Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you should be able to…

4.1 Identify some common medications used to treat childhood disorders and the neurotransmitters they affect.

4.2 Differentiate the major systems of psychotherapy used to treat children, adolescents, and families.

4.3 Be familiar with the research literature on the efficacy and effectiveness of psychotherapy for children.

4.4  Apply the APA Ethical Principles to clinical situations involving children and families.