Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits

Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits

by Peg Dawson, Richard Guare
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1462503756

ISBN-13: 9781462503759

Pub. Date: 03/02/2012

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This practical manual presents an evidence-based coaching model for helping students whose academic performance is suffering due to deficits in executive skills, including time and task management, planning, organization, impulse control, and emotional regulation. In just a few minutes a day, coaches can provide crucial support and instruction tailored to

Overview

This practical manual presents an evidence-based coaching model for helping students whose academic performance is suffering due to deficits in executive skills, including time and task management, planning, organization, impulse control, and emotional regulation. In just a few minutes a day, coaches can provide crucial support and instruction tailored to individual students' needs. From leading experts, the book provides detailed guidelines for incorporating coaching into a response-to-intervention framework, identifying students who can benefit, conducting each session, and monitoring progress. Special topics include how to implement a classwide peer coaching program. More than three dozen reproducible assessment tools, forms, and handouts are featured; the large-size format and lay-flat binding facilitate photocopying. This title is part of the Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman Founding editor: Kenneth W. Merrell.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462503759
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/02/2012
Series:
Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series
Edition description:
(Lay Flat Paperback)
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
358,131
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.50(h) x (d)
Age Range:
5 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Unit I. Theoretical and Research Background
1. Executive Skills and Brain Development
2. Theoretical Underpinnings for Coaching
Unit II. Our Coaching Model
3. Basic Coaching for Academic Success
4. Advanced Coaching Techniques
5. Setting Up a School-Based Academic Coaching Program
Unit III. Special Applications
6. Classwide Peer Coaching
7. Peer Coaching for Social Skills Development, Pamela Plumer
8. Parting Thoughts
Practice Exercises
Appendices. Reproducible Materials

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