Ross W. Greene, Ph.D., is the originator of the Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) model described in this book, an approach he has researched extensively, along with colleagues throughout the world. Dr. Greene served on the faculty at Harvard Medical School for over 20 years, and is currently Founding Director of the non-profit Lives in the Balance and adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Virginia Tech. He consults extensively to families, schools, and therapeutic facilities and lectures widely internationally. Vast free resources on the CPS approach can be found on the Lives in the Balance website (www.livesinthebalance.org).
A groundbreaking approach to understanding and parenting children who frequently exhibit severe fits of temper and other intractable behaviors, from a distinguished clinician and pioneer in this field.
What's an explosive child?
Counsels parents and educators on how to safeguard the interests of children with behavioral, emotional, and social challenges, in a guide that identifies the misunderstandings and practices that are contributing to a growing number of student failures.
With help from the reader, Stretch More learns how to solve a variety of problems, from his anger over a breakfast he does not like, to weekend scheduling conflicts, to his inclination to be disruptive at school. Includes extensive notes to parents and "Tips for Kids."
Provides a framework for individualized intervention with highly oppositional children and their families. This book includes many examples to show how to identify the specific cognitive factors that contribute to explosive behaviour, remediate these factors, and teach children and their adult caregivers how to solve problems collaboratively.
From a distinguished clinician, pioneer in working with behaviorally challenging kids, and author of the acclaimed "The Explosive Child" comes a groundbreaking approach for understanding and helping these kids and transforming school discipline.
What's an explosive child? A child who responds to routine problems with extreme frustration - crying, screaming, swearing, kicking, hitting, biting, spitting, destroying property, and worse. This book provides a fresh conceptual framework for understanding their difficulties, based on research in the neurosciences.
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