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ACTION

Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Depressed Youth and Their Parents

By Kevin Stark

Routledge – 2014

Series: DVD Workshop Series on Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

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  • Add to CartDVD: $200.00
    978-0-415-84177-1
    December 10th 2013

Description

This workshop is focused on a group-based program that helps both parents and children with youth depression. Dr. Stark discusses how to use affective education, coping skills training, problem solving training, cognitive restructuring, and building of more positive core beliefs to treat depression in children and adolescents. He also suggests ways to flexibly use the primary and secondary treatment ingredients of ACTION to successfully treat depressed youth. Dr. Stark also demonstrates how to conceptualize a depressive disorder in a child and subsequently develop an effective treatment plan. Lastly, Dr. Stark reviews the components of the ACTION Parent Training Program.

Author Bio

Kevin Stark, PhD, is a Professor at the University of Texas and a licensed psychologist in the state of Texas.

Additional Resources

The files below include PDF downloads of additional resources that may be used in conjunction with the DVDs. These include slides and references.

Name: ACTION: Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Depressed Youth and Their Parents (DVD)Routledge 
Description: By Kevin Stark. This workshop is focused on a group-based program that helps both parents and children with youth depression. Dr. Stark discusses how to use affective education, coping skills training, problem solving training, cognitive restructuring, and building of...
Categories: Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Clinical Psychology, Mood Disorders in Children & Adolescents