Treatments That Work with Children: Empirically Supported Strategies for Managing Childhood Problems

Treatments That Work with Children Empirically Supported Strategies for Managing Childhood Problems Parents frequently consult both psychologists and pediatricians about a variety of childhood problems But today there are so many theories about which therapies work best that it is hard to make infor

  • Title: Treatments That Work with Children: Empirically Supported Strategies for Managing Childhood Problems
  • Author: Edward R. Christophersen
  • ISBN: 9781557987594
  • Page: 429
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Parents frequently consult both psychologists and pediatricians about a variety of childhood problems But today there are so many theories about which therapies work best that it is hard to make informed choices In this book, psychologists Edward R Christophersen and Susan L Mortweet both seasoned clinicians help readers assess available treatments that have docuParents frequently consult both psychologists and pediatricians about a variety of childhood problems But today there are so many theories about which therapies work best that it is hard to make informed choices In this book, psychologists Edward R Christophersen and Susan L Mortweet both seasoned clinicians help readers assess available treatments that have documented records of success Eight comprehensive, engaging chapters cover the common problems of disruptive behavior, anxiety, sleep disorders, nocturnal enuresis, encopresis, habit disorders such as tics and thumbsucking , the treatment of pain, and helping children adhere to medical regimens The book describes diagnosis and treatment, with an emphasis on practicality Summaries and handouts are useful for training purposes as well as for daily office use This book will also be enormously useful to pediatricians who want the latest information on behavioral treatments that really work.

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    1. I read this book during a graduate course in Psychotherapy and behavior change, and I have to say that this book is a "must have" for any student/parent or clinician. It is extremely helpful to students breaking down treatments types and research findings - plus a lot of it is simple enough that you grasp quickly. For parents this book will provide a wealth of knowledge regarding certain childhood disorders, and its simple to understand. And of course it's wonderful for any clinician working wit [...]

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