Using mental health consultation to decrease disruptive behaviors in preschoolers: adapting an empirically-supported intervention.

  title={Using mental health consultation to decrease disruptive behaviors in preschoolers: adapting an empirically-supported intervention.},
  author={Amanda P. Williford and Terri L. Shelton Shelton},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  volume={49 2},
BACKGROUND This study examined the effectiveness of an adaptation of an empirically-supported intervention delivered using mental health consultation to preschoolers who displayed elevated disruptive behaviors. METHOD Ninety-six preschoolers, their teachers, and their primary caregivers participated. Children in the intervention group received individualized mental health consultation focused on providing teachers with behaviorally-based, empirically-supported strategies for decreasing… CONTINUE READING


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