Disruptive Kids: A Guide for Parents

Disruptive Kids: A Guide for Parents

by Thor M. Johansen Psy.D.

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Disruptive Kids: A Guide for Parents by Thor M. Johansen Psy.D.

"Our approach to helping children depends on our values. It also depends on our understanding of how kids develop and how they have become who they are today. When we understand why kids behave aggressively and defiantly, we are in a position to help them..Consider that every negative behavior has a positive side..show faith in your child..Allow them to see that you believe they can succeed."

--- from Disruptive Kids: A Guide for Parents

Tired of trying to control an aggressive, defiant, and out-of-control kid, most parents find themselves giving up or giving in. In Disruptive Kids: A Guide for Parents, Thor M. Johansen, a Clinical Psychologist, empowers parents by arming them with up-to-date information, expert advice, and the encouragement needed to care for and manage a disruptive child. This book focuses on kids with Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder. But the strategies and advice offered by Dr. Johansen are useful for any out-of-control child.

This book features:

· Advice on how and when to seek quality professional help

· Step-by-step ways to manage disruptive children

· Information about therapy, medication, and residential treatment programs

· Advice on how to handle kids who threaten, use violence, and run away from home

· Numerous examples of what to do when kids misbehave

Disruptive Kids is written for parents and teachers, family and friends, counselors and psychology students who care about children and their well-being.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781434362933
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication date: 08/25/2008
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

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