When Good Kids Go Bad : Effective Solutions for Problem Behaviors

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-04-01
  • Publisher: Premier Pub & Media
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Step inside the minds of troubled kids and teens. Whether they are mildly imitating or well out-of-control, you'll leave armed to curb negative behaviors and encourage the positive.

Author Biography

Steve began his practice career in the early 1990s, when ADHD was exploding onto the scene, and has enjoyed working with the energy and spontaneous creativity of children ever since. A nationally-renowned speaker and behavioral consultant, he is also a columnist, radio show host and author of the acclaimed book Bad Kids of Bad Behavior?

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Real Issues: The Truth on Why You Need This Bookp. 11
Understanding the Kids in Your Life
A Brief History of Behaviorism: If Skinner Had a Greek Dogp. 17
Physiological Roots of Abnormal Behavior: Is It Just Me, or Am I the Only Normal One in Here?p. 27
Diagnoses Crossing Your Radar Screen
Diagnoses of Interest I: Learning Disabilities, ADD/ADHD, and Oppositional Defiant Disorder: Aha! I Know That Kid!p. 47
Diagnoses of Interest II: Conduct Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, and Autism: I Know That Kid, Too!p. 68
A Few Other Possibilities for Acting-Out Behavior: Hmmm ... I Never Thought About Thatp. 91
The Ten Commandments for Initiating Behavior Changes: Basic Guidelines for Maintaining Controlp. 109
Proactive Strategies: Laying the Groundwork
Determining the Re-enforcers: What Lies Beneath the Surfacep. 123
Behavior Plan Common Denominators: Finding the Common Groundp. 145
Functionalizing Behavior: Making It Easier on You... How About That!p. 167
Proven Management Strategies That Any Adult Can Use
Less-Involved Strategies: Tweaks and Tinkersp. 181
A Bit More Involved: Teaching Old Dogs New Tricksp. 197
The Token Economy: Setting the Stage for Livingp. 221
Tips for Dealing with Maximally Problematic Children: Helpful Hints to Considerp. 237
Epiloguep. 257
References and Further Readingp. 261
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