ERIC Number: ED175220
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Psychological Intervention: Case Studies in School Psychological Services, Volume 3, 1979.
Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines. Div. of Pupil Personnel Services.
The book presents 27 case studies illustrating psychological interventions with behavior problem school children. Studies ususally introduce the target population, describe the method of psychological evaluation, report the results of treatment, and discuss the case's implications. Among cases reported are investigations of stimulant medication on hyperactive students, behavioral intervention for a depressed preschooler, a Gestalt approach to counseling an adolescent, the use of cognitive behavior modification, evaluation of hearing impaired students, selective mutism, relaxation training with enuretic students, chronic absenteeism, treatment of encopresis, school phobia, dropouts, and group counseling with secondary school special education students. (CL)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Case Studies, Contingency Management, Counseling, Depression (Psychology), Drug Therapy, Emotional Disturbances, Emotional Problems, Exceptional Child Research, Hyperactivity, Intervention, Psychological Services, Relaxation Training, School Phobia, School Psychologists, Therapy
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Drake Univ., Des Moines, IA. Midwest Regional Resource Center.
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines. Div. of Pupil Personnel Services.
Note: For related information, see ED 157 241-242