Getting Your Child to Say "Yes" to School

A Guide for Parents of Youth with School Refusal Behavior
Author: Christopher Kearney
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199724444
Category: Psychology
Page: 208
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Many parents find getting their child to school in the morning to be quite a challenge. If your child consistently pleads with you to let him stay home from school, if he skips school, if his morning routine is fraught with misbehaviors, or if he exhibits signs of distress and anxiety related to attending school, this book can help. Getting Children to Say Yes to School: A Guide for Parents is designed to help you address your childs school refusal behavior in the early stages. This guide helps you identify school refusal behavior and provides step-by-step instructions to solve the problem. Learn different techniques for getting your child to school, including enhancing relaxation, changing your child's negative thoughts about school, establishing a clear and predictable morning routine, and setting up a system of rewards for going to school. Tools such as worksheets, lists of Dos and Don'ts, sample parent/child dialogues, and Fridge Notes combine to create a workbook-type resource that will help you increase your childs school attendance and relieve your own feelings of concern and worry. Easy to read and filled with concrete strategies, this book is the first of its kind dedicated to educating and arming parents with the tools they need to resolve their child's school refusal behavior.

Helping School Refusing Children and Their Parents

A Guide for School-Based Professionals
Author: Christopher A. Kearney
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190662050
Category: Psychology
Page: 192
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Children who miss substantial amounts of school pose one of the most vexing problems for school officials. In many cases, school personnel must assess these students and successfully help them to return to the academic setting. This can be difficult considering most school-based professionals are pressed for time and do not have access to proper resources. The information in this book can help school officials combat absenteeism and reduce overall dropout rates. Designed for guidance counselors, teachers, principals and deans, school psychologists, school-based social workers, and other school professionals, Helping School-Refusing Children and Their Parents outlines various strategies for helping children get back to school with less distress, all of which can be easily implemented in schools. This fully-updated second edition provides recommendations for a multi-tiered approach to school absenteeism that concentrates on prevention (Tier 1), early intervention for emerging cases (Tier 2), and more extensive intervention and systemic strategies for severe cases (Tier 3), with each tier based on empirically supported strategies grounded in scientific research. A chapter on assessment describes several methods for identifying school refusal behavior, including time-limited techniques for school officials who have little opportunity to conduct detailed evaluations. Worksheets for facilitating assessment are included and can easily be photocopied from the book. Other chapters provide advice for working collaboratively with parents, preventing relapse, and special issues. Topics such as poverty, homelessness, teenage pregnancy, violence, and school safety are also addressed, as are individualized education or 505 plans and consultation with other clinicians.

When Children Refuse School

A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approach
Author: Christopher A. Kearney,Anne Marie Albano
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199725847
Category: Psychology
Page: 216
View: 1979

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School refusal behavior is a common and difficult problem facing parents of children and teenagers. The behavior can have severe consequences by contributing to a child's academic, social, and psychological problems. A child's absence from school can also significantly increase family conflict. If your child experiences anxiety or noncompliance about attending school and has trouble remaining in classes for an entire day, this workbook, and the corresponding Therapist Guide, can help. This Parent Workbook is designed to help you work with a qualified therapist to resolve your child's school refusal behavior. The Workbook outlines four possible treatment procedures that may be prescribed by a therapist, depending on your child's reasons for refusing school. Scientific evidence has shown these programs to be highly effective in treating youth 5-17 years old who exhibit school refusal behavior. Regardless of whether your child refuses school to relieve school-related distress, to avoid negative social situations at school, to receive attention from you or another family member, or to obtain tangible rewards outside of school, the flexible treatments described in this book will help you and your child overcome school refusal behavior. The Workbook describes what you can expect during your child's assessment and treatment and provides answers to questions you may have about the process. It also provides instructions for continuing certain aspects of the program at home, including relaxation and breathing techniques, as well as exposure exercises to decrease your childs anxiety. Instructions are also given for completing daily logbooks with your child to track progress, creating a morning routine to keep you both on schedule, and developing written contracts to enhance attendance and discourage nonattendance. With this user-friendly manual, you can take an active role in your childs successful return to school.

Separation Anxiety in Children and Adolescents

An Individualized Approach to Assessment and Treatment
Author: Andrew R. Eisen,Charles E. Schaefer
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 159385482X
Category: Psychology
Page: 298
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This volume presents a unique, research-based approach to treating the prevalent, distressing, yet highly treatable problem of separartion anxiety. The authors provide step-by-step guidelines for planning and implementing the entire process of therapy with children, adolescents, and thier families--from intake and assessment through coping skills traning, cognitive-behavorial interventions, and relapse prevention. Comprehensive case examples illustrate the complexities of building strong relationships with families under stress and effectvely intervening with 3- to 17-year-olds across multiple situations (day and night) and settingd (home, extracurricular, school, and camp). The book is written for maximum accessibility for clinicians from any background, even those woth limited cognitive-behavioral therapy experience.

Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents


Author: Tracy L. Morris,John S. March (MD.)
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781572309814
Category: Psychology
Page: 395
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Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, this landmark work brings together leading experts to comprehensively examine all aspects of childhood-onset anxiety disorders. The volume presents the major theoretical perspectives currently informing research and clinical practice, reviews key issues in assessment and diagnosis, and marshals the latest findings on each disorder and its treatment. All chapters in the second edition have been extensively rewritten to reflect significant advances in theory and research, including the results of controlled treatment studies. Important new chapters have been added on behavioral genetics, combined cognitive-behavioral therapy and pharmacotherapy, and prevention. Additionally, separate chapters now cover several disorders that were previously addressed in less depth: generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobias, separation anxiety, and panic.

So sag ich's meinem Kind

wie Kinder Regeln fürs Leben lernen
Author: Adele Faber,Elaine Mazlish
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783934333413
Category:
Page: 269
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Liebe und Eigenständigkeit

die Kunst bedingungsloser Elternschaft, jenseits von Belohnung und Bestrafung
Author: Alfie Kohn,Claudia Kolarik
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783867810159
Category:
Page: 298
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Der amerikanische Erziehungsexperte plädiert für bedingungslose Elternliebe und eine Erziehung ohne Belohnung und Bestrafung.

The Quick-Reference Handbook for School Leaders

A Practical Guide for Principals
Author: Corwin Press
Publisher: Corwin
ISBN: 9781412914581
Category: Education
Page: 316
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Written for new and aspiring principals in a quick-access, bulleted format, this handbook is an excellent off-the-shelf reference, organized into five key management sections.

Magic Cleaning

Wie richtiges Aufräumen Ihr Leben verändert
Author: Marie Kondo
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644491011
Category: Self-Help
Page: 224
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Kaum jemandem macht es Spaß, aufzuräumen und sich von Dingen zu trennen. Die meisten von uns haben einfach nie gelernt, wirklich Ordnung zu halten. Denn auch beim Aufräumen gibt es den berühmten Jo-Jo-Effekt. Doch damit ist jetzt Schluss! Marie Kondo lässt keine Ausrede gelten. Die junge Japanerin hat eine bahnbrechende Strategie entwickelt, die auf wenigen simplen Grundsätzen beruht, aber dennoch höchst effektiv ist. So wird die Beschäftigung mit dem Gerümpel des Alltags schon mal zu einem Fest. Darüber hinaus sind die Auswirkungen, die Magic Cleaning tatsächlich auf unser Denken und unsere Persönlichkeit hat, noch viel erstaunlicher. Der Generalangriff auf das alltägliche Chaos macht uns zu selbstbewussten, zufriedenen, ausgeglichenen Menschen. Vereinfachen Sie Ihr Leben mit Magic Cleaning! Der Nr.-1-Bestseller aus Japan - über zwei Million verkaufte Exemplare

Die Mutter des Erfolgs

Wie ich meinen Kindern das Siegen beibrachte
Author: Amy Chua
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
ISBN: 3312004772
Category: Fiction
Page: 256
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Amy Chua ist Juraprofessorin in Yale und zweifache Mutter. Ihre Kinder will sie zum Erfolg erziehen - mit allen Mitteln. Und gemäß den Regeln ihrer Wurzeln in China ist Erfolg nur mit härtester Arbeit zu erreichen. Sie beschließt, dass ihre Töchter als Musikerinnen Karriere machen sollen. Nun wird deren Kindheit zur Tortur. Wo eine Eins minus als schlechte Note gilt, muss Lernen anders vermittelt werden als in unserer westlichen Pädagogik. In ihrem Erlebnisbericht erzählt die Autorin fesselnd, witzig und mit kluger Offenheit von einem gnadenlosen Kampf, der ihr und ihren Töchtern alles abverlangte: ein packendes und hochkomisches Buch über Familie und Erziehung, über Leistungsdruck und über den Willen, unbedingt zu siegen.

Video Sourcebook

A Guide to Programs Currently Available on Video in the Areas Of: Movies/entertainment, General Interest/education, Sports/recreation, Fine Arts, Heal
Author: Thomson Gale
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9781414400990
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 4000
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From classroom aids to corporate training programs, technical resources to self-help guides, children's features to documentaries, theatrical releases to straight-to-video movies, The Video Source Book continues its comprehensive coverage of the wide universe of video offerings with more than 130,000 complete program listings, encompassing more than 160,000 videos. All listings are arranged alphabetically by title. Each entry provides a description of the program and information on obtaining the title. Six indexes -- alternate title, subject, credits, awards, special formats and program distributors -- help speed research.

Raising Sons Without Fathers

A Woman's Guide to Parenting Strong, Successful Boys
Author: Leif G. Terdal
Publisher: Birch Lane Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 216
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Offers practical advice to single mothers on dealing with a variety of challenges involved in raising boys

Robbi regt sich auf


Author: Mireille d' Allancé
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783407760128
Category:
Page: 25
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Zum Abendessen steht Spinat auf dem Tisch. >Geht's dir eigentlich noch gut?, fragt Robbi. Ab in dein Zimmer, sagt sein Vater. Wenn du dich abgeregt hast, kannst du wieder runterkommen. Ist mir doch egal, brummt Robbi. Als Robbi einmal ganz schlecht drauf ist, steigt ein schreckliches Ding in ihm hoch, ein Ding, das raus aus ihm will und dann alles umkrempelt. - Ein Bilderbuch, das Wut und Zorn thematisiert und Kindern dabei die Möglichkeit bietet, aus angerichtetem Schlamassel ohne Schaden wieder herauszufinden. Pädagogik ganz ohne Zeigefinger. tz, München Wer weiß, wie kleine Kinder brüllen können, wird für dieses Bilderbuch dankbar sein.

Annual Editions

Dying, Death and Bereavment, 94-95
Author: George E. Dickinson,Michael R. Leming,Alan C. Mermann
Publisher: Dushkin Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781561342693
Category: Bereavement
Page: 256
View: 2894

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