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Supporting Youth in Foster Care in Making Healthy Choices: A Guide for Caregivers and Caseworkers on Trauma, Treatment, and Psychotropic Medications
Intended to help caseworkers, foster parents, or other caring adults understand trauma and treatment and support youth in making decisions about their mental health and using Making Healthy Choices: A Guide on Psychotropic Medications for Youth in Foster Care.
Table of Contents
Table of contents
About this guide
Highlights of this guide
A message from youth to their caregivers and caseworkers
A few words about confidentiality
Using making healthy choices with youth
Understanding trauma and behavioral/mental health of youth
Understanding different treatments
Seeking help for youth
Monitoring treatment and supporting progress
Suggested Citation: Children’s Bureau et al. (2015). Supporting youth in foster care in making healthy choices: A Guide for caregivers and caseworkers on trauma, treatment, and psychotropic medications. Washington, DC: Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau.
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