Handbook of Clinical Psychology, Volume 2: Children and by Michel Hersen, Alan M. Gross

By Michel Hersen, Alan M. Gross

Editors-in-chief Michel Hersen and Alan Gross have accumulated top foreign students and practitioners in volumes to give the most recent details and strategies in scientific psychology, together with within the components of ethics, felony concerns, specialist roles, pass cultural psychology, geropsychology, and extra. All psychological well-being execs, scholars, and researchers will locate those volumes to be a huge source for well timed and confirmed info for potent scientific perform

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Research contributions designed to: (1) (2) (3) (4) Develop better understanding of human behavior Improve the accuracy and reliability of diagnostic procedures Develop more efficient methods of treatment Develop methods of promoting mental hygiene and preventing maladjustment. (Raimy, 1950, pp. 20–21) Though the decision to endorse the scientist-practitioner model was clear, participants recognized that there would be great difficulties involved in combining both roles. In this respect, participants in the Boulder Conference clearly anticipated the scientist-practitioner gap.

Recent Developments in the Evidence-Based Intervention and Practice Movement Despite great momentum in research in professional psychology, the evidence base for treatment of a variety of childhood disorders and problems lagged behind outcome research with adults. Nevertheless, as attention turned to mental health issues in children, psychologists began to review the literature on prevention and intervention (therapy) outcome research. To perform this task they needed guidelines to review the growing literature on prevention and intervention.

H. ), 2004, New York: Wiley. f The Practice of Child Therapy, fourth edition, by R. J. Morris and T. R. Kratochwill, in press-a, Mawah, NJ: Erlbaum. , Schoenwald & Hoagwood, 2001). , Bernal & Scharron-Del-Rio, 2001). In addition, limitations of outcome assessment strategies and, in particular, the arbitrary nature of the instruments used in evidence-based intervention research have been noted (see Blanton & Jaccard, 2006; Kazdin, 2006). , in press). As the evidence-based movement progresses it will be important to consider the historical evidence and its importance in teaching us that diversity of viewpoints can best advance science and practice.

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