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evidence-based psychotherapies children and adolescents- third edition

Evidence-Based Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents identifies best practices for treatment, reviews conceptual underpinnings, describes how interventions are delivered on a session-by-session basis, and summarizes research about effectiveness.

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New edition of a best-selling clinical guide and text.

John R. Weisz and Alan E. Kazdin

Widely regarded as the standard reference, and text, on evidence-based therapies—now substantially revised—this book has introduced tens of thousands of clinicians and students to exemplary treatments for social, emotional and behavioral problems.  The developers of the respective approaches review their conceptual underpinning, describe how interventions are delivered on a session-by-session basis, and summarize what the research shows about treatment effectiveness.  It explores important questions and challenges facing the field, and identifies best practices for treatment dissemination in real-world clinical contexts.

This new edition includes chapters of assessment, personalizing evidence-based therapies clinical implications of developmental psychopathology, and advances in neuroscience.  It also covers additional clinical problems (self-injury and suicidal ideation, bulimia nervosa, encopresis) and treatments (Early Start Denver Model for Autism Spectrum Disorder, internet-assisted and technology enhanced interventions).  Chapters on implementation in complex mental health systems, as well as international models are included. 


  1.  Foundations of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Research
  2. Treatments and Problems
  3. Implementation and Dissemination:  Extending Treatments to New Populations and New Settings
  4. Critical Issues for the Field
  5. Conclusions and Future Directions

Hardcover; 622 pages.