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Mental Health Treatment for Children and Adolescents
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Mental Health Treatment for Children and Adolescents

Jacqueline Corcoran

Abstract

This book reviews the evidence basis for the treatment of mental health disorders that present in children and adolescents, using both the American Psychological Association Division 12 Task Force Criteria for empirically supported treatment and the results of systematic reviews and meta-analyses. The context of the child and its influence on the development of the mental health disorder, as well as treatment and recovery, is appraised through the risk and resilience framework. Barriers, facilitators, and recommendations for the practice and research of evidence-based treatment for child and a ... More

Keywords: evidence-based practice, youth mental health, child mental health, adolescent mental health, mental disorders, mental health treatment

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195375718
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375718.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jacqueline Corcoran, author
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work