1. Clinical Child Psychology

Research and Practice Applications

  1. Paul R. Martin3,
  2. Fanny M. Cheung BA PhD4,
  3. Michael C. Knowles MCom (Qld), PhD (Edin)5,
  4. Michael Kyrios6,
  5. J. Bruce Overmier7 and
  6. José M. Prieto8
  1. Michael C. Roberts PhD, ABPP1,
  2. Bridget K. Biggs PhD, LP2,
  3. Yo Jackson1 and
  4. Ric G. Steele PhD, ABPP1

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444395150.ch1

IAAP Handbook of Applied Psychology

IAAP Handbook of Applied Psychology

How to Cite

Roberts, M. C., Biggs, B. K., Jackson, Y. and Steele, R. G. (2011) Clinical Child Psychology, in IAAP Handbook of Applied Psychology (eds P. R. Martin, F. M. Cheung, M. C. Knowles, M. Kyrios, J. B. Overmier and J. M. Prieto), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444395150.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Griffith University, Queensland, Australia

  2. 4

    Chinese University of Hong Kong

  3. 5

    Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

  4. 6

    Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

  5. 7

    University of Minnesota, USA

  6. 8

    Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Kansas, USA

  2. 2

    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 1 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405193313

Online ISBN: 9781444395150



  • professional psychology;
  • clinical child psychology - research and practice applications;
  • clinical child psychology, investigation and remediation - mental health problems for children, adolescents and their families;
  • settings, where clinical child psychological researchers and practitioners - conduct their work;
  • University and research settings - clinical child and pediatric psychologists, on faculties of universities and colleges;
  • trends and key developments in clinical child psychology - developmental psychopathology;
  • development, central to clinical child psychology - and developmental psychopathology;
  • pediatric psychology, and “clinical child psychology” - intersection of physical and mental health of children and adolescents, or “pediatric psychology” or “child health psychology”;
  • clinical child and adolescent psychology - guidelines for training, and assessing professional competencies, emerging;
  • knowledge base expansion, demographics shift - and empirical evidence confirming new information


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Trends and Key Developments in Clinical Child Psychology

  • Challenges and Opportunities for Applied Psychology in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

  • Future Developments

  • Conclusions

  • References