Skills Training for Struggling Kids
Promoting Your Child's Behavioral, Emotional, Academic, and Social Development
By: Michael L Bloomquist
Challenging kids don't behave badly on purpose - they are simply struggling with the demands on their psychological development. Many tens of thousands of child mental health professionals and parents have already turned to Dr. Michael Bloomquist for essential guidance on understanding acting-out kids and getting them back on track. Now, for the first time, Dr. Bloomquist presents his bestselling skills training program in a book written specifically for parents. This clear, compassionate guide is packed with tried-and-true, thoroughly researched ways to help kids follow rules, get along better with family members and peers, express their feelings productively, and succeed in the classroom. Loads of worksheets, troubleshooting tips, and role-play activities give parents the tools to become their child's best teacher.
Mental health professionals: Don't miss the related title, Practitioner Guide to Skills Training for Struggling Kids.
Note: The original Skills Training for Children with Behavior Problems was designed for practitioners and parents to use together. It has now been split into two volumes that serve each audience better with tailored information, more detailed instructions, and resources. This parent guide can easily stand alone or be used with a professional's help.
AUDIENCE: Parents of 5- to 17-year-olds struggling with emotional, behavioral, social, or academic challenges; also of interest to mental health professionals.