Consistent with previous editions, this book assembles in a single volume summaries of the treatment literature and treatment procedures of the most common childhood behavior disorders facing persons who practice in applied settings—clinics, schools, counseling centers, psychiatric hospitals, and residential treatment centers.
Its 16 chapters cover the historical context of child and adolescent therapy; obsessive compulsive disorders; childhood depression; childhood fears, phobias and related anxieties; attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; academic problems; conduct disorder; somatic disorders; autism spectrum disorder; intellectual disabilities; children medically at risk; sexual and other abuse of children; child and adolescent psychopharmacotherapy; prevention; and child therapy and the law. Key features include:
This book is intended for individuals who have entered or plan to enter the mental health profession or such related professions as counseling, special education, nursing and rehabilitation. It is especially useful for individuals taking child and adolescent therapy and intervention courses and practicum courses. Finally, it is suitable for persons who work in applied settings including clinics, schools, counseling centers, psychiatric hospitals, and residential treatment centers.
Preface. R.J. Morris, T.R. Kratochwill, Historical Context of Child Therapy. M. Franklin, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders. N. Kaslow, A. Clark, L.M. Sirian, Childhood Depression. R.J. Morris, T.R. Kratochwill, G. Schoenfield, Childhood Fears, Phobias, and Related Anxieties. G.J. DuPaul, R.A. Barkley, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. P.C. Pullen, P.A. Lloyd, J.W. Lloyd, Academic Problems. A.E. Kazdin, A. de Los Reyes, Conduct Disorder. L.J. Siegel, L. Davis, Somatic Disorders. M.H. Charlop-Christy, L. Schreibman, D. Berry, M. Rocha, Autism Spectrum Disorder. J.L. Matson, C. Terlonge, N.F. Minshawi, Intellectual Disability. L.J. Siegel, Children Medically at Risk. J.V. Becker, L.G. Kirsch, Sexual and Other Abuse of Children. P.A. Saigh, K.S. Lee, A. Ward, E.S. Westphal, K. Wilson, J.A. Fairbank, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. H. Johnston, Psychopharmacotherapy. J.P. Braden, P.P. Martin, Prevention. B.D. Sales, M.B. DeKraai, S.R. Hall, J.C. Duvall, Child Therapy and the Law