Promoting Mental Health in Children and Adolescents : Primary Care Practice and Advocacy

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      This ground-breaking resource focuses on primary and secondary prevention, guiding pediatric care clinicians in incorporating mental health screening and surveillance into well child visits and provides evidence-based interventions to care for children and adolescents with mental health issues. Gain in-depth guidance on the care of special populations of children who may be at increased risk for mental health problems: those exposed to adverse childhood experiences; children in military families; lesbian, gay and bisexual youth; children with gender expression and identity issues; children affected by racism; adolescents who are pregnant or parenting, and much more.TOPICS INCLUDEPromoting healthy child developmentChildren exposed to adverse childhood experiencesCaring for families new to the United StatesViolence preventionHealthy sleep, weight, use of media, and active livingChildren in foster or kinship care or involved with child welfareChildren of divorceAdopted childrenChildren with chronic medical conditionsAnd more…
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