Helping Parents Help Their Kids: A Clinical Guide to Six Child Problem Behaviours / Edition 1by Ennio Cipani
Pub. Date: 11/28/1998
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Helping Parents Help Their Kids is a clinical guide for mental health clinicians who provide services to families who have children with behavior problems. This book provides three ways to address clinical issues in designing and implementing child behavor management plans including a general behavioral consultation model, a specific behavioral model and an empirically tested advice package for multiple problems that can occur in different family contexts. Each chapter provides early research on a specific strategy in non-technical terms for parents as well as clinicians. In addition to the research, the author provides several forms to use in a clinical environment.
Because the information is presented in an easy-to-read, user-friendly format, it is well suited for parents. The author explains to parents how they can learn specific strategies to deal with child problems that they face on a daily basis such as school problems, disruptive behavior, and problems that occur during shopping trips and eating out at restaurants. Overall, Helping Parents Help Their Kids is a wonderful hands-on guide that will help both clinicians and parents work effectively and successfully with child behavioral problems.
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Table of ContentsPart I. An Overview of Consultation and Parent Training. The Clinician as a Consultant. The Five Phases of a Behavioral Consultation Model. Suggestions and Tips in Consulting with Parents. Part II. Specific Solutions for Specific Child Problems. Behavioral Momentum: An Effective Technique for Gaining Compliance in Young Children. The Non-Compliance Barometer and Compliance with Older Children. Parent Solutions for School Related Problems: The Daily Report Card. The Effective Use of Time-Out for Disruptive Behavior. Part III. Advice Packages for Problem Areas. Shopping Trips Can Be Pleasant. An Advice Package for Dining Out at Family Restaurants. Epilogue. References. Appendices.
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