ERIC Number: EJ617503
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Essential Role of Theory in the Science of Treating Children: Beyond Empirically Supported Treatments.
Hughes, Jan N.
Journal of School Psychology, v38 n4 p301-30 Jul-Aug 2000
Article discusses how theory plays an essential role in the development and evaluation of interventions for children's psychosocial problems; and applies principles of developmental psychopathology to the treatment of dysfunction in children. It delineates the benefits of incorporating theoretical and empirical findings from developmental psychopathology in school consultation research, and notes obstacles hindering the development of a science of treating children. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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