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The Role of Teachers in the Support of Students with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Woolcock, Elizabeth H. & Campbell, Marilyn A. (2005) The Role of Teachers in the Support of Students with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. The Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 22(1), pp. 54-64.

Abstract

The early identification and referral of students with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is crucial for the implementation of timely intervention and therapy. Classroom teachers could be well positioned to identify and refer students with OCD to the school counsellor or support services team due to their extensive interaction with these students. However, teachers need to become more knowledgeable about OCD to successfully identify and thus be able to refer students with OCD (Purcell, 1999). These students also need to be managed differently within the classroom. However, there is limited support to guide teacher practice in this area. This paper provides a general overview of childhood OCD and explores the role of teachers in the identification, referral and management of students with OCD.

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ID Code: 4707
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: children, adolescents, obsessive, compulsive disorder, teachers
ISSN: 0816-5122
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Learning Sciences (130309)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Mental Health (111714)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 Australian Psychological Society
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 20 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:58

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