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The Carlat Report: Suicide in Children and Adolescents January/February 2018

This month we look at how to manage suicidal episodes in children and adolescents. We have an interview with Cynthia Pfeffer, renown for her work in suicidality, talking about how to understand and assess suicidal ideation in children. There is piece by Dr Eve Dreyfus that helps us consider the role of lithium in the treatment of suicidal ideation too. We've also included resources that will help you in your work with families dealing with suicidal children. Continue reading

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Helping Kids with Problem Behaviors in School

All behavior is a code that a child uses to communicate, says Jessica Minahan, a board-certified behavior analyst and special educator, who co-authored The Behavior Code Companion. “Bad behavior” is often cloaked anxiety, and we can support education professionals by offering ideas that help anxious children. Continue reading

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