Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Behavior therapy for children; Depression in children--Treatment; Anxiety in children--Treatment;
This paper will look at the use of cognitive-behavior therapy with children. Specifically, it will focus on the areas of depression and anxiety. First, there will be a look at applying cognitive-behavior therapy to children. This includes strategies for working with children, and developmental considerations with children. Next, there will be a focus on using cognitive-behavior therapy for children with depression. This section includes an examination of depression in children, and three cognitive-behavioral treatment strategies. The strategies to be discussed include affective education, cognitive restructuring, and social skills training. Finally, there will be an exploration of the use of cognitive-behavior therapy for children with anxiety. This section includes a discussion of the nature of anxiety in children and two cognitive/behavioral treatment strategies. The strategies to be discussed include cognitive restructuring, and relaxation training.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts
Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education
Terry T. Kottman
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©1999 Debra L. Irvin
Irvin, Debra L., "Cognitive-behavior therapy with children" (1999). Graduate Research Papers. 903.