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Understanding and Teaching Emotionally Disturbed Children and Adolescents = Fourth Edition

This informative text is written for both general and special education teachers as well as for counselors, social workers, and psychologists interested in helping children and adolescents make healthy emotional adjustments in the classroom and in life.

While based in therapy, the approaches are modified for successful use in the classroom and the school. Understanding and Teaching Emotionally Disturbed Children and Adolescents–Fourth Edition provides extensive information about the types of emotional and social disorders and therapeutic approaches that may be used with children and adolescents in educational settings.

Chapters

  1. Overview of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
  2. Theoretical Models of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
  3. Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in Children
  4. Identification Procedures and an Overview of Services
  5. Behavioral Therapy
  6. Cognitive Therapy
  7. Educational Therapy
  8. Phenomenological/Humanistic Therapies and Approaches to Instruction
  9. Sociological Interventions: Ecological, Milieu, Social, and Legal
  10. Play Therapy
  11. Drama Interventions
  12. Art, Music, and Dance Therapy

689 pages • 6 x 9 • softcover • ©2011