Child Therapy Activity and Homework Planner / Edition 1

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Help children develop the skills they need to work through problems

The Child Therapy Activity and Homework Planner 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:

  • 80 ready-to-copy exercises covering the most common issues encountered in children in kindergarten through sixth grade
  • A quick-reference format the interactive assignments are grouped by behavioral problem, such as anger management, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), learning difficulties, physical challenges, and social skills, as well as problems related to divorce and adoption
  • Expert guidance on how and when to make the most efficient use of the exercises
  • A CD-ROM that contains all the exercises in a word-processing format allowing you to customize them to suit you and the child s unique styles and needs
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471256847
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/7/2003
  • Series: PracticePlanners Series , #143
  • Edition description: with CDROM
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 948,588
  • Product dimensions: 8.41 (w) x 11.06 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Meet the Author

NATALIE SUFLER BILYNSKY, PhD, is a counseling psychologist and Clinical Director of Northern Home Children and Family Services, a community-based agency providing a wide range of behavioral health services for children and adolescents in Pennsylvania.

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Table of Contents

PracticePlanner Series Preface xv
Introduction xvi
Section I Academic Achievement 1
Exercise I.A School Communication 4
Exercise I.B School Is Okay 6
Exercise I.C Homework 11
Section II Adoption 14
Exercise II.A The Story of Adoption 17
Exercise II.B My Adoption 21
Exercise II.C You Are the Expert 24
Section III Anger Management 28
Exercise III.A Anger Control 31
Exercise III.B Anger Management 36
Exercise III.C Solving a Problem 40
Section IV Anxiety 42
Exercise IV.A Coping with Anxiety 45
Exercise IV.B Unrealistic Fears 51
Exercise IV.C Managing Anxiety 55
Exercise IV.D Stress Management 59
Exercise IV.E Relaxation 63
Section V Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 67
Exercise V.A Establishing Behavioral Plans 70
Exercise V.B Daily Routine 76
Exercise V.C Parenting Tips 79
Exercise V.D Stop and Think 84
Section VI Blended Families 86
Exercise VI.A Family Story 88
Exercise VI.B Family Crest 94
Exercise VI.C Family Interview 97
Section VII Conduct Disorder 98
Exercise VII.A I'm So Frustrated I Could Burst 101
Exercise VII.B Putting It into Perspective 106
Section VIII Depression 108
Exercise VIII.A Coping with Sadness 111
Exercise VIII.B Communicating Feelings 116
Exercise VIII.C What Makes You Happy? 121
Exercise VIII.D Warning Signs 125
Exercise VIII.E Rewriting Cognitive Distortions 130
Section IX Disruptive Behavior 132
Exercise IX.A Weighing the Options 135
Exercise IX.B Communicating Assertively 139
Section X Divorce 142
Exercise X.A Coping with Divorce 145
Exercise X.B Since the Divorce 149
Section XI Enuresis 151
Exercise XI.A Decreasing Enuresis 153
Exercise XI.B Tips to Decrease Bed-wetting 155
Section XII Fire Setting 156
Exercise XII.A Fire Setting 158
Section XIII Grief/Loss 160
Exercise XIII.A It's Hard to Say Good-bye 163
Exercise XIII.B The Letter 169
Exercise XIII.C As Time Passes 173
Section XIV Medical Illness 178
Exercise XIV.A Coping with Illness 180
Exercise XIV.B I Like To ... 185
Section XV Mental Retardation 187
Exercise XV.A Independence 190
Exercise XV.B Part of the Family 194
Section XVI Oppositional Defiant Disorder 197
Exercise XVI.A Improved Communication 200
Exercise XVI.B Another Point of View 207
Exercise XVI.C Conflict Resolution 212
Section XVII Peer Conflict 215
Exercise XVII.A Compromise 218
Exercise XVII.B Reactions 222
Exercise XVII.C Teasing 227
Exercise XVII.D Stop Teasing Me! 232
Exercise XVII.E Peer Pressure 236
Exercise XVII.F Peer Pressure 2 241
Section XVIII Physical and Emotional Abuse 245
Exercise XVIII.A My Experience 248
Exercise XVIII.B Safety 253
Section XIX Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 256
Exercise XIX.A Impact 259
Exercise XIX.B Coping with Trauma 264
Exercise XIX.C What Happened? 268
Section XX School Refusal 270
Exercise XX.A I'm Going to School 273
Exercise XX.B Positively School 277
Exercise XX.C School in View 281
Section XXI Self-Esteem 283
Exercise XXI.A Recognizing the Wonderful Things about You 286
Exercise XXI.B Thinking Positively 291
Exercise XXI.C Self-Improvement 296
Exercise XXI.D Fantastic Me 301
Exercise XXI.E Bill of Rights 305
Exercise XXI.F Wishes 308
Exercise XXI.G Goal Setting 313
Section XXII Separation Anxiety 315
Exercise XXII.A I Can Do It Myself 318
Exercise XXII.B Fun with Friends 322
Exercise XXII.C Separation Feelings 325
Exercise XXII.D Steps to Independence 328
Section XXIII Sexual Abuse 330
Exercise XXIII.A Survivor 333
Exercise XXIII.B My Letter 337
Section XXIV Sleep Disturbance 338
Exercise XXIV.A Sleep Patterns 341
Exercise XXIV.B Sleep Routine 345
Section XXV Social Phobia 348
Exercise XXV.A Making Friends 351
Exercise XXV.B Friends 354
Exercise XXV.C Social Phobia 358
Exercise XXV.D Communication 363
Section XXVI Specific Phobia 365
Exercise XXVI.A Overcoming Fears 368
Exercise XXVI.B Not Afraid Anymore 372
About the CD-ROM 375
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