Part I: Frameworks for Practice. Normal Development. Influences on Problem Development. Classification, Epidemiology and Treatment Effectiveness. The Consultation Process and Intake Interviews. Report Writing. Part II: Problems of Infancy and Early Childhood. Sleep Problems. Toileting Problems. Learning and Communication Difficulties. Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. Part III: Problems of Middle Childhood. Conduct Problems. Attention and Overactivity Problems. Fear and Anxiety Problems. Repetition Problems. Somatic Problems. Part IV: Problems in Adolescence. Drug Abuse. Mood Problems. Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa. Schizophrenia. Part V: Child Abuse. Physical Abuse. Emotional Abuse and Neglect. Sexual Abuse. Adjustment to Major Life Transitions. Foster Care. Separation and Divorce. Grief and Bereavement.