4049.0 Issues in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 8:30 AM
Leaders in the mental health care of children and adolescents will present their work, with overarching themes of increasing timely prevention, intervention and treatment.
Session Objectives: Learners will be able to examine the association between parental risk factors and parental ratings of child behaviors, recognize patterns in the identification and referral of at-risk youth, articulate the challenges to and facilitators of community-level suicide prevention, and discuss the difficulties in tracking referrals for youth at risk of suicide and service receipt in diverse settings.

8:30 AM
SESSION ABSTRACT: Training gatekeepers to prevent suicide: Utilization of skills and the identification of at-risk youth
Kathleen Jones, MPH, Elana Light, MS, Jennifer R. Wallach, MPH, Christine Walrath, PhD, Stacy F. Johnson, MSW and Richard McKeon, PhD, MPH
8:48 AM
Importance of context in understanding mental health outcomes among Mexican American adolescents
Rebecca M. B. White, MPH, Mark Roosa, PhD, Rajni L. Nair, MS, Katharine Zeiders, Nancy Gonzales, PhD, George Knight, PhD and Delia Saenz, PhD
9:24 AM
Early Identification, Referral and Follow-up (EIRF) Analysis: Trained gatekeepers and the pathways to suicide prevention services
Jennifer R. Wallach, MPH, Elana Light, MS, Kathleen Jones, MPH and Christine Walrath, PhD
9:42 AM
Youth Problem Behaviors and Parent-Child Acculturation Gaps in Latino Immigrant Families
Flavio Francisco Marsiglia, PhD, Stephen S. Kulis, PhD, Blythe FitzHarris, MSW and David Becerra, MSW

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, School Health Education and Services

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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