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Treatment Manuals

Anxiety Disorders

Camp Cope-A-Lot: Computer-assisted cognitive-behavioral treatment for anxious youth. Workbook Publishing
Kendall, P.C. & Khanna, M.K. (2008).

Modular Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Childhood Anxiety Disorders
Bruce F. Chorpita

Mastery of Anxiety and Panic for Adolescents – Riding the Wave: Therapist Guide (Programs that Work)
Pincus, D.B. Ehrenreich, J.T., & Mattis S.G. (2008) Oxford University Press.


Treating anxious children and adolescents: An evidence-based approach
Rapee, R., Wignall, A., Hudson, J, & Schniering, C. (2000). New Harbinger Publications.

Intensive One-Session Treatment of Specific Phobias (Autism and Child Psychopathology Series)
Thompson E. Davis III, Thomas H. Ollendick, Lars-Göran Öst (2012) Springer.

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Social Phobia

Cognitive-behavioral therapy for social phobia in adolescents: Stand Up, Speak Out Therapist Guide (Programs that Work)
Albano, A.M., DiBartolo, P.M. (2007). Oxford University Press.


Family Based Treatment for Young Children with OCD: Therapist Guide (Treatments that Work)
Freeman, J.B., & Marrs-Garcia, A. (2008) Oxford University Press.

OCD in Children and Adolescents: A Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Manual
March, J.S., & Mulle, K. (1998). Guilford Press.

Cognitive behavioral treatment of Childhood OCD-It’s Only a False Alarm: Therapist Guide (Programs that Work)
Piacentini, J., Langley, A., & Roblek, T. (2007) Oxford University Press.

Trauma and Traumatic Grief

Treating Trauma and Traumatic Grief in Children and Adolescents
Cohen, J.A., Mannarino, A.P., & Deblinger E. (2006). Guilford Press.


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Tic Disorders

Managing Tourette Syndrome: A Behavioral Intervention for Children and Adults Therapist Guide (Treatments That Work)
Douglas W. Woods, John Piacentini, Susanna Chang et al (2008). Oxford University Press.
Treating Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders: A Guide for Practitioners
Douglas W. Woods Ph.D, John C. Piacentini Ph.D, John T. Walkup M.D (2007) Guilford Press. 

Practice Parameters

The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) publishes Practice Parameters on various conditions in child mental health. Practice Parameters are clinical practice guidelines developed by the AACAP Committee on Quality Issues to encourage best practices in child mental health. We have listed parameters that have been published in child anxiety and related disorders below. Parameters older than five years (asterisked in the list below) may not reflect current knowledge and practice and as such should not be considered current until they are updated.

For more information you can visit the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry website directly at:


Anxiety Disorders - For more information, click here.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - For more information, click here.

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder - For more information, click here.

Tic Disorders - For more information, click here.

Depressive Disorders - For more information, click here.

ADHD - For more information, click here.

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