ERIC Number: ED445306
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
Conduct and Behavior Problems: Intervention and Resources for School-Aged Youth. An Introductory Packet.
California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for Mental Health in Schools.
This introductory packet contains materials to help the school mental health worker deal with conduct and behavior problems among students. The range of such problems is described, using fact sheets and the classification scheme from the American Pediatric Association. Selections from a variety of sources discuss differences in the interventions needed with respect to variations in the degree of problem manifested. These differences include the exploration of environmental accommodations, behavioral strategies, and medication. The packet contains the following sections: (1) "Classifying Conduct and Behavior Problems: Keeping the Environment in Perspective as a Cause of Commonly Identified Psychological Problems"; (2) "The Broad Continuum of Conduct and Behavior Problems"; (3) "A Quick Overview of Some Basic Resources"; (4) "Interventions for Conduct and Behavior Problems"; (5) "A Few Resource Aids"; and (6) "Keeping Conduct and Behavior Problems in Broad Perspective." The list of resources contains agencies and Web sites focusing on these concerns. A list of the publications of the Center for Mental Health in Schools is attached. (SLD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Bureau of Maternal and Child Health and Resources Development.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for Mental Health in Schools.