Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Children by W. Edward Craighead, Andrew W. Meyers

By W. Edward Craighead, Andrew W. Meyers

Recent estimates (Hallahan & Kauffman, 1978) point out that over four. 7 million little ones, 7.3% of the kid inhabitants lower than the age of nineteen, are classified emotionally disturbed, mentally retarded, or learning-disabled. additionally, lots of those young children stay unserved or are inadequately served. The prior decade has produced an expanding difficulty with the psychological healthiness wishes of those little ones and their households. This pattern had as a lot influence in habit treatment because it did in the other department of the assisting professions. Behavioral paintings with childrens, with its emphasis on ability improvement and environmental amendment, helped to construct into baby psychotherapy a real preventive psychological future health orientation. the convenience of supply and alertness of behavioral strategies allowed mom and dad and different caregivers to develop into meaningfully keen on the medical procedure, and so facilitated treatment profits and the upkeep and generalization of these profits. maybe the main major switch in habit remedy within the Nineteen Seventies used to be the circulate past interventions derived strictly from studying theories to purposes in keeping with wisdom from a number of psycho­ logical learn components. The cognitive mediational actions of the customer have obtained distinct consciousness, and this publication offers the conceptual, methodological, and scientific matters in modern cognitive habit remedy with children.

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For example, in an investigation of the sex-role portrayals of young children (Matthews, 1981, p. 981) a pair of 4-year-old play partners was observed playing house. Morgan was the daddy and Jeff the mommy: lRecent research questions the assumption that true imitation emerges in the first half of the first year; what has been considered early imitation may be due to generalized arousal rather than the performance of a specific act. Novel imitation may occur much later (Waite & Lewis, 1979). 36 WENDY S.

While the decrease in birth rate and the increase in one-child families make the formation of sibling and cousin peer groups even less likely than in previous decades, the increase in the number of single and working mothers should increase the number of young children in group care settings. Thus, two sets of normative peer groups may coexist-sibling peer groups and day-care peer groups. The idea that the peer system may be as important as the family system vis-a-vis support and socialization has, until recent years, leaned heavily on the classic studies of Anna Freud and Harry Harlow.

Cognition also is mentioned as a factor, since the meaning of a relationship and the ability to interact in a complementary fashion with another individual is partially determined by one's cognitive skills or one's cognitive stage of development. So relationships can be defined not only by dimensions of interactions but also by developmental phenomena, as we shall see when considering the origins of relationships. Finally, the characteristic of multiplicity must be considered since relationships are embedded in social systems that expand as the child grows.

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