Assessment Issues and Strategies in Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Children

  • Richard N. Roberts
  • Rosemery O. Nelson
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series (NSSB)


Frequently, the targets of intervention with children involve processes that are in continuing stages of development. Thus, whether one as­sesses cognitive tempo, social problem-solving, or academic problem-solving, competence is frequently defined within the context of develop­mental levels that are associated with a given mental or chronological age. The developmental progressions of many of the skills assessed in cognitive behavioral intervention programs have several assessment and treatment ramifications.


Cognitive Behavior Therapy Motor Behavior Target Behavior Response Style Private Speech 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard N. Roberts
    • 1
  • Rosemery O. Nelson
    • 2
  1. 1.Kamehameha Educational Research InstituteHonoluluUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of North Carolina at GreensboroGreensboroUSA

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