This page contains all continuing education resources in the Mental Health topic.
Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Asperger Syndrome
A short article describing Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorder and Asperger Syndrome; early intervention research and locations for additional information.
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Florida's Quality Parenting Initiative Just In Time Training
A large index of online training videos with slides and quizzes for guardians ad litem, foster parents, caregivers and staff curated by Florida's Center for Child Welfare.
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Grief in the Classroom: 'Saying Nothing Says A Lot'
A brief article by Elissa Nadworny on making classrooms a healthy, safe space for grieving and addressing how educators should handle the death of a student's loved one.
Early ChildhoodMental HealthOlder YouthWebsite
Impact of Mental Illness on Family Functioning and Child Well-Being, The
A video presentation and slides discussing the impact of mental illness on children, risk and protective factors, how we keep kids safe and correlations between mental illness and the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study.
It's Not Always Depression
An article by Hilary Jacobs Hendel about how childhood traumas can manifest themselves later in life with the same symptoms as depression.
Judges' Page, The
A newsletter of articles on various child welfare topics published several times per year by the National CASA Association and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.
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Mental Health Practice Guidelines for Child Welfare
A document with best practices for mental health in child welfare and guidelines on mental health interventions, psychosocial interventions, psychopharmacological interventions, parent engagement and youth empowerment.
Mental Illness in Children
A short article describing common mental illnesses in children; causes and risk factors; signs and symptoms; diagnostic and treatment; and general prognoses.
An introductory article on mental retardation with real life stories, signs and symptoms, co-occurring and related disorders, causes, treatment, risk factors and common questions.
Mental, Physical and Dental Healthcare Resources in Leon, Wakulla and Gadsden
A directory of agencies and organizations providing healthcare services, programs and training in Gadsden, Leon and Wakulla Counties assembled by the Big Bend Transition Council.
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Neuropsychological Evaluations of Children and Adults in Child Welfare
A two-part, two hour training video presented by James E. Lewis, PhD, Clinical Neuropsychologist for Florida Children's Medical Services, Suncoast/Pinellas County Child Protection Team and hosted by Florida's Center for Child Welfare.
Serving and Protecting Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
A training video featuring Denise R. Barnes with the University of South Florida Center for Autism Related Disabilities and Shelton K. Gilyard Jr. with the Children's Board of Hillsborough County hosted by the Florida's Center for Child Welfare.
Teens in Foster Care Less Likely to Talk with Parents on the Dangers of Substance Use
A brief report on the results of a study showing that adolescents in foster care age twelve to seventeen were less likely than those living with biological or adoptive parents to talk with a parent or guardian about the dangers of drug and alcohol use.
Foster CareMental HealthSubstance AbuseArticle
Troubled Children: Diagnosing, Treating and Attending to Context
A special report with information learned from a series of workshops held with a diverse group of clinicians, researchers, scholars and advocates to better understand the controversies surrounding the diagnosis of mental disorders in children and recent i
What Is Infant Mental Health?
A brochure about infant mental health and why it is important developed by the Florida State University Center for Prevention and Early Intervention Policy.
Early ChildhoodMental HealthBooklet