Counseling Treatment for Children and Adolescents with DSM-IV-TR Disorders

Counseling Treatment for Children and Adolescents with DSM-IV-TR Disorders

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For courses in Psychopathology, DSM-IV, Child Psychopathology, and Child/Adolescent Counseling.Designed to give counseling students a better understanding of children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with an emotional, behavioral, or mental disorder, this book provides a thorough discussion of the most-commonly diagnosed disorders of children and adolescents, and examines the biological, developmental, and environmental causes of these disorders. Disorders are approached from the perspective of the child/adolescent and examined in context, and each discussion includes practical guidance for assessment and treatment based on the most recent research in the field. To the expertise of the main author are added contributions by several counselor educators, psychologists, and clinicians who directly practice, teach, and focus on key topics addressed in the text.
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  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 188 x 233.7 x 30.5mm | 975.23g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130848131
  • 9780130848130

About Robert R. Erk

Robert R. Erk, Ed.D., is a past president of the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. Dr. Erk is an associate professor of counselor education and educational psychology in the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Tennessee-Martin. His service includes over 25 years of teaching in the school and mental health counseling programs. He is licensed as a school counselor, a school psychologist, and a professional counselor and marital and family therapist. He received his doctorate in counselor education from Mississippi State University. His professional work history includes public school teaching, serving as a high school counselor, and serving as head of a junior high school guidance office. He is a presenter of state, regional, and national workshops on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD), conducts national learning institutes on AD/HD for the American Counseling Association, and has authored articles for a number of American Counseling Association journals. Dr. Erk wrote the statement on AD/HD for the ERIC/Clearinghouse on Counseling and Student Services Digest, wrote the position statement on AD/HD adopted by the American School Counselor Association, and founded the American School Counselor Association professional interest network for children with AD/HD. Within a counseling framework, his current research and teaching interests are centered on bringing to professional counselors a better understanding of the development of emotional and behavioral disorders in the clients and families they serve.
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Table of contents

PART I: OVERVIEW OF DEVELOPMENTAL ISSUES. 1. Assessment and Diagnosis: The Developmental Perspective and Its Implications. 2. Understanding the Development of Psychopathology in Children and Adolescents. PART II: CLASSIFICATION OF EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS. 3. Adjustment Disorders in Children and Adolescents. 4. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents. 5. Disruptive Behavior Disorders: Conduct Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder. 6. Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents. 7. Mood Disorders in Children and Adolescents. 8. Substance-Related Disorders. 9. Adolescents and Eating Disorders. PART III: EFFECTIVE TREATMENT PLANNING. 10. Treatment Planning Guidelines for Children and Adolescents. 11. Case Studies in Treatment Planning. References. Name Index. Subject Index.
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