Part I. Theoretical Perspectives on Family-based Intervention: 1. A core-competency perspective on family-based intervention for child and adolescent mental health Jennifer Allen, David Hawes and Cecilia Essau; 2. The role of the family in child and adolescent psychopathology David Hawes, Jennifer Allen, Cecilia Essau and Carri Fisher; 3. Implementation of family-based intervention: current status and future directions Satoko Sasagawa, Cecilia Essau and Tom Ollendick; 4. Effective components of parenting programs for children''s conduct problems Patty Leijten; Part II. Core Clinical Competencies: 5. Engaging fathers in interventions for child mental health Lucy Tully, David Hawes and Mark Dadds; 6. Cultural diversity and family-based interventions Regina M. Hechanova, Chantal Ellis S. Tabo-Corpuz and Kay Bunagan; 7. Delivering family-based interventions using phone-assisted and internet-based technology Cristin Hall and Rebecca Bertuccio; Part III. Family Intervention for Specific Child and Adolescent Mental Health Problems: 8. A family-based approach to the treatment of youth depression Martha Tompson, Caroline Swetlitz and Joan Asarnow; 9. A family-based CBT approach to the treatment of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents Gemma Sicouri and Jennifer Hudson; 10. Case complexity and resistance to change in the treatment of child conduct problems David Hawes and Mark Dadds; 11. Enhancing engagement and motivation with adolescents with ADHD and their parents: the Supporting Teens'' Autonomy Daily (STAND) model Margaret Sibley and Patrick LaCount; 12. Functional family therapy for antisocial behaviour in adolescents Michael Robbins and James Alexander; 13. Autism spectrum disorders in young children: the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) Elizabeth Fuller and Sally Rogers; 14. Family-based treatment for eating disorders Sasha Gorrell and Daniel Le Grange; 15. Sleep problems Gabrielle Rigney, Penny Corkum, Elizabeth Keys, Michelle Johnson and Jocelyn Paul; Part IV. Family Intervention for Children at Risk Due to Family Dysfunction or Past Adversity: 16. Working with parents with depression in family intervention Emma Archibald, Sarah Gladstone and Tracy Gladstone; 17. Working with parents with anxiety in family intervention Sisi Guo and Tara Peris; 18. Working with families of children who have experienced maltreatment David Pasalich and Nicola Palfrey; 19. Working with families and children exposed to past intimate partner violence Caitlin Rancher, Renee McDonald, Ernest Jouriles and Helena Draxler; Part V. New Developments in Family-based Intervention: 20. Tuning into kids: an emotion coaching approach to working with parents Sophie Havighurst and Christiane E. Kehoe; 21. Emotion coaching in the context of intimate partner violence Lynn Fainsilber Katz and Kyrill Gurtovenko.