Resources


Conference Materials

2013 • Rx Generation

A Simple Overview of the Nurturing Parenting Programs Research, Philosophy and Constructs

This session focused on the philosophy of the Nurturing Parenting Programs. The five basic Nurturing Parenting Program Constructs were explored through interactive demonstrations. Participants had...

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2013 • Rx Generation

Children and Psychotropic Drugs: How Good is the Evidence?

Research on psychotropic medications is essential for prescribers to use drugs properly and safely — and for regulatory authorities to approve these drugs for public...

Conference Materials

2013 • Rx Generation

Children and Psychotropic Drugs: How Good is the Evidence?

Research on psychotropic medications is essential for prescribers to use drugs properly and safely — and for regulatory authorities to approve these drugs for public...

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2013 • Rx Generation

Everything Your Kid Does Makes Perfect Sense

This session described basic concepts from Dialetical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) as they apply to the task of raising children.

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2013 • Rx Generation

Interventions for Children Exposed to Trauma

It has become widely accepted in the mental health field that many of the most common emotional and behavioral challenges facing children and adolescents can...

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2013 • Rx Generation

Move to Success — Brain Gym® in Action

This practical and fun workshop explained how Brain Gym® works. Beth Stoddard explained the three dimensions of intelligence that relate to three areas of the...

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2013 • Rx Generation

Psychosocial Options First: The Heart and Soul of Change

This workshop highlighted the heart and soul of the therapeutic relationship and how to measure this alliance and the outcome of therapy with the Partners...

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2013 • Rx Generation

State Adolescent Treatment Enhancement Dissemination (SAT-ED)

Adolescent substance abuse has long been seen as difficult to diagnose and very challenging to treat. The SAT-ED project brings to two Maine agencies an...

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2013 • Rx Generation

The Evidence Is In: Why We Need to Develop Alternatives to Psychiatric Medications for Children

The medicating of children in our society with psychiatric drugs began with the prescribing of stimulants to children diagnosed with attention deficit disorder in the...

Conference Materials

2013 • Rx Generation

The Evidence Is In: Why We Need to Develop Alternatives to Psychiatric Medications for Children

The medicating of children in our society with psychiatric drugs began with the prescribing of stimulants to children diagnosed with attention deficit disorder in the...

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2013 • Rx Generation

The Jury Has Deliberated and the Verdict Is In: No First Use of Psychotropics for Children and Adolescents

This presentation summarized the first day of the conference, discussed implications, and facilitated questions from the participants to the speakers. An examination of clinical trial...

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2013 • Rx Generation

The Rx Generation Brochure: Alternatives to the Use of Psychiatric Medications with Children

Psychotropic drug prescriptions for children and adolescents have skyrocketed in recent years in spite of the fact that there is an absence of valid research...

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2013 • Rx Generation

Translating the Research on Psychotropic Medications with Children to Clinical Practice

In this follow-up session to Thursday’s plenary, Dr. Balt provided examples from the literature to explore research protocols and the problems inherent in expanding these...

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2013 • Rx Generation

Young, Poor, and Drugged: How Antipsychotics Are Hurting America’s Disadvantaged Youth

New research shows that antipsychotic use by low-income and very low-income children in the United States skyrocketed in just under a decade. This has occurred...