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Whitcomb, Sara A.; Merrell, Kenneth W. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013
Generally recognized as the standard work in its field, "Behavioral, Social, and Emotional Assessment of Children and Adolescents" provides a comprehensive foundation and guide for conducting conceptually sound, culturally responsive, and ecologically oriented assessments of student social and emotional behavior. It is aimed at graduate…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Behavior Development, Child Development
Ulman, Elinor, Ed.; Dachinger, Penny, Ed. – 1996
The essays in this collection are grounded in theoretical underpinnings which range from Freud to Montessori. The focus encompasses educational and psychiatric concerns. Essays are organized in 4 parts. Part 1, "Theory of Art Therapy," includes: (1) "Art Therapy: Problems of Definition" (Elinor Ulman); (2) "Therapy is Not Enough: The Contribution…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Art Products, Art Therapy
Woods, Douglas W., Ed.; Piacentini, John C., Ed.; Walkup, John T., Ed – Guilford Publications, 2007
Grounded in a comprehensive model of Tourette syndrome (TS) and related disorders, this state-of-the-art volume provides a multidisciplinary framework for assessment and treatment. Leading authorities present the latest knowledge on the neurobehavioral underpinnings of TS, its clinical presentation, and how to distinguish it from frequently…
Descriptors: Hyperactivity, Clinical Psychology, Neurological Impairments, Disabilities
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Rutter, Michael – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1985
Discusses handicaps associated with autism and goals, strategies, and principles of treatment, emphasizing promotion of normal development, reduction of rigidity/stereotypy, elimination of non-specific maladaptive behaviors, alleviation of family distress, and the overall treatment program and its evaluation. Lessons to be learned from research…
Descriptors: Autism, Behavior Change, Children, Disabilities
Tulloch, Deborah – Journal of the Division for Early Childhood, 1983
In contrast to the traditional psychoanalytical approach, the developmental approach to dealing with parental reactions to the birth of a handicapped child offers greater support and allows for an evolution of parent roles. Further, the developmental approach can free parents to act as agents for changing social views toward "deviant" individuals.…
Descriptors: Developmental Programs, Disabilities, Parent Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship