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The following are links to resources on which are of interest to mental health professionals treating children in out of home placements. Browse by topic: Reference | Foster Care | Group Care | Emotionally Disturbed Children | Therapeutic Issues | Theory | Art Therapy | Play Therapy | Group Therapy | Family Therapy | Psychiatry | School Counseling | Special Education | Career

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-IV-TR (Text Revision)
DSM-IV Training Guide for Diagnosis of Childhood Disorders
Clinician’s Thesaurus, 5th Edition
Psychological Reports: A Guide to Report Writing in Professional Psychology
Assessment of Children
The Child Psychotherapy Treatment Planner
The Adolescent Psychotherapy Treatment Planner
The Family Therapy Treatment Planner
The Child Psychotherapy Progress Notes
The Adolescent Psychotherapy Progress Notes
Brief Child Therapy Homework Planner
Brief Adolescent Therapy Homework Planner
Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists
Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Ridiculously Simple
Straight Talk About Psychiatric Medications for Kids
Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology

Foster Care
Young Children and Foster Care : A Guide for Professionals
Family Connections : A Treatment Foster Care Model for Adolescents With Delinquency (A Social Interactional Approach, Vol 5)
Do You Want to Be a Foster Parent?
Walk a Mile in My Shoes : A Book About Biological Parents for Foster Parents and Social Workers
A Guidebook for Raising Foster Children
When Do I Go Home: Intervention Strategies for Foster Parents and Helping Professionals
Preparing Adolescents for Life After Foster Care
The Star: A Story to Help Young Children Understand Foster Care
Questions and Activities for The Star: A Handbook for Foster Parents
The Heart Knows Something Different : Teenage Voices from the Foster Care System: Youth Communication
The Sexualized Child in Foster Care : A Guide for Foster Parents and Other Professionals
Orphans of the Living: Stories of America’s Children in Foster Care
My Foster Care Journey

Group Care
Residential Treatment of Emotionally Disturbed Children
Residential Treatment: A Cooperative, Competency-Based Approach to Therapy and Program Design
Residential Treatment of Adolescents and Children: Issues, Principles, and Techniques (Nelson-Hall Series in Social Work)
Family-Centered Services in Residential Treatment : New Approaches for Group Care
The Forsaken Child: Essays on Group Care and Individual Therapy
Sexually Aggressive Youth: A Guide to Comprehensive Residential Treatment
Crisis Intervention in Residential Treatment: The Clinical Innovations of Fritz Redl
Milieu Therapy: Significant Issues and Innovative Applications
Assaultive Youth: Responding to Physical Assaultiveness in Residential, Community and Health Care Settings
The Management of Sexuality in Residential Treatment

Emotionally Disturbed Children
Turmoil to Turning Points: Building Hope for Children in Crisis Placements
Psychotherapy With Young People in Care: Lost and Found
Love Is Not Enough: The Treatment of Emotionally Disturbed Children
Treatment of Childhood Disorders
Characteristics of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children and Youth
Behavior Disorders of Childhood
Casebook in Child Behavior Disorders
Defiant Children, Second Edition
Sexual Abuse and Eating Disorders
Depression in Long Term and Residential Care: Advances in Research and Treatment
Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents
Attention-Deficit Disorders and Comorbidities in Children, Adolescents, and Adults
ADD/ADHD Behavior-Change Resource Kit
Asperger’s Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children
The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood’s Most Misunderstood Disorder
Bipolar Disorders: A Guide to Helping Children and Adolescents
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Help for Children and Adolescents
Personality Disorders in Children and Adolescents
Narcissistic Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Diagnosis and Treatment
Truants from Life: The Rehabilitation of Emotionally Disturbed Children
No Such Thing As a Bad Kid! Helping Your Child Cope With Depression and Suicidal Thoughts
Adolescent Suicide: Assessment and Intervention
No One Saw My Pain: Why Teens Kill Themselves
When Living Hurts: For Teenagers and Young Adults – A Lively What-To-Do Book for Yourself or Someone You Care About Who Feels Discouraged, Sad, Lonely
Treatment Approaches with Suicidal Adolescents
Adolescent Substance Abuse: Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment (Wiley Series on Personality Processes)
Adolescent Substance Abuse: A Comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice (Critical Issues in Psychiatry)
Preventing Adolescent Relapse: A Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Counselors

Therapeutic Issues
Helping Children Cope With Separation and Loss, Revised Edition
Loss: Sadness and Depression (Attachment and Loss)
Gangbangers: Understanding the Deadly Minds of Americas Street Gangs
Street Gang Awareness: A Resource Guide for Parents and Professionals
Peace in the Streets: Breaking the Cycle of Gang Violence
Domestic Violence: A Reference Handbook
Psychological Abuse in Violent Domestic Relations
Children Exposed to Domestic Violence: Current Issues in Research, Intervention, Prevention, and Policy Development
Helping Children Cope with Divorce, Revised and Updated Edition
Helping Children Survive Divorce
But… What About Me! (How It Feels To Be a Kid in Divorce) 2nd Edition
Stepfamily Realities: How to Overcome Difficulties and Have a Happy Family
Becoming Family: How to Build a Stepfamily That Really Works
Stepfamily Problems: How to Solve Them
Positive Time-Out: And over 50 Ways to Avoid Power Struggles in the Home and the Classroom
Positive Discipline
Don’t Feed the Monster on Tuesdays! The Children’s Self-Esteem Book
104 Activities That Build: Self-esteem, Teamwork, Communication, Anger Management, Self-discovery, and Coping Skills
200 Ways to Raise a Girl’s Self-Esteem: An Indespensable Guide for Parents, Teachers & Other Concerned Caregivers
Raising Confident Boys: 100 Tips for Parents and Teachers
Hot Stuff to Help Kids Chill Out: The Anger Management Book
Don’t Rant and Rave on Wednesdays! The Children’s Anger-Control Book
The Mad Family Gets Their Mads Out: Fifty Things Your Family Can Say and Do to Express Anger Constructively

Cognitive Behavior Therapy With Children
Practitioner’s Guide to Treating Fear and Anxiety in Children and Adolescents: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach (Child Therapy Series)
Therapeutic Exercises for Children: Guided Self-Discovery Using Cognitive-Behavioral Techniques
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Impulsive Children, Second Edition
Behavior Modification – What It Is and How to Do It
Behavior Modification: Principles and Procedures
Current Approaches in Drama Therapy
Drama As Therapy: Theatre As Living
An Introduction To Music Therapy: Theory and Practice
The New Music Therapist’s Handbook

Art Therapy
Art Therapy: An Introduction
Child Art Therapy: Understanding and Helping Children Grow through Art, 2nd Edition
Art Is a Way of Knowing
Children in Distress: A Guide for Screening Children’s Art
The Art Therapy Sourcebook
Contemporary Art Therapy With Adolescents
Breaking the Silence: Art Therapy With Children from Violent Homes
Understanding Children’s Drawings
Art Psychotherapy in Groups: Between Picture and Words
Art Therapy for Groups: A Handbook for Themes, Games, and Exercises
A Practical Guide to Art Therapy Groups

Play Therapy
The Play Therapy Primer
Play Diagnosis and Assessment
Play Therapy: A Comprehensive Guide
Play Therapy Theory and Practice: A Comparative Presentation
Playing for Their Lives: Helping Troubled Children Through Play Therapy
Short-Term Play Therapy for Children
Play Therapy Interventions With Children’s Problems
Play Therapy with Children in Crisis, Second Edition
The Healing Power of Play
Treating Abused Adolescents
Play Therapy Dibs in Search of Self
101 Favorite Play Therapy Techniques
Play in Family Therapy
Theraplay: Helping Parents and Children Build Better Relationships Through Attachment-Based Play
The New Language of Toys: Teaching Communication Skills to Children With Special Needs: A Guide for Parents and Teachers
Game Play: Therapeutic Use of Childhood Games
Playful Approaches to Serious Problems: Narrative Therapy With Children and Their Families
Innovations in Play Therapy: Issues, Process, and Special Populations
No-Talk Therapy for Children and Adolescents
Sandplay Therapy: A Step-By-Step Manual for Psychotherapists of Diverse Orientations
Sandplay: Silent Workshop of the Psyche
Sandplay, The Sacred Healing: A Guide to Symbolic Process
Sandplay Therapy With Children and Families

Group Therapy
Creative Interventions for Troubled Children & Youth
Group therapy for adolescents: a practical list of group ideas
Group Exercises for Adolescents: A Manual for Therapists
Creative Therapy: Fifty Two Exercises for Groups
Creative Therapy II: Fifty-Two More Exercises for Groups
Creative Therapy III: 52 More Exercises for Groups
Group Exercises for Enhancing Social Skills and Self-Esteem
Skills for Living: Group Counseling Activities for Young Adolescents
Talk With Teens About Feelings, Family, Relationships, and the Future: 50 Guided Discussions for School and Counseling Groups
Thinking, Feeling, Behaving: An Emotional Education Curriculum for Adolescents/Grades 7-12
Ready-To-Use Conflict Resolution Activities for Secondary Students
Ready-To-Use Social Skills Lessons & Activities for Grades 7-12
Ready to Use Self-Esteem & Conflict-Solving Activities for Grades 4-8
104 Activities That Build: Self-esteem, Teamwork, Communication, Anger Management, Self-discovery, and Coping Skills
Art Therapy for Groups: A Handbook for Themes, Games, and Exercises
Art Psychotherapy in Groups: Between Picture and Words
A Practical Guide to Art Therapy Groups

Family Therapy
Family Therapy Sourcebook
Essential Skills in Family Therapy
Procedures in Marriage and Family Therapy
Family Therapy Techniques
Family Therapy: Concepts and Methods
The Family Crucible: The Intense Experience of Family Therapy
Family Therapy Basics
Counseling Families: An Introduction to Marriage and Family Therapy

Kaplan and Sadock’s Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral Sciences, Clinical Psychiatry
Out of Its Mind: Psychiatry in Crisis
Blueprints in Psychiatry

School Counseling
Effective School Interventions
Brief Intervention for School Problems
Creative Strategies for School Problems: Solutions for Psychologists and Teachers
Counseling Toward Solutions: A Practical Solution-Focused Program for Working With Students, Teachers and Parents
Brief Counseling That Works: A Solution-Focused Approach for School Counselors
Counseling Today’s Secondary Students: Practical Strategies, Techniques and Materials for the School Counselor
Solution-Focused Counseling in Middle and High Schools

Special Education
Children in Conflict: Educational Strategies for the Emotionally Disturbed and Behaviorally Disordered
Understanding and Teaching Emotionally Disturbed Children and Adolescents
Mainstreaming Emotionally Disturbed Children
Teaching the Emotionally Disturbed/Learning Disabled Child: A Practical Guide
Educating Emotionally Disturbed Children and Youth: Theories and Practices for Teachers
Behavior, Bias, and Handicaps: Labeling the Emotionally Disturbed Child (Observations in Education)

Guide to Selecting and Applying to Master of Social Work Programs, Fourth Edition
Careers in Social Work
Days In The Lives Of Social Workers: 50 Professionals Tell “Real-Life” Stories From Social Work Practice
Insider’s Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical and Counseling Psychology
Getting in: A Step-By-Step Plan for Gaining Admission to Graduate School in Psychology
Career Paths in Psychology: Where Your Degree Can Take You
Great Jobs for Psychology Majors
Cracking the GRE Psychology, 5th Edition
Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions
Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling: A Practical Guide (Jossey-Bass Social and Behavioral Science Series)
Ethics in Plain English: An Illustrative Casebook for Psychologists