Child assessment and treatment is complicated by numerous factors: developmental variables, how and where symptoms are expressed, and the different ways that parents and teachers may perceive and define problem behavior. The clinician's task is further compounded when clients are culturally diverse children and adolescents dealing with multiple social stressors. Now in a revised and updated second edition, this volume guides mental health practitioners in conducting culturally competent, effective work with economically disadvantaged youngsters from African American, Asian American, Latino, and Native American backgrounds. From distinguished clinicians and educators Ian A. Canino and the late Jeanne Spurlock, the new second edition is sure to succeed its predecessor as a widely used clinical resource and text.
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