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Adolescent day programs : their nature, impact and mechanisms of change

Kennair, Nicola. 2005, Adolescent day programs : their nature, impact and mechanisms of change, D.Psychology (Clinical) thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.


Title Adolescent day programs : their nature, impact and mechanisms of change
Alternative title Understanding and treating parent abuse perpetrated by children and adolescents
Author Kennair, Nicola.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name D.Psychology (Clinical)
Date submitted 2005
Keyword(s) Adolescent psychiatry
Teenagers - Mental health services
Child mental health services
Group psychotherapy for teenagers
Abused parents
Summary The thesis reports on three studies which investigated the following phenomena. Adolescent day programs (ADPs) are the preferred treatment option for a substantial number of Australian adolescents whp suffer from mental health disorders, but little empirical research has been conducted on what sonstitutes an ADP, whether such programs have efficacy, and if they do, what factors contribute to their efficacy. The professional portfolio reviews the existing literature on parent abuse before considering the relevance of this information for clinical practice by examining four cases of parent abuse that were treated in a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service.
Notes Degree conferred 2006.
Language eng
Description of original 2 v. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 618.9289152
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30026961

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