Open Access Thesis
Depression in children--Treatment; Depression in adolescence--Treatment; School mental health services;
Depression in children and adolescents is a significant issue for schools. Research has indicated that most students who see mental health professionals do so within the school setting, indicating a need for effective school-based programs to address mental health issues in the schools. The symptoms of depression and short and long term effects are reviewed. The need for, and necessary components of, a comprehensive mental health system in the school setting is discussed.
Date of Award
Specialist in Education
Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations
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2014 - Emily Dawn Hoerman
Hoerman, Emily Dawn, "Depression in children and adolescents: The role of school professionals" (2014). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 49.