Helping Parents Solve Their Children's Behavior Problems / Edition 1

Helping Parents Solve Their Children's Behavior Problems / Edition 1

by Charles Schaefer, Andrew R. Eisen
     
 

Behavioral counseling is the name of the process that takes up the popular "minimax" challenge–to bring about maximal change with a minimal expenditure of professional energies. Drs. Schaefer and Eisen, experienced proponents of the process, have selected practical articles from the professional literature to help therapists help parents cope with common

See more details below

Overview

Behavioral counseling is the name of the process that takes up the popular "minimax" challenge–to bring about maximal change with a minimal expenditure of professional energies. Drs. Schaefer and Eisen, experienced proponents of the process, have selected practical articles from the professional literature to help therapists help parents cope with common problems such as: nightmares, separation anxiety, disruptive behaviors, habit disorders (thumbsucking, bedwetting), dawdling, sibling rivalry, noncompliance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765701480
Publisher:
Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Series:
Child Therapy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
412
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.14(h) x 1.08(d)

Meet the Author

Charles Schaefer, Ph.D., is professor of psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University and director of its Center for Psychological Services in Hackensack, New Jersey. Andrew R. Eisen, Ph.D., is associate professor of clinical psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University and director of its Child Anxiety Disorders Clinic.

Table of Contents

Preface
Contributors
1An Interview Guide for Counseling Parents3
2A Single Interview15
3Night Terrors23
4Night Fears33
5General Fears39
6A Systematic Approach to Separation Anxiety Disorder67
7"Errorless" Elimination of Separation Anxiety73
8Shyness79
9School Phobia91
10Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviors101
11Depression117
12Toilet Training129
13Bedwetting141
14Retentive Encopresis155
15Parent-Administered Behavior Therapy for Inappropriate Urination and Encopresis167
16The Habit-Reversal Method of Eliminating Nervous Habits and Tics173
17Self-Monitoring and Self-Administered Overcorrection for the Modification of Nervous Tics187
18Parent-Modified Thumbsucking195
19Habit-Reversal Treatment of Thumbsucking199
20Chronic Nailbiting207
21Hair Pulling217
22Excessive Scratching227
23Crying and Colic239
24Operant Crying249
25Multiple Childhood Sleep Disorders259
26Pediatric Insomnia271
27Morning Dawdling277
28Enhancing Children's Ability to Cope with Anger293
29Treatment of Temper Tantrums305
30Modifying Parent Responses to Their Children's Noncompliance311
31The Marking Time-out Procedure for Disruptive Behavior325
32How to Deal with Manipulative Children329
33Compulsive Stealing333
34Swearing349
35Firesetting355
36Sibling Rivalry363
37Modification of Deviant Sibling Interactions371
38Social Behavior Problems383
Credits397
Index403

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >