Pathways to Mental Health: Making Every Step Count for Children in Care.
ALIGN Association of Community Services. Alberta Foster Parent Association.
When someone we care for experiences mental health concerns we naturally want to ensure that he or she receives the best care available, as soon as possible. However, most parents have little experience navigating the ins-and-outs of the mental health system. Unfortunately, the steep learning curve can end up costing valuable time, delaying treatment and adding to the grief, pain, and suffering for both the child and the family around him. Using this guide can help you avoid delays. (Author abstract)
foster children; mental health services; Canada; symptoms; mental disorders; parent child relationships; Treatment