Parent Counseling, Psychoeducation, and Parent Support Groups: Introduction | Parent Counseling and Psychoeducation | Parent Support Groups | Research Directions | Conclusion | Summary Points | References
Mental illness in children affects the entire
family. Children are dependent on their parents to help recognize
and meet their needs, so education and support for both the child
and the caregivers about disorders and treatment are essential.
Various parent and family interventions have been developed for
families with a child with a serious emotional or behavioral disorder. Table
54–1 lists the distinguishing features of some of these