Description

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
  • Readership

    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

    Bibliography

    Further Reading

    Chapter 2. Assessment and Diagnosis

    Assessment Strategies for the Regulatory Disordered Infant/Child

    Diagnosis

    Conducting an Educational Assessment – Behavioral Dysregulation

    Bibliography

    Further Reading

    Chapter 3. Treatment Planning

    Preparing for Treatment Planning

    Treatment Planning Format

    Treatment Planning

    Resources

    Further Reading

    Chapter 4. Resources

    Business Forms and Interview Format

    Bibliography

    Index

    Details

    No. of pages:
    356
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2013
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Academic Press
    Print ISBN:
    9780123868848
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780123868855

    About the editor

    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