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Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Barbara J. Burns and Kimberly Hoagwood


This book presents innovative interventions for youth with severe emotional and behavioral disorders. The book is designed to fill a gap between the knowledge base and clinical practice through its presentation of theory, practice parameters, training requirements, and research evidence. Featuring community-based and state-of-the-art services for youth with severe emotional and behavioral disorders and their families, this book describes each intervention in depth, along with the supporting evidence for its utility. Most chapters present a single intervention as an alternative to institutional ... More

Keywords: emotional disorders, behavioral disorders, practice parameters, training requirements, institutional care, intervention, delivery of services, psychosocial treatments, psychopharmacological treatments, family

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780195134575
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134575.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Barbara J. Burns, editor
Duke University Medical Center

Kimberly Hoagwood, editor
National Institute of Mental Health