Quality standard

Quality statements

Quality statements

Statement 1 Children aged 3 to 7 years attending school classes where a high proportion of children are identified as at risk of developing a conduct disorder take part in a classroom-based emotional learning and problem-solving programme.

Statement 2 Children and young people with a suspected conduct disorder and any significant complicating factors have a comprehensive assessment, including an assessment of the child or young person's parents or carers.

Statement 3 Children and young people with a conduct disorder who have been referred for treatment and support have a key worker to oversee their care and facilitate engagement with services.

Statement 4 Parents or carers of children with a conduct disorder aged 3 to 11 years are offered a referral for group or individual parent or carer training programmes.

Statement 5 Children and young people aged 11 to 17 years who have a conduct disorder are offered a referral for multimodal interventions, with the involvement of their parents or carers.

Statement 6 Children and young people with a conduct disorder and severely aggressive behaviour who have been prescribed risperidone have a baseline physical and metabolic investigation and are monitored for efficacy and adverse effects at regular intervals.