"There is plenty in the book to please researchers....The book has several other virtues, including the quality of the writing, the voluminous documentation, the sober appraisal of the current status of EST's for child disorders, and a multistep blueprint for improving future research so that it simultaneously satisfies the researchers and is more helpful to clinicians." Contemporary Psychology
"This is an excellent book for both the novice and experienced therapist as it addresses both the clinical and practical issues of conducting psychotherapy in children and adolescents as well as the more esoteric research isues." - The Canadian Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Review, Suneeta Monga, MD
This book is about treatments for child and adolescent mental health problems. Because the treatments have been tested in research and shown to work, they are called "evidence-based". The chapters cover treatments for the most commonly referred youth problems: anxiety, depression, AHDH, and conduct problems. The author describes the concepts and theories underlying each treatment, details the treatment procedures and illustrates them with rich case examples, and closely examines each treatment's potential use in everyday clinical practice. This book should be valuable to practitioners, clinical supervisors, and clinical program directors. The author also summarizes and critiques the evidence on each treatment, highliting unanswered questions and important goals for future research. Thus, the book should be valuable to researchers, students, and faculty members planning courses on youth treatment.