Clinical Case Study: Clinical Case Management in Childhood-Onset Depression

About the Course:

Whether unfamiliar or familiar with some of the concepts involved in this material, you can benefit from information in this course. This section of Blueprint for Change… is designed to demonstrate, through a clinical case study, how advances in research impact directly on the clinical treatment of a child. In this case, the subject is a young girl suffering the onset of depressive symptoms.


NIMH Staff

About the Author:

A NIMH Consortium Presentation, taken from Blueprint for Change…, NIMH Publication #01-4985. This material is found in Appendix B, page 121 of the Blueprint and pdf page 124.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who provide services to or seek knowledge about how advances in research directly impact clinical treatment of children through the use of a clinical case study.

Course Objectives:

  1. to learn about the current state of research on childhood depression

  2. to become more aware of the role research plays in clinical treatment of depression in children and adolescents

  3. to examine, through case presentation, where strengths and needs for improvements lie in research on childhood depression

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