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Mental Health Medications for Children: A Primer (The Guilford Practical Intervention in Schools Series)

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Mental Health Medications for Children: A Primer (The Guilford Practical Intervention in Schools Series)

Mental Health Medications for Children: A Primer (The Guilford Practical Intervention in Schools Series) By Ronald T. Brown, Laura Arnstein Carpenter, Emily Simerly
2005 | 130 Pages | ISBN: 1593852029 | PDF | 1 MB


This indispensable primer is designed specifically for school psychologists and other members of the school-based treatment team, as well as child clinical psychologists. Concise yet comprehensive, the book provides vital information on psychotropic medications that are frequently prescribed to manage children's behavior and enhance learning and academic performance. Effective guidelines are outlined for monitoring medication use, documenting beneficial effects as well as adverse side effects, and facilitating collaboration among health care providers, teachers, and parents. Reproducible appendices are packed with tools for managing these essential tasks, all in a large-size format with lay-flat binding and permission to photocopy.