I NEED a RESPONSE TO THIS ASSIGNMENT 2 REFERENCES The Importance of Developmental Assessments Developmental assessments are crucial when assessing children and adolescents. These assessments allow healthcare professionals to track and trend the mental and physical health of their clients. It is also used to help identify any delays in a clients development and ensure developmental milestones are reached. Developmental assessments are also key components that assist in accurately diagnosing and treating clients with evidence-based procedures (CDC, 2020). Two Assessments Two assessments used in children and adolescents, but not adults, are the CRIES (Childrens Revised Impact of Event Scale) and PEDS (Pediatric Emotional Distress Scale) scale. The CRIES scale is given to children eight years old and older, and it can assist the provider in diagnosing and treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) depending on the clients score (Verlinden et al., 2015). There are two forms of this scale, which come in an eight or 13 item questionnaire. CRIES aims to provide a look into how a traumatic event has impacted a child (Verlinden et al.). PEDS is a parent-report scale that consists of 21 items and is used in the pediatric population (National Child Traumatic Stress Network, (n.d.). PEDS helps to identify specific symptoms and behaviors in children ages 2 to 10 following stressful or traumatic events (National Child Traumatic Stress Network). The scale encompasses 17 general behavior items, four items specific to trauma, and each item corresponds to being anxious or withdrawn, fearful, and acting out (National Child Traumatic Stress Network). Both scales are geared towards measuring the childs emotional distress related to traumatic events. They are specific to children, and to use the CRIES scale, the child must read and comprehend well enough for the scale to yield accurate results. These scales are not intended for adults as the questions within them are more for assessing child-like behaviors, which are not typically seen in adults. Two Treatment Options Positive parenting program and play therapy are two forms of treatment options used for treating issues related to children and adolescents. Positive parenting program is a comprehensive, evidence-based program designed for family and parental support (Ashori et al., 2019). The positive parenting program assists the parents of children in managing behaviors in a safe and healthy manner while promoting positive relationships within a family (Ashori et al.). This program also destigmatizes children with behaviors and increased the parents confidence, helping with assertive discipline (Ashori et al.). Play therapy is an effective form of psychotherapy used to treat mental illness and behavioral problems in children and adolescents. During play therapy, the child leads the therapist through play (Senko and Bethany, 2019). This allows the therapists to create an environment where the client feels safe, promoting communication of difficult topics and allowing for a therapeutic alliance (Senko and Bethany). These two treatment options are not suitable for treating adults as positive parenting focuses on strengthening the parents ability to manage their childrens behavior, and play therapy uses recreational time as an outlet to encourage communication. The Role of Parents Parents are essential to the interviewing, assessment, and treatment process of children and adolescents. They provide and validate information given by the client, ensure treatment outside of the facility, and assist the practitioner is decision making and monitoring. Parents provide an environment that is conducive to healthy progression and living. This helps with the implementation of treatment. Young clients whose parents are actively involved in their care are more likely to have positive health outcomes and be more compliant (Ashori et al.). References Ashori, M., Norouzi, G., and Jalil-Abkenar, S. (2019). The effect of positive parenting program on mental in mothers of children with intellectual disability. J Intellect Disabil. Vol 23(3): 385-396. doi: 10.1177/1744629518824899. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020). Developmental Monitoring and Screening. Retrieved on December 6, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment/screening.html National Child Traumatic Stress Network. (n.d.). Pediatric Emotional Distress Scale. Retrieved December 6, 2020, from https://www.nctsn.org/what-is-child-trauma/trauma-types Sadock, B. J., Sadock, V. A., & Ruiz, P. (2014). Kaplan & Sadocks synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral sciences/clinical psychiatry (11th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer. Senko, K. and Bethany, H. (2019). Play Therapy: An illustrative case. Innov Clin Neurosci. Vol 16(5-6): 38-40. Verlinden, E., Opmeer, B. Van-Meijel, E., Beer, R., Roos, C., Bicanic, I., Lamers-Winkelman,
Why Choose Us
High Quality, 100% Original and Well-Researched Papers
HireProWriter always ensure that our writers follow all your instructions precisely. You can pick your academic level: high school, college/university or professional, and we will assign a writer who much your field or discipline.
Professional and Experienced Academic Writers
Our Company has a team of professional writers with experience in business articles and academic papers. The majority are native speakers and capable to tackle any task for which you need assistance.
Free Unlimited Revisions
Do you think we missed something on your paper? No worries, send your order for a free revision. We give you up to 10 days to submit the order for review after you have received the final document. You can do this yourself after logging in to your account or get help from our support.
Prompt Delivery and 100% Money-Back-Guarantee
All papers are always delivered on time. In case we need an extension to master your paper, we will contact you on time regarding the deadline extension. In case you cannot provide us with more time, a 100% refund is guaranteed.
Original & Confidential
100% Plagiarism free work! We use premium writing tools to check plagiarism. Our professional editors carefully review all quotations in the text. Besides, we guarantee maximum confidentiality in all of our services.
Customer Support 24/7
Our support team is available 24/7. We are dedicated to giving the best customer experience. Feel free to get in touch any time for assistance.
Try it now!
How it works?
Follow these simple steps to get your paper done
Place your order
Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.
Proceed with the payment
Choose the payment system that suits you most.
Receive the final file
Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.
Why work on your paper all night? While you can sleep tight, as we cover you back. HireProWriter offer all kinds of writing services.
No matter what kind of academic assistance you need and how urgent you need it, you are welcome to choose your academic level and the type of your paper at a reasonable cost. HireProWriter take care of all your academic paper needs with a 24/7 customer care support system.
Admission and Business Papers
An admission essay is an essay or other written statement by a candidate, often a potential student enrolling in a college, university, or graduate school. You don't have to worry about writing a presentable College admission essay, You can be rest assurred that through our services we will write the best admission essay for you.
Editing and Proofreading
Our Team (academic writers and editors) make the necessary adjustments to your essay/paper so that it is polished. Besides, we format your document by correctly quoting the sources and creating reference lists in the formats APA, Harvard, MLA, Chicago / Turabian.
We value our clients feedback, our system is designed to ensure that we deliver quality work through collaboration of our team and clients. In case you need an improvement in your paper, you are free to request for revision. For such case, your paper will be checked by the writer or assigned to an editor. Your Satisfaction is our Concern!