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1st Edition

A Clinical Approach for Helping Children

ISBN 9781032152417
Published December 23, 2021 by Routledge
162 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 1993 Bibliotherapy provides literature for mental health professionals which can be used with a clinical approach in helping children with problems. For those not familiar with bibliotherapy, it provides an extensive introduction to the field including reviews of its effectiveness, value and limitations, as well as examples of practical application. Chapters include an overview of bibliotherapy, clinical application, changing role models, blended family, separation and divorce, child abuse, foster care, adoption, and childhood fears. Over 350 children’s books are listed, each briefly annotated, from which the clinician can select suitable material for therapeutic intervention. This book is an essential read for scholars, researchers, and practitioners of clinical psychology, psychology in general.

Table of Contents

1 An Overview of Bibliotherapy 2 Clinical Applications o f Bibliotherapy 3 Changing Role Models 4 Blended Family 5 Separation and Divorce 6 Child Abuse 7 Foster Care 8 Adoption 9 Childhood Fears

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