Behavioral and Relationship Problems
Thomas L. Sexton
Alice E. Sydnor
Marcy K. Rowland
James F. Alexander
1. Evidence suggests thai children 's emotional and behavioral pivblems are associated with relational problems. 2. Many clinical settings no longer rely on the DSM1V–TR or the ICD-10. 3. A clinician should dismiss traditional assessment and focus solely on theoretically based family dynamics. 4. A mtdtidimensional approach to assessment is more likely to produce an understanding of the client that contributes to successful treatment choices and family-based intervention. 5. Externalizing problems present similarly from child to child. 6. The presentation of ODD und CD may vary across developmental stages of the child. 7. Children who report a lack of closeness, support, und affection from their parents are more likely to experiment with drugs or alcohol. 8. For family therapists, the “client” is the child or adolescent exhibiting the problem behavior. 9. Current treatments target clinically meaningful syndromes or situations with a coherent conceptual framework underlying the clinical intervention. 10. Only three family therapy approaches met the criteria of a 'best practice' as set forth by the Blueprint project.