Case Finding and Screening

  • Stephen E. Brock
  • Shane R. Jimerson
  • Robin L. Hansen
Chapter
Part of the Developmental Psychopathology at School book series (DPS)

From the findings mentioned in Chapters 1 and 3, it is imperative that school professionals be vigilant for the symptoms of ADHD among the students they serve. In particular, all school professionals need to be informed about the risk factors and warning signs of ADHD, developmental considerations, as well as how to engage in screening procedures and make appropriate referrals for diagnostic and/or psycho-educational evaluations. This chapter examines ADHD risk factors and discusses how the age and development of the child can affect the presentation of ADHD warning signs. In addition, how to gather and understand relevant information is reviewed, along with a review of specific screening strategies.

Keywords

Depression 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen E. Brock
    • 1
  • Shane R. Jimerson
    • 2
  • Robin L. Hansen
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Special EducationRehabilitation School Psychology and Deaf Studies, California State University, SacramentoSacramentoUSA
  2. 2.Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, University of California, Santa BarbaraSanta BarbaraUSA
  3. 3.University of California at Davis, M.I.N.D. InstituteSacramentoUSA

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