Competencies Needed By Mental Health Professionals Working With Parents of Children With Asthma
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Graduate School of Professional Psychology
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Children; Working with Parents; Pediatric Psychology; Pediatric Asthma; Competencies; Qualitative Research; Adolescents
This paper describes clinical competencies necessary for mental health professionals working with parents of children with Asthma. Seven highly accomplished mental health clinicians from the Pediatric Behavioral Health Department at the nationally ranked hospital, National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado were interviewed about the competencies they feel are needed to work with this specific population. The results of these interviews are organized into knowledge, skills and attitudes. Recommendations for other mental health providers are provided.
Gart, Natalie, "Competencies Needed By Mental Health Professionals Working With Parents of Children With Asthma" (2013). Doctoral Papers and Masters Projects. 75.