Alan E. Kazdin
Alan E. Kazdin
|Born||January 24, 1945|
|Alma mater||San Jose State University, Northwestern University|
Alan Edward Kazdin (born January 24, 1945) is Sterling Professor of Psychology and Child Psychiatry at Yale University. He is currently emeritus and was the director of the Yale Parenting Center and Child Conduct Clinic. Kazdin's research has focused primarily on the treatment of aggressive and antisocial behavior in children.
His awards include MERIT Award from National Institute of Mental Health, Lifetime Contribution Award to Psychology from the American Psychological Associationand Distinguished Service Award to the Profession of Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology.
Kazdin's 800 plus publications include 50 books that focus on interventions for children and adolescents, cognitive-behavioral treatment, parenting and child rearing, interpersonal violence, and methodology and research design. His work on parenting and child rearing has been featured on CNN, NPR, PBS, BBC, and he has appeared on Good Morning America, ABC News, 20/20, The Dr. Phil Show, and the Today Show.
In addition to his own published work, Kazdin has been editor of six journals: Behavior Therapy (1979–83), Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (1985–90), Psychological Assessment (1989–91), Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice (1994–98), Current Directions in Psychological Science (1999–2004), and Clinical Psychological Science (since 2012). He was editor-in-chief of the eight-volume Encyclopedia of Psychology (2000, APA/Oxford University). Also, he has edited two book series: Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry (Sage Publications, 1983–99) and Current Perspectives in Psychology (Yale University Press, 2000–08), and co-edited a book series Advances in Clinical Child Psychology (with Benjamin Lahey, 1977–92).
Kazdin has developed a free online course for parents who would like help with the everyday challenges of child rearing. Course: https://www.coursera.org/learn/everyday-parenting and a webpage with blogs on topics parents have requested www.alankazdin.com
Alan E. Kazdin (2018). "Innovations in psychosocial interventions and their delivery: Leveraging cutting-edge science to improve the world’s mental health." New York: Oxford University Press.
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- Shute, Nancy. "Shop for a Psychotherapist to Avoid the Lemons." https://www.npr.org/2011/05/16/136283080/shop-for-a-pyschotherapist-to-avoid-the-lemons. May 16, 2011.
- This Emotional Life: Experts Biography: Alan Kazdin, Ph.D. https://www.pbs.org/thisemotionallife/people/expert/alan-kazdin-phd.
- Health Check http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00594zz. December 14, 2009.
- "Book Excerpt: How to Discipline a Defiant Child." ABC News: Good Morning America. http://a.abcnews.com/GMA/NewYearNewYou/story?id=4127767&page=1 Archived October 17, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. January 14, 2008.
- "Breaking the Cyle of Abuse, Part 1." ABC News. https://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=8597738. September 21, 2009.
- "Violent Kids." The Dr. Phil Show. http://www.drphil.com/shows/show/1565/. June 30, 2011.
- "Meltdown! How to Tame Your Tot's Tantrum." http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/45337155#null Archived August 5, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. November 17, 2011