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Recognizing Early-onset Mental Health Disorders in Children and Adolescent.

Provides a basic understanding of warning signs of early-onset mental illness in children and adolescents as well as ideas and strategies that help teachers work with students.

Project Description

Provides a basic understanding of warning signs of early-onset mental illness in children and adolescents as well as ideas and strategies that help teachers work with students.

As educators and parents we are often, by default, among the first people to notice that a child may be experiencing problems. Completion of this course results in a basic understanding of warning signs of early-onset mental illness in children and adolescents which is useful to professional teaching and learning as it strengthens teacher-parent communications. Topics covered in this course:

  • What is mental illness
  • Parent stages
  • Communications
  • What teachers can do
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Schizophrenia

This course provides an understanding of key warning signs for early-onset mental illness in children and adolescents.

Project Details

  • Date July 27, 2016
  • Tags Special Needs & Mental Health

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