Teaching Social Skills to Youth with Mental Health Disorders

Teaching Social Skills to Youth with Mental Health Disorders
Incorporating Social Skills into Treatment Planning for 109 Disorders
Elementary
Middle School
High School
8.5x11
Pages: 
192
ISBN: 
978-188932-229-2
Item Number:
8012
Price:$29.99
Teaching Social Skills to Youth with Mental Health Disorders: Incorporating Social Skills into Treatment Planning for 109 Disorders

Overview

For children and adolescents. This book was formerly titled Treating Youth with DSM-IV Disorders: The Role of Social Skill Instruction.

Research proves it—lessons in social skills benefit behaviorally troubled youth. This comprehensive manual connects specific social skills to 109 commonly diagnosed disorders ranging from attention deficit disorder to schizophrenia. The authors highlight and offer detailed diagnostic criteria for each disorder. They suggest specific social skills that can be targeted to enhance treatment, reduce negative behavior, and build on a child's strengths. Addresses the culture and ethnicity in selecting skills for individual children. Includes examples of treatment plans from three different settings - a group home, a mental health facility, and a school.

Table of Contents
  1. Psychological Assessment and the DSM-IV-TR
  2. Individualizing Treatment Plans
  3. Social Skills and Mental Health Disorders
  4. Social Skill Carts for Specific Mental Health Disorders
  5. Treatment Planning with a Focus on Social Skill Instruction

Appendix— Basic Social Skills and Their Steps