Implement a more constructive approach to difficult students
Lost and Found is a follow-up to Dr. Ross Greene'slandmark works, The Explosive Child and Lost atSchool, providing educators with highly practical, explicitguidance on implementing his Collaborative & ProactiveSolutions (CPS) Problem Solving model with behaviorally-challengingstudents. While the first two books described Dr. Greene'spositive, constructive approach and described implementation on amacro level, this useful guide provides the details of hands-on CPSimplementation by those who interact with these children every day.Readers will learn how to incorporate students' input inunderstanding the factors making it difficult for them to meetexpectations and in generating mutually satisfactory solutions.Specific strategies, sample dialogues, and time-tested advice helpeducators implement these techniques immediately.
The groundbreaking CPS approach has been a revelation forparents and educators of behaviorally-challenging children. Thisbook gives educators the concrete guidance they need to immediatelybegin working more effectively with these students.
- Implement CPS one-on-one or with an entire class
- Work collaboratively with students to solve problems
- Study sample dialogues of CPS in action
- Change the way difficult students are treated
The discipline systems used in K-12 schools are obsolete, andaren't working for the kids to whom they're most often applied– those with behavioral challenges. Lost and Foundprovides a roadmap to a different paradigm, helping educatorsradically transform the way they go about helping their mostchallenging students.
About the Author
ROSS W. GREENE, PHD, is the originator of the influential model now known as Collaborative & Proactive Solutions, as described in his previous books The Explosive Child and Lost at School. He was on the faculty at Harvard Medical School for over twenty years, and is now founding director of the nonprofit Lives in the Balance, an organization providing free online resources on his model and advocating on behalf of behaviorally-challenging kids and their teachers, parents, and other caregivers. He is also adjunct associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Virginia Tech. He consults to families, general and special education schools, inpatient psychiatry units, and residential and juvenile detention facilities throughout the world.
Table of Contents
About the Author ix
CHAPTER 1 THE WHO 1
CHAPTER 2 THE MESS 9
CHAPTER 3 THE SHIFT 17
CHAPTER 4 THE ALSUP 31
CHAPTER 5 THE PLANS 63
CHAPTER 6 THE HOW TO 75
CHAPTER 7 THE PITFALLS 123
CHAPTER 8 THE LOGISTICS 149
CHAPTER 9 THE OTHERS 181