Helping Schoolchildren Cope with Anger: A Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention

Helping Schoolchildren Cope with Anger: A Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention

by Jim Larson, John E. Lochman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1572307285

ISBN-13: 9781572307285

Pub. Date: 01/24/2002

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This comprehensive guide presents the Anger Coping Program, an empiric ally supported group intervention for 8-12 year olds with anger and ag gression problems. Controlled clinical research has demonstrated this program to reduce teacher- and parent-directed aggression; improve on- task behavior in the classroom; and enhance participants' verbal asser tion and

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This comprehensive guide presents the Anger Coping Program, an empiric ally supported group intervention for 8-12 year olds with anger and ag gression problems. Controlled clinical research has demonstrated this program to reduce teacher- and parent-directed aggression; improve on- task behavior in the classroom; and enhance participants' verbal asser tion and compromise skills, social competence, and academic achievemen t. In one clearly written volume, the authors provide the latest knowl edge base on childhood aggression, the cognitive-behavioral principles underlying their approach, instructions for setting up and running th e program, and a session-by-session treatment manual. Included are det ailed guidelines for monitoring intervention outcomes and successfully duplicating the program across multiple settings. Many helpful exampl es enhance the practical utility of the book, as do reproducible teach er handouts, child self-report forms, and parent letters in English an d Spanish.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572307285
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
01/24/2002
Series:
Guilford School Practitioner Series
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword, Donald Meichenbaum
1. The Development of Aggression
2. The Empirical Foundation for a Developmental Model of Aggressive Children's Social-Cognitive and Emotional Difficulties
3. Getting Started with the Anger Coping Program: The Collaborative Roles of Group Leaders and Teachers in Selection and Treatment
4. Expanding Generalization: Obtaining the Support of Parents, Administrators, and Community Agencies
5. Preparing for the First Meeting: Procedures to Implement and Pitfalls to Avoid
6. Outcome Research Results for the Anger Coping Program and the Coping Power Program
7. The Anger Coping Program Manual
8. Frequently Asked Questions
9. Case Example
10. Afterword
· Appendix A-J: Teacher Handouts, Child Self-Report Forms, and Parent Letters
· Recommended Further Reading

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