PSYC 610 - Child and Family Interventions - S10

Weekly Class Topics

4/01 - Introduction and Theoretical Overview I:

Orientation, review syllabus, assign presentations,
Overview: Systems Theory (Family, Ecological) vs. Individual-Focused Interventions (Fosco)

Readings:
Dishion & Stormshak (2007); Chapters 1,2, 3, 4
Weisz & Kazdin (2010): Chapters 1 & 3

Minuchin, S. (1974). (Chapter 3) Families and family therapy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

4/08 - Model Building and Ethical Issues in Child and Family Interventions

Providing a framework for evaluating ethical interventions for children and family interventions: 1) Empirical models that guide interventions, 2) Mediation and moderation, 3) Public health perspective; 4) Co morbidity, 5) Supervision and fidelity, and 6) Ethnicity and ascertainment bias. (Fosco/Dishion)

Dishion & Stormshak (2007); Chapters 12,13, 14
Weisz & Kazdin (2010): Chapter 28, 29, 31

Resource articles:
Huey & Polo (2008). Evidence based psychosocial treatments for minority youth: A review and meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 37, 262-301.

Dishion, T. J., McCord, J., & Poulin, F. (1999).When interventions harm: Peer groups and problem behavior. American Psychologist, 54, 755-764.

4/15 - An Ecological Approach to Family Interventions and Treatment
Adaptive and tailored interventions; Motivational interviewing; Family Check Up model and evidence of effectiveness, supervision practices and fidelity (Dishion)

Dishion & Stormshak (2007); Chapters 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Weisz & Kazdin (2010): Chapter 11

Resource article:
Collins, L. M., S. A. Murphy, et al. (2004). A conceptual framework for adaptive preventive interventions. Prevention Science 5: 185-196.

4/22 - Conduct problems, delinquency and/or substance abuse.

Weisz & Kazdin (2010): Chapters 15, 17, 26, 27

4/29 - Attention deficit and hyperactivity, Oppositional defiant

Weisz & Kazdin (2010): Chapters 12, 14, 18

MTA Group (2009). MTA at 8 years: Prospective follow-up of children treated for combined-type ADHD in a multisite study. Journal of the American Academy of Adolescent Psychiatry, 48, 484-500.

5/06 - Child and adolescent depression.

Weisz & Kazdin (2010): Chapter 9, 10

Kendall, P.C. et al. (2008). Cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety disordered youth: A randomized clinical trial evaluating child and family modalities. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76, 282-297.

Stice, E., Rohde, P., Seeley, J. R., & Gau, J. M (2008). Brief cognitive behavioral depression prevention program for high-risk adolescents outperforms two alternative interventions: A randomized efficacy trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76, 595-606.

5/13 - Child and adolescent anxiety disorders and obsessive compulsive
Weisz & Kazdin (2010): Chapters 4, 5, 6

5/21 - Child and adolescent trauma.

Weisz & Kazdin (2010): Chapters 16, 19

Smith, D. K., Leve, L. D., Chamberlain, P. (2006). Adolescent girls’ offending and health risking sexual behavior: The predictive role of trauma. Child Maltreatment, 11, 346-353.

Resource article:
Cohen et al, (2006). Psychosocial interventions for maltreated and violence exposed youth. Journal of Social Issues, 62, 737-766.

5/27 - Anorexia and/or bulimia

Weisz & Kazdin (2010): Chapter 22

Keel, P. K. & Haedt, A. (2008). Evidence-based psychosocial treatments for eating problems and eating disorders. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 37, 39-61.

Additional Readings TBA

6/03 - Take Home Final: 5 out of 7 short answer questions: Due last day of finals week