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Mental health worries, communication, and needs of children, teens, and parents during the year of the nation's terrorist attack: Findings from the national KySS survey.
Keynote presentation delivered at the National KySS Summit, Rochester, New York.
"Specifically, the KySS Program: (1) educates the public about how to recognize pediatric and adolescent mental health problems; (2) teaches healthcare providers how to screen for and intervene early for these problems; and (3) educates providers and teachers on prevention of these problems by building resiliency, coping skills, and developmental assets in children and teens" (p.
All of the handouts and KySS questionnaires are available on the CD-ROM that is included in the back of the book.
Mental health worries, communication, and needs of children, teens and parents during the year of the nation's terrorist attack: Findings from the national KYSS
One important example is NAPNAP's KYSS
Campaign, a multi-pronged, national initiative launched in 2001to improve the mental health care of children in this country (Melnyk et al., 2003).
One of Melnyk's recent successes, the Keep your children/yourself Safe and Secure (KySS
) campaign, is a national initiative to decrease psychosocial morbidities in children and adolescents.
Sponsored by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners' (NAPNAP) KySS
(Keep your children/yourself Safe and Secure) Campaign (Additional fee required--4.5 Contact Hours)
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