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    DescriptionThis book helps clinicians harness the benefits of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for children and adolescents with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Leading treatment developers describe promising approaches for treating common challenges faced by young people with ASD - anxiety and behavior problems, social competence issues, and adolescent concerns around sexuality and intimacy. Chapters present session-by-session overviews of each intervention program, review its evidence base, and address practical considerations in treatment. The book also discusses general issues in adapting CBT for this population and provides a helpful framework for assessment and case conceptualization informed by DSM-5.


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    Title
    CBT for Children and Adolescents with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Angela Scarpa, By (author) Susan Williams White, By (author) Tony Attwood
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 329
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 658 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781462510481
    ISBN 10: 1462510485
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16960
    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.4
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    B&T General Subject: 670
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BIC subject category V2: MJW
    BISAC V2.8: MED069000, PSY006000, PSY022020
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 618.9285882
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 618.92/85882
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: EDU026050, MED105010
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    BIC subject category V2: MJNA, MMJT1
    DC23: 618.92858820651
    LC classification: RJ506.A9 C397 2013
    Thema V1.0: MKL, MKJA, MKD, MKMT6
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Guilford Publications
    Imprint name
    Guilford Publications
    Publication date
    04 October 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Angela Scarpa, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), founder and codirector of the Virginia Tech Autism Clinic, and director of the Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research. She is a clinical psychologist whose research and practice focus on the mental health of children, adolescents, and young adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Dr. Scarpa is coauthor (with Anthony Wells and Tony Attwood) of "Exploring Feelings for Young Children with High-Functioning Autism or Asperger's Disorder: The STAMP Treatment Manual." Susan Williams White, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Virginia Tech and codirector of the Virginia Tech Autism Clinic. She is a clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of people affected by neurodevelopmental disorders such as ASD. Dr. White has a special interest in interventions for social deficits and co-occurring psychiatric problems, such as anxiety in individuals with ASD, and exploration of transdiagnostic processes such as emotional and behavioral self-regulation. She is the author of "Social Skills Training for Children with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism." Tony Attwood, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and Chairperson of the Minds and Hearts Clinic in Brisbane, Australia, and Adjunct Professor at Griffith University in Queensland. With over 35 years of clinical experience, he is considered a leading international expert in the field. His publications include "The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome" and "Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals."
    Review quote
    "A truly wonderful addition to the literature. Practical, well written, and easy to use, this book will be a standard for years to come." - Fred R. Volkmar, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut, USA "An extremely valuable book for clinicians, educators, and researchers. It fills a tremendous need for comprehensive information about empirically validated treatments that can address anxiety and the social challenges that many children and adolescents with ASD face. By describing both the treatment approaches and the science behind them, the volume provides practical information that can be useful today, while also setting the stage for future research." - Geraldine Dawson, Chief Science Officer, Autism Speaks; Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, USA "Scarpa, White, and Attwood have done a brilliant job of assembling a team of authors who could together construct this timely resource. Each contributor successfully bridges the gap between the literature on CBT for neurotypical children/adolescents and the literature on ASD. The volume informs both practitioners and researchers who are trying to understand and serve these unique youngsters. It is a complete, invaluable tool for anyone seeking to improve the lives of young people on the spectrum and prepare them to be healthy and productive adults." - Valerie L. Gaus, PhD, Spectrum Services, New York , USA "This much-needed book fills a void. It covers CBT principles, research, program planning, interventions and modifications, and myriad related topics. Chapters provide examples of instructional programs that focus on CBT and discuss the role of parents/caregivers in using CBT. While the term 'must have' is overused, I feel it accurately describes this well-written book. The psychosocial approach has the potential to change the lives of many on the autism spectrum." - Brenda Smith Myles, PhD, Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI), USA
    Table of contents
    Part I: Theoretical Background. Scarpa, Lorenzi, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Children and Adolescents: History and Principles. Attwood, Scarpa, Modifications of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Children and Adolescents with High-Functioning ASD and Their Common Difficulties. Mazefsky, White, The Role of Assessment in Guiding Treatment Planning for Youth with ASD. Part II: Anxiety and Behavior Problems. Green, Wood, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Disorders in Youth with ASD: Emotional, Adaptive, and Social Outcomes. Reaven, Blakeley-Smith, Parental Involvement in Treating Anxiety in Youth with High-Functioning ASD. Williams White, Scahill, Ollendick, Multimodal Treatment for Anxiety and Social Skills Difficulties in Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum. Scarpa, Reyes, Attwood, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Stress and Anger Management in Young Children with ASD: The Exploring Feelings Program. Part III: Social Competence. Beaumont, Sofronoff, Multimodal Intervention for Social Skills Training in Students with Asperger Syndrome: The Secret Agent Society. Lopata, Thomeer, Volker, Lee, A Manualized Summer Program for Social Skills in Children with High-Functioning ASD. Bauminger-Zviely, Cognitive-Behavioral-Ecological Intervention to Facilitate Social-Emotional Understanding and Social Interaction in Youth with High-Functioning ASD. Part IV: Sexuality and Affection. Attwood, Expressing and Enjoying Love and Affection: A Cognitive-Behavioral Program for Children and Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome. Henault, Understanding Relationships and Sexuality in Individuals with Asperger Syndrome. Part V: Concluding Remarks. Williams White, Scarpa, Attwood, What Do We Know about Psychosocial Interventions for Youth with High-Functioning ASD, and Where Do We Go from Here?