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Diagnosing and Treating Children and Adolescents A Guide for Mental Health Professionals

ISBN-10: 1118917928

ISBN-13: 9781118917923

Edition: 2016

Authors: Brand� Flamez, Carl J. Sheperis

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A guide to treating mental health issues in children and adolescents Diagnosis and Treatment of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals is a resource tailored to the particular needs of current and future counselors, behavioral healthcare clinicians, and other helping professionals working with this vulnerable population. With in–depth content broken into two sections, this book first provides a foundation in the diagnostic process by covering the underlying principles of diagnosis and treatment planning, and then applies this framework to the DSM–5 categories related to children and adolescents. With research continually reshaping our understanding of mental health, it is critical mental health professionals make decisions based on evidence–based pathways that include the specialized research around children and adolescents. The leading experts who contributed to this book share contemporary perspectives on developmental considerations, assessment information, presenting symptoms, comorbidity, levels of severity, prevalence data, and other relevant factors. Structured content of chapters provides a crosswalk between the DSM–5 and this book Updated content based upon the changes, additions, and revisions to the DSM–5 that affect diagnosis, assessment, and treatment Pedagogical features, such as learning objectives, case studies, guided practice exercises, and additional resources, to support effective learning Diagnosis and Treatment of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Clinical and School Settings is a critical resource for mental health practitioners and graduate students working toward a career in a mental health profession.
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 11/6/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.354
Language: English

Brand� Flamez Ph.D., LPC, NCC, is a professor in the Counselor Education & Supervision program at Walden University. She has over a 100 national and international presentations, and has authored or coauthored several book chapters and referred articles. She is the author of the upcoming textbook, "Diagnosing and Treating Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals." She serves on the ACA Governing Council, is chair of the ACA Publications Committee, and serves as the President for the Association for Humanistic Counselors (AHC). She is the recipient of numerous national awards including the ACA Wrenn Award for a Humanitarian and Caring Person, the International Association for Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC) Distinguished Mentor Award, �and the AHC Humanistic Clinician Award.