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Research-Based, Clinically Sensitive Behavior Therapy with Children and Adolescents

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"Research-Based, Clinically Sensitive Behavior Therapy with Children and Adolescents"

This course provides a rigorous overview of the fundamentals of behavior therapy. The behavioral approach is depicted as an information technology that operates in highly individualized ways and can be used to help children and families achieve their goals. Principles of classical and operant conditioning and observational learning are explained and applied to common clinical problems. The outcome research on behavioral interventions is summarized in a user-friendly fashion that provides therapists with guidance for treatment planning. The course presents step-by-step instructions for conducting exposure procedures, contingency contracting, relaxation training, and social skills training. There are clinical illustrations, numerous examples, and an emphasis on the nitty-gritty process of implementing these therapeutic methods with children, adolescents, and parents.

Publication Date:

Child and Adolescent Therapy Science and Art 2nd Edition 2015

Course Material Author

Jeremy P. Shapiro

Jeremy P. Shapiro, Ph.D., a clinical child psychologist and adjunct faculty member of the Psychological Sciences Department of Case Western Reserve University, has 30+ years of experience as a psychotherapist, researcher, and trainer. Dr. Shapiro has published 7 books and numerous articles on topics including child abuse, depression, youth violence prevention, psychotherapy methods, and naturalistic outcome research, and he has presented over 200 workshops to therapists in over 40 states. From the beginning, the central focus of Dr. Shapiro’s career has been integrating scientific findings with clinical reasoning to develop effective, practical strategies for helping clients.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand the roles that classical and operant conditioning play in human behavior and convey this perspective to parents.

  2. Analyze child behavior problems, including those that might seem to be reflections of personality, in terms of learning principles and skill deficits.

  3. Implement the behavioral interventions of exposure, contingency contracting, relaxation training, and social skills training.

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Course Material

The exam for this course is based on Chapter 2 of this book. Please check the site for additional courses based on the other chapters in this book.

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Course Number 102626
3 credit hours
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