CEHL:

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Psychosocial Pediatrics

What we know, and need to know, to better address emotional health

20 Psychosocial Pediatrics Interview Questions That Work

Can You, Too, Practice Psychosocial Pediatrics?

Don't You Need Special Training for Psychosocial Pediatrics?

Shifting from Traditional to Psychosocial Pediatrics

Preventive Family Care in Pediatric Practice

Preventive approaches for everyday practice

A Death in the Family: Helping Parents Help Their Children

Addressing the Emotional Problems of Children and Their Families: The Role of Reimbursement

Developmental Tasks for Successful Parents

Making Time Work for You

Preventing Child Sexual Abuse: New Language for Parents and Children

The Prenatal Visit

The Psychosocial Assets of the Pediatrician

Working with Grandparents

Pediatric Psychosocial Assessment and Consultation

Strategies for preventing childhood psychosocial and mental health problems

A Psychosocial Assessment of the Terrible Twos

Alcoholism and Family Secrets: Implications for Clinical Practice

Is There A Problem: Deciding When to Assess the Emotional Health of the Child?

Reflections on Family-Child-Pediatrician Relationships and the Development of Childhood Obesity

Strategies for Intervention

Taking A History

Childhood and Adolescent Depression

A Case Study - The Farley Family

A Family Copes With a Very Depressed Adolescent

Faith's Story: What it is like to be a teen with Depression

Recommended Readings for You and Your Patients

Teens, Kids, and Depression

Childhood and Adolescent Depression

A Case Study - The Farley Family

A Family Copes With a Very Depressed Adolescent

Faith's Story: What it is like to be a teen with Depression

Recommended Readings for You and Your Patients

Teens, Kids, and Depression

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders in Children

By The Numbers: A Statistical Overview of OCD

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders in Children: An Introduction

OCD is a Treatable Disorder

Overcoming The Diagnosis Of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Parent's Story

Provider Guide: Six Questions to Evaluate for the Presence of OCD

Resources for Psychosocial Pediatrics

Collaborative resources to expand the walls of a family-centered physician practice.

Model Programs for Parents of Very Young Children: The JF&CS Center for Early Relationship Support

Peer Review: As Others See Us

A Letter from Leslie Barker

Mary Kay Stranik

Peer Review Introduction

Bipolar Disorders in Children

Diagnosis of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

Q & A with Mary Ann McDonnell and Dr. Howard King

The Meaning of Bipolar

Guest Articles

Written for parents by leading experts in psychosocial pediatrics and related fields.

ADHD: A Pediatrician's Perspective

An Eyewitness to Postpartum Depression

An Introduction to Pediatric Psychopharmacology

Diagnosis at the Bedside of Modern Medicine

Preventing Child Sexual Abuse: New Language for Parents and Children

Raising a Child Who Wants to Stay Alive

Some Selected Pages From A Very Touching Book by Jan Hindman, illustrated by Tom Novak

Suicide and the Self-Destructive Child

The Doctor-Patient Relationship: Responding to the Pressure for Fast Answers

The Illusion of Certainty: Do Advances in Psychopharmacology Suggest That Students' Inner Lives Are Irrelevant?

Understanding Alcohol Abuse in Adolescents

War on Terrorism Hits Home for Generation X

When a Parent Has Cancer: Supporting Children and Families

Letters from Physicians

Correspondence from physicians across the country to CEHL.

Dan Doyle, West Virginia

Parent to Parent

Written for parents by parents.

A Family's Experience with Psychosocial Pediatrics

A Pediatrician to Keep

Finding the Right Path to Parenting

Saying Goodbye to Our Pediatrician

Articles

New! How Much Time?

New! Newton-Wellesley’s Secret Weapon Against Family Obesity

New! On Becoming a Course Leader

New! The Many Faces of Abuse

New! The Silo Effect

War’s Most Vulnerable Victims

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders in Children

By The Numbers: A Statistical Overview of OCD

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders in Children: An Introduction

OCD is a Treatable Disorder

Overcoming The Diagnosis Of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Parent's Story

Provider Guide: Six Questions to Evaluate for the Presence of OCD

 

Routine Screening for Domestic Violence in Pediatric Practice


Download Dr. King's Routine Screening for Domestic Violence in Pediatric Practice (3.2 MB pdf file)

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Letter to the Reader
Introduction
A Survivor's Story

1. Domestic Violence Is a Major Public Health Problem
2. Is There Agreement as to What Is Meant by “Domestic Violence”?
3. The Impact on the Mother of Screening for Domestic Violence
4. The Impact on the Pediatrician of Screening for Domestic Violence
5. Who Is a Batterer?
6. Who Is the Patient for the Pediatrician?
7. The Impact of Domestic Violence on the Developing Child
8. Helping Children Cope
9. Child Abuse —A Generational Issue
10. The Frequency of Non-Acknowledgement in the Medical Interview
11. Barriers to Problem Recognition and Intervention in the Primary Care Setting
12. Is There a National Mandate to Conduct Screening for Domestic Violence?
13. Preparing the Office
14. How to Conduct Screening
15. Empower, Refer, and Follow Up
16. The Importance of Documentation
17. Overcoming Barriers Through Education
18. Becoming Acquainted with Community Resources
19. Coding Issues
20. Teen Dating Violence
21. Two Perspectives on Surviving Abuse
22. Constraints of the Medical Model
23. Conclusion

Appendix I:
Domestic Violence Screening Response

Appendix II:
“Do Victims Cost Health Plans More?”Appendix III:Information and Intervention Resources: A Sample Resource List That Can Be Adapted to Local Areas

Pediatrician Quick Reference Guide

References

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I would like to thank the following for their generous support, without whom this web site and training program would not exist: The Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation, The Alden Trust, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, Project INTERFACE (Newton Public Schools and the U.S. Department of Education), the Locke Educational Fund at Newton- Wellesley Hospital, Aetna Health Plan, the Kenneth B. Schwartz Center,  and the families of my medical practice. 

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- Dr. Howard King, M.D.