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Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health: Addressing DSM-5 Disorders in Schools

James C. Raines


Schools have become the default mental health providers for children and adolescents, but they are often poorly equipped to meet the mental health needs of their students. The introduction tackles how to make students eligible for school-based services using the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Using the new DSM-5 as an organizing principle, this book then addresses the 12 most common mental disorders of childhood and adolescence, ages 3–18. While there are many books that address child and adolescent psychopathology, this book focuses on ho ... More

Keywords: DSM-5, mental disorders, multitiered systems of support (MTSS)

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Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190886578
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190886578.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James C. Raines, editor
Professor, California State University, Monterey Bay

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1 Introduction

James C. Raines

2 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Maria Scannapieco and Kirstin R. Painter

3 Autism Spectrum Disorders

Michelle S. Ballan and Jennifer C. Hyk

6 Bipolar Disorders

Chris Ahlman

7 Depressive Disorders

Jacqueline Corcoran

8 Anxiety Disorders

Nikolaus Schuetz and Amy N. Mendenhall

10 Trauma- and Stress-Related Disorders

Marleen Wong, Pamela Vona, and Stephen Hydon

11 Eating Disorders

Elizabeth C. Pomeroy and Alice Tate Smith

12 Elimination Disorders

James C. Raines

13 Disruptive Behavior Disorders

Shantel D. Crosby, Andy J. Frey, Gary Zornes, and Kristian Jones

14 Self-Harm Disorders

James C. Raines and Stephanie Ochocki

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