From a review of the second edition:
"I would strongly recommend this book to all who teach or aretraining in clinical child psychology. The enthusiastically andvividly written text with all its facts and practical tips makesyou aware how broad and interesting the job of a clinical childpsychologist is."
—Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy
Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
combinestheory and practice to provide a concise yet comprehensive reviewof the knowledge, concepts and core competencies required for thepractice of child and adolescent psychology.
For the third edition, this popular book now includes theclinical problems of adolescence, as well as an updated account ofchildhood clinical and community-based problems. The clinicalliterature has been fully revised, with special attentionbeing given to treatment effectiveness.
Each chapter considers a different category of problem ordisorder and covers issues of diagnosis, causes, interventions andoutcomes. It provides step-by-step guides to assessment,formulation and treatment that can be used in everyday practice,and includes helpful examples and case studies. The theoreticalframework for the book is developmental psychopathology andcognitive behavioural theory. It also covers psychiatric aspectssuch as medication and other physical therapies, and discussesmulti-agency collaboration.
This engaging text, by one of the world’s foremostclinical child psychologists, remains a leader in the field. Itwill be of great value to all clinical psychologists in practiceand those in training, as well as other key professionals workingwith children and young people.