Mental Health Medications for Children: A Primer (The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series)

This indispensable primer is designed specifically for school psychologists and other members of the school-based treatment team, as well as child clinical psychologists. Concise yet comprehensive, the book provides vital information on psychotropic medications that are frequently prescribed to manage children's behavior and enhance learning and academic performance. Effective guidelines are outlined for monitoring medication use, documenting beneficial effects as well as adverse side effects, and facilitating collaboration among health care providers, teachers, and parents. Reproducible appendices are packed with tools for managing these essential tasks, all in a large-size format with lay-flat binding and permission to photocopy.This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series.

India-U.S. Relations (Congressional Research Service)

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India-U.S. Relations Congressional Research Service Report for Congress ...Although the end of the Cold War freed U.S.-India relations from the constraints of a bipolar world, bilateral relations continued for a decade to be affected by the burden of history, most notably the longstanding India-Pakistan regional rivalry. Recent years, however, have brought a sea change in U.S.- India relations, which was reflected in India’s swift offer of full support for the U.S.-led war on terrorism following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on New York and Washington. The continuing U.S. concern in South Asia, however, is the prevention of nuclear and ballistic missile proliferation and the... Congressional Research Service The Congressional Research Service (CRS) serves shared staff to congressional committees and Members of Congress. CRS experts assist at every stage of the legislative process — from the early considerations that precede bill drafting, through committee hearings and floor debate, to the oversight of enacted laws and various agency activities. CRS's analytic capabilities integrate multiple disciplines and research methodologies. In a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, CRS provides Congress with the vital, analytical support it needs to address the most complex public policy issues facing the nation. Its work incorporates program and legislative expertise, quantitative methodologies, and legal and economic analysis.