There are many harmful and negative effects that can occur in the lives of children and adolescents who are depressed. It can degrade school performance and lead to social and family troubles. It can also have detrimental effects on a young person's physical health. This book is a useful, practical resource that includes a variety of strategies (including reproducible worksheets) designed to be used with elementary, middle & high school youth. An "At-A-Glance" chart is included to help you quickly locate strategies suitable for particular age groups. Topics include: Relaxation, Nutrition, Spirituality, Exercise, and Cognitive and Behavioral Strategies. Other sections include information for parents, youth, teachers, & counselors. This guide will help any professional effectively identify and help young people in school, family, or private practice setting.
Authors: Donna Strom, Ed.S., Kaye Randall, LISW-CP, & Susan Bowman, Ed.S., LPC