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El-Mallakh, Rif S. – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2021
Art therapy is a recognized primary or adjunctive treatment modality that traces its modern roots to the mid-twentieth century. However, art therapy has its origins, at least, in the 1840s. William A. F. Browne, the first medical superintendent of Crichton Royal Institution in Dumfries, Scotland, in 1839, was a reformer. He was part of a larger…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, History, Rehabilitation, Foreign Countries
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Arday, Jason – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2022
Black and minority ethnic (BME) communities continue to experience differential outcomes within the United Kingdom (UK) mental health system, despite increased attention on the area. The trauma of racism for BME academic and professional staff within higher education remains problematic against a backdrop of cultural and organisational…
Descriptors: Mental Health, African American Teachers, Minority Group Teachers, College Faculty
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Höfer, Juliana; Hoffmann, Falk; Dörks, Michael; Kamp-Becker, Inge; Küpper, Charlotte; Poustka, Luise; Roepke, Stefan; Roessner, Veit; Stroth, Sanna; Wolff, Nicole; Bachmann, Christian J. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2022
Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are associated with high services use, but European data on costs are scarce. Utilisation and annual costs of 385 individuals with ASD (aged 4-67 years; 18.2% females; 37.4% IQ < 85) from German outpatient clinics were assessed. Average annual costs per person were 3287 EUR, with psychiatric inpatient care…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Services, Health Care Costs, Autism
Kappler, Lisajane – ProQuest LLC, 2019
When secondary school students display continued negative behaviors, school administrators often decide to assign out-of-school suspension or transfer the students to alternative placements, citing the school's inability to educate these students in the district's home setting. Out-of-district placements are not an option for all districts,…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Psychiatric Services, Day Programs, Secondary School Students
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Lewis, Sunali B.; Florio, Tony; Srasuebkul, Preeyaporn; Trollor, Julian N. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Background: Can disability support services (DS) facilitate access to mental health services (MHS) for people with intellectual disability? This study utilized 10 years of data from 6,260 persons in NSW who had received DS and specific MHS to quantify the relationship between DS utilization and MHS utilization in adults with intellectual…
Descriptors: Health Services, Mental Health Programs, Adults, Intellectual Disability
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Donnelly, Lauren J.; Cervantes, Paige E.; Okparaeke, Eugene; Stein, Cheryl R.; Filton, Beryl; Kuriakose, Sarah; Havens, Jennifer; Horwitz, Sarah M. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2021
While youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are psychiatrically hospitalized at high rates, general psychiatric settings are not designed to meet their unique needs. Previous evaluations of an ASD-Care Pathway (ASD-CP) on a general psychiatric unit revealed sustained reductions in crisis interventions (intramuscular medication use,…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Program Implementation, Fidelity
Mitchell, Brittany Guthrie – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Aim: This project was completed due to a lack of research and low likelihood of attendance to Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) 12-step groups by college students suffering from Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). This program evaluation was completed to provide university students and campus wellness staff the opportunity to evaluate a newly created…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, College Students, Program Effectiveness, Attendance
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Cervantes, Paige; Kuriakose, Sarah; Donnelly, Lauren; Filton, Beryl; Marr, Mollie; Okparaeke, Eugene; Voorheis, Katherine; Havens, Jennifer; Horwitz, Sarah – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are frequently hospitalized within general psychiatric settings, which are not usually designed to meet their needs. An initial evaluation of a care pathway developed for youth with ASD receiving services in a general psychiatric inpatient unit (ASD-CP) showed promise in improving outcomes while using…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Children, Adolescents, Autism
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Wu, Kelly L.; Reinemann, Jaclyn M.; Lapid, Maria I. – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2020
Background: Addressing goals of care involves an added layer of complexity in never-competent patients. The concept of best interests is used to guide decision-making for these patients; however, this can be difficult for many reasons. To help providers recognise and minimise these challenges, we recommend steps that can be taken to support…
Descriptors: Patients, Competence, Decision Making, Males
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Downs, Nancy; Alderman, Tracy; Bhakta, Savita; Greenwood, Tiffany A. – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: To evaluate the demographics and clinical utilization patterns among college students during the initial 12 months of a novel, multi-disciplinary, collaborative, college mental health program (CMHP). Participants: Undergraduate and graduate students receiving treatment at the CMHP from Jan-Dec 2015. Methods: De-identified data was…
Descriptors: College Programs, Mental Health Programs, Program Implementation, College Students
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Gormez, Aynur; Kurtulmus, Ayse; Ince, Zeynep; Torun, Perihan; Uysal, Omer; Citak, Serhat – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Background: The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of and the factors associated with psychiatric symptoms (PS) and challenging behaviour (CB) in adults with intellectual disabilities, and the utilization of psychiatric services in Turkey. Method: Psychiatric Assessment Schedule for Adults with Developmental Disorders…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Behavior Problems, Psychiatric Services
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Malenczak, Derek; Nascimento, Melanie – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2020
Background: Rehabilitation Counseling programs often require that the curriculum include education about basic community resource and entitlement programs for people with disabilities. The fact-based nature of this content can make it challenging for students to engage with in a meaningful way, especially in the online learning environment.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Psychiatric Services, Rehabilitation Counseling, Online Courses
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Kuriakose, Sarah; Filton, Beryl; Marr, Mollie; Okparaeke, Eugene; Cervantes, Paige; Siegel, Matthew; Horwitz, Sarah; Havens, Jennifer – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
Youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are psychiatrically hospitalized at high rates. Though specialized psychiatric units are effective, few specialized units exist. The ASD Care Pathway (ASD-CP) was developed as a scalable approach to improving care in general psychiatric units through staff training and a package of autism-specific…
Descriptors: Children, Adolescents, Youth, Psychiatric Hospitals
Hofer, Lindsey – National Association of State Boards of Education, 2017
Positive school climate has been linked to higher test scores, graduation rates, and fewer disciplinary referrals. Yet state policy discussions on student supports often fail to address a key lever for improving school climate: robust school-based mental health services. This National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) policy update…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mental Health Programs, Psychiatric Services, Educational Policy
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Nagy, Ede; Wehmeyer, Meike; Gaese, Franziska; Nicolai, Elisabeth; Schweitzer-Rothers, Jochen – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Introduction: This article describes the development of an Aggression and Restriction Observation Checklist (AROC) for use in residential and in-patient services for adults with intellectual disabilities (ID). The AROC was developed in collaboration between researchers and frontline staff. It assesses self-, person-, and object-directed aggressive…
Descriptors: Adults, Intellectual Disability, Check Lists, Aggression
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