ERIC Number: ED232082
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Psychological Approaches to Problems of Children and Adolescents.
Grimes, Jeff, Ed.
This document, intended as a resource for school psychologists, contains articles addressing a variety of psychological and behavioral problems of children and adolescents. Each chapter includes the following content: background information concerning the specific topic, approaches for assessing the behavior of concern, intervention possibilities, monitoring methods and other considerations, and references. The articles are: (1) Psychological Interventions: The Foundation of Social Psychology, by Daniel J. Reschly; (2) Behavioral Intervention: It Doesn't Do Any Good in Your Briefcase, by David Happe; (3) Helping Children Cope with Parental Problems, by Marcia B. Shaffer; (4) Issues in Counseling the "Homosexual" Adolescent, by Gary Ross-Reynolds; (5) Children Coping with Divorce: School Psychological Management and Treatment, by David Kieffer; (6) Diet and Behavior: Is There a Relationship? by George M. Harper; (7) Runaways, by Alex Thomas; (8) Enuresis, by Rex Shahriari; (9) The Forgotten Ones: Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Death, by Anne M. Elbert; (10) Adolescent Peer Group Relations: Problems and Intervention, by Philip A. Mann; (11) Tic Disorders, by Joseph Richard; (12) Depression of Students: A Definition Proposal, Diagnosis and Treatment, by Jon A. Ford; (13) Psychosomatic Disorders in School Age Children, by John C. Polifka; (14) Truancy: Out of Sight, But Never Mind, by Kerry T. Hinkle; (15) Adolescent Pregnancy, by Geraldine M. Lewis; (16) Hyperactivity in Children: Issues in Definition, Diagnosis and Intervention, by Joseph E. Zins and Charlene R. Ponti; and (17) Substance Abuse, by William D. Petok, Sharon Woodman, and Donald K. Pumroy. (WAS)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Child Psychology, Children, Clinical Diagnosis, Depression (Psychology), Drug Abuse, Early Parenthood, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Problems, Family Problems, Homosexuality, Intervention, Minimal Brain Dysfunction, Program Descriptions, Psychological Evaluation, Psychosomatic Disorders, Psychotherapy, Runaways, School Counseling, School Psychologists, Truancy
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines. Div. of Special Education.