01 Depression

This material provides a list of techniques and some ‘mortar’ for holding multiple techniques together, while providing more detailed information about the nature of depression. The selection of techniques and how full or sparse the protocol should be for the individual are choices that the clinician will make based upon the severity of the problems the child is experiencing and the unique status of the individual child.

02 School Refusal

School refusal behavior is a common and highly vexing problem for educators and clinicians. Problematic absenteeism from school has been defined as truancy or school phobia depending on the context or perspective of the observer. But these are dubious labels because they do not represent the recursive experiences that children and their families have when not going to school. This material is a compilation of four protocols to address each of the defined maintaining variables of school refusal.

13 Social Competence

INTRODUCTION The advent of competence approaches is a fairly late development in the human services professions. Until recent years, these professions have been dominated by defect approaches, the medical and psychoanalytic models their best know examples. Adherents...

12 School-wide Effective Behavioral Support

CLINICAL PROMPT – To be used AFTER the protocol is understood. School-wide effective behavioral supports may require a restructuring of the beliefs to implement a process of changing messages in the culture. There must be psychoeducation, e.g., an explanation of...

11 Culture Restructuring

CLINICAL PROMPT – To be used AFTER the protocol is understood. Cognitive Restructuring is a process of changing messages in the culture. There must be psychoeducation, e.g., an explanation of the concepts required to make the change. There must be a growing...

04 Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

The enclosed protocol, techniques and procedures were adapted materials from several source. Probably the major source, at least in terms of format, is ‘OCD in Children’ [the Guilford Press, 1998]. In addition, we selected articles by Steven Phillipson from his web...