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Specialty Competencies in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology by Alfred J., PhD, ABPP, Jr. Finch, John E. Lochman, W. Michael, PhD, ABPP, III Nelson, Michael C. Roberts
  

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Specialty Competencies in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology by Alfred J., PhD, ABPP, Jr. Finch, John E. Lochman, W. Michael, PhD, ABPP, III Nelson, Michael C. Roberts

The specialty of clinical child and adolescent psychology has a history that dates back to the turn of the century when the first psychological clinic for children was reportedly established. As it is currently applied, this broad and wide-ranging specialty took organizational shape from the 1960s through the 1990s, and today child and adolescent psychology shares many characteristics and plays a collaborative role other specialties within professional psychology. These include clinical psychology, cognitive and behavioral psychology, school psychology, and clinical health psychology. In this volume, Dr. Finch and his co-authors provide a comprehensive demonstration of the competencies involved in this specialty, extending far beyond the scope of the age of its identified patient population. Offering an evidence-based best practices model of intervention informed by an integration of multiple professional competencies from a range of other specialty areas, this book is an invaluable resource for all those interested in pursuing the clinical child and adolescent specialty practice. Series in Specialty Competencies in Professional Psychology Series Editors Arthur M. Nezu and Christine Maguth Nezu As the field of psychology continues to grow and new specialty areas emerge and achieve recognition, it has become increasingly important to define the standards of professional specialty practice. Developed and conceived in response to this need for practical guidelines, this series presents methods, strategies, and techniques for conducting day-to-day practice in any given psychology specialty. The topical volumes address best practices across the functional and foundational competencies that characterize the various psychology specialties, including clinical psychology, cognitive and behavioral psychology, school psychology, geropsychology, forensic psychology, clinical neuropsychology, couples and family psychology, and more. Functional competencies include common practice activities like assessment and intervention, while foundational competencies represent core knowledge areas such as ethical and legal issues, cultural diversity, and professional identification. In addition to describing these competencies, each volume provides a definition, description, and development timeline of a particular specialty, including its essential and characteristic pattern of activities, as well as its distinctive and unique features. Written by recognized experts in their respective fields, volumes are comprehensive, up-to-date, and accessible. These volumes offer invaluable guidance to not only practicing mental health professionals, but those training for specialty practice as well.

Reviews

Finch and colleagues provide a comprehensive overview around assessment, inverventions and best practice guides, whilst also touching on broader issues specific to working with children. ... this book will be helpful for clinicians, not only in framing their work but in considering broader issues specific to this clinical setting. * Naima Lounes, The Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling & Psychotherapy *


About the Author

Alfred J. Finch, Jr., Ph.D., ABPP is Professor of Psychology at The Citadel where he was previously Head of the Psychology Department and Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. He was the founding president of the clinical child and adolescent psychology board of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). John E. Lochman, Ph.D., ABPP is Professor and Doddridge Saxon Chairholder in Clinical Psychology and directs the Center for Prevention of Youth Problem Behavior at the University of Alabama. W. Michael Nelson III, Ph.D., ABPP is Professor and former Chair of the Department of Psychology at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Michael C. Roberts, Ph.D., ABPP is Professor and Director of the Clinical Child Psychology Program at the University of Kansas.

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Publication date

3rd February 2012

Author

Alfred J., PhD, ABPP, Jr. Finch, John E. Lochman, W. Michael, PhD, ABPP, III Nelson, Michael C. Roberts

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Oxford University Press Inc

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Paperback
274 pages

Categories

Clinical psychology
Psychiatry

ISBN

9780199758708

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