Child Psychotherapy Homework Planner / Edition 2

Child Psychotherapy Homework Planner / Edition 2

by Arthur E. Jongsma Jr., L. Mark Peterson, William P. McInnis

ISBN-10: 0471785342

ISBN-13: 9780471785347

Pub. Date: 09/18/2006

Publisher: Wiley

The Bestselling treatment planning system for mental health professionals

Features new and updated assignments and exercises to meet the changing needs of mental health professionals

The Child Psychotherapy Homework Planner, Second Edition provides you with an array of ready-to-use, between-session assignments designed to fit virtually every therapeutic mode.

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The Bestselling treatment planning system for mental health professionals

Features new and updated assignments and exercises to meet the changing needs of mental health professionals

The Child Psychotherapy Homework Planner, Second Edition provides you with an array of ready-to-use, between-session assignments designed to fit virtually every therapeutic mode. This easy-to-use sourcebook features:

  • 82 ready-to-copy exercises covering the most common issues encountered by children, such as academic underachieving, low self-esteem, depression, and separation anxiety
  • A quick-reference format—the interactive assignments are grouped by behavioral problems from blended family problems and divorce reaction to ADHD, attachment disorder, disruptive/attention seeking, and speech and language disorders
  • Expert guidance on how and when to make the most efficient use of the exercises
  • Assignments that are cross-referenced to The Child Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, Fourth Edition—so you can quickly identify the right exercise for a given situation or problem
  • A CD-ROM that contains all the exercises in a word-processing format—allowing you to customize them to suit you and your clients' unique styles and needs

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Product Details

Publication date:
PracticePlanners Series, #210
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Product dimensions:
8.58(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

PracticePlanners Series Preface.


Homework Planners Introduction.

SECTION I—Academic Underachievement.

Exercise I.A Establish a Homework Routine.

Exercise I.B Reading Adventure.

SECTION II—Adoption.

Exercise II.A Questions and Concerns about Being Adopted.

Exercise II.B Some Things I Would Like You to Know about Me.

SECTION III—Anger Management.

Exercise III.A Anger Control.

Exercise III.B Child Anger Checklist.

Exercise III.C The Lesson of Salmon Rock . . . Fighting Leads to Loneliness.


Exercise IV.A An Anxious Story.

Exercise IV.B Finding and Losing Your Anxiety.

SECTION V—Attachment Disorder.

Exercise V.A Attachment Survey.

Exercise V.B Building Relationships.

SECTION VI—Attention- Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Exercise VI.A Getting It Done.

Exercise VI.B Social Skills Exercise.

Exercise VI.C Stop, Think, and Act.

SECTION VII—Autism / Pervasive Developmental Disorder.

Exercise VII.A Initial Reaction to Diagnosis of Autism.

Exercise VII.B Reaction to Change and Excessive Stimulation.

SECTION VIII—Blended Family.

Exercise VIII.A Interviewing My New Family Member.

Exercise VIII.B Thoughts and Feelings about Parent's Live- In Partner.

SECTION IX—Bullying / Intimidation Perpetrator.

Exercise IX.A Apology Letter for Bullying.

Exercise IX.B Bullying Incident Report.

SECTION X—Conduct Disorder / Delinquency.

Exercise X.A Childhood Patterns of Stealing.

Exercise X.B Concerns about Parent's Drug or Alcohol Problem.

Exercise X.C Risk Factors Leading to Child Behavior Problems.

SECTION XI—Depression.

Exercise XI.A Childhood Depression Survey.

Exercise XI.B Surface Behavior / Inner Feelings.

Exercise XI.C Three Ways to Change the World.

SECTION XII—Disruptive / Attention- Seeking.

Exercise XII.A Finding Ways to Get Positive Attention.

Exercise XII.B Reasons for Negative Attention- Seeking Behaviors.

SECTION XIII—Divorce Reaction.

Exercise XIII.A Feelings and Faces Game.

Exercise XIII.B My Thoughts and Feelings about My Parents’ Divorce.

SECTION XIV—Enuresis / Encopresis.

Exercise XIV.A Bladder Retention Training Program.

Exercise XIV.B Bowel Control Training Program.

Exercise XIV.C Dry Bed Training Program.

SECTION XV—Fire Setting.

Exercise XV.A Fireproofi ng Your Home and Family.

Exercise XV.B When a Fire Has No Fuel.

SECTION XVI—Gender Identity Disorder.

Exercise XVI.A I Want to Be Like . . . .

Exercise XVI.B One- on- One.

SECTION XVII—Grief / Loss Unresolved.

Exercise XVII.A Create a Memory Album.

Exercise XVII.B Grief Letter.

Exercise XVII.C Petey's Journey through Sadness.

SECTION XVIII—Low Self- Esteem.

Exercise XVIII.A Dixie Overcomes Her Fears.

Exercise XVIII.B Learn from Your Mistakes.

Exercise XVIII.C Three Ways to Change Yourself.

Exercise XVIII.D Three Wishes Game.

SECTION XIX—Lying / Manipulative.

Exercise XIX.A Bad Choice—Lying to Cover Up Another Lie.

Exercise XIX.B Truthful / Lying Incident Reports.

SECTION XX—Medical Condition.

Exercise XX.A Dealing with Childhood Asthma.

Exercise XX.B Gaining Acceptance of Physical Handicap or Illness.

SECTION XXI—Mental Retardation.

Exercise XXI.A Activities of Daily Living Program.

Exercise XXI.B You Belong Here.

SECTION XXII—Obsessive- Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

Exercise XXII.A Concerns, Feelings, and Hopes about OCD.

Exercise XXII.B Refocusing.

SECTION XXIII—Oppositional Defiant.

Exercise XXIII.A Filing a Complaint.

Exercise XXIII.B If I Could Run My Family.

Exercise XXIII.C Share a Family Meal 210

Exercise XXIII.D Switching from Defense to Offense.


Exercise XXIV.A Being a Consistent Parent.

Exercise XXIV.B Picking Your Battles.

SECTION XXV—Peer / Sibling Conflict.

Exercise XXV.A Joseph, "His Amazing Technicolor Coat," and More.

Exercise XXV.B Negotiating a Peace Treaty.

SECTION XXVI—Physical / Emotional Abuse Victim.

Exercise XXVI.A Letter of Empowerment.

Exercise XXVI.B My Thoughts and Feelings.

SECTION XXVII—Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Exercise XXVII.A Finding My Triggers.

Exercise XXVII.B PTSD Incident Report.

SECTION XXVIII—School Refusal.

Exercise XXVIII.A A Pleasant Journey.

Exercise XXVIII.B Letter of Encouragement.

Exercise XXVIII.C School Fear Reduction.

SECTION XXIX—Separation Anxiety.

Exercise XXIX.A Explore Your World.

Exercise XXIX.B Parents’ Time Away.

SECTION XXX—Sexual Abuse Victim.

Exercise XXX.A My Story.

Exercise XXX.B You Are Not Alone.

SECTION XXXI—Sleep Disturbance.

Exercise XXXI.A Childhood Sleep Problems.

Exercise XXXI.B Reduce Nighttime Fears.

SECTION XXXII—Social Phobia / Shyness.

Exercise XXXII.A Greeting Peers.

Exercise XXXII.B Show Your Strengths.

SECTION XXXIII—Specifi c Phobia.

Exercise XXXIII.A Expressions of Fear through Art.

Exercise XXXIII.B Maurice Faces His Fear.

SECTION XXXIV—Speech / Language Disorders.

Exercise XXXIV.A Home- Based Reading and Language Program.

Exercise XXXIV.B Shauna's Song.

Exercise XXXIV.C Tell All about It.

SECTION XXXV—Suicidal Ideation.

Exercise XXXV.A No Self- Harm Contract.

Exercise XXXV.B Symbols of Self- Worth.

Appendix: Alternate Assignments for Presenting Problems.

About the CD- ROM.

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