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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
Peterson, Marilyn Strachan; Urquiza, Anthony J. – 1993
This manual is intended to provide mental health professionals with the information needed in the evaluation and treatment of maltreated children and their families. An introductory chapter briefly considers the roles of the various mental health disciplines in child abuse intervention, including psychiatry, psychology, clinical social work,…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Advocacy, Child Neglect, Criminals
Crawford, Michael E. – Practical Pointers, 1980
The role of therapeutic recreation in psychiatric settings is examined. The importance of establishing a positive communication pattern is emphasized. Elements of assessment in the therapeutic recreation setting are considered, including thought processes and verbal behavior, nonverbal behavior, and awareness of feelings. Treatment planning is…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Evaluation Methods
Lyman, Robert D.; Campbell, Nancy R. – 1996
This book examines the various components of hospital, residential, and outpatient treatments for children and adolescents with mental disorders. Options and settings for residential care are presented, including the principles and practical issues, such as providing continuing education, that underlie the decision making for placement of youth in…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Advocacy, Children, Cost Effectiveness
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