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Mar, 2017
Article
Authors:

Doupnik SK, Henry MK, Bae H, Litman J, Turner S, Scharko AM, Feudtner C

BACKGROUND: Children and adolescents necessitating hospitalization for physical health conditions are at high risk for mental health conditions; however, the prevalence of mental health conditions and symptoms among hospitalized children and adolescents is uncertain. The objective of thi...

Jan, 2017
Authors:

Matone M, Minkovitz C, Quarshie W, Rubin M

Half of female youth nationally with current or former experience in the child welfare system—the system responsible for responding to abuse and neglect of children and providing services to support vulnerable children and families—have a pregnancy by age 19 and nearly half have multiple...

Dec, 2016
Article
Authors:

Raval GR, Doupnik SK

ABSTRACT: “Daniel,” a previously healthy teenager, complained of chest pain at his annual well child visit. His doctor, a second-year pediatric resident, quickly and confidently evaluated Daniel for cardiac or pulmonary causes of chest pain. She recognized that his pain was associated wi...

Dec, 2016
Article
Authors:

Doupnik SK, Walter JK

ABSTRACT: Over the past 2 decades, hospitals have been increasingly called on to provide stabilization and treatment of pediatric patients with mental health symptoms. At least 1 in 10 hospitalized children >3 years has both a medical and a psychiatric condition, and the population of...

Dec, 2016
Article
Authors:

Wood JN, Griffis HM, Taylor CM, Strane D, Harb GC, Mie L, Mi L, Song L, Lynch KG, Rubin DM

ABSTRACT: In cases of maltreatment involving children of U.S. Army service members, the U.S. Army Family Advocacy Program (FAP) is responsible for providing services to families and ensuring child safety. The percentage of cases of maltreatment that are known to FAP, however, is uncertai...

Nov, 2016
Article
Authors:

Doupnik SK, Lawlor J, Zima BT, Coker TR, Bardach NS, Hall M, Berry JG

OBJECTIVE: Mental health conditions are prevalent among children hospitalized for medical conditions and surgical procedures, but little is known about their influence on hospital resource use. The objectives of this study were to examine how hospitalization characteristics vary by prese...

Oct, 2016
Article
Authors:

Hwang S, Mollen CJ, Kellom KS, Dougherty SL, Noonan KG

ABSTRACT: This qualitative study articulates the challenges, best practices, and facilitators to information sharing when addressing the behavioral health needs of children in out-of-home care. Thirteen interviews and nine focus groups were conducted to illuminate the perspectives of fos...

Jun, 2016
Article
Authors:

Power TJ, Michel J, Mayne S, Miller J, Blum NJ, Gundmeier RW, Guevara JP, Fiks AG

ABSTRACT: Perhaps the two principal venues for the delivery of mental health services are schools and primary care practices. Unfortunately, these systems of care are poorly connected, which may result in care that is fragmented and suboptimal. This article describes the development and ...

Jun, 2016
Article
Authors:

Schilling S, French B, Berkowitz SJ, Dougherty SL, Scribano PV, Wood JN

 

OBJECTIVE: Child Adult Relationship Enhancement in Primary Care (PriCARE) is a 6-session group parent training designed to teach positive parenting skills. Our objective was to measure PriCARE’s impact on child behavior and parenting attitudes. METHODS: Parents of children 2 to 6 years ...

Jun, 2016
Authors:

Gerdes M, Repcheck L, Eder J

In Philadelphia, a 2004 survey conducted by Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) showed 48% of early childhood programs reported having suspended or expelled at least one child over the course of a year due primarily to behavioral concerns, such as poor emotional regulation and ...

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