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The First Ten Minutes: Clinicians Perspectives on Engaging Adolescents in Therapy

Vanessa Keating & Elizabeth Cosgrave
Adolescents face a number of barriers that can affect their ability to successfully engage with mental health clinicians. Those working with this population should have a keen awareness of these barriers and their impact. As a first step, preparation for the initial interview with an adolescent is vital.
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‘Give Me a Name for What's Wrong With Him’: A Case Study of a Rare Chromosome Disorder

Linda Gilmore & Marilyn Campbell
The case is presented of a young boy with a rare chromosome disorder involving an interstitial deletion on chromosome 16. The case description illustrates the developmental and educational difficulties that may be associated with rare chromosome disorders and raises some important issues for guidance and counselling professionals.
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