ISBN13 : 9780864316967
Author(s) : Edited by Martin Herbert
Publisher : ACER Press, 2004
SKU : 0864316968
The Parent, Adolescent and Child Training Skills (PACTS) is a series of highly practical guides designed for use by all practitioners who work with children and their families - community health workers, psychologists, doctors, social workers, teachers, parent educators, therapists, maternal and child health nurses and school counsellors.
The aim of this guide is to provide the practitioner with a description of depression, explanation of factors that can contribute to mood disorders and guidance on their assessment and treatment in adolescents.
In addition, it aims to provide a framework for the assessment and management of adolescents who have threatened or attempted suicide.
PACTS # 15: Depression and Attempted Suicide in Adolescence focuses on: