Improving Psychological Services for Children and Adolescents With Severe Mental Disorders: Clinical Training in Psychology

Pages: 221
Item #: 4311120
ISBN: 978-1-55798-080-9
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Copyright: 1990
Format: Softcover
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Overview

This training guide provides an in-depth analysis and explanation of issues involved in dealing with this underserved population. Thirty-two leading experts present information about innovative training approaches for providing mental health services to severely emotionally disturbed children and adolescents. Essential for anyone involved with training psychologists who will be providing these services.

Table of Contents

Foreword

I. Policy Recommendations

  • Policy Recommendations to NIMH from the Three National Conferences on Clinical Training in Psychology, 1988
  • Executive Summary: Recommendations to NIMH from the 1988 National Conference on Clinical Training in Psychology: Improving Psychological Services for Children and Adolescents with Severe Mental Disorders

II. The Context of Clinical Training: Dimensions and Complexities of the Service Needs of Children and Adolescents With Severe Mental Disorders

  1. NIMH Clinical Training Policy: The Context of the Conferences
    —J. Stockdill
  2. National Responsibilities to Improve Training for Psychological Services for Children, Youth, and Families in the 1990s
    —Paul Wohlford
  3. Service Trends in the Children's Mental Health System: Implications for the Training of Psychologists
    —Robert M. Friedman and Albert J. Duchnowski
  4. State Mental Health Needs and Adequacy of Personnel to Meet These Needs
    —Jerome H. Hanley

III. Psychology's Role in Providing Trained Personnel to Meet These Needs

  1. Background and Recent History of Psychology's Role in Improving Psychological Services for Children
    —MiltonF. Shore
  2. Standards for Training Psychologists to Provide Mental Health Services to Children and Adolescents
    —June M. Tuma
    • Appendix 1. Guidelines for Clinical Child Psychology Internship Training (Predoctoral)
    • Appendix 2. Guidelines for Postdoctoral Training in Clinical Child Psychology
  3. Assessing Competencies for Delivering Services to Seriously Emotionally Disturbed Children: The First Step in the Process
    —Georgine Pion and Lee Sechrest

IV. Clinical Research Foundations of Training in Clinical Child Psychology

  1. Standards for Training Clinical Child Psychologists in University Doctoral Programs
    —Marilyn T. Erickson
  2. Developmental Psychopathology as a Conceptual Framework for Training in Multiple Settings
    —Thomas M. Achenbach
  3. Developmental Psychopathology and Prevention
    —David F. Ricks
  4. Breadth and Depth of Training in Developmental-Clinical Psychology in Assessment and Interventions
    —Gloria R. Leon
  5. The Integration of a Developmental Perspective with Training in Clinical Child Psychology
    —Sandra W. Russ
  6. Family Training in Child Psychology
    —Robert E. Emery
  7. Clinical Training for Services to Children and Families: The Case for Family Contexts and for Mission-Oriented Specializations
    —Robert A. Zucker and Gary E. Stollak

V. Breadth and Depth of Training in School Psychology, Applied Developmental Psychology, and Pediatric Psychology

  1. School Psychology as a Specialty Within a Group of Specialties in Professional Child Psychology: Education and Training Issues
    —Nadine M. Lambert
  2. Dual Diagnosis—Mental Retardation and Mental Illness: A Critical Training Need
    —Lynda Geller
  3. The Breadth and Depth of Training in School Psychology
    —Howard M. Knoff
  4. Training of Psychologists in Autism and Related Severe Development Disorders
    —Lee M. Marcus
  5. Current Status of Graduate Training in Pediatric Psychology: Results of a Survey
    —Donald K. Routh and Annette M. La Greca

VI. Breadth and Depth of Training in the Interface of the Juvenile Justice System, Social Welfare System, and Clinical Child Psychology

  1. The Legal System, the Social Welfare System, and Clinical Child Psychology
    —Murray Levine
  2. Children as Objects of Social Control: Implications for Training in Children's Services
    —Gary B. Melton
  3. Clinical Psychology Training and Delinquency: A Multidimensional Approach
    —Alexander J. Rosen
  4. Juvenile Justice Treatment Programs: Opportunities for Subspecialization in Clinical Child Psychology
    —Eric M. Johnson

VII. Training Programs Designed to Meet the Needs of Culturally Diverse Groups

  1. Training Programs Designed to Meet the Needs of Hispanic Children, Youth, and Families
    —Martha E. Bernal
  2. Training to Meet the Needs of Asian-American Children, Youth, and Families
    —Jean Lau Chin

VIII. Model Training Programs Designed to Meet the Personnel Needs of State and Local Mental Health Service Systems: Models That Are Working and Models For the Future

  1. Project Wraparound: A State-University Partnership in Training Clinical Psychologists to Serve Severely Emotionally Disturbed Children
    —John D. Burchard, Richard T. Clarke, Ruth I. Hamilton, and Wayne L. Fox
  2. Training Clinical Child Psychologists to Serve SED Youth: Delaware's Prospects and Hopes
    —Julian R. Taplin

IX. Detailed Recommendations From Work Groups

  • Group 1: Predoctoral Internship
  • Group 2: Postdoctoral Training
  • Group 3: Faculty Development and Curriculum Development
  • Group 4: University/Doctoral Training

Appendix A

  • Conference Charge
  • Conference Agenda
  • Participant List
  • Resource List

Appendix B

  • The Effects of Projected Loss of NIMH Support on Clinical Training for Mental Health in Psychology
    —Murray Levine