Difficult Behavior in Early Childhood

Author: Ronald Mah
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452236631
Format: PDF, Docs
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Increase your understanding of children to guide and shape behavior in positive ways! The author assists teachers in observing and understanding children so that they can respond appropriately to difficult behaviors, and enable children to make good behavioral choices for themselves. In an engaging, conversational tone, the book covers: Reconciling the different behavioral expectations of families and schools Applying timeout effectively Motivating children immediately and powerfully Establishing and following through with boundaries Developing behavior incentive plans that work Identifying early signs of depression, anxiety, grief, and special needs

Understanding and Working with Difficult People

Author: Joseph E. Koob
Publisher: Difficultpeople.org
ISBN: 9780741446848
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book is a practical introduction to dealing with difficult people. The focus is on understanding how you interact with difficult people, what makes them tick, and the skills you use to change these encounters for the better.

Students Who Drive You Crazy

Author: Jeffrey A. Kottler
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452295204
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Take a proactive approach with your most challenging students! This second edition of a bestseller gives teachers a model to assess, understand, and respond to challenging students, plus new tables, charts, and reflection questions. Offering real-life scenarios from interviews with teachers, counselors, and school administrators, this updated volume provides: More tips for developing active listening skills that improve communication with students Suggestions for creating caring communities in the classroom A new section on dealing with aggressive and violent behavior Information on understanding parent behavior and suggestions for building positive connections with parents and families

A Parent s Guide to Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism First Edition

Author: Sally Ozonoff
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1606238256
Format: PDF, ePub
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Asperger Syndrome and high-functioning autism are detected earlier and more accurately today than ever before. Children and teens with these disorders often stand out for their precocious intelligence and language abilities--yet profound social difficulties can limit every aspect of their lives. This hopeful, compassionate guide shows parents how to work with their child's unique impairments and capabilities to help him or her learn to engage more fully with the world and live as self-sufficiently as possible. From leading experts in the field, the book is packed with practical ideas for helping children relate more comfortably to peers, learn the rules of appropriate behavior, and participate more fully in school and family life. It also explains what scientists currently know about autistic spectrum disorders and how they are diagnosed and treated. Real-life success stories, problem-solving ideas, and matter-of-fact advice on everything from educational placements to career planning make this an indispensable reference that families will turn to again and again.

Asperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments

Author: Brenda Smith Myles
Publisher: AAPC Publishing
ISBN: 1931282706
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Provides practical solutions for parents and teachers on properly handling the challenging behavior associated with Asperger's syndrome including homework, tantrums, and other day-to-day issues.

No More Misbehavin

Author: Michele Borba
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0787971820
Format: PDF, ePub
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"This will be the only discipline book you'll ever need to raise good kids." -from the Foreword by Jack Canfield, coauthor, Chicken Soup for the Soul and Chicken Soup for the Parent's Soul "Michele Borba offers insightful, realistic, and straightforward advice that is sure to get immediate results." -Editor-in-Chief, Parents Magazine "A sensitive, thoughtful, eminently practical book that will help parents help their children change behaviors that will improve the child's, and the entire family's, well being and happiness. A wonderful contribution!" -Alvin Rosenfeld, M.D., child psychiatrist and coauthor, Over-Scheduled Child Anger, Anxiety, Biting, Bossy, Bullied, Bullying, Chore Wars, Cynical, Defiant, Doesn't Listen, Fighting, Gives Up Easily, Hitting, Homework Battles, Hooked on Rewards, Impulsivity, Intolerant, Lying and Cheating, Materialistic, Mean, Negative Peer Pressure, No Friends, Over-Perfectionism, Poor Sportsmanship, Put-Downs, Rude, Selfish, Sibling Battles, Short Attention Span, Shy, Stealing, Swearing, Talking Back, Tattling, Teased, Temper Tantrums, Whining, Yelling. Parenting expert Dr. Michele Borba tackles the most common bad behaviors that kids ages 3 to 12 repeat over and over behaviors that drive parents crazy. In this enormously useful, simple-to-use book she shows how to change these behaviors for good. For each negative behavior Dr. Borba offers a series of key tips and guidelines and outlines a step-by-step plan for a customized makeover that really works! Using the steps outlined in No More Misbehavin' will give you the help you need to raise kids with strong values and good character.

Difficult Students and Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom Teacher Responses That Work

Author: Vance Austin
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393712028
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Attachment-based strategies for reaching and teaching disruptive, difficult, and emotionally challenged students. Difficult Students and Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom provides skills-based interventions for educators to address the most common problem behaviors encountered in the classroom. Offering not just problem-specific “best practices” but an attachment-based foundation of sound pedagogical principles and strategies for reaching and teaching disruptive, difficult, and emotionally challenged students, it empowers educators to act wisely when problem behaviors occur, improve their relationships with students, and teach with greater success and confidence.

Disordered and Deviant Behavior

Author: Alfred B. Heilbrun
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761828839
Format: PDF, ePub
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Each program is guided by the assumption that disorder and deviance follow from faulty learning experiences that result in dysfunctional acquisition of behavior, and from ineffective efforts at resolution or compensations. Learning principles are applied to a range of abnormalities from mild character or personality problems to stress-related somatic disorders to the most serious of psychotic disabilities.

The Addictive Behaviors

Author: Howard J Shaffer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317840658
Format: PDF
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Thoroughly examines the natural history and social etiology of addictive behaviors.