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Preface

Acknowledgments

Contributors

PART A: INFANCY

Chapter 1    Infant development and developmental risk
Louise Newman

Development in infancy
Early parenting disturbances
References

Chapter 2    The infant with special meaning
Bryanne Barnett and Valsamma Eapen

Introduction
Perinatal loss and grief
The unexpected infant
Conclusion
References

Chapter 3   Working with the very sick infant in hospital
Campbell Paul

Historical perspectives on young children in hospital
Case reports and follow-up studies
Dimensions of the baby’s experience
Approaches to intervention
Direct psychotherapy with the child and family
Cognitive behavioural approaches
Family and group approaches
Conclusion
References

Chapter 4   Infants in alternative care
Prue McEvoy and Patricia O’Rourke

Introduction
Case: Anthony: early assessment and intervention in fostering infants
Case: Lucy: falling through the cracks: systemic splitting
Case: Nathan: colliding systems: invisible infant
Case: Thomas and Christopher: learned hopefulness: systemic denial
Conclusions
References

Chapter 5    Infants in cultural transition
Rosalind Powrie

Introduction
Migration and parenting
Culture and parenting
Assessment of infants and families in cultural transition
Service provision
Conclusion
References
                       
Chapter 6    The unsettled infant
Beulah Warren

Theoretical framework
What interferes with this natural process?
Principles of assessment
Principles of intervention
Sleeping and settling over the first year
Intervention based on developmental needs
Developmental guidance and supportive counselling
Conclusion
References

Chapter 7   Interventions for vulnerable parents and infants
Louise Newman 
                                
Introduction
Early intervention and prevention
Clinical approaches
Building parental reflective capacity
Parenting after trauma
Working with mothers with BPD and their infants
References

PART B: CHILDHOOD

Chapter 8   The school-age child
Sarah Mares

Introduction
The era of competence
Attachment
The transition to school and peer relationships
Assessment, diagnosis, formulation, and intervention
Conclusion
References

Chapter 9    Pervasive developmental disorders
Kerry J Bull, Avril V Brereton, and Bruce J Tonge

Autism Spectrum Disorders
Autistic Disorder (Autism)
Asperger’s Disorder
Pervasive Developmental Disorder – Not Otherwise Specified
Rett’s Disorder
Childhood Disintegrative Disorder (Heller’s Syndrome)
Co-morbidities
Diagnostic assessment
Epidemiology
Aetiology
Early signs
Screening
Outcome
Treatment
Summary
References

Chapter 10 Anxiety in children
Nick Kowalenko

Development
Risk and protective factors
References

Chapter 11 Disruptive behaviour and aggression
Sarah Mares

Introduction
Symptoms, diagnosis, course, and comorbidity
Aetiology and models of risk
Approaches to intervention
Conclusion
References

Chapter 12 The child with chronic illness
Michael R Bowden

Introduction
Issues for the child
Issues for the family
Approach to assessment and formulation
Treatment planning
Team issues
Conclusion
References

                       
Chapter 13 Children exposed to family conflict
Raphael T W Chan

Introduction
Impact of parental separation
Family conflict and children’s mental health
Challenges for the practitioner
Assessment and intervention
Therapy agreement
Interventions for parents
Interventions for children
Setting realistic goals
References

Chapter 14 Treating the child in out-of-home care
Megan Chambers        
                      
Who are the children in out-of-home care?
What is ‘care’?
Children in care as a special-needs group
Issues in treatment
When a child presents with a problem
Issues in assessment
The crisis presentation
Diagnosis
Treatment
Developing a treatment plan
Individual interventions
Conclusions
References

Chapter 15 Interventions with school-aged children and their families
Graham Martin
                                 
A tiered behavioural approach
An intergenerational family approach
Working with the wider system
Conclusion
References

Index

 

 

 

 

 
     
 
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