Publication Year: 2005
Authors/Editor: Herbert, Martin
This book provides a practical guide to, and critical review of, community and individual professional interventions that could ease the lives of children with developmental disorders and mental health problems.
This book is:
* A critical review of, and practical guide to, the interventions that could ease the lives of children with developmental disorders and mental health problems.
* Structured around the stages and developmental tasks in a child’s life span, from conception to teenage years.
* Discusses inherited disorders, intrauterine problems, neonatal and perinatal problems, early childhood attachment and physical disorders, disabilities at school, and problems associated with socialisation.
* Covers problems that affect children at all ages, such as learning disabilities, abuse and various psychological and psychiatric disorders.
* Consistently considers the role of parents, the family, and the community in interventions.
* Written by a leading expert in clinical child and adolescent psychology and social work.
* Bridges the gap between psychosocial interventions and medically-based treatments.
* Can be used alongside Herbert’s Typical and Atypical Development: From Conception to Adolescence (BPS Blackwell, 2003).
Developmental Problems of Childhood and Adolescence: Prevention, Treatment and Training