&'grave;This book is an incredibly comprehensive 'how-to' guide for managing virtually every childhood problem encountered by the practicing clinical child psychologist....One of the most thorough, clear, and practical texts ever written in the field of clinical child psychology, it is an indispensable reference and resource for child clinicians, and should be required reading for every clinical graduate student.'' Sheila Eyberg, Ph.D.
&'grave;Schroeder and Gordon have succeeded in creating an invaluable resource for any clinician who is involved in providing mental health services to children and their parents. Their practical how-to-do-it presentation should have a significant impact on the practice of the profession. The book will likely serve both as a teaching text at the graduate level and as a practitioner's guide and resource.'' Richard Abidin, Ph.D.
"Schroeder and Gordon have developed a good introductory text for trainees and beginning practitioners." Diane J. Sawyer, Middle Tennesse State University
Basic information on child development; managing stressful life events--siblings, divorce, death; common problems--toileting, sleep, sexuality and sex abuse, negative behavior, fears and anxieties, habits and tics; and clinical practice--assessment instruments, books for parents and children, and clinical practice forms. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)