Child Therapy: Concepts, Strategies,And Decision Making : Concepts Strategies & Decision Making book cover
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Child Therapy: Concepts, Strategies,And Decision Making
Concepts Strategies & Decision Making





ISBN 9780876308226
Published September 1, 1997 by Routledge
224 Pages

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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Part I. What is Child Therapy? Evolution. Basic Principles. Part II. Clinical Practice of Child Therapy. Clinical Assessment of the Child. Clinical Assessment of the Family. The Clinical Formulation and the Treatment Approach. Treatment Alliances and the Therapeutic Context. Resistant Children and Parents. Managed Care as a Working Environment. Family Work in Child Therapy. Consultation with the Child's Social System. Psychotropic Medication and Therapy. Part III. Specific Therapeutic Approaches. The Clinical Repertoire. Supportive Therapy. Psychoeducational and Psychosocial Therapies. Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies. Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Therapies. Relational Therapy. Group Therapies. Higher Levels of Care. Termination of Treatment and Follow-up. Part IV. Final Notes. Predicting Treatment Outcome. Ethical Considerations. Child Therapy in Motion. Appendix A: Professional Organizations for Child Therapists. Appendix B: Recommended Reading List. References. Index.

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Biography

Jerry Lewis (Author) ,  MD Mark Blotcky (Author) ,  III MD Lewis, Jerry (Author) ,  Mark J Blotcky MD (Author)