Psyc 500 March 25

Psyc 500 March 25 - Treatment and Prevention of LDs Direct...

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Treatment and Prevention of LDs Direct intervention Behavioral strategies slowing down, breaking learning up, making it highly structured, and reinforcement and practice opportunities Cognitive behavior approaches Computer assisted learning techniques can help kids Abuse and neglect Child Maltreatment 4 types: Physical abuse Neglect Emotional abuse Sexual abuse -Non accidental trauma -Victimization is abuse or mistreatment of someone whose ability to protect him/herself is limited. -Maltreatment occurs within ongoing relationships, that are supposed to be supportive, protective, and nurturing -The victim wants to stop the violence but wants to belong to a family -Affection and attention may coexist with violence and abuse -The intensity of violence tends to increase over time (although not always) Healthy Parenting Knowledge of child development and expectations Adequate coping skills Healthy parent-child attachment and communication Home management skills, shared parental responsibilities, and provision of social services Child care can be described as a continuum ranging from healthy to abusive and neglectful Boundaries of what is appropriate and inappropriate is not always clear or well-established DSM-IV maltreatment could be noted on Axis I (focus of clinical attention) or Axis IV (psycosocial stressor
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