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Social Work with Children and Family

Children and Adolescents 1: Counseling Children and Adolescents

Please provide a 5-page paper by answering the following questions. One page per question.

  1. According to the Surgeon General’s Report, approximately 20% of children and adolescents are estimated to have a mental disorder of some type. Please name at least two mental illness in childhood as well as potential treatment options.
  2. Factors that impacts mental illness in youth are as follows: please discuss briefly how the factors below result in children developing mental health issues
    1. Vulnerability
    2. Temperament
    3. Family Dysfunction
    4. Poverty
    5. Caregiver Separation
    6. Abuse
  3. Discuss the preoperational stage in Piaget’s Theory: Discuss the challenges and opportunities children have during this stage.
  4. Erik Erickson’s stages of development centers around a series of psychological crisis. Please list these stages and briefly discuss each stage has on childhood development.
  5. Adolescence is referred to as the time of storm and stress because this stage of life is often emotionally turbulent for many individuals.

Expert Answer

ANS 1. There are a variety of mental illnesses that can occur in children and adolescents. The most prevalent of them are Learning disability (LD) and Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
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