Description - Clinical Assessment of Child and Adolescent Behavior by H.Booney Vance
An invaluable guide for working with children and adolescents with behavioral disorders, emotional disorders, or both Featuring contributions from renowned experts such as Gerald Fuller, Eugenio Rothe, John Lockman, Charles Casat, Freddy Paniagua, and Nancy Winters, Clinical Assessment of Child and Adolescent Behavior details how to use the behavioral assessment process to develop effective treatment and rehabilitation plans for various child and adolescent psychological and psychiatric disorders. This comprehensive guide features step-by-step instruction for successful identification and diagnosis of various behavioral/emotional disorders as well as suggestions for treatment on specialized topics such as Asperger's Syndrome, eating disorders, and disruptive behavior. Carefully edited by H. Booney Vance and Andres Pumariega, it offers the mental health practitioner a wealth of practical information not only on state-of-the-art clinical assessment procedures and techniques but also on applied intervention strategies for each disorder, along with instructive case studies and vignettes.
The book also examines the use of medication as part of an integrated treatment approach to managing these challenging behaviors. Addressing the critical advances made in the field in recent years, Clinical Assessment of Child and Adolescent Behavior represents an important step in bridging the gap between various disciplines and improving clinical practice with infants, children, and youth. Topics covered include: Anxiety disorders Attention-Defecit disorder Bulimia and anorexia nervosa Child abuse and psychic trauma Communicative disorders Disorders of infancy and early childhood Learning disorders Mood disorders Pediatric brain injury Pervasive developmental disorders Posttraumatic stress disorder Socially and emotionally maladjusted children and youth
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Author Biography - H.Booney Vance
H. BOONEY VANCE, PhD, is Research Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, James H. Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee. He is the author of Psychological Assessment of Children: Best Practices in Assessment for School and Clinical Settings (Wiley). ANDRES PUMARIEGA, MD, is Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, James H. Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University.