This timely book uniquely addresses the application of CBT to children and young people within health, school and community contexts.
With the recent expansion of increasing access to psychological therapies (IAPT) CBT is increasingly applied to work with children outside the traditional therapy clinic. This book provides accessible knowledge and practice skills for professional staff working with troubled children and young people in real-world settings. Taking into consideration complex difficulties that do not always fit fixed length treatments, the authors take a much-needed realistic approach to applying CBT to childhood problems.
This is relevant and accessible reading for a wide range of specialist child trainees and practitioners, including new IAPT therapists, counsellors, nurses, teachers and social workers.
Peter Fuggle, Sandra Dunsmuir & Vicki Curry are co-Directors of the UCL accredited Certificate, Diploma & Masters course on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and other outcomes based interventions (CBTOBI) delivered at the Anna Freud Centre in London.
Introduction PART ONE: KNOWLEDGE OF CHILDREN AND THEIR CONTEXT Parents and Child Development The Wider Context: Families, Schools, Culture and Safety Childhood Problems and Distress PART TWO: CORE CBT PRACTICE Assessment and Formulation Evaluating Practice Setting the Right Context Therapeutic Alliance Collaboration Strengthening the Therapeutic Process Facilitating Psychological Understanding Facilitating Acceptance and Coping Facilitating Change: Behavioural Techniques Facilitating Change: Cognitive Techniques PART THREE: CBT IN CONTEXT Moderating Factors to Effective Practice The Role of Supervision What to Do if CBT Is Not Working References Index