9 behavioral problems cont

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1 Graduate Training Course on Social Work II: Social Work for Children and Youth with Special Needs Class 9. 04.08.09: Behavioral problems (continued) I. Conduct disorder – defined Conduct disorder is defined as “a negative and persistent pattern of behavior in which the basic rights of others or … societal norms or rules are violated.” The diagnosis of Oppositional defiant disorder is similar, except the behavioral problems of the child or youth do not violate the rights of others or violate social rules. Conduct Disorder is considered a more serious problem. A. Criteria for Conduct Disorder: The presence of any three or more of the following in the past 12 months, with at least one criterion present in the past 6 months. The disturbance in behavior causes significant impairment in social, academic, or occupational functioning. Aggression to people and animals 1. Often bullies, threatens others 2. Often initiates physical fights 3. Has used a weapon that can cause serious physical harm to others 4. Has been physically cruel to people 5. Has been physically cruel to animals 6. Has stolen while confronting a victim 7. Has forced someone into sexual activity Destruction of property 8. Has deliberately engaged in fire setting with the intention of causing serious damage 9. Has deliberately destroyed others’ property (other than by fire) Deceitfulness or theft 10. Has broken into someone else’s house, building or car 11. Often lies to obtain goods or favors or to avoid responsibilities
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