ISBN-10:
0132684667
ISBN-13:
9780132684668
Pub. Date:
04/13/2012
Publisher:
Pearson
Cases in Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children and Youth / Edition 3

Cases in Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children and Youth / Edition 3

by James M. Kauffman, Timothy J. Landrum

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ISBN-13: 9780132684668
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 04/13/2012
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 455,408
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

The Use of Cases

Chapter 1 Cases on the Nature of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Chapter 2 Cases on the History of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders and Current Issues

Chapter 3 Cases on Conceptual Models of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Chapter 4 Cases on Evaluation for Identification of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Chapter 5 Cases on Evaluation for Teaching Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Chapter 6 Cases on Biological Factors in Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Chapter 7 Cases on Family Factors in Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Chapter 8 Cases on School Factors in Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Chapter 9 Cases on Cultural Factors in Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Chapter 10 Cases on Disorders of Attention and Activity

Chapter 11 Cases on Conduct Disorder

Chapter 12 Cases on Problems of Adolescence

Chapter 13 Cases on Anxiety and Related Disorders

Chapter 14 Cases on Depression and Suicide

Chapter 15 Cases on Severe Mental Disorders

Chapter 16 Final Case

Introduction

This casebook contains cases that I have garnered from my reading of both popular and professional literature and from personal contacts with individuals who have confronted difficult or disturbing behavior in their roles as parents, teachers, or adult members of a community. In some instances, I have used direct quotations from the source, sometimes with minor editing. In others I have summarized the original source in my own words. Still other cases were written by someone else, whom I credit as the source, specifically for this book. In all cases I have kept the facts conveyed by the original.

The cases are grouped by topic. However, instructors or students may find that a given case has conceptual links to more than one topic. This is as it should be, as emotional and behavioral disorders are not phenomena that can be packaged neatly into a single category.

Although the cases are grouped by specific topics, many or most of them could bear revisiting as a student progresses through coursework. Some of the questions about the cases, and some questions an instructor might want to ask or a student might pose, may have no fixed answer. Moreover, the "answers" might change after further study and research of the problem or topic area.

I have provided a brief introduction for each case. I have also suggested questions that could be discussed in class or answered in writing, or both. The questions I pose are by no means the only ones of importance, and I encourage instructors and/or students to formulate their own questions about the cases. If the source of the case is a published work, I give the citation and the full reference in the references for the casebook.If it was contributed by another individual or is based on my personal experience with students, I state that in the source note.

I hope this casebook will enrich and enliven any course in which it is used. It is important to recognize that all of the cases are descriptions of actual youngsters and events. They are not hypothetical. My hope is that studying them will help prepare the individuals who read them to work more effectively with young people who have such disorders.

James M. Kauffman
Charlottesville, Virginia – October, 2003

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