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|Adaptability and Mood--How to Help Children with Change
|Some children have difficulty when it comes to adjusting to attempts to change or influence what they are doing. Change is often hard for many of us when we are doing something we really enjoy! When you also factor in a child’s natural mood, you can find yourself in a struggle with a young child. In this podcast, Cindy and Priscilla will talk about ideas to help children who may struggle with adapting to changes in their world.
|Addressing Early Childhood Emotional and Behavioral Problems
|According to recent reports, more than 10% of young children have clinically significant mental health problems, but most receive no interventions for their disorder. Although often not recognized, young children experience mental health problems at rates similar to older children. Improved access to care, more research identifying alternative models, adequate payment for providers, and improved education on evidence-based interventions are among the recommendations in the November 2016 American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement and technical report Addressing Early Childhood Emotional and Behavioral Problems.
|ADHD and Exercise
|Studies show that even half an hour a day can help kids function better and feel better. Learn more in this article written by Rae Jacobson from Child Mind Institute.
|ADHD data and trends information
|2001 Data on ADHD from the Child Trends Data Bank
|ADHD in Young Children: Use Recommended Treatment First
|Both the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry recommend behavior therapy over medication as first-line treatment for young children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently analyzed healthcare claims data for young children insured by Medicaid between 2008 and 2011 and young children insured through employer-sponsored insurance between 2008 and 2014, finding that approximately 75% of young children with ADHD received medicine as treatment. Only about 50% of young children with ADHD in Medicaid and 40% with employer-sponsored insurance received psychological services, which may have included behavior therapy.
|American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
|The AACAP website is a public service to aid in the understanding and treatment of the developmental, behavioral, and mental disorders of children. The mission of AACAP is to promote the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through advocacy, education, and research, and to meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists throughout their careers.
|An Inside Look at Trauma-Informed Practices
|A Nashville elementary school takes a comprehensive approach to trauma-informed practices, creating a space where students feel known and supported.
|Angry Kids: Dealing With Explosive Behavior
|Angry Kids: Dealing with Explosive Behavior
|When a child—even a small child—melts down and becomes aggressive, he can pose a serious risk to himself and others, including parents and siblings.
|Ansiedad en niños (Anxiety in Children)
|La ansiedad y la ansiedad son emociones comunes que todo el mundo siente en un momento u otro. Esta hoja de consejos explora los desencadenantes comunes de la ansiedad, cuándo preocuparse y cuándo buscar ayuda. Anxiousness and anxiety are common emotions that everyone feels at one time or another. This tip sheet explores common triggers of anxiety, when to be concerned and when to seek help.