Modeled on the author's bestselling Therapist's Guide to Clinical Intervention, this new book on child clinical intervention presents much of the material in outline or bullet point format, allowing easy understanding of complex material for the busy therapist. This clinician's guide to diagnosing and treating disorders in children includes definitions of the disorder, diagnostic criteria, the neurobiology of the disorder, information on functional impairment, treatment planning, and evidence-based interventions.
The book additionally offers adjunctive skill building resources to supplement traditional therapy choices as well as forms for use in clinical practice.
• Outlines treatment goals and objectives for diagnosis
• Discusses interventions and the evidence basis for each
• Offers skill building resources to supplement treatment Provides business and clinical forms for use with child patients
Sharon Johnson is a psychologist in private practice. She has participated as a committee member and chair of a Utilization Management Committee for a managed care company.