Children and Mental Health – Depression and Suicide in Children and Adolescents
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 behavioral health professional, especially for those clinicians who work with children and adolescents. Behaviroal technicians and beginning substance abuse counselors can benefit from this course. This course is appropriate for beginning 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. For additional references, please Click Here
This Ce-Classes.com course is approved for CE credit by:
- Staff Training
- Employees Only: This course is approved for employee training. However, this course does not provide CE credit for licensed or certified professionals.
- California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Provider Number OS-12-147-0221 Expires 2-2021
This course is Non Interactive .