The child psychiatrist as consultant to schools and colleges

Simon G. Gowers and Sian Thomas

in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

Second edition

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Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199696758
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191743221 | DOI:
The child psychiatrist as consultant to schools and colleges

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As participation in education is almost universally compulsory for children, schools are in a unique position to offer prevention and identification of child mental health problems. Effective practice requires good liaison with CAMHS. There are a number of obstacles to effective working but recent times have seen a number of examples of good practice and policies to support these.

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