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Keywords

Behavior therapy for children; Depression in children--Treatment; Anxiety in children--Treatment;

Abstract

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

1999

Degree Name

Master of Arts

Department

Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education

First Advisor

Terry T. Kottman

Comments

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Date Original

1999

Object Description

1 PDF file (28 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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