Attacking Anxiety [electronic resource] : A Step-by-Step Guide to an Engaging Approach to Treating Anxiety and Phobias in Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities by Chedd, Naomi.; Levine, Karen(SAGE)1677921;
Attacking Anxiety; Preface; Chapter 1. What is a Phobia and How do Phobias Evolve Over Time?; Chapter 2. Overview of Phobia Treatment; Chapter 3. Gradual Exposure, Humor, and Interactive Play; Chapter 4. Four-Step Treatment Model; Chapter 5. Treating Sophia's Phobia of Thunderstorms and Bugs; Chapter 6. Treating Will's Phobia of Environmental Sounds, Including Flushing Toilets, Hand Dryers, and Vacuum Cleaners; Chapter 7. Treating Michael's Phobia of Injections and Blood Draws; Chapter 8. Treating Jacob's Phobia of Losing Games and Not Being FirstChapter 9. Treating Li's Phobia of Clowns, Mascots, and People in CostumesChapter 10. Treating Jordan's Phobia of Being Late; Chapter 11. Collaborating with Others; Appendix: Unbundling Phobias - Ideas for Gradual Exposure; References; Blank Page; IndexDrawing on the principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), this book sets out a clear, enjoyable, step-by-step approach for addressing the sorts of anxieties, fears and phobias that are so common in children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related challenges. Using this easy-to-follow model, parents and professionals will have the tools they need to help children and teens cope with and sometimes overcome anxieties caused by everyday occurrences. The book covers seven common scenarios, from fears of environmental sounds and visiting the doctor or dentist, to anxieties
Subjects: Electronic books.; Anxiety in children -- Treatment.; Autistic children -- Treatment.; Cognitive therapy for children;
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Treatment Planning for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders [electronic resource] : An Individualized, Problem-Solving Approach. by Chedd, Naomi.; Levine, Karen(SAGE)1677921;
Treatment Planning For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; 1 Introduction: Looking at Treatment Planning Through a Different Lens; Defining Best Practices; Media Overload; A New Way of Thinking About Autism Treatment; Core Deficits of Autism; How the Book Is Organized; Why There Is Confusion About Evidence Based Practice in Treating ASD; Case Studies; About the Appendices; 2 What Is Evidence-Based Practice?; What Is So Important About EBP?; Common Errors in Evaluating Treatments; Correlation Versus CausalityDetermining Treatment Effect When the Child Is Receiving Multiple TreatmentsEmotions Versus Logic; Face Validity; How Can Treatments Be Evaluated?; History of Evidence-Based Practice in Psychology; Brief History of EBP and Autism; Evolution and Expansion of EBP; EBP as it Pertains to Autism; Clinical Judgment; Autism-Specific Versus Nonspecific Treatments; The Evolution of Treatment Models and Terminology; Client Voice in What to Treat and How to Treat; Family Preferences; What Is Important to Study? What Is Important to Treat?; The Role of Context in Treatment SelectionPositive and Negative Policy Implications of Uses of EBP in Autism TreatmentsConclusions and Recommendations; 3 The Individualized, Problem-Solving Treatment Process; Our Beliefs and Biases; The Role of Children's Emotions; The Challenge of Generalization; Strengthening Social Connections; Step 1: Gather Background Information; Keep Asking Questions; Whose Priorities?; Making the Right Match; Starting in the Middle; Step 2: Identify the Problem; Identifying Onset May Lead to a Quicker Solution; "But He Never Does This at School "; Input From Key PlayersStep 3: State the Hypothesis, Yours and OthersFBAs Provide Valuable Information; The Blame Game; Step 4: Review Research; Get Team Input; Literature Reviews; Think Like a Scientist; Step 5: Design the Treatment Plan; Determining Length of Treatment; Step 6: Evaluate Effectiveness and Generate Your Own Evidence; Monitoring Satisfaction; Evaluating Effectiveness; Help With Data Collection; Step 7: Redesign the Plan as Needed; Unintended Consequences; Plan for Changes Over Time; Moving From Theory to Practice; 4 Jamal: A Previously Happy Preschooler DisengagesStep 1: Gather Background InformationProgram Components; Step 2: Identify the Problem; Seeking Out an Experienced Consultant; Looking for Explanations; Step 3: State the Hypothesis, Yours and Others; Same Techniques, Different Styles; Step 4: Review Treatment Approaches; Time to Warm Up; More Than One Approach Needed; Step 5: Designing the Treatment Plan; Targeting Behaviors for Data Collection; Step 6: Evaluate Effectiveness and Generate Your Own Evidence; Step 7: Redesign the Plan as Needed; 5 Katherine: A 9-Year-Old Learns to Cope With Her Own Explosive EpisodesStep 1: Gather Background InformationDiagnoses of autism in children are on the rise, and while some clinicians have training and experience in this area, the majority does not. This book reviews a variety of interventions and treatments that can be used with children who have autism spectrum disorders. It discusses the advantages and limitations of each method, including developmental appropriateness. Psychologists and counselors working with children with autism will find helpful illustrations to each approach, as well as guidance on each treatment plan's impact on the family.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Autism in children - Treatment.;
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