and adolescents.

Citation: Surgeon General. Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General. Chapter 3 Children and Mental Health. Bethesda (MD): US Department of Health and Human Services

 

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