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A New Direction from Dark Depression:ProblemGrace, Hallvard, Noah, and SeanReducing Untreated Adolescent Depression
SummaryProblem IdentificationStatisticsOther Effects of DepressionLack of Awareness
Suffering from depression can make a teenager as much as 12 times more likely to attempt suicide.-Teendepression.org
InterviewsPeggy Kubert - Erikas Lighthouse Director Kelsey - Erikas Lighthouse Teen VolunteerKelseys Mom and GrandmaI would have gotten help if I knew that what I was feeling wasnt normal. - Kelsey
Mayra Soto, LCSWVice President of Latino Social Workers Behavioral Health and Consulting, Inc. 20% of Adolescents are affected by depression nationwide.
United States.CONFIDENTIALITY LAWS TIP SHEET. American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Web. 7 Apr 2011.
Aase, Sara. "Understanding suicide: why it's a bigger risk than you think and how to recognize the signs."Current Health Teens, a Weekly Reader publicationDec.2010: 12+.Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Web. 9 Mar. 2011.
Illinois.Childrens Mental Health Act of 200. , 2003. Web. 7 Apr 2011. .
SASS CARES for KIDS Crisis Mental Health Services. Chicago: Department Of Pediatrics and Obstetrics/ Gynecology, Print.
"Teen Depression Statistics."Teen Depression. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Apr 2011. .
"Depression Statistics." Depression Statistics.org. N.p., 2010. Web. 14 Apr 2011. .
A New Direction from Dark Depression:Reducing Untreated Adolescent DepressionAlternative Policies Jacob, Jason, Julia, and Maddie
Yearly checkups Identifies children that have depressionNot all children go to the doctor for checkupsSurvey conducted every fallInexpensive way to identify teens, but they may lieLaw P.A.96-951 (HB 4672) was enacted to help students grades 7-12 that suffer from depressionGives the children a support system
Survey Data and GraphsWe Surveyed:40 Sixth Graders22 Seventh Graders23 Eighth GradersMore than one in every four 7th graders polled said they are not comfortable talking to the school social worker. Forty-one percent of 7th graders said they dont know what teen mental health is.
Additional Survey Data and GraphsWe Surveyed:40 Sixth Graders22 Seventh Graders23 Eighth Graders
Half of the sixth graders surveyedsaid they know what adolescent mental health is. Forty-three percent of 8th graders polled are not comfortable talking to the school social worker.
InterviewsBenjamin Garber - Psychiatrist for a private practice Sometimes I like to use the school social worker to help my patient deal specifically with school related issues since they appreciate the school environment better than I can. Most social workers that I have had contact with will be helpful as long as they focus on what needs to be addressed.Dr. Jasmin Ashakih - Psychiatrist, Univ. of Michigan A proposed law is currently in Congress (as of 2/2011) that would call for an extension of the existing child with disabilities act (from 1975). This would enhance services so that more resources can be provided in schools before students have major problems that affect the rest of their lives.
The Skype Session with Jasmin Ashakih
InterviewDr. Debra Pacchiano - Educational Psychiatrist, Ounce of Prevention Fund Learn from fellow professionals in public health. Every problem can be tackled with a 3-tiered approach.
VisualPercent of Children (2-17) with Emotional, Developmental, or Behavioral Problems that Received Mental Health Care, 2007http://www.statehealthfacts.org
Research Bibliography"Free Implementation Materials for Screening in Medical Settings." Nachc.org. Columbia University, 2009. Web. 13 Mar. 2011. "Communities around Pennsylvania start teen mental health screening."Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week(July 10, 2004):694.Student Resource Center - Junior.Gale.EDGEWOOD SCHOOL (IL).12 Mar. 2011 http://find.galegroup.com/gps/start.do?prodId=IPS&userGroupName=high53888
infocollective. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Mar 2011. .
Class Policy Abby, Christian, Harry, SamA New Direction from Dark Depression: Reducing Untreated Adolescent Depression
SummaryThree - Tiered approach for NSSD 112Tier 1: Erikas Lighthouse- Health Class Red Flags Curriculum2. Tier 2: GCN training course - Requirement for Teachers3. Tier 3: Parent/Child Panel - Authentic Advice for Depression-Peer-to-Peer Support-Parent-to-Parent Support
Data AnalysisResults based on a survey of Edgewood teachers and parents.
This is Kelsey. She was diagnosed with clinicaldepression in high school when she nearly tookher own life due to her untreated depression. She shared her story with us about how essentialit is to educate others about depression.
InterviewsWe also interviewed Dr. Debra Pacchiano, from the Ounce of Prevention Fund. She said, We need government involved. It cant just be doctors and family, there has to be education.We also interviewed Dr. Mark Goldstein, a licensed psychologist who has his own center. When we asked him if he thinks that the GCN teacher tutorial on suicide prevention would be beneficial, he said, This is a great idea; teachers often dont know what to do in this situation.
Occurrence of Major Depressive Episode (MDE) AmongAdolescents Aged 12-17 in 2007 by Age & Gender
Source - Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Admin,National Survey of Drug Use & Health
*MDE is defined as a period of at least 2 weeks when a personexperienced a depressed mood or loss of pleasure in dailyactivities & had a majority of specific depression symptoms.
Erikas Lighthouse WebsiteTier 1 of the Class Policy
The Global Compliance Network Website This explains the suicide prevention tutorial for teachers.
Tier 2 of our class policy
1. Erika's Lighthouse. "Erika's Lighthouse | About Us." Erika's Lighthouse. Erika's Lighthouse, n.d. Web. 9 Mar. 2011.
2. "Global Compliance Network." Global Compliance Network. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Mar. 2011.
3. Scheff, Sue. "Statistics - About Teenage Depression - Sue Scheff." About Teenage Depression - Sue Scheff. Sue Scheff, n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2011.
4. "Statistics-Adolescent Depression." About Teen Depression. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Mar 2011.
5. " Teenage Depression Statistics - Teen Depression." Teen Depression - Statistics, Prevention, Facts on Teenage Depression. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2011.
A New Direction From Dark Depression:Reducing Untreated Adolescent Depression
Action PlanDavid, Elena, Jordan
Our Plan of Action
Step 1: Present Proposal to BOEStep 2: Coordination -Curriculum Coordinators -MS AdministratorsStep 3: Teacher Training -John SprangersStep 4: AdvertisingStep 5: Parent/Child Panel -Recruitment
Three - Tiered Action Plan Step 1: Present Policy to Board of Ed.Rebecca BaimBruce HymanMarcia BogolubMindy LeshinHoward MetzCynthia PlouchJane Solmor-Mordini
Step 2: Coordination
Meet with NSSD112 Middle School Curriculum Coordinators -Discuss Implementation of Red Flags Meet with NSSD112 Administrators -Coordinate Parent-Child Panel Dates
Step 3: Teacher Training John Sprangers -Training Development for NSSD112-Discuss Time for Teachers to Complete GCN Tutorial
Step Four: Advertising
Rock & Rally Walkathon
Step Five: Parent & Child Panel Recruit Parent Volunteers Recruit Student Volunteers - Explain Purpose -Ask for Support
Interview QuotesDepression is often cause by anger. Depression, in fact, is anger turned inward. -Nancy Portugal, Middle School Social WorkerIt is hard to tell an 8th grade teenager from a depressed 8th grade teenager -Kelseys MotherLow self-esteem is a major cause of depression and depression can be screened as early as third grade. -Jasmin Ashakih, Psychiatrist at Univ. of MI Hospital
Data AnalysisWe surveyed 44 Eighth Graders
75% of depressed teens do not receive the help they need.
Erikas Lighthouse PSA
Bibliography" H.R. 751: Mental Health in Schools Act of 2011 (GovTrack.us)." GovTrack.us: Tracking the U.S. Congress. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Mar. 2011. .
Mary Z. Mays, et al. "Improving the Mental Health, Healthy Lifestyle Choices, and Physical Health of Hispanic Adolescents: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study." Journal of School Health 79.12 (2009): 575-584. Professional Development Collection. EBSCO. Web. 23 Mar. 2011.Zieman, Gayle. Depression in Children and Teens. CRS-Behavioral Health Advisor (2010): 1. Health Source-Consumer Edition. EBSCO. Web. 10 mar. 2011.
******WHERE did you get the map? State your sources.Consider using just the map.**It is our responsibility to come up with an action plan of implementation for our adolescent mental health class policy*TOO MANY WORDS - Use Main Ideas Only (no sentences)Do not read off your slides; memorize the informationWhere did you get these stats? Say your sources.*Most helpful resource -