ERIC Number: ED492553
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Nov
Modular Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Childhood Anxiety Disorders. Guides to Individualized Evidence-Based Treatment Series
Chorpita, Bruce F.
This clinically wise and pragmatic book presents a systematic approach for treating any form of childhood anxiety using proven exposure-based techniques. What makes this rigorously tested modular treatment unique is that it is explicitly designed with flexibility and individualization in mind. Developed in a real-world, highly diverse community mental health context, the treatment can be continually adjusted to target motivational problems, disruptive behavior, family issues, and other frequently encountered clinical roadblocks. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes a detailed case formulation framework, a flexible treatment planning algorithm, and over 90 pages of user-friendly reproducibles. This book in divided into four sections and twelve chapters. Section I, Getting Started, presents the initial chapters of the book: (1) Why This Manual?; (2) About Anxiety; (3) Who Needs This Treatment?; and (4) The Core Treatment Plan. The second section, The Art of Exposure, presents chapters: (5) How to Conduct Exposure; (6) Nobody Likes Exposure; and (7) Skillful Design of Exposure. The third section of the book, When the Going Gets Tough, includes chapters: (8) Basic Concepts of Modular Treatment; (9) What Are the Other Modules For?; (10) Back to Fundamentals; and (11) Supporting Families with Low Engagement. Finally, the last section, Treatment Modules, concludes the book with chapter: (12) Use of the Modules. This is followed by: Worksheets, Records, and Handouts. An index is also included.
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Anxiety, Children, Emotional Disturbances, Anxiety, Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Mental Health
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