Therapist's Guide to Pediatric Affect and Behavior Regulation

Therapist's Guide to Pediatric Affect and Behavior Regulation

1st Edition - December 14, 2012

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  • Author: Sharon Johnson
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123868855
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780123868848

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Modeled on the author's bestselling Therapist’s Guide to Clinical Intervention, this new book on child clinical intervention presents much of the material in outline or bullet point format, allowing easy understanding of complex material for the busy therapist. This clinician’s guide to diagnosing and treating disorders in children includes definitions of the disorder, diagnostic criteria, the neurobiology of the disorder, information on functional impairment, treatment planning, and evidence-based interventions. The book additionally offers adjunctive skill building resources to supplement traditional therapy choices as well as forms for use in clinical practice.

Key Features

  • Outlines treatment goals and objectives for diagnosis
  • Discusses interventions and the evidence basis for each
  • Offers skill building resources to supplement treatment
  • Provides business and clinical forms for use with child patients


Practicing clinical psychologists, counselors, and other mental health professionals

Table of Contents

  • Introduction

    Chapter 1. The Regulatory Disordered Infant and Child

    Normal Development of Regulatory Processes in Infancy

    Defining Regulatory Disorder

    Defining Emotion


    Further Reading

    Chapter 2. Assessment and Diagnosis

    Assessment Strategies for the Regulatory Disordered Infant/Child


    Conducting an Educational Assessment – Behavioral Dysregulation


    Further Reading

    Chapter 3. Treatment Planning

    Preparing for Treatment Planning

    Treatment Planning Format

    Treatment Planning


    Further Reading

    Chapter 4. Resources

    Business Forms and Interview Format



Product details

  • No. of pages: 356
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2012
  • Published: December 14, 2012
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123868855
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780123868848

About the Author

Sharon Johnson

Sharon Johnson is a psychologist in private practice. She has participated as a committee member and chair of a Utilization Management Committee for a managed care company.

Affiliations and Expertise

Fresno, CA, USA

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