Child and Adolescent Therapy: Science and Art

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 22, 2012 - Psychology - 624 pages
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This comprehensive guide to child therapy provides a thorough introduction to the principles and practice of psychotherapy with children and adolescents. It provides balanced coverage of child therapy theory, research, and practice. Adopting an integrated approach, the authors bring both the science of evidence-based practice and the art of therapy into each chapter.
 

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Contents

PART I
Chapter 1
The Therapeutic Orientation toward Clients
Getting Started
Basic Child Therapy Skills
Helping Clients Open Up
Therapeutic Collaborations
Collaborating with Other ChildServing Systems
The Case for Outcome Research
What the Research Says
Mediators and Moderators of Treatment Effects
The Limitations of Outcome Research
What the Research Does Not Say
Bridging the Gap between Research and Practice
When to Consider Techniques without Strong Empirical Support
Summary

Termination
Summary
Chapter 2
Learning Theory
Assessment and Case Formulation
Change Processes
Outcome Research
The Therapists Style
Relaxation Training
Systematic Desensitization
Contingency Contracting
Social Skills Training
Summary
Chapter 3
Cognitive Theory
Assessment and Case Formulation
Change Processes
The Therapists Style
SelfMonitoring
SelfInstruction
SelfReinforcement
Cognitive Restructuring
Socratic Questioning
Tests of Evidence
Naming Cognitive Distortions
Summary
Chapter 4
Psychoanalytic Theory
Assessment and Case Formulation
Change Processes
Outcome Research
The Therapists Style
Facilitating the Expression of Material
Interpretation and Insight
Life Education
Corrective Emotional Experience
Summary
Chapter 5
Postmodernism and the Social Construction of Reality
Assessment and Case Formulation
Change Processes
Outcome Research
The Therapists Style
SolutionOriented Therapy Techniques
Narrative Therapy Techniques
Summary
Chapter 6
Systems Theory
Assessment and Case Formulation
Change Processes
Outcome Research
The Therapists Style
Combining Family and Individual Modalities
Facilitating Communication
Psychoeducation
Reframing
Treating Enmeshment and Disengagement
Therapist Directives
Treating Negative Feedback Loops
Extended Family and Multigenerational Therapy
Summary
Chapter 7
Miscellaneous Techniques
Parent Counseling
Providing Information and Direction to Clients
Meeting the Client Halfway
Incorporating Experiences into New Structures of Meaning
Summary
PART II
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
The Role of Culture in Psychotherapy
Assessment and Case Formulation
The Therapists Style
Connecting the Cultures of Therapy and Client
Conflicts between Client Cultures and the Predominant Culture
Addressing Prejudice and Discrimination
Culturally Specific Adaptations of Therapeutic Approaches
Bringing Spirituality into Therapy
Summary
Chapter 10
Diagnoses Treated in This Chapter
Assessment
Treatment Planning
BehavioralSystemic Parent Training
The Collaborative Problem Solving Approach
CognitiveBehavioral Therapy with the Child
Psychodynamic Therapy
Summary
Chapter 11
Diagnoses Treated in This Chapter
Clinical Presentation and Etiology
Assessment
Treatment Planning
BehavioralSystemic Therapy
Substance Abuse
Parent Counseling
Summary
Chapter 12
Diagnoses Treated in This Chapter
Assessment
Treatment Planning
Interventions Addressing Attitudes Values and Motivation
CognitiveBehavioral Therapy
Psychodynamic Therapy
SystemsOriented Intervention
Summary
Chapter 13
Diagnoses Treated in This Chapter
Clinical Presentation and Etiology
Assessment
Treatment Planning
CognitiveBehavioral Therapy
Psychodynamic Therapy
Family Therapy and Parent Counseling
Summary
Chapter 14
Diagnoses Treated in This Chapter
Clinical Presentation and Etiology
Assessment
Treatment Planning
Suicide Risk
CognitiveBehavioral Therapy
Psychodynamic Therapy
Family Therapy and Parent Counseling
Interpersonal Therapy
Summary
Chapter 15
Diagnoses Treated in This Chapter
Coping with Stress and Trauma
Assessment
Treatment Planning
CognitiveBehavioral Therapy
Psychodynamic Therapy
Constructivist Therapy
SystemsOriented Intervention
Therapy for Bereavement
Therapy for Sexual Abuse
Summary
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JEREMY P. SHAPIRO, PhD, is a clinical child psychologist and an adjunct faculty member in the Psychology Department and Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University, where he teaches courses in child and adolescent psychology, assessment, and therapy. Dr. Shapiro's research focuses on psychotherapy processes and outcomes and treatment of aggression. He has published numerous articles and presented many professional workshops on these topics, and his violence prevention program, called Peacemakers, has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

ROBERT D. FRIEDBERG, PhD, ABPP, is an Associate Professor and Director of the Postdoctoral Fellowship programs at Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center/Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Friedberg is board certified in cognitive and behavior therapy, a Founding Fellow in the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and a recent Extramural Scholar at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research. He has published four other books including Clinical Practice of Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents (with J. McClure).

KAREN K. BARDENSTEIN, PhD, received her doctorate from the University of Michigan. She is a Clinical Instructor in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University. She has coauthored a book on personality disorders in children and adolescents. Her practice specializes in childhood disorders, personality assessment, divorce, and custody issues, as well as psychotherapy for adults and couples.

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