Summary and Info
Developed by leading experts in developmental and behavioral pediatrics, the all-new AAP Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics gives one place to turn for expert recommendations to deliver, coordinate, and/or monitor quality developmental/behavioral care within the medical home. The one resource with all the essentials for pediatric primary care providers. Evaluation and care initiation: Interviewing and counseling, Surveillance and screening, Psychoeducational testing, Neurodevelopmental assessment and medical evaluation. Development and disorders: Motor and cognitive development, Speech and language development and disorders, Social and emotional development, Autism spectrum disorders, Learning disabilities. Management solutions: Psychological interventions, Behavioral interventions, Psychopharmacologic management, Complementary and alternative medicine approaches. Contents: Introduction - Child Development: The Basic Science of Pediatrics, Nature, Nurture and Their Interactions in Child Development and Behavior, Interviewing and Counseling Children and Families, Basics of Child Behavior and Primary Care Management of Common Behavioral Problems, Early Intervention, Developmental and Behavioral Surveillance and Screening Within the Medical Home, Neurodevelopmental Assessment and Medical Evaluation, Developmental and Behavioral Diagnoses: The Spectrum and Continuum of Developmental Disabilities and Behavioral Disorders, Motor Development, Cognitive Development, Speech and Language Development and Disorders, Social and Emotional Development, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Psychoeducational Testing, Learning Disabilities, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Disruptive Behavior Disorders, Anxiety and Mood Disorders, Evidence-based Psychological and Behavioral Interventions, Principles of Psychopharmacologic Management, Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Sensory Impairments: Hearing and Vision, Social and Community Services, Transition to Adult Medical Care, Billing and Coding for Developmental and Behavioral Problems in Outpatient Primary Care.