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Temperament - def

The style of behavior habitually used to cope with demands.

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Temperament - def

The style of behavior habitually used to cope with demands.

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Resiliency - what is it?

It's how you can handle things and cope - some kids can go through terrible things and are fine. others...not so much

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What are 5 things studies have shown that resilient children/adolescents have?

1. A temperament that can adapt to changes in the environment.
2. The ability to form nurturing relationships with other adults when a parent is not available.
3. The ability to distance himself or herself from the emotional chaos of the parent or family.
4. Social intelligence.
5. The ability to use problem-solving skills.

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Mental Status Exam for kids - the difference between this and one for adults is...

Developmental Stage

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What is a good development testing tool for kids?

Denver 2 Developmental Screening test for infants and children up to age 6!

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Is it good to play games with kids?

YUP - then you can see how they react. Were they able to handle not winning? etc.

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Intellectual Disability - What are the 4 levels?

Mild - some impairment. Up to 6th grade level.

Moderate - Second grade level - some communication skills and such.

Severe - can talk and carry out basic needs, but that's about it.

Profound - completely out of it.

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Autism - def

abnormal self-absorption, usually affecting children, characterized by lack of response to people and actions and limited ability to communicate.

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How will a kid with autism act?

They might avoid eye contact, play alone, seem "flat", have delayed speech, talks in a flat voice, repeats behaviors and motions, obsessive, and unusual eating habits

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What should we assess for in autism?

Assess for developmental spurts or lags, uneven development, etc. Be aware that children with behavioral and developmental problems are at risk for abuse, assess for co-occuring conditions, assess strengths.

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How are children with autism treated?

They might have a special school program, etc. There are no meds. We just have to treat them so they don't hurt themselves or have major temper tantrums.

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ADHD - what is it?

It's hyperactivity and inability to concentrate.

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What are the interventions for ADHD?

behavior modification and pharmacological agents for the inattention and hyperactivity. So drugs and CBT!

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What are the symptoms of tourette's?

obsessions, compulsions, hyperactivity, distractibility, etc. The tics are the biggest thing!

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What is Oppositional Defiant Disorder?

This is a persistent pattern of negativity, disobedience, defiance, and hostility towards authority figures. They present as stubborn kids. They feel they are responding to unreasonable demands.

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What do we do for kids with ODD?

We assess the quality of the parents/caregiver and then assess parents understanding of growth. Also, assess cognitive, psychosocial parts as well.

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What is conduct disorder?

This is a serious behavioral and emotional disorder characterized by a persistent pattern of behavior in children and adolescents in which the rights of others and societal rules are violated. So things like aggression, destructive behavior, deceitfulness, rule violations, etc. happen here.

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Which is worse - childhood onset conduct disorder or adolescent onset?

Childhood - it starts at age 2 and has worse effects.

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For ODD and CD - what do we do?

Protect them from harm, provide non-threatening feedback, etc.

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How do we correct ODD and CD?

We want to help the child correct fault beliefs about self and strengthening his or her ability to control impulses.

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What is separation anxiety disorder?

Extreme anxiety when they are separated from their familiar surrounding. They might refuse to go to sleep without the parent, bed-wet, etc.

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What do we do for separation anxiety disorder?

Understand family, how they think about growth, etc.

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Resiliency - what is it?

It's how you can handle things and cope - some kids can go through terrible things and are fine. others...not so much

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What are 5 things studies have shown that resilient children/adolescents have?

1. A temperament that can adapt to changes in the environment.
2. The ability to form nurturing relationships with other adults when a parent is not available.
3. The ability to distance himself or herself from the emotional chaos of the parent or family.
4. Social intelligence.
5. The ability to use problem-solving skills.

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Mental Status Exam for kids - the difference between this and one for adults is...

Developmental Stage

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What is a good development testing tool for kids?

Denver 2 Developmental Screening test for infants and children up to age 6!

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Is it good to play games with kids?

YUP - then you can see how they react. Were they able to handle not winning? etc.

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Intellectual Disability - What are the 4 levels?

Mild - some impairment. Up to 6th grade level.

Moderate - Second grade level - some communication skills and such.

Severe - can talk and carry out basic needs, but that's about it.

Profound - completely out of it.

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Autism - def

abnormal self-absorption, usually affecting children, characterized by lack of response to people and actions and limited ability to communicate.