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Effective Parenting for the Hard to Manage Child

Effective Parenting for the Hard to Manage Child Author Georgia A. DeGangi
ISBN-10 9781135916176
Release 2007-11-14
Pages 300
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Effective Parenting for the Hard-to-Manage Child is a skills-based book for parents who need practical advice from experts, without all the jargon and generalizations. The book provides specific strategies and techniques for children who are intense, highly reactive, and unable to self-calm. It integrates various treatment approaches in a clear and accessible manner, and offers the "best kept secrets" from the fields of mental health and occupational therapy. The book emphasizes key concepts and everyday activities that will help children take charge of their problems, and it is an invaluable resource for any parent faced with the challenge of a hard-to-manage child.



Pediatric Disorders of Regulation in Affect and Behavior

Pediatric Disorders of Regulation in Affect and Behavior Author Georgia A. DeGangi
ISBN-10 9780128098776
Release 2017-01-12
Pages 548
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Pediatric Disorders of Regulation in Affect and Behavior, second edition is a skills-based book for mental health professionals working with children experiencing disorders of self-regulation. These children are highly sensitive to stimulation from the environment, emotionally reactive, and have difficulty maintaining an organized and calm state of being. Children with these struggles often have difficulty adapting to changing demands at home and school. The child may additionally struggle with bipolar or mood disorder, anxiety, depression, obsessive–compulsive disorder, Asperger’s syndrome, eating or sleep disorders, and/or attention-deficit disorder. This book will help professionals integrate treatment strategies that address the individual’s regulatory, sensory integration, and mental health problems. The book is organized with each chapter discussing a different form of dysregulation in eating, sleep, mood regulation, anxiety, attention, and behavioral control. Chapters begin with developmental and neurobiological underpinnings of the problem, include clinical observations, and close with diagnosis and treatment strategies. Recommended treatments integrate aspects of dialectical behavioral therapy, mind–body therapies and sensory integration techniques, and interpersonal therapy. Checklists for diagnosis and treatment planning are included at the conclusion of each chapter with an appendix of 20 skill sheets for use in treatment. Practical skill-based treatment book for mental health and occupational therapists Addresses eating, sleep, mood, attention, and behavioral control Presents integrated treatment using sensory integration, DBT, interpersonal therapy, and more Includes checklists and skill sheets for use in treatment



Raising a Sensory Smart Child

Raising a Sensory Smart Child Author Lindsey Biel
ISBN-10 014303488X
Release 2005
Pages 399
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Two experts tackle one of the most formidable and pervasive developmental issues facing children today: Sensory Integration (SI) Dysfunction. Illustrations throughout.



What to Do when Your Child Has Obsessive compulsive Disorder

What to Do when Your Child Has Obsessive compulsive Disorder Author Aureen Pinto Wagner
ISBN-10 0967734711
Release 2002
Pages 444
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There are over one million children in the US who suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. These children often have uncontrollable worries and engage in seemingly senseless rituals. Parents and school professionals often feel helpless and frustrated as they struggle to understand and help the child stop the bizarre doubts and habits that take over the child's mind and life. Now, there is hope and help.Dr. Aureen Wagner brings you the latest scientific advances in the treatment of this beguiling disorder along with her many years of experience in treating children and teenagers. Using the metaphor of the Worry Hill, for which she has received international recognition, Dr. Wagner presents a powerful step-by-step approach that countless children have used successfully to triumph over OCD. Her skill, compassion and expert guidance will provide new hope, energy and resolve to help children and their caregivers conquer OCD.Designed to be used alone or with the children's integrated companion book: Up and Down the Worry Hill.



The Secure Child

The Secure Child Author Stanley I Greenspan
ISBN-10 0786750022
Release 2009-07-21
Pages 176
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In this warmly supportive book, Dr. Stanley Greenspan offers a set of guiding principles to help parents of children-from preschoolers to teenagers-so that they feel secure in their homes, their schools, and in their community at large. He also illuminates the often subtle shifts in children's behavior that signal reaction to current stress and fears and gives parents concrete suggestions to help children handle their anxieties. The Secure Child will help families everywhere move toward the common goal of a more stable and secure future.



The Out of sync Child

The Out of sync Child Author Carol Stock Kranowitz
ISBN-10 9780399531651
Release 2005
Pages 356
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Describes the symptoms of and treatments for SI dysfunction, a frequently misdiagnosed problem in which messages from the senses are not correctly processed by the central nervous system



Developmental behavioral Pediatrics

Developmental behavioral Pediatrics Author William B. Carey
ISBN-10 9781416033707
Release 2009
Pages 1042
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The fourth edition of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics-the pioneering, original text- emphasizes children's assets and liabilities, not just categorical labels. It includes fresh perspectives from new editors-Drs. William Coleman, Ellen Elias, and Heidi Feldman, as well as further contributions from two of the original editors, William B. Carey, M.D, and Allen C. Crocker, M.D. This comprehensive resource offers information and guidance on normal development and behavior: genetic influences, the effect of general physical illness and psychosocial and biologic factors on development and behavior. It is also sufficiently scholarly and scientific to serve as a definitive reference for researchers, teachers, and consultants. With a more user-friendly design and online access through Expert Consult functionality, this resource offers easy access comprehensive guidance. Features new chapters dealing with genetic influences on development and behavior, crisis management, coping strategies, self-esteem, self-control, and inborn errors of metabolism to cover the considerable advances and latest developments in the field. Focuses on the clinical aspects of function and dysfunction, rather than arranging subjects according to categorical labels. Emphasizes children's assets as well as their liability so you get a well-developed approach to therapeutic management. Concludes each chapter with a summary of the principle points covered, with tables, pictures and diagrams to clarify and enhance the presentation. Offers a highly practical focus, emphasizing evaluation, counseling, medical treatment, and follow-up. Features superb photos and figures that illustrate a wide variety of concepts. Offers access to the full text online through Expert Consult functionality at www. expertconsult.com for convenient reference from any practice location. Features new chapters dealing with-Genetic Influences on Development and Behavior, Crisis Management, Coping Strategies, Self-Esteem, Self-Control, and Inborn Errors of Metabolism. Presents a new two-color design and artwork for a more visually appealing and accessible layout. Provides the latest drug information in the updated and revised chapters on psychopharmacology. Introduces Drs. William Coleman, Ellen Elias, and Heidi Feldman to the editorial team to provide current and topical guidance and enrich the range of expertise and clinical experience. Covers the considerable advances and latest developments in this subspecialty through updates and revisions to existing material. Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should online access to the web site be discontinued.



Communicating Trauma

Communicating Trauma Author Na'ama Yehuda
ISBN-10 9781317802785
Release 2015-08-27
Pages 260
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Communicating Trauma explores the various aspects of language and communication and how their development can be affected by childhood trauma and overwhelm. Multiple case-study vignettes describe how different kinds of childhood trauma can manifest in children's ability to relate, attend, learn, and communicate. These examples offer ways to understand, respond, and support children who are communicating overwhelm. In this book, psychotherapists, speech-language pathologists, social workers, educators, occupational and physical therapists, medical personnel, foster parents, adoption agencies, and other child professionals and caregivers will find information and practical direction for improving connection and behavior, reducing miscommunication, and giving a voice to those who are often our most challenging children.



Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions

Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions Author Pat Harvey
ISBN-10 9781608824021
Release 2009-11-02
Pages 224
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Temper tantrums in the supermarket. Tears that seem to come out of nowhere. Battles over homework that are more like wars. When your child has problems regulating his or her emotions, there's no hiding it. Children with intense emotions go from 0 to 100 in seconds and are prone to frequent emotional and behavioral outbursts that leave parents feeling bewildered and helpless. Other parents may have told you that it's just a phase or that your child needs discipline. In reality, your child may have emotion dysregulation, a tendency to react intensely to situations other children take in stride. Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions is an effective guide to de-escalating your child's emotions and helping your child express feelings in productive ways. You'll learn strategies drawn from dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), including mindfulness and validation skills, and practice them when your child's emotions spin out of control. This well-researched method for managing emotions can help your child make dramatic emotional and behavioral changes that both of you will be proud of.



How to Handle a Hard To Handle Kid

How to Handle a Hard To Handle Kid Author C Drew Edwards, PH.D.
ISBN-10 9781575428598
Release 1999-01-15
Pages 232
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A clinical child psychologist explains why some children are especially challenging, then spells out clear, specific stategies any parent can use to address and correct problem behaviors with firmness and love. Practical information and real life examples.



Parenting the Strong Willed Child The Clinically Proven Five Week Program for Parents of Two to Six Year Olds Third Edition

Parenting the Strong Willed Child  The Clinically Proven Five Week Program for Parents of Two  to Six Year Olds  Third Edition Author Rex Forehand
ISBN-10 9780071713108
Release 2010-08-06
Pages 288
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A clinically proven, five-week program for improving your child's behavior Rex Forehand, Ph.D. and Nicholas Long Ph.D. have helped thousands of parents achieve discipline using positive reinforcement, without yelling or harming the child's self-esteem. Their clinically proven, five-week program gives you the tools you need to successfully manage your child’s behavior, giving specific factors that cause or contribute to disruptive behavior; ways to develop a more positive atmosphere in your family and home; and strategies for managing specific behavior problems. The completely revised and updated edition includes: new information, based on research, about child temperament; new chapter on the hot topic of play as a means of strengthening parent-child relationship; new section on collaborative disciplining with preschool teachers; expanded section about depression and stress linked to parenting; new research findings about ADHD and its treatment. Uncover the specific factors that contribute to your child's disruptive behavior. Identify with real-life parent testimonials and discover strategies for managing specific behavior problems. Authors Rex Forehand, Ph.D., and Nicholas Long, Ph.D., are experts in the field of child psychology. New research highlights the scientific foundation behind the program. Topics include: Understanding Your Strong-Willed Child's Behavior; Strong-Willed Behavior and How It All Begins; Why Is My Child Becoming Even More Strong-Willed?; It Takes More than Just Good Parenting; Does My Child Have ADHD?; Addressing Strong-Willed Behavior: A Five-Week Program; Does My Child’s Behavior Really Need to Change?; Week 1: Attending; Week 2: Rewarding; Week 3: Ignoring; Week 4: Giving Directions; Week 5: Using Time-Outs; Integrating Your Parenting Skills; Creating a Positive Climate for Behavior Change; Creating a More Positive Home; Improving Your Communication Skills; Developing More Patience; Building Positive Self-Esteem; Helping Your Child Solve Problems with Peers; Solving Some Common Behavior Problems: Additional Recommendations; Specific Problem Behaviors



Raising Depression Free Children

Raising Depression Free Children Author Kathleen Panula Hockey
ISBN-10 1592850421
Release 2003-08-06
Pages 217
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Raising Depression Free Children



The Conscious Parent s Guide to Executive Functioning Disorder

The Conscious Parent s Guide to Executive Functioning Disorder Author Rebecca Branstetter
ISBN-10 9781440594335
Release 2016-01-01
Pages 240
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Help your child feel confident and capable! If your child has been given a diagnosis of executive functioning disorder, you may be feeling overwhelmed and unsure of what to do next. You want your child to be able to master certain basic skills, such as being organized, staying focused, and controlling impulses and emotions. But what if your child is having trouble with one or all of these skills? With The Conscious Parent's Guide to Executive Functioning Disorder, you'll learn how to take a relationship-centered approach to parenting as you help improve your child's executive functioning skills: Task initiation Response inhibition Focus Time management Working memory Flexibility Self-regulation Completing tasks Organization Conscious parenting is about being present with your children and taking the time to understand how to help them flourish. With the strategies and advice in this guide, you and your child will build sustainable bonds, develop positive behaviors, and improve executive functioning skills for life. And you'll find that conscious parenting helps create a calm and mindful atmosphere for the whole family, while helping your child feel competent, successful, and healthy.



Tired of Yelling

Tired of Yelling Author Lyndon D. Waugh
ISBN-10 9780743400763
Release 2000-05
Pages 288
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Presents a fifteen-step conflict resolution model for parents to use with and teach to their children using language appropriate for each stage of development.



8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD 8 Keys to Mental Health

8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD  8 Keys to Mental Health Author Cindy Goldrich
ISBN-10 9780393710687
Release 2015-10-05
Pages 240
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Compassionate and effective strategies for raising a child with ADHD. Parenting children with ADHD, whether diagnosed or undiagnosed, can be challenging and complex. But just as a child who struggles with reading can learn to decode words, children with ADHD can learn patience, communication, and solution-seeking skills to become more confident, independent, and capable. This book, rich with optimism, tips, tools, and action plans, offers science-based insights and systems for parents to help cultivate these skills. Combining expert information with practical, sensitive advice, the eight “key” concepts here will help parents reduce chaos, improve cooperation, and nurture the advantages—like creativity and drive—that often accompany all of that energy. Based on author Cindy Goldrich’s seven-session workshop entitled Calm and Connected: Parenting Kids with ADHD©, this book focuses on developing and strengthening effective interpersonal skills in both parents and children as a way to improve conflict resolution. Following the parenting principle to “Parent the child you have,” Goldrich offers advice to help readers tailor their parenting to meet the needs of their unique child. The book also leads parents to recognize the value of being a leader and a guide to children, building parents’ confidence in their decision-making, and giving children a sense of safety, security, and confidence. The principles outlined in 8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD are appropriate for parenting kids of all ages—until they have “launched” and are on their own.



Bipolar Disorder in Childhood and Early Adolescence

Bipolar Disorder in Childhood and Early Adolescence Author Barbara Geller
ISBN-10 1593852932
Release 2005-12
Pages 342
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This volume provides a state-of-the-science review of knowledge on bipolar disorder in children, covering all aspects of theory, research, and practice. Leading clinical researchers address such topics as epidemiology, diagnosis and assessment, comorbidity, and outcomes. A range of different treatment approaches are described and evaluated, including pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy, and family-based psychoeducation and support. Compelling findings are also presented on the neurobiological and genetic bases of the disorder. Throughout, the book identifies promising directions for further investigation while weighing in on key methodological questions and areas of controversy.



All Kinds of Minds

All Kinds of Minds Author Melvin D. Levine
ISBN-10 0838820905
Release 1993
Pages 283
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Students come to understand their mind's unique features, learn about getting help from others, helping themselves, and building on their strengths.