A step-by-step guide to handling behaviour difficulties. This second edition includes new chapters on the family atmosphere, learning disabilities, the adolescent as opposed to the teenager, and the delinquent child. It features charts on the sociogram and a chart on student seating arrangements.
Foreward. Preface. I. Theoretical Premises. 1. Development of the Child's Potential. 2. Goal Directed Behavior. 3. The Four Mistaken Goals. 4. Private Logic: A Diagnostic Technique for Understanding Behavior. 5. Changing the Child's Goals. 6. The Family Atmosphere. 7. The Family Constellation. II. Effective Democratic Methods. 8. The Democratic versus the Traditional Classroom. 9. Discipline and Order. 10. Winning over the Child. 11. Encouragement. 12. Logical Consequences Versus Arbitrary Punishment. 13. The Structure of the Group. 14. Group Discussions in the Classroom. 15. Specific Techniques: Group Discussions. 16. Training Children to Understand Behavior Through the Use of Stories. III. Coping with Special Academic Problems. 17. Learning Disabilities. 18. Reading Difficulties. 19. Culturally Deprived Children. 20. Pseudoretardation Reffered to as Stupidity. 21. Gifted Children and Homogeneous Grouping. 22. I.Q. Tests. IV. Coping with Special Behavior Problems. 23. The Adolescent. 24. Juvenile Delinquency. 25. Stealing. 26 Lying and Swearing. 27. Fighting. V. Parental Involvement. 28. Parent-Teacher Conferences. 29. The Family Council. 30. Parent Education. Epilogue. Index.