1. Welfare of the child and adolescent.
2. Differentiating characteristics of child therapy.
3. Diagnostic classification of child and adolescent disorders.
4. Risk factors.
5. Process of evaluation and diagnosis.
6. Therapeutic skills.
7. Ethical aspects.
The psychologist specialized in child and adolescent psychotherapy need to master a number of prerequisites for professional performance, such as: diagnostic classification systems, behaviors and habits risks for mental health, assesment process and diagnosis and specific therapeutic skills of child therapist.