Jean A Adnopoz

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OBJECTIVES To assess the mental health of children of mothers infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. DESIGNS Matched comparison of 26 children of mothers infected with the human immunodeficiency virus and 26 children with no experience of human immunodeficiency virus infection within their families. SETTINGS Subject children were identified(More)
To assess children's mental health service needs and utilization patterns for a state planning effort, a cross-sectional survey that sampled 822 children aged 6 to 11 of a metropolitan center was conducted. When reports of parents and teachers were combined, 38.5% of children were screened to be at risk of psychiatric disturbance. Only 11% of children at(More)
Seventy cases of child abuse identified at an urban general medical hospital were studied to find variables which predict treatment recommendations and follow-up care. Response to only the most vivid cases often overlooks the need to assess other abuse. Continued clinical research and improved follow-up documentation are recommended.
A clinical assessment of the Mental Health Services Program for Youth, a national initiative to integrate systems and coordinate care for severely emotionally disturbed children, was designed to augment and enrich the larger evaluation of program structure. Case conferences were used as a method of examining the effects of collaborative systems of care on(More)
The authors introduce the Yale Intensive In-Home Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Service, a model of home-based care for children with severe psychiatric disturbances. This model synthesizes the principles and method of the wrap-around paradigm and in-patient child psychiatric practice within the reality of the managed care system. A clinical team, under(More)
  • Jean A Adnopoz
  • Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North…
  • 2000
Children affected by HIV/AIDS are at high risk for multiple placements as the adults in their lives are often too incapacitated to provide stable, consistent care for them. This article provides a historical overview of child caregiving, describes the complex needs of HIV/AIDS affected children and their relative caregivers, usually grandparents, and(More)
Preventing the removal of high-risk children from their families is investigated through two community-based programs. One program followed a day treatment model; the other used a home-based approach. These programs treated populations that shared common features but also had important differences. In both programs, a high percentage of children were(More)
Anna Freud's recognition of the complex interactions between endowment and maturation, innate structuralization and environmental influences, have had a profound influence on the development of policies and programs in the United States that attempt to improve the adverse conditions, strengthen the tenuous maternal ties, and reduce the potential for(More)
  • Jean A Adnopoz
  • Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North…
  • 1998
This article reviews some factors that influence the crisis placements of high-risk children, and describes an intervention designed to ensure safety and permanence for children, by supporting biological and kinship families, preventing unwarranted family disruption, and reducing the need for multiple placements. Some of the barriers to thoughtful(More)