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Behavioral Approaches for Children and Adolescents : Challenges for the Next Century - Henck P. J. G. Bilsen

Behavioral Approaches for Children and Adolescents

Challenges for the Next Century

By: Henck P. J. G. Bilsen (Editor)

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Published: 30th June 1995
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Challenges for the next decade as the subtitle ofa book is a statement ofambition. In the present time we have to be ambitious as scientists, clinicians, and teachers. Without ambition we would not be able to confront the problems of young people in an effective way. In this decade, we can see an abundance of problems of young people: football hooliganism, school drop out, vandalism, delinquency, lack ofsocial skills, aggression, and depression. The problem seems to grow. Governments, parents, and concerned citizens call for action now. Unfortunately, the action that is taken is often impulsive and not based on scientifically proven methods: longerjail sentences for young first offenders, putting young offenders in military look-alike training camps, etc. For some reason, the usage of effective interventions is limited. In this, book the reader will find an extensive overview of what we know to be effective as a "cure" or prevention for the above-mentioned problems. The first four chapters will give the reader a clear insight ofwhat the "state ofthe art" is today. erview of cognitive behavioural therapies with children and ado- An integrative ov lescents isgiven by Kendall, Panichelli-Mindel, and Gerow.Russo and Navalta providesome new dimensions ofbehavior analysis and therapy. What behavioral approaches can offer to education is described by Slavenburg and van Bilsen in two chapters. In Part II authors from Australia, the United States, and the Netherlands describe programs for specific clinical populations: attention deficit disorder, anti-social youth, learning problems, social skills problems, depression, and aggression.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies with Children and Adolescents: An Integrative Overviewp. 1
Some New Dimensions of Behaviour Analysis and Therapyp. 19
Behaviour Therapy and Educational Reform: A Review of Study Findingsp. 41
Unused Opportunities for Behaviour Therapy in Educationp. 53
Cognitive Behavior Modification of ADHD: A Family System Approachp. 65
Competency-Based Treatment for Antisocial Youthp. 77
Behaviour Therapy with Learning Problemsp. 87
Treating Children Who Lack Social Skills in a Pedological Institute Schoolp. 95
Stop Think Do: Improving Social and Learning Skills for Children in Clinics and Schoolsp. 103
Cognitive and Behavioral Treatment of Childhood Depressionp. 113
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy of Aggressive Children: Effects of Schemasp. 145
Motivation as a Precondition and Bridge between Unmotivated Client and Overmotivated Therapistp. 167
Indexp. 175
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ISBN: 9780306451225
ISBN-10: 0306451220
Series: Language of Science
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 30th June 1995
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 17.78  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.5