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Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Barbara J. Burns and Kimberly Hoagwood


This book presents innovative interventions for youth with severe emotional and behavioral disorders. The book is designed to fill a gap between the knowledge base and clinical practice through its presentation of theory, practice parameters, training requirements, and research evidence. Featuring community-based and state-of-the-art services for youth with severe emotional and behavioral disorders and their families, this book describes each intervention in depth, along with the supporting evidence for its utility. Most chapters present a single intervention as an alternative to institutional ... More

Keywords: emotional disorders, behavioral disorders, practice parameters, training requirements, institutional care, intervention, delivery of services, psychosocial treatments, psychopharmacological treatments, family

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780195134575
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134575.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Barbara J. Burns, editor
Duke University Medical Center

Kimberly Hoagwood, editor
National Institute of Mental Health

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Part I Context

2 Community-Based Interventions in a System of Care and Outcomes Framework

Albert J. Duchnowski, Krista Kutash, and Robert M. Friedman

Part II Comprehensive Interventions

3 What Is Case Management?

Mary E. Evans, and Mary I. Armstrong

4 The Wraparound Approach

John D. Burchard, Eric J. Bruns, and Sara N. Burchard

5 Multisystemic Therapy

Sonja K. Schoenwald, and Melisa D. Rowland

6 Treatment Foster Care

Patricia Chamberlain

8 Family Support and Education

Henry T. Ireys, Katherine A. Devet, and Diane Sakwa

Part III Targeted Interventions in Education, Substance Abuse, and Mental Health

9 Special Education: Best Practices and First Step to Success

Michael H. Epstein, and Hill M. Walker

11 An Annotated Bibliography of Evidence for Diagnostic-Specific Psychosocial and Psychopharmacological Interventions

Barbara J. Burns, Scott N. Compton, Helen L. Egger, Elizabeth M. Z. Farmer, and Elizabeth B. Robertson

12 Psychopharmacology in the Context of Systems of Care

Andres J. Pumariega, Amor S. Del Mundo, and Booney Vance

Part IV Conclusion and Commentary

14 A Profitable Conjunction: From Science to Service in Children’s Mental Health

Kimberly Hoagwood, Barbara J. Burns, and John R. Weisz