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Use of Psychotropic Medications for Children in the Child Welfare System - July 12, 2006
Listen to Audio File Part 1
Listening time: 30 minutes
Welcome and Introductions
Millicent Williams, Director of Foster Care, Child Welfare League of America

The Needs and Challenges of Informed Consent, Ordering and Tracking of Psychiatric Medications for Childre in Out-of-Home Care
Christopher Bellonci, M.D.
Walker Home and School, Needham, MA


Listen to Audio File Part 2
Listening time: 28 minutes
The Tennessee Experience
Tricia Henwood, Ph.D., Director of Medical and Behavioral Services
Department of Children's Services, State of Tennessee


Listen to Audio File Part 3
Listening time: 20 minutes
Questions and Discussion
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Presenter's Contact Information

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Christopher Bellonci

Medication Monitoring Guidelines



Tricia Henwood


Tennessee Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody

Tennessee DCS Policies Related to Medication

Tennessee DCS Standards of Professional Practice for Serving Children and Families - Use of Psychotropic Medications


Annotated Bibliography
Prepared for this teleconference by the Child Welfare Information Gateway. Compiled in July 2006. For newer titles added to the Gateway database, click:
Psychotropic Medications: Use and Misuse