3059.0 Mental health of children and youth

Monday, October 31, 2011: 8:30 AM
The session presents a variety of topics on the mental health of children and youth. It suggests strategies for screening youth at risk for mental health problems, some precursors of those problems, and how these youth may be assessed in the court system.
Session Objectives: List approaches child-serving programs can take to identify youth at high risk for mental health problems. Understand the relationships between physical, sexual, and psychological abuse in childhood and post-traumatic stress disorder in youth. To identify the mental health and substance use tests, screens, and & assessments used by courts for youth charged with DWI.

8:30 AM
8:50 AM
Childhood gender nonconformity and youth sexual orientation associated with childhood abuse and post-traumatic stress disorder in US youth
Andrea Roberts, PhD, Margaret Rosario, PhD, Heather L. Corliss, MPH, PhD, Karestan Koenen, PhD and S. Bryn Austin, ScD
9:10 AM
How Youth Charged with DWI Offenses are Processed in US Courts
Lisa Callahan, Directed the MacArthur Mental Health Court Studies, Henry Steadman and Karli Keator

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Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: School Health Education and Services

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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