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Resolving your child's challenging behavior, a practical guide to parenting with positive behavior support, Meme Hieneman ; Karen Elfner and Jane Sergay - paperback

"Positive behavior support (PBS) can help parents resolve their child's behavior challenges effectively and efficiently-and this reader-friendly, ready-to-use guidebook demystifies PBS for every family. The new edition of the bestselling guide Parenting with Positive Behavior Support, this book unlocks the principles and processes of PBS and shows parents how to use this proven approach to respond to a wide range of challenging behaviors.Enhanced with new research and updates on critical topics, Resolving Your Child's Challenging Behavior includes the resources and knowledge necessary for families to address current and future behavior issues, create effective individualized support plans, and track their progress. The expert authors-who are parents and seasoned professionals-help families pinpoint the reasons behind a child's challenging behavior and intervene through a three-step approach: preventing problems, replacing challenging behavior, and managing consequences. Throughout the book, research-based examples, case stories, practice activities, and more than 15 downloadable forms guide parents as they learn about PBS principles and put them into action to transform family life.The only comprehensive up-to-date PBS guide for parents, this book gives families the tools and confidence they need to address their children's behavior challenges in proactive, creative, and loving ways.WHAT'S NEW:Guidelines for explicitly teaching behavior skills to childrenExpanded information on key topics: proactive behavior strategies, self-management, behavior replacement, rewards and consequences, clarification of rules and expectations, and children's rightsMore guidance on taking a strengths-based approach to behaviorAdditional information on the circumstances that contribute to positive behaviorNew research on the effectiveness of parenting with PBSUpdated references and resources to build every family's PBS toolboxNew downloads, including fillable forms for gathering information, developing a Child Behavior Support Plan, building additional supports into family life, and monitoring progressFor a guide to preventing challenging behavior problems and improving family functioning with PBS, check out the companion book, Helping Your Family Thrive!"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Machine generated contents note: About the Downloads -- About the Authors -- Foreword Glen Dunlap -- Note to the Reader -- Acknowledgements -- I Introduction and Overview: The Basics of Positive Behavior Support -- Chapter 1: Understanding and Addressing Behavior -- Chapter 2: Learning About Positive Behavior Support -- II The Process of Positive Behavior Support: Problem Solving Through the Process -- Chapter 3: Establishing Goals -- Chapter 4: Gathering and Analyzing Information -- Chapter 5: Developing a Plan -- Chapter 6: Using the Plan -- III Stories of Positive Behavior Support: Practicing the Process Through Case Illustrations -- Chapter 7: ZoÃ"'s Story -- Chapter 8: Isobel's Story -- Chapter 9: Michael's Story -- IV Enhancing Lives Through Positive Behavior Support: Making the Process Work for Families -- Chapter 10: Integrating Positive Behavior Support into Family Life -- Chapter 11: Making Positive Behavior Support Work for Everyone -- Appendix A: Integrating Positive Behavior Support into Family Life -- Appendix B: Making Positive Behavior Support Work for Everyone -- Resources -- Bibliography -- Index --
Literary Form
non fiction
Second edition.
Physical Description
xvii, 204 pages, 26 cm

Library Locations

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