Comprehensive Evidence-based Interventions for Children and Adolescents

Comprehensive Evidence-based Interventions for Children and Adolescents

By: Deborah C. Beidel (editor), Candice A. Alfano (editor)Hardback

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A complete guide to evidence based interventions for children and adolescents The past decade has witnessed the development of numerous interventions proved to be highly effective; several treatments are now considered to be "well established" or "probably efficacious" interventions for children. Given the range of providers working with children clinical psychologists, child psychiatrists, clinical social workers, school psychologists, and marriage and family therapists this book is designed to provide all professionals the information they now need about the use of these evidence-based interventions (EBIs), as well as the evaluation criteria used to determine their efficacy in in meeting the mental health needs of children. Alfano and Beidel have assembled a team of experts to write the disorder chapters. Each chapter begins with an overview of the disorder then delves into evidence-based approaches to treatment, the impact of parental involvement, case-by-case modifications, progress measurement, and clinical examples. In overview chapters the editors cover: * The role of development in treatment planning and implementation * Dissemination of EBIs into school and community settings * The use of controversial therapies with children * Emerging methods of service delivery and access improvement Comprehensive Evidence Based Interventions for Children and Adolescents provides clinicians, researchers, and students alike with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical skills to provide children and adolescents with the best care possible.

About Author

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.


Preface xi About the Editors xiii Contributors xv I Treatment Considerations and Contextual Issues 1 1 Development Considerations in Assessment and Treatment 3 Amy Przeworski and Kimberly Dunbeck 2 Ethical Considerations in Mental Health Treatment and Interventions with School-Age Children and Adolescents 15 Adam L. Fried and Celia B. Fisher 3 Controversial Therapies for Children 31 Gerald 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 43 Lindsay E. Holly, Amanda Chiapa, and Armando A. Pina 5 New Methods of Service Delivery for Children s Mental Health Care 55 Jonathan S. Comer, R. Meredith Elkins, Priscilla T. Chan, and Deborah J. Jones 6 Dissemination and Implementation of Evidence-Based Treatments for Children and Adolescents 73 Michael A. Southam-Gerow, Cassidy C. Arnold, Carrie B. Tully, and Julia Revillion Cox II Disorder-Focused Interventions 91 7 Anxiety Disorders in Children 93 Laura D. Seligman, Erin F. Swedish, and Thomas H. Ollendick 8 Anxiety Disorders in Adolescents 111 Michael A. Mallott and Deborah C. Beidel 9 Depressive Disorders in Children 129 Winnie W. Chung and Mary A. Fristad 10 Depressive Disorders in Adolescents 147 Megan Jeffreys and V. Robin Weersing 11 Bipolar Disorders 163 Amy E. West and Amy T. Peters 12 Evidence-Based Treatment of Attention-Deficit/ Hyperac tivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents 177 Heather A. Jones and Annie E. Rabinovitch 13 Treatment of Conduct Problems and Disruptive Behavior Disorders 195 Nicole P. Powell, John E. Lochman, Caroline L. Boxmeyer, Luis Alberto Jimenez-Camargo, Megan E. Crisler, and Sara L. Stromeyer 14 Autism Spectrum Disorders 213 Susan W. White, Nicole L. Kreiser, and Matthew D. Lerner 15 Evidence-Based Interventions for Eating Disorders 231 Peter M. Doyle, Catherine Byrne, Angela Smyth, and Daniel Le Grange 16 Elimination Disorders 243 Jaclyn 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 261 Michelle A. Clementi, Jessica Balderas, Jennifer Cowie, and Candice A. Alfano 18 Problematic School Absenteeism 275 Christopher A. Kearney and Emma Ross 19 Trauma-Related Problems and Disorders 287 Brian Fisak 20 Bullied Children 301 Juventino Hernandez Rodriguez, Samantha J. Gregus, James T. Craig, Freddie A. Pastrana, and Timothy A. Cavell 21 Adherence to Medical Regimens 317 Alan M. Delamater, Ashley N. Marchante, and Amber L. Daigre 22 Overweight and Obesity 335 Anna Vannucci and Marian Tanofsky-Kraff 23 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Trichotillomania 353 Jennifer Cowie, Michelle A. Clementi, Deborah C. Beidel, and Candice A. Alfano Author Index 371 Subject Index 389

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  • ISBN13: 9781118487563
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9781118487563
  • weight: 1
  • ISBN10: 1118487567

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