MEETING THE NEEDS OF CHILD AND FAMILIES Inclusion of children with special needs ECEP-233 Professor: Lisa McCaie-Watters Student name: Xue Lian Li Section: 061 Student number: 300639085
BILLY AND HIS FAMILY You co-worker and yourself are feeling very frustrated with Billy Running a school age program is challenging enough. However, you feel that having Billy in the program adds more challenges. His fathers has requested a meeting with you. During this meeting, they inform you that he has been diagnosed with Conduct Disorder. His fathers wondered if the diagnosis is related to the fact that their family is a same-sex-family
NEEDS OF BILLY AND HIS FAMILY Billy needs an inclusion environment where can support him such as school, agencies and community Billy needs appropriate level of curriculums(not too hard; not too easy) Billy needs psychotherapy to help him learn to express and control anger in more appropriate ways. Billy needs a variety of treatment methods that help him to achieve academic success and improve his self-esteem
NEEDS OF BILLY AND HIS FAMILY Billy’s family needs an inclusion environment where they are welcomed Billy’s family needs to get extra help from school, agencies and communities to support their children. Billy’s family may need to get information from the developmental pediatrician, child psychologist, or clinical geneticist Billy’s family may require assistance, ranging from education about basic parenting skills to management strategies for the disturbed child.
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WHAT IS CONDUCT DISORDER Definition Conduct disorder is a serious behavioral and emotional disorder that can occur in children and teens. Most diagnosed are in the age group of 10 to 18. Boys are more common than girls and many meet the full criteria before puberty. A child with this disorder may display pattern of disruptive and violent behavior and have problems following rules. Cause: Many factors may contribute to a child developing conduct disorder, including brain damage, child abuse or neglect, genetic vulnerability, school failure, and traumatic life experience. Features: Aggressive behavior Destructive behavior Deceitful behavior Violation of rules
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MEET THE NEEDS OF BILLY’S FAMILY Set up the Inclusion environment for Billy at school settingSharing some knowledge Provide some group practice somewith the children activities which strategies with thein the class by providing encourage Billy to children how to helpbooks which make friends with Billy calm when he hasare related with Billy’s other children difficult timespecial need.
MEET THE NEEDS OF BILLYS FAMILYProvide individual time with Provide helping information toBilly’s family to share Billy’s daily Billy’s family which maintain theactivities and provide answer for confidentiality; Billy’s family canhis family’s concern get extra help from other agencies
MODIFICATIONS OF THE PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT Children who have conduct disorder have normal intelligence but often under-perform. It is not a good idea to be flexible about rules, it should be clear rules & routines for the childrenChildren need to know where they stand and having clear rules and routines makes it ... provide choices by asking what they like doing & would like to do
MODIFICATIONS OF THE PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENTSet up the safe environment for thechild with conduct disorder and otherchildren in the room. Unsafe materialssuch as scissor, knifes and needleneed to put in cabinet. Ensure theindoor or outdoor playground are safeand have enough spaces for the childand other children to move around
MODIFICATIONS OF THE PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENTChildren with conduct disorder tend to use tools to harm others and destroy things whenhe/she depresses. Materials and toys should be stable which avoid children get hurt from damage things Materials Furniture should be should be stable Stable
CHANGING TEACHING STRATEGIESStaff need extra training to learn more teaching skills to work with the needs of the childrenwho have conduct disorder. The skills that teachers should know are: Know well about needs of the children with conduct disorder Improve children’s coping and problem-solving skills Help the children to identify how to think and act more positively to perform better on the test, rather than focusing on negative thoughts about him or herself Encourages the children to increase their involvement in enjoyable and healthy activities
CHANGING TEACHING STRATEGIESOffer the time when beginning the day with one-on-one teacher support working on social stories and reviewing the days schedule before going in to class
CHANGING TEACHING STRATEGIES Communication with parentsStrong, daily communication between parentsand teachers serves another purpose as well –to exchange ideas and strategies that work. If aparticular strategy has been effective at school,parents can implement it at home as well.Likewise, when a parent finds a particulartechnique that is working, it should be shared http://www.flickr.com/photos/innovationschool/8048252206/sizes/m/in/photostream/with the school.
AGENCIES WHERE BILLY’S PARENTS CAN BE REFERRED Agency One http://www.ementalhealth.ca What the agency do? Looking for mental health help? eMentalHealth.ca provides anonymous, confidential and trustworthy information, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Who they Are?e MentalHealth.ca is a non-profit initiative of the Ontario Centre of Excellence for child and Youth Mental Health at CHEO, dedicated to improving the mental health of children, youth and families . It was founded by Dr. Michael Cheng, Child and Family Psychiatrist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) in 2005 in collaboration with Amy Martin, Clinician at Crossroads Children’s Centre.
AGENCIES WHERE BILLY’S PARENTS CAN BE REFERRED Organizations/Services that offer to conduct disorder Counselling and Therapy Day treatment programs Drop-in centres General Community Mental Health services Self-help, Mutual Aid and Support Groups Service coordination and case management
AGENCIES WHERE BILLY’S PARENTS CAN BE REFERRED Contact Information http://www.ementalhealth.ca/Toronto/Home/index.php?m=home eMentalHealth is an online service providing information to many communities. The agency can’t respond to individual questions about mental health conditions or services, though we wish we could. However, the agency can help you what you’re looking for.
AGENCIES WHERE BILLY’S PARENTS CAN BE REFERRED Agency Two http://www.kidsmentalhealth.ca/about_us/introduction.php The CMHO logo represents going from darkness and cold into the light and warmth of recovery/well being/mental health. The logo symbolizes the efficacy of treatment.
AGENCIES WHERE BILLY’S PARENTS CAN BE REFERRED About CMHO Childrens Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) represents and supports the providers of child and youth mental health treatment services throughout Ontario. CMHO’s Partnership CMHO is governed by a Board of Directors made up of volunteers, consumers, and children’s mental health professionals who represent all regions of the province. CMHO’s Vision An Ontario where every child and youth grows up mentally healthy. Childrens Mental Health Ontario is the primary catalyst in both strengthening Ontario’s child and youth mental health agencies and enhancing mental health services for children, youth and their families in Ontario.
AGENCIES WHERE BILLY’S PARENTS CAN BE REFERRED Programs that CMHO offers Encourage children, youth and their parents to seek help for mental health problems and to encourage supportive behaviour. Assist professionals who work with children and youth in sectors other than mental health to identify, refer and support those who may need mental health services. Engage youth (up to age 24) in developing and conducting peer education and support programs and to involve them in advocacy and public education activities. Assist families in identification, referral and support and involve them in advocacy and public education programs.
AGENCIES WHERE BILLY’S PARENTS CAN BE REFERREDContact Information MapChildrens Mental Health Ontario40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 309Toronto, Ontario, CanadaM4T 1M9Phone: (416) 921-2109Toll Free: 1-888-234-7054Fax: (416) 921-7600Email: info AT cmho.org
AGENCIES WHERE BILLY’S PARENTS CAN BE REFERRED Agency Three http://www.ctys.orgVisionCTYS will be a leader in providing excellent, innovative, collaborative, responsive services that meet the mentalhealth needs of youth within the changing social context impacting them, their families and their communities.We envision healthy, resilient youth and families living in healthy, affirming communities where youth withmental health issues are understood, and appreciated.MissionThrough a process of engagement and relationship building, CTYS serves youth who have a range of mentalhealth needs. We work collaboratively with youth and their families to expand their skills and navigate systemsso that they can successfully achieve their goals and improve their well-being.
AGENCIES WHERE BILLY’S PARENTS CAN BE REFERRED Our programs and services Meet a diversity of needs and challenges that young people experience, such as serious mental health issues conflicts with the law coping with anger, depression, anxiety, marginalization, rejection issues of sexual identify — lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersex, transgender, transsexual, or questioning Offer both one-on-one and group counselling Connect with youth in their homes, neighbourhoods, schools and communities
AGENCIES WHERE BILLY’S PARENTS CAN BE REFERRED Contact InformationCentral Toronto Youth Services65 Wellesley Street East, Suite 300,Toronto, ON M4Y 1G7Phone - 416-924-2100Email -email@example.com