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The Parenting Skills Treatment Planner

The Parenting Skills Treatment Planner

Sarah Edison Knapp, Arthur E. Jongsma Jr.

ISBN: 978-1-118-04002-7

Dec 2010

336 pages

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The Parenting Skills Treatment Planner provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and federal review agencies.
  • A critical tool for mental health professionals addressing today's complex family structures and the increased pressures on children and adolescents from school, peers, and the general culture
  • Saves you hours of time-consuming paperwork, yet offers the freedom to develop customized treatment plans for parents and other caregivers
  • Organized around 31 main presenting problems with a focus on giving parents the skills they need to effectively help their children navigate contemporary issues such as the trauma associated with divorce, school pressures, and sexual abuse
  • Over 1,000 well-crafted, clear statements describe the behavioral manifestations of each relational problem, long-term goals, short-term objectives, and clinically tested treatment options
  • Easy-to-use reference format helps locate treatment plan components by behavioral problem or DSM-IVTR(TM) diagnosis
  • Includes a sample treatment plan that conforms to the requirements of most third-party payors and accrediting agencies (including HCFA, JCAHO, and NCQA)
PracticePlanners® Series Preface.



Abusive Parenting.

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Attention-Seeking Behavior.

Blended Family.

Bonding/Attachment Issues.

Career Preparation.

Character Development.

Children with Physical Challenges.

Conduct Disorder/Delinquent Behavior.

Dependent Children/Overprotective Parent.



Eating Disorder.


Grandparenting Strategies.


Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD).

Peer Relationships/Influences.

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Poverty-Related Issues.

Prenatal Parenting Preparation.

School Adjustment Difficulties.

Sexual Responsibility.

Sibling Rivalry.

Single Parenting.

Spousal Role and Relationship Conflict.

Strategies for Preschoolers (Age Birth to Six).

Strategies for Children (Age 7 to 12).

Strategies for Teenagers (Age 13 to 18).

Substance Abuse.

Suicide Prevention.

Appendix A: Bibliotherapy References.

Appendix B: Index of DSM-IV-TR Codes Associated with Presenting Problems.