Systematic Intervention With Disturbed Children by Marvin J. FineSystematic Intervention With Disturbed Children by Marvin J. Fine

Systematic Intervention With Disturbed Children

byMarvin J. Fine

Paperback | February 16, 2012

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Disturbed children constitute a sizeable and varied percentage of the child population. Generally, two to three percent have severe, longstanding problems and 20 to 30 percent have current, more transient problems. While preventive efforts are needed, it also seems obvious that many children will continue to function in a disturbed and disturbing fashion and will continue to require vari­ ous kinds of therapeutic interventions. These interventions will mainly occur in school and community settings. This book attempts to present a picture of some fairly popular models of intervention and to consider important related issues. There are probably as many ways of coping with disturbed children as there are creative, caring persons attempting to do the coping. A growing literature exists on ways of conceptual­ izing and intervening with such children. It was believed by the editor that an organized body of information on these concepts and techniques would prove useful to student and practitioner. A danger with such collections is that if they mainly portray novel or atypi­ cal techniques, while informative, the book quickly becomes passe and of li­ mited value. This book's focus is on contemporary thought, but also on orien­ tations that have stood the test of some time and the stability of the under­ lying theory.
Title:Systematic Intervention With Disturbed ChildrenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:275 pages, 22.9 × 15.2 × 0.17 inPublished:February 16, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401163316

ISBN - 13:9789401163316

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Table of Contents

I Introduction.- 1 The Treatment of Disturbed Children: Introduction.- 2 The Role of Policy in Dealing with Disturbed Children.- 3 Legal and Ethical Issues in the Discipline of Emotionally Disturbed Children.- II Models of Therapeutic Intervention.- 4 The Psychoeducational Approach.- 5 Behavior Modification with Emotionally Disturbed Children.- 6 A Psychodynamic Viewpoint on Intervention: Theory and Application.- 7 Family Systems Therapy.- 8 Intervention with Disturbed Children: The Ecological Viewpoint.- 9 Transactional Analysis as a Frame of Reference for Therapeutic Intervention with Children.- III Additional Considerations.- 10 A Holistic Approach to the Assessment of Emotionally Disturbed Children.- 11 The Parent-School-Therapist Alliance in the Treatment of Emotionally Disturbed Children.- 12 The Effectiveness of Therapy with Disturbed Children.