Learning Objectives

  1. Review major psychological issues of childhood.
  2. Explain how a clinical psychologist could demonstrate a developmental perspective while assessing children or adolescents.
  3. Describe the multisource, multimethod, multisetting approach to the psychological assessment of children.
  4. Summarize the six broad categories of assessment methods psychologists may use with children.
  5. Examine psychotherapy approaches that are designed for children and adolescents.
  6. Explore the outcome research for psychotherapy with children and adolescents.