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PSY 2604 Child & Adolescent Intervention

This guide provides access to library resources on evidence-based child and adolescent interventions, including how to select, implement, and individualize treatment based on the presenting problem(s) and how to monitor treatment progress and outcomes.

Required Text Fall 2023

Textbook:

Weisz, J.R. & Kazdin, A.E. (2017). Evidence-based psychotherapies for children and adolescents. (3rd Ed). Guilford Press

 

Required Readings Fall 2023

August 23      

Chapters

de los Reyes, A, Augenstein, T.M., & Aldao, A. (2017). Chapter 31. Assessment issues in child and adolescent psychotherapy. In J.R. Weisz & A.E. Kazdin (Eds). Evidence-based psychotherapies for children and adolescents. (pp. 537-554). Guilford Press.

Chu, B.C. (2019). Chapter 3. Evidence-based therapist flexibility: Making treatments work for clients. In M.J. Prinstein, E.J. Mash, E.A. Youngstrom, & R.A. Barkley (Eds). Treatment of disorders in childhood and adolescence.  (pp. 27-44). Guilford Press. Request through Interlibrary Loan

Articles

Weisz, J.R., Kuppens, S.N., Yi Ng, M, Eckshtain, D, Ugueto, A.M., Vaughn Coaxum, R, Jensen-Doss, A., Hawley, K.M., Krumholz Marchette, L.S, Chu, B.C., Weersing, V.R., & Fordwood, S.R. (2017). What five decades of research tells us about the effects of youth psychological therapy: A multilevel meta-analysis and implications for science and practice. American Psychologist, 72(2), 79-117. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0040360

 

August 30      

Chapters

Kendall, P.C., Crawford, E.A., Kagan, J.M., & Podell, J.L. (2017). Chapter 2. Child-focused treatment for anxiety. In J.R. Weisz, & A.E. Kazdin, (Eds). Evidence-based psychotherapies for children and adolescents. (pp. 17-34). Guilford Press.

Articles

Hancock, K.M, Swain, J., Hainsworth, C.J., Dixon, A.L., Koo, S., & Munro, K. (2018). Acceptance and commitment therapy versus cognitive behavior therapy for children with anxiety: Outcomes of a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 47(2), 296-311. https://doi.org/10.1080/15374416.2015/1110822

Higa-McMillian, C.K., Francis, S.E., Rith-Najarian, L, & Chorpita, B. (2016). Evidence base update: 50 years of research on treatment for child and adolescent anxiety. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 45(2), 91-113. https://doi.org/10.1080/15374416.2015.1046177

 

September 6        

Chapters

Rohde, P. (2017). Chapter 4. Cognitive-behavioral treatment for adolescent depression. In J.R. Weisz, & A.E. Kazdin, (Eds). Evidence-based psychotherapies for children and adolescents. (pp. 49-65). Guilford Press.

Jacobson, C.M., Mufson, L.H., & Young, J.F. (2017). Chapter 5. Treating adolescent depression using interpersonal psychotherapy. In J.R. Weisz, & A.E. Kazdin, (Eds.). Evidence-based psychotherapies for children and adolescents. (pp. 66-82).  Guilford Press.

Articles

Jones, S.C.T., Anderson, R.E., & Metzger, I.W. (2020). “Standing in the gap”: The continued importance of culturally competent therapeutic interventions for Black youth. Evidence-Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 5(3), 327-339. https://doi.org/10.1080/23794925.2020.1796546

 

September 13

Chapters

Zisser, A.R., Herschell, A.D., & Eyberg, S.M. (2017). Chapter 7. Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and the treatment of disruptive behavior disorders. In J.R. Weisz, & A.E. Kazdin, (Eds). Evidence-based psychotherapies for children and adolescents. (pp. 103-121). Guilford Press.

Pelham, W.E., Gnagy, EM, Greiner, A.R., Fabiano, G.A., Waschbusch, D.A., & Coles, E.K. (2017). Chapter 13. Summer treatment programs for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. In J.R. Weisz, & A.E. Kazdin, (Eds). Evidence-based psychotherapies for children and adolescents. (pp. 215-232). Guilford Press.

Articles

Rios-Davis, A., Sibley, M. H., Delgado, A., & Zulauf-McCurdy, C. (2023). Identifying common and unique elements of evidence-based treatments for adolescent ADHD. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 32(2), 466-480. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-022-02475-y

 

September 20

Chapters

Powell, N.P., Lochman, J.E., Boxmeyer, C.L., Barry, T.D., & Pardini, D.A. (2017). Chapter 10. The Coping Power Program for aggressive behavior in children. In J.R. Weisz, & A.E. Kazdin, (Eds). Evidence-based psychotherapies for children and adolescents. (pp. 159-176). Guilford Press.

Henggeler, S.W. & Schaeffer, C.M. (2017). Chapter 12. Treating serious antisocial behavior using multisystemic therapy. In J.R. Weisz, & A.E. Kazdin, (Eds). Evidence-based psychotherapies for children and adolescents. (pp. 197-214). Guilford Press.

Articles

Hogue, A., Henderson, C.E., Ozechowski, T.J., & Robbins, M.S. (2014): Evidence base on outpatient behavioral treatments for adolescent substance use: Updates and recommendations 2007 – 2013. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 43(5), 695-720. https://doi.org/10.1080/15374416.2014.915550

Silvers, J.A., Squeglia, L.M, Thompson, K.R., Hudson, K.A, & Feldstein Edwing, S.W. (2019). Hunting for what works: Adolescents in addiction treatment. Alcohol Clinical & Experimental Research, 43(4), 578-592. https://doi.org/10.1111/acer.13984

 

September 27

Chapters

Spirito, A., Esposito-Smythers, C.E., & Wolff, J. (2017). Chapter 14. Developing and testing interventions for suicidal and non-suicidal self-injury among adolescents. In J.R. Weisz, & A.E. Kazdin, (Eds). Evidence-based psychotherapies for children and adolescents. (pp. 235-252). Guilford Press.

Articles

Helms, S.W. & Prinstein, M.J. (2014). Risk assessment and decision making regarding imminent suicidality in pediatric settings. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 2(2), 176-193. https://doi.org/10.1037/cpp0000048

Russon, J., Washington, R., Machado, A., Smithee, L, & Delinger, J. (2022). Suicide among LGBTQIA+ youth: A review of the treatment literature. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avb.2021.101578