Foreword. Preface. Section 1: Introduction Introduction to child and adolescent mental health services. Development of occupational therapy in child and adolescent health services. Problems and disorders. Section 2: Frames of reference used in CAMHS Child development . Attachment theory. The therapeutic use of play. Family therapy, systems theory and the model of human occupation. Psychodynamic theories. Section 3: Occupational therapy appropriate to age Infants and young children. Occupational therapy with school age children. Occupational therapy in child and adolescent psychiatry . Section 4: Occupational therapy in CAMHS internationally Child psychiatry in the USA. Child Adolescent and family occupational therapy services in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Section 5: Factors affecting occupational therapy practice Supervision. Protective legislation for children .
"An important text for students...A well written and researched must have book for students and occupational therapy departments." Mrs Jackie QuiggLecturer, Occupational Therapy, University of Ulster., NAPOT Journal, August 2002