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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
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
Juul, Kris – 1990
The paper presents a literature-based comparison of psychodynamic and behavioral approaches in the management of aggression in children. The section on psychodynamic approaches discusses the work of August Aichhorn, Fritz Redl, Nicholas Long, and William Glasser, in addition to discussions of life space interviewing and the importance of the…
Descriptors: Aggression, Attachment Behavior, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification
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Pfadt, Al – Research in Developmental Disabilities, 1991
This article describes how a social systems approach to psychopathology can be applied to treatment goals in group psychotherapy with mentally retarded individuals. Treatment models blending behavioral and psychodynamic interventions are covered. Suggestions for maintaining cost-effective linkages between mental health and mental retardation…
Descriptors: Adults, Agency Cooperation, Behavior Modification, Cost Effectiveness