Title Student Mental Health, Updated and Expanded
Subtitle A Guide For Teachers, School & District Leaders, School Psychologists & Nurses, Social Workers
Author William Dikel
ISBN 9780393714128
List price USD 34.95
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 384
Book size 153 x 235 mm
Publishing year 2020
Original publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, .
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From ADHD to schizophrenia and everything in between, what you need to know about how kids’ mental health impacts them in school.

Chances are that every classroom in America will have at least one student who has a mental health disorder, possibly even in the severe range. These students often have symptoms that interfere with their ability to learn. By understanding child and adolescent mental health issues, you will have additional tools to provide the most successful educational and home environments for school- aged kids.



Introduction to the Paperback Edition


Part I. Overview of Children and Adolescents’ Mental Health

Introduction: Why Schools Should Be Concerned with Students’ Mental Health

Chapter 1. A General Introduction to Mental Health


Part II. Types of Mental Health Disorders Affecting Children and Adolescents

Chapter 2. The Clinical-Behavioral Spectrum

Chapter 3. Mood Disorders

Chapter 4. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Chapter 5. Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Chapter 6. Substance Use Disorders

Chapter 7. Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder

Chapter 8. Autism Spectrum Disorder

Chapter 9. Psychotic Disorders

Chapter 10. Violent Behaviors across the Spectrum of Mental Health Disorders


Part III. The Diagnosis and Treatment of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders

Chapter 11. The Professionals Who Diagnose and Treat Mental Health Disorders

Chapter 12. Comprehensive Mental Health Evaluations

Chapter 13. Overview of Psychotherapy for Children and Adolescents

Chapter 14. Rational Use of Psychiatric Medications


Part IV. School District and School Policies and Procedures

Chapter 15. The Roles of School Districts, Schools, and Staff

Chapter 16. The Roles of District and School Professionals

Chapter 17. The Relationship Between the School and Mental Health Professionals


Part V. School Practices to Promote Learning

Chapter 18. Overview of the Ways Schools Are Meeting the Challenges of Students’ Mental Health

Chapter 19. General Education, Special Education, and 504 Plan Students

Chapter 20. Effective Teaching Strategies for Students with Emotional or Behavioral Problems

Chapter 21. Evidence-Based Educational Interventions for Students with Emotional or Behavioral Problems

Chapter 22. Conclusions and Recommendations


Appendix 1. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)

Appendix 2. Mental Health–Related Services on Individual Education Plans

Appendix 3. Special Education Evaluations of Students Who Abuse Drugs and Alcohol



About the Author:

William Dikel, MD, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who consults with educators nationwide, in settings varying from general education classrooms to self-contained special education programs for severely emotionally disturbed students. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Target Audience:

This book is as suitable for psychotherapist, educators, school and district leaders, school psychologist, school nurse, social workers and counselors who are dealing with child and adolescent mental health issues.


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