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Posted on December 10, 2014 by Avidan Milevsky | 0 comments
This blog post was authored by: Dr. Avidan Milevsky As an adolescent researcher and clinician, I often receive calls from concerned parents seeking my advice about how to deal with their belligerent teen. The phone exchange usually follows a similar trajectory: after describing the egregious behaviors of their teen, the parent asks if I can meet their child and determine if their offspring is just being a teenager or if the problem is more serious. I usually respond by helping...
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Posted on August 18, 2014 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions–including a basic description, educational requirements, core competencies/key skills needed, and related web sites and professional organizations where you can find more information! BASIC DESCRIPTION A child adolescent psychiatric mental health clinical nurse specialist (CNS) is an advanced practice nurse who works with children and adolescents with psychiatric...
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Posted on July 17, 2014 by Judith Herrman | 0 comments
New research reveals that 20-50% of today’s teens have mental health issues or illness impacting their daily lives. Further study notes that of these, 60-90% are not receiving needed treatment! Unmet mental health needs have been associated with criminality and incarceration, perpetration and victimization of violence and abuse, family discord, poverty, and suicide. This is especially true during the adolescent years and needs to be addressed immediately. Recent shootings, suicides, gun...
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Posted on July 17, 2014 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
New research reveals that 20-50% of today’s teens have mental health issues or illness impacting their daily lives.  Further study notes that of these, 60-90% are not receiving needed treatment!  Unmet mental health needs have been associated with criminality and incarceration, perpetration and victimization of violence and abuse, family discord, poverty, and suicide.  This is especially true during the adolescent years and needs to be addressed immediately. Recent shootings, suicides,...
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Posted on July 10, 2014 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Whether we work with teens, encounter teens in our community, or live with teens in our home, we are frequently energized, enthused and challenged by teens and their thoughts and behaviors.  Rather than seeing teens as “another species,” nurses, other health professionals, and anyone interfacing with teens should remember that we were all teens once and that the teens today will be the adults of tomorrow.  As stated by Margaret Mead, “the solution of adult problems tomorrow depends in...
Posted in: Nursing