Friday's Progress Notes
Mental Health Information
July 2014 - Vol: 8 Issue 6
Published by athealth.com
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1. AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN
Adolescent Health Screening and Counseling
Serious health problems, risky behavior, and poor health habits persist among adolescents despite access to medical care.
Understanding Technology Use Throughout Development: What Erik Erikson Would Say About Toddler Tweets and Facebook Friends
For each developmental stage, the authors offer a vignette, a description of media use, a developmental interpretation of technology use, and guidance for clinicians.
3. COUNSELING TODAY
Geek Therapy: Connecting with Clients through Comics, Video Games and Other ‘Geeky’ Pursuits
Geek therapy is just one more way to connect with clients and further the therapeutic relationship.
4. VISTAS 2013
Minors’ Rights to Confidentiality, When Parents Want to Know: An Ethical Scenario
This paper explores the ethical scenario related to confidentiality rights of a minor when his/her parents seek information from the counseling session.
5. THE SOCIAL WORK PODCAST
Coming Out, Coming Home: Interview with Michael C. LaSala, PhD
In this interview, Dr. LaSala talks about how social workers can help families adjust to a gay or lesbian child.
6. PRINCIPAL LEADERSHIP
Is Your School Prepared for a Sexting Crisis?
An adolescent who participates in sexting can face serious legal consequences
7. AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
Report of the Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls
This report explores the cognitive and emotional consequences and the impact on development of a healthy sexual self-image.
8. CURRENT PSYCHIATRY ONLINE
Adapting Dialectical Behavior Therapy to Help Suicidal Adolescents
Research supports the effectiveness of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) for suicidal adolescents. (Complimentary registration required.)