Comprehensive Evidence Based Interventions for Children and Adolescents

  • ID: 2505274
  • Book
  • 432 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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State–of–the–art interventions for every problem

Over the past decade, dozens of new interventions have been developed to treat child and adolescent psychopathologies. Comprehensive Evidence–Based Interventions for Children and Adolescents is a guide to the theory and practice of both established and emerging interventions. To make the right treatment decision for each unique case, clinicians need to consider all the relevant possibilities. This book contains theoretical and practical information about well–established treatment modalities in addition to newer approaches that have been approved by the APA.

With chapters on the clinical and contextual factors that affect the selection of specific interventions, this book is the most complete resource available to professionals who work with adolescents and children. The editors have included chapters addressing broad issues of treatment context, including ethical, multicultural, and computer–assisted treatment. These will help guide practitioners in the right direction, no matter what the treatment setting. Other texts shy away from discussing the use of controversial therapies and new delivery methods, but clinical professionals must have a thorough understanding of the available evidence in order to make the best possible decisions. Each chapter includes:

  • Clear overviews of disorders
  • A range of evidence–based approaches for each problem
  • Discussions of parental involvement in treatment
  • Suggestions for adapting and modifying interventions
  • Treatment evaluation criteria
  • Clinical case examples

Comprehensive Evidence–Based Interventions for Children and Adolescents will be an invaluable resource for all clinical psychology professionals who work with youth populations.

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Preface xi

About the Editors xiii

Contributors xv

I Treatment Considerations and Contextual Issues 1

1 Development Considerations in Assessment and Treatment 3Amy Przeworski and Kimberly Dunbeck

2 Ethical Considerations in Mental Health Treatment and Interventions with School–Age Children and Adolescents 15Adam L. Fried and Celia B. Fisher

3 Controversial Therapies for Children 31Gerald P. Koocher, Madeline R. McMann, and Annika O. Stout

4 Evidence–Based Treatments for Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Problems in Ethnic Minority Children and Adolescents 43Lindsay E. Holly, Amanda Chiapa, and Armando A. Piña

5 New Methods of Service Delivery for Children s Mental Health Care 55Jonathan S. Comer, R. Meredith Elkins, Priscilla T. Chan, and Deborah J. Jones

6 Dissemination and Implementation of Evidence–Based Treatments for Children and Adolescents 73Michael A. Southam–Gerow, Cassidy C. Arnold, Carrie B. Tully, and Julia Revillion Cox

II Disorder–Focused Interventions 91

7 Anxiety Disorders in Children 93Laura D. Seligman, Erin F. Swedish, and Thomas H. Ollendick

8 Anxiety Disorders in Adolescents 111Michael A. Mallott and Deborah C. Beidel

9 Depressive Disorders in Children 129Winnie W. Chung and Mary A. Fristad

10 Depressive Disorders in Adolescents 147Megan Jeffreys and V. Robin Weersing

11 Bipolar Disorders 163Amy E. West and Amy T. Peters

12 Evidence–Based Treatment of Attention–Deficit/ Hyperac tivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents 177Heather A. Jones and Annie E. Rabinovitch

13 Treatment of Conduct Problems and Disruptive Behavior Disorders 195Nicole P. Powell, John E. Lochman, Caroline L. Boxmeyer, Luis Alberto Jimenez–Camargo, Megan E. Crisler, and Sara L. Stromeyer

14 Autism Spectrum Disorders 213Susan W. White, Nicole L. Kreiser, and Matthew D. Lerner

15 Evidence–Based Interventions for Eating Disorders 231Peter M. Doyle, Catherine Byrne, Angela Smyth, and Daniel Le Grange

16 Elimination Disorders 243Jaclyn A. Shepard, Lee M. Ritterband, Frances P. Thorndike, and Stephen M. Borowitz

III Other Interventions for Children 259

17 Treatment of Insomnia and Nighttime Fears 261Michelle A. Clementi, Jessica Balderas, Jennifer Cowie, and Candice A. Alfano

18 Problematic School Absenteeism 275Christopher A. Kearney and Emma Ross

19 Trauma–Related Problems and Disorders 287Brian Fisak

20 Bullied Children 301Juventino Hernandez Rodriguez, Samantha J. Gregus, James T. Craig, Freddie A. Pastrana, and Timothy A. Cavell

21 Adherence to Medical Regimens 317Alan M. Delamater, Ashley N. Marchante, and Amber L. Daigre

22 Overweight and Obesity 335Anna Vannucci and Marian Tanofsky–Kraff

23 Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder and Trichotillomania 353Jennifer Cowie, Michelle A. Clementi, Deborah C. Beidel, and Candice A. Alfano

Author Index 371

Subject Index 389

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CANDICE A. ALFANO, PhD, founded the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Program at the Children s National Medical Center (CNMC)/George Washington University School of Medicine. Now at the University of Houston, she serves as director of the Sleep and Anxiety Center for Kids (SACK).

DEBORAH C. BEIDEL, PhD, ABPP, is Professor of Psychology, Director of the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, and Director of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at the University of Central Florida. She is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Anxiety Disorders.

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