Clinical and Educational Child Psychology: An Ecological-Transactional Approach to Developmental Problems and Interventions explores developmental milestones in early childhood and adolescence and provides intervention strategies in both clinical and educational contexts.
Currently one of the only books on child psychopathology that is up to date with recently-released DSM-V standardsExplores how challenges commonly encountered at ages 3-18 can influence developmentDraws on contemporary research on the developing brain to show why some children may be vulnerable to a host of clinical and educational problemsEquips readers to develop case formulations and interventions in a holistic wayDiscusses developmental milestones and adjustment disorders in both early childhood and adolescence
Linda Wilmshurst is an Associate Professor, Psychology Department, Elon University, North Carolina. She has authored several books and research papers on child and adolescent disorders. She has also practiced in the field as a clinical psychologist and educational (school) psychologist.
Part One The Foundations 1 Child and Adolescent Development: Normal and Atypical Variations 3 2 Theoretical Models 23 3 Developmental Milestones: Early and Middle Childhood 54 4 Developmental Milestones: Adolescence 84 5 Development from a Clinical and Educational Perspective 106 Part Two Child and Adolescent Problems and Disorders 6 Adjustment Problems and Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence 135 7 Early Onset Problems: Preschool and Primary School 162 8 Problems of Learning and Attention 192 9 Externalizing Problems and Disruptive Behavior Disorders 219 10 Internalizing Problems and Anxiety, Mood, and Somatic Disorders 242 11 Later Onset Problems: Eating Disorders and Substance Use/Abuse 276 12 Child Maltreatment and Self-Injurious Behaviors 301 13 Trauma and Trauma Disorders 328 Index 354