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FAP Strategies and Ideas for Working with Adolescents

  • Reo W. Newring
  • Chauncey R. Parker
  • Kirk A. B. Newring
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Abstract

For a therapy that concerns itself with function over topography, devoting a chapter to functional analytic psychotherapy (FAP) and adolescents presents some challenges. In this chapter we begin with a discussion of adolescence, and why it matters when engaging in FAP. Following that exploration we turn our attention to the important procedural aspects of assessment and on-going case conceptualization with this challenging population. The heart of this chapter is the practice of FAP with adolescents, which lends itself to a discussion of the problems and pratfalls we have experienced in this endeavor.

Keywords

Parenting Style Target Behavior Dialectical Behavior Therapy Relevant Behavior Adult Client 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Reo W. Newring
    • 1
  • Chauncey R. Parker
    • 2
  • Kirk A. B. Newring
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Children’s Behavioral HealthChildren’s Hospital and Medical CenterOmahaUSA
  2. 2.Independent PracticeRenoUSA
  3. 3.Forensic Behavioral HealthPapillionUSA
  4. 4.Nebraska Wesleyan UniversityLincolnUSA

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