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Will My Kid Grow Out of It? : A Child Psychologist's Guide to Understanding Worrisome Behavior. by Forrest, Bonny J.;
Front Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Author's Note -- Project SKIP -- Introduction -- Part I: "Is That Normal?" -- Chapter 1: Where to Start When Your Child's Behavior Is Troubling You -- Chapter 2: Diagnosis, Stigma, and the Clinician's Manual -- Part II: Common Concerns and Possible Diagnoses -- Chapter 3: Infant and Preschool Mental Health: Even Babies Get the Blues -- Chapter 4: Delayed, Different, Not Fitting In: Does My Child Have an Autism Spectrum Disorder? -- Chapter 5: Overactivity and Inattentiveness: Does My Child Have ADHD? -- Chapter 6: Anxiety, Fear, Stress, and Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviors: Does My Child Worry Too Much? -- Chapter 7: Sadness and Loss: Is My Child Just Sad, or Clinically Depressed? -- Chapter 8: Picky Eating and Eating Too Much: Does My Child Have an Eating Disorder? -- Chapter 9: Bullying and Aggression: Could My Child Have Oppositional Defiant or Conduct Disorder? -- Chapter 10: Problems with Homework: Does My Child Have a Learning Disability? -- Chapter 11: Self-Injury, Suicidal Feelings, and Substance Abuse: When Things Get More Difficult -- Part III: Supporting Your Child -- Chapter 12: The Medical Professionals: Who to Turn to, What to Know, and What to Ask -- Chapter 13: Getting Services for Your Child from Your School or State -- Chapter 14: FAQ: Answers to the Most Commonly Asked Questions in My Practice -- Epilogue: After Newtown -- Acknowledgments -- Appendix A: Brain Development 101 -- Appendix B: Therapies Found to Be Most Effective for Various Diagnoses -- Appendix C: Commonly Used Medications for Mental Health -- Resources for Help -- Glossary -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- Back Cover.A parental road map to navigate a child's mental health Helping parents determine whether their child's behavior is typical for the age or, possibly, a sign of something more serious they should look into, Will My Kid Grow Out of It? uses lay terms and concrete examples to aid adults in establishing if their child may have a commonly diagnosed issue such as ADHD, depression, a learning disability, and others; where to go to get help; how to get support from schools and the medical community; and what questions to ask along the way. Each chapter expands on a specific set of behaviors that may be problematic by listing types of problems, possible diagnoses, the types of treatments that have been found to be effective, discussions of the pros and cons of alternative treatments, and typical medications. The book provides readers with access to a free interactive online screening tool and Project SKIP. Extensive ancillary resources-such as an overview of child brain development, organizations and hotlines for families, a list of commonly used medications for mental health, and a glossary-are also included.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Behavioral assessment of children; Child psychology.; Parenting;
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Behavioral assessment of childhood disorders / by Mash, Eric J.(SAGE)1651684;
Includes bibliographies and index.
Subjects: Mental illness; Behavioral assessment of children; Psychodiagnostics.;
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Young People in Forensic Mental Health Settings : Psychological Thinking and Practice. by Rogers, Andrew.; Harvey, Joel.; Law, Heather.;
This book examines the application of psychological thinking and practice in addressing youth crime. With contributions from leading academics and practitioners, it provides an essential and up-to-date account of the field and the challenges of applying effective psychological approaches within forensic settings for young people.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Forensic psychology.;Mentally ill offenders.;Behavioral assessment of children.;Behavioral assessment of teenagers.;
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Seeing young children : a guide to observing and recording behavior / by Bentzen, Warren R.(SAGE)1767821;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-370) and index.
Subjects: Behavioral assessment of children; Observation (Psychology); Observation (Educational method);
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Behavioral Assessment in School Psychology. by Shapiro, Edward S.(DLC)1741932;
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- PREFACE -- 1 ASSESSMENT IN THE SCHOOLS -- Why Do We Assess? -- Current Practice of Assessment -- A Rationale for Behavioral Assessment in the Schools -- Summary -- 2 THE METHODOLOGY OF BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT -- Types of Responses Assessed -- Types of Observational Data Collected -- Techniques of Behavioral Assessment -- Evaluation of Behavioral Assessment -- Computers and Behavioral Assessment -- 3 BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT OF ACADEMIC SKILLS: CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK AND OVERVIEW -- Approaches to Assessing Academic Behavior -- Important Variables in Assessing Academic Behavior -- General Methods for Academic Assessments -- Conclusions and Summary -- 4 ASSESSING READING, MATH, AND WRITING -- Reading -- Assessing the Environment -- Assessing the Individual -- Conclusions and Summary -- Mathematics -- Assessing the Environment -- Assessing the Individual -- Writing Skills -- Assessing Spelling -- Assessing Handwriting -- Summary and Conclusions -- 5 ASSESSING BEHAVIORAL AND EMOTIONAL PROBLEMS -- Assessing Broad Bands of Behavior -- Assessing Narrow Bands of Behavior -- Summary and Conclusions -- 6 ASSESSING ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR -- Concept of Adaptive Behavior -- Assessing Adaptive Behavior: Indirect Measures -- Assessing Adaptive Behavior: Direct Measures -- Conclusions and Recommendations -- 7 BEHAVIOR CONSULTATION: LINKING ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION -- Models of Consultation -- Behavioral Consultation -- Summary and Conclusions -- 8 A MODEL FOR DELIVERING SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES -- Traditional Versus Behavioral Model -- Limitations of the Model and Implications for Research -- Conclusions -- REFERENCES -- AUTHOR INDEX -- SUBJECT INDEX.This important volume presents strategies and procedures for assessing both emotional/behavioral problems and academic difficulties. Arranged by assessment content areas, the volume discusses such methodologies as behavioral interviewing, observation, self-monitoring, use of self- and informant-report, and both analogue and curriculum-based assessment. All chapters are supported by numerous examples and illustrations.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Behavioral assessment of children -- United States.; School psychology -- United States.;
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Ecological Assessment of Child Problem Behavior : Pergamon General Psychology Series. by Wahler, Robert G.; House, Alvin E.(DLC)1902475; Stambaugh, Edward E.; Goldstein, Arnold P.(DLC)1666057; Krasner, Leonard.;
Front Cover -- Ecological Assessment of Child Problem Behavior a Clinical Package for Home, School, and Institutional Settings -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- ABOUT THE A UTHORS -- CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION -- DETERMINATION OF THE STANDARDIZED CATEGORY CODES -- CHAPTER 2. CATEGORY CODES -- THE STIMULUS CODES -- THE BEHAVIOR CODES -- COLLECTIVE AND OBSTRUCT CODES -- GUIDELINES FOR CONCURRENT SCORING OF CATEGORIES -- CHAPTER 3. TRAINING OF THE CLINICIAN-OBSER VER -- SELECTION OF CLINICIAN-OBSERVERS -- OBSERVER TRAINING -- CHAPTER 4. PRACTICE SCENARIOS -- School-1 -- School-2 -- Home-1 -- Home-2 -- CHAPTER 5. CLINICAL USE OF THE PACKAGE -- I. THE ECOLOGICAL INTERVIEW -- II. THE OBSERVATION PROCESS -- CHAPTER 6. RELIABILITY AND VALIDITY DATA FOR THE STANDARDIZED CA TEGOR Y CODES -- RELIABILITY -- VALIDITY -- CHAPTER 7. CONCLUSION -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- APPENDIX.Ecological Assessment of Child Problem Behavior: A Clinical Package for Home, School, and Institutional Settings discusses sampling methods to assess the problem child's behavioral interactions in the environment of the real world. The book focuses on the following facets of ecological assessment: (1) format of interview for the stage during the observational sampling procedures; (2) use of an observational procedure by adult members of the child's natural community; and (3) the employment of a standardized category coding system. In general, the book deals with devising a standardized category codes that will be used in direct observations of a clinical nature. The book shows that investigators of various theoretical merits attempt to construct category systems to systematize coding behavior such as those of Heyns and Lippit (1954), of Baker and Wright (1955) or of McGrew (1972). The authors enumerate the category codes to describe different aspects of children's social environments and their common behaviors that result from these settings. Behavioral scientists, psychiatrists, child psychologists, students and professors in the sciences of human behavior, particularly concerning children, are encouraged to read this book.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Behavioral assessment of children; Psychological tests for children.;
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Ecological Assessment of Child Problem Behavior : Pergamon General Psychology Series. by Wahler, Robert G.; House, Alvin E.(DLC)1902475; Stambaugh, Edward E.; Goldstein, Arnold P.(DLC)1666057; Krasner, Leonard.;
Front Cover -- Ecological Assessment of Child Problem Behavior a Clinical Package for Home, School, and Institutional Settings -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- ABOUT THE A UTHORS -- CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION -- DETERMINATION OF THE STANDARDIZED CATEGORY CODES -- CHAPTER 2. CATEGORY CODES -- THE STIMULUS CODES -- THE BEHAVIOR CODES -- COLLECTIVE AND OBSTRUCT CODES -- GUIDELINES FOR CONCURRENT SCORING OF CATEGORIES -- CHAPTER 3. TRAINING OF THE CLINICIAN-OBSER VER -- SELECTION OF CLINICIAN-OBSERVERS -- OBSERVER TRAINING -- CHAPTER 4. PRACTICE SCENARIOS -- School-1 -- School-2 -- Home-1 -- Home-2 -- CHAPTER 5. CLINICAL USE OF THE PACKAGE -- I. THE ECOLOGICAL INTERVIEW -- II. THE OBSERVATION PROCESS -- CHAPTER 6. RELIABILITY AND VALIDITY DATA FOR THE STANDARDIZED CA TEGOR Y CODES -- RELIABILITY -- VALIDITY -- CHAPTER 7. CONCLUSION -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- APPENDIX.Ecological Assessment of Child Problem Behavior: A Clinical Package for Home, School, and Institutional Settings discusses sampling methods to assess the problem child's behavioral interactions in the environment of the real world. The book focuses on the following facets of ecological assessment: (1) format of interview for the stage during the observational sampling procedures; (2) use of an observational procedure by adult members of the child's natural community; and (3) the employment of a standardized category coding system. In general, the book deals with devising a standardized category codes that will be used in direct observations of a clinical nature. The book shows that investigators of various theoretical merits attempt to construct category systems to systematize coding behavior such as those of Heyns and Lippit (1954), of Baker and Wright (1955) or of McGrew (1972). The authors enumerate the category codes to describe different aspects of children's social environments and their common behaviors that result from these settings. Behavioral scientists, psychiatrists, child psychologists, students and professors in the sciences of human behavior, particularly concerning children, are encouraged to read this book.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Behavioral assessment of children; Psychological tests for children.;
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When Young Children Need Help [electronic resource] : Understanding and Addressing Emotional, Behavorial, and Developmental Challenges by Hirschland, Deborah.;
Front Cover; Copyright; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1: Getting Specific Before Getting to Work; Chapter 1: From Reflection to Action; Chapter 2: Generating ""Maybes""; Chapter 3: Spotlight on Development; Chapter 4: Spotlight on Causation; Chapter 5: Developing Child-Specific Portraits; Chapter 6: Pathways to Growth; Part 2: Connection is Key; Chapter 7: Spotlight on the Three Cs; Chapter 8: Getting to Work with Hannah; Chapter 9: Getting to Work with Hannah, Continued; Chapter 10: Getting to Work with Jenny; Chapter 11: When Home Has Been HardChapter 12: When Language is LimitedPart 3: Addressing Problems in Self-Regulation; Chapter 13: Getting to Work with Gabrielle; Chapter 14: Getting to Work with Brian; Chapter 15: Getting to Work on ""Big Feelings""; Chapter 16: Spotlight on Parenting; Part 4: Putting It All Together; Chapter 17: A Letter about Sam; Chapter 18: When Young Children Need Help; Appendix A: Seeking Clarity-Useful Forms; Appendix B: Staying on Track-Principles for Intervention; Appendix C: Learning More-Tools and Resources; References; IndexDeborah Hirschland, MSW, has been working with young children and the adults who care for and teach them for over 25 years. A frequent presenter on early childhood issues, she provides training and consultation to Head Start and other early care and education programs across Massachusetts. Deborah is an early childhood consultant for the Freedman Center for Child and Family Development at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, a contributor to the Zero to Three Journal, and the author of Collaborative Intervention in Early Childhood: Consulting with Parents and Teachers of 3- to
Subjects: Electronic books.; Behavior disorders in children; Behavioral assessment of children; Early childhood education; Emotional problems of children; Problem children -- Education, Elementary.;
© 2015., Redleaf Press,
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Assessing Disorganized Attachment Behaviour in Children [electronic resource] : An Evidence-Based Model for Understanding and Supporting Families by Shemmings, Yvonne(SAGE)1955393; Shemmings, David.(SAGE)1846862;
ASSESSING DISORGANIZED ATTACHMENT BEHAVIOUR IN CHILDREN; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Maltreatment Pathway Model and its Components; Chapter 2: The Notion of Enhanced Relationship Skills; Chapter 3: Using Enhanced Relationship Skills in Practice; Chapter 4: Exploring Mechanisms of Maltreatment in a Family; Chapter 5: Identifying Low Mentalizing Capacity Using the Adult Attachment Interview; Chapter 6: Using a Guided Parenting Task; Chapter 7: Using a Strange Situation Procedure and Guided Parenting TasksChapter 8: Working with Disconnected or Insensitive Parents by Increasing Mentalizing CapacityChapter 9: Using Modified Story Stems; Chapter 10: Exploring Children's Inner Worlds; Chapter 11: Using the Child Attachment Interview; Chapter 12: Working with Children and Families to Promote a Secure Base; Chapter 13: Attachment to People and Place with Traveller Families; Chapter 14: Introducing the ADAM Project Across the Entire Children and Families Department in Enfield, London; Chapter 15: Introducing the ADAM Project in LewishamChapter 16: Using Pathway Model Components as Counter-indicators in a Complex Child Protection ReferralChapter 17: 'Fake It Till You Make It'; Afterword; Contributors; Bibliography; Blank Page; IndexPresenting an evidence-based model for assessing children with disorganized attachment and their adult carers, this book outlines key indicators of child maltreatment and effective interventions for child protection workers.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Attachment behavior in children; Behavioral assessment of children; Child welfare; Family social work; Psychiatric social work.; Social work with children;
© 2014., Jessica Kingsley Publishers,
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Assessment of disorders in childhood and adolescence / by Youngstrom, Eric Arden,editor.; Prinstein, Mitchell J.,1970-(DLC)n 2003100380editor.; Mash, Eric J.,(DLC)n 50043656editor.; Barkley, Russell A.,1949-(DLC)n 81016349editor.;
Includes bibliographical references and indexes."Now in an its fifth edition, this leading text and clinical guide offers best-practice recommendations for assessing a comprehensive array of child and adolescent mental health problems and health risks. Leading authorities provide an overview of each disorder and describe methods and procedures that take into account the developmental, biological, familial, and cultural contexts of children's problems and that can inform sound clinical decision making. The fifth edition has been thoroughly updated with the growing knowledge base on child and family disorders and evidence-based assessment"--
Subjects: Behavior disorders in children; Behavior therapy for children.; Affective disorders in children; Child psychopathology.; Child psychotherapy.; Behavioral assessment of children.;
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