William Dikel, MD, a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist, who serves as a consultant to school districts nationwide, provides a comprehensive, teacher-focused guide to student mental health. From anxiety and depression to ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, behavior disorders, substance use disorders, and psychoses, this practical book provides essential information on how mental health disorders are diagnosed and treated, how they tend to manifest at school, and how they affect studentsâ€™ emotions, behaviors, and ability to learn. It explains why traditional behavioral interventions are often unsuccessful, and describes effective classroom interventions that teachers can use to provide optimal educational experiences.
Category:Education/Classroom Subcategory:Kindergarten - Gr. 7 Series:Special Needs/Disabilities Author:Dikel, William