Emotion Regulation in Children and Adolescents: A Practitioner's Guide

Emotion Regulation in Children and Adolescents: A Practitioner's Guide

by Michael A. Southam-Gerow
     
 

ISBN-10: 1462508294

ISBN-13: 9781462508297

Pub. Date: 02/12/2013

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Emotion regulation difficulties are central to a range of clinical problems, yet many therapies for children and adolescents lack a focus on emotion and related skills. In a flexible modular format, this much-needed book presents cutting-edge strategies for helping children and adolescents understand and manage challenging emotional experiences. Each of the eight

Overview

Emotion regulation difficulties are central to a range of clinical problems, yet many therapies for children and adolescents lack a focus on emotion and related skills. In a flexible modular format, this much-needed book presents cutting-edge strategies for helping children and adolescents understand and manage challenging emotional experiences. Each of the eight treatment modules can be used on its own or in conjunction with other therapies, and includes user-friendly case examples, sample dialogues, and engaging activities and games. Emotion-informed assessment and case conceptualization are also addressed. Reproducible handouts can be photocopied from the book or downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462508297
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
02/12/2013
Pages:
254
Sales rank:
1,270,665
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

I. Background on Emotions and Emotion Regulation
1. Introduction
2. Conceptual Background: The Science of Emotions
3. Emotion-Related Assessment
4. Case Conceptualization: Using Functional Analysis to Define Problems and Identify Targets for Intervention
5. Treatment Planning: Combining Functional Analysis and Modularity
6. Final Considerations: Caregivers, Culture, and Engaging Challenging Clients
II.Treatment Modules
Module 1. Emotion Awareness Skills
Module 2. Emotion Understanding Skills
Module 3. Empathy Skills
Module 4. Emotion Regulation Skills I: Prevention Skills
Module 5. Emotion Regulation Skills II: Mastery
Module 6. Emotion Regulation Skills III: Expression Skills
Module 7. Emotion Regulation Skills IV: Basic Cognitive Skills
Module 8. Emotion Regulation Skills V: Emotion-Specific Cognitive Skills

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