The Practice of Child Therapy
Edited by Richard J. Morris, Thomas R. Kratochwill
Routledge – 2008 – 608 pages
Consistent with previous editions, this book assembles in a single volume summaries of the treatment literature and treatment procedures of the most common childhood behavior disorders facing persons who practice in applied settings—clinics, schools, counseling centers, psychiatric hospitals, and residential treatment centers.
Its 16 chapters cover the historical context of child and adolescent therapy; obsessive compulsive disorders; childhood depression; childhood fears, phobias and related anxieties; attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; academic problems; conduct disorder; somatic disorders; autism spectrum disorder; intellectual disabilities; children medically at risk; sexual and other abuse of children; child and adolescent psychopharmacotherapy; prevention; and child therapy and the law. Key features include:
This book is intended for individuals who have entered or plan to enter the mental health profession or such related professions as counseling, special education, nursing and rehabilitation. It is especially useful for individuals taking child and adolescent therapy and intervention courses and practicum courses. Finally, it is suitable for persons who work in applied settings including clinics, schools, counseling centers, psychiatric hospitals, and residential treatment centers.
Preface. R.J. Morris, T.R. Kratochwill, Historical Context of Child Therapy. M. Franklin, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders. N. Kaslow, A. Clark, L.M. Sirian, Childhood Depression. R.J. Morris, T.R. Kratochwill, G. Schoenfield, Childhood Fears, Phobias, and Related Anxieties. G.J. DuPaul, R.A. Barkley, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. P.C. Pullen, P.A. Lloyd, J.W. Lloyd, Academic Problems. A.E. Kazdin, A. de Los Reyes, Conduct Disorder. L.J. Siegel, L. Davis, Somatic Disorders. M.H. Charlop-Christy, L. Schreibman, D. Berry, M. Rocha, Autism Spectrum Disorder. J.L. Matson, C. Terlonge, N.F. Minshawi, Intellectual Disability. L.J. Siegel, Children Medically at Risk. J.V. Becker, L.G. Kirsch, Sexual and Other Abuse of Children. P.A. Saigh, K.S. Lee, A. Ward, E.S. Westphal, K. Wilson, J.A. Fairbank, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. H. Johnston, Psychopharmacotherapy. J.P. Braden, P.P. Martin, Prevention. B.D. Sales, M.B. DeKraai, S.R. Hall, J.C. Duvall, Child Therapy and the Law
Richard J. Morris is the Meyerson Distinguished Professor of Disability and Rehabilitation and chair of the Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and School Psychology at the University of Arizona.
Thomas R. Kratochwill is Professor of School Psychology at the University of Wisconsin and Director of the School Psychology program and Psychoeducational Clinic.