In this workshop, Dr. Rapoff describes evidence-based interventions to enhance adherence to pediatric medical regimens. He describes the research on the importance of adhering to physician treatment plans for children who have a chronic illness. Dr. Rapoff illustrates the advantages and disadvantages of various strategies used to increase adherence and provides case examples. In addition, he discusses common barriers reported by parents that get in the way of sticking to treatment plans. Strategies discussed in this workshop include technology assisted, educational, organizational, and behavioral adherence enhancement strategies.
The DVD Workshop series on Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology provides professionals and students instruction on the current state of the scientific evidence—and timely updates on treatments from experts in the field. Workshop videos vary in length and are designed to train professionals on the implementation of specific evidence-based interventions with youth. Printouts of the presentation, slides, reference lists and other resources are available on line.