The Intentional Relationship

Author: Renee R Taylor
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803620608
Format: PDF
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A distinguished clinician and educator, Renee Taylor, PhD, uses a new conceptual practice model, the Intentional Relationship Model, to define how the client and the therapist each contribute to the unique interpersonal dynamic that becomes the therapeutic relationship. She emphasizes how therapists must act deliberately, thoughtfully, and with vigilant anticipation of the challenges and breakthroughs that have the potential to influence the course of the relationship.

Understanding and Working with Difficult People

Author: Joseph E. Koob
ISBN: 9780741446848
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Leading Unstoppable Teams

Author: Maria Simpson
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1452064164
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Since 2003, Dr. Maria Simpson’s weekly eColumn, Two Minute Training, has been a welcomed source of information on leadership and team development for a select group of readers. Now, the first collection of these columns is available to the public in Leading Unstoppable Teams! Written for the organizational practitioner and based on her experience as consultant, executive coach, and mediator, these tips and ideas provide important information on how to encourage a team to higher performance and how to develop the skills necessary to become an effective team leader. Leading Unstoppable Teams! is a handy reference for managers when a quick update or answer is needed, and can serve as the basis of management and leadership training programs. Short and focused on a single idea, each of the 57 articles provides the quick, practical answers to questions that pop up in today’s organizations. Its style and approach match the specific needs of today’s leaders and managers and those who are preparing to take on leadership roles in the future. Readers’ responses are enthusiastic. . . . these communication tips are timely and frankly they have begun to feel like an essential part of my personal growth. I hope you know what a difference you make in . . . people’s lives! I wanted to thank you once again for your wisdom . . . and for taking the time to show genuine, positive regard for those who have had contact with you. . . Each time I read the newsletter. . . I trust that I am on the right track. Please continue to enlighten and educate, it is a gift that is appreciated and honored. Sacred work is never easy but you do that work with grace. Brilliant. Simply Brilliant.

Students Who Drive You Crazy

Author: Jeffrey A. Kottler
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9780761978763
Format: PDF, Docs
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A comprehensive how-to survival guide that offers the tools necessary to identify, manage, avoid, and rise above conflicted relationships in and outside the classroom.

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

Author: Sally Ozonoff
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1606238256
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Difficult Behavior in Early Childhood

Author: Ronald Mah
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452236631
Format: PDF, ePub, 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

Coping with Behavior Change in Dementia

Author: Beth Spencer
ISBN: 9780692385449
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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[Content] All about the authors; Introduction; Talking with your relative; Becoming a detective: problem solving; The 4 A's: anxiety, anxiety, anger, and aggression; Why won't she take a bath; Taking the stress out of dressing; Eating; Mouth care; When you gotta go: helping a relative in the bathroom; Over and over again: repetitive behaviors; There's no place like home: when your relative wants to go home; Walking, pacing, wandering, or exercising; When you don't see things the same way: paranoia, delusions and hallucinations; And hours to go before we sleep: sleep and sundowning; Physical intimacy and sexual behavior; Glossary; Resources.