Depression in Children and Adolescents
Depression is a quiet crisis. More than one in ten adolescents and children suffer from depression. Educators and school personnel can learn to identify and recognize symptoms in the classroom and collaboratively support those suffering with Depression in Children and Adolescents.
This holistic approach to managing depression in schools could be the difference your students need to turn away from suicide. Enlist the entire school organization, from school psychologists to social workers to teachers to nurses to counselors, on this mission!
With this resource, you'll be equipped to make a positive change in how your school handles student depression. Inside, you'll discover:
- Action steps tailored to your school environment
- Directions for incorporating mental services into a Response to Intervention (RTI) framework
- Concrete descriptions of specific assessment tools and interventions
- Tips for improving school team and school-community collaboration
- How-to guidance linking prevention and intervention efforts
- Brief, easy-to-read theory and research
- Extensive recommended resources
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