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Title Promoting safe and effective transitions to college for youth with mental health conditions : a case-based guide to best practices / Adele Martel, Jennifer Derenne, Patricia K. Leebens, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2018
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Contents Intro; Preface; References; Acknowledgments; Disclaimer; Contents; List of Contributors; Part I: Background Chapters; 1: The Practice Gap in Health Care Transition: Focus on Young People Heading to College with a Mental Health Condition; What Is Health Care Transition?; Developmental Tasks of College-Bound Youth; College Student Demographics and Mental Health Issues; Mental Health Help-Seeking Trends in Transitional Age Youth; Developing Best Practices for Transitioning Patients to College; The Role of Mental Health Practitioners in Health Care Transition; References
2: Essential Domains in Transition Planning and the Roles of Various ConstituentsStarting the Transition Process: The CAP as Choreographer; What We Know About the Demands and Challenges of College Life for Youth with Mental Health Conditions: The Six Domains; Health Condition Knowledge and Skills; Self-Advocacy Knowledge and Skills; Independent Life Skills; Psychosocial Development; Academic Skills and Executive Function; Anticipatory Guidance (Safety Issues and Thinking Ahead to College); Who Does What When?; Summary; Chapter Appendix
3: The Range of Postsecondary Options and Thinking About the Differences Between High School and CollegeUndergraduate Postsecondary Education Options; Alternative Postsecondary Pathways (Table 3.3); Work; Gap Year; Military; Programs for Special Populations; Differences Between High School and College; Academic Expectations and Managing the Daily Schedule; Student Rights and Responsibilities; References; 4: Understanding Campus Mental Health Services and the Campus System of Care; Campus Responsibilities for Emotional Health; Health Insurance; Finding Mental Health Treatment on or Near Campus
Mental Health Treatment and Privacy Laws on CampusThe Campus Community "System of Care"; Mental Health Care on Campus; References; 5: Adaptation of Pediatric Health Care Transition Guidelines for Use with Youth Heading to College with Mental Illness: Building a Toolkit; Core Element #1 Transition Policy; Core Element #2 Transition Tracking and Monitoring; Core Element #3 Transition Readiness; Core Element #4 Transition Planning; Core Element #5 Transfer of Care; Core Element #6 Transfer Completion; Summary; Chapter Appendix; References; Part II: Clinical Cases Focusing on Diagnosis
Readiness Domains and Sample Tasks for Youth with Mental Health Needs Transitioning to CollegeSample Transition Preparation and Planning Tasks Assigned to Key Stakeholders when Youth Heading to College with a Mental Health Condition; Launching Our Patients to College; Post-secondary Education Options; Disability Laws After Grade Twelve; Mental Health Services on Campus; Safety on Campus; Federal Privacy Laws; Transition Planning; Sample Transition Checklist; Middle School; Early High School (Grades 9-10); Late High School and After Graduation; Managing the Transition; References
Summary This concise and practical book provides an overview of how to safely and effectively transition adolescents with mental health conditions into a college environment. Therapeutic strategies to assess and promote readiness for transition to college are discussed in case-based chapters, which include case history, analysis of transition, clinical pearls, literature review, and helpful resources for clinicians, patients, and families. Filling a significant gap in the literature, this resource delivers essential information for psychiatrists, psychologists, and other mental health professionals who work with children, adolescents, and their families before, during, and after the transition to college
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed June 1, 2018)
Subject College students -- Mental health -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Derenne, Jennifer, editor
Leebens, Patricia K., editor
Martel, Adele, editor
ISBN 3319688944 (electronic bk.)
9783319688947 (electronic bk.)