ADHD Non Medication Treatments and Skills for Children and Teens A Workbook for Clinicians and Parents 162 Tools Techniques Activities Handouts

ADHD  Non Medication Treatments and Skills for Children and Teens  A Workbook for Clinicians and Parents  162 Tools  Techniques  Activities   Handouts Author Debra Burdick
ISBN-10 1559570334
Release 2015-11-15
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The most comprehensive ADHD resource available! This practical workbook gives you the most effective, and proven, non-medication treatment approaches and skills. Step-by-step instructions on tailoring psychotherapy to ADHD ADHD-friendly parenting skills Techniques for emotional and behavioral regulation Skills for organizing time, space and activity Mindfulness skills Downloadable handouts, exercises, activities and resources



Mindfulness for Teens with ADHD

Mindfulness for Teens with ADHD Author Debra Burdick
ISBN-10 9781626258051
Release 2017-04-01
Pages 152
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Get focused, the mindful way! In Mindfulness for Teens with ADHD, a clinical social worker offers powerful skills based in mindfulness and neuroscience to help you succeed in all areas of life—at home, in school, with friends, and beyond! As if being a teen wasn’t tough enough, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can make everyday life even more difficult—from struggling in school to relationship troubles with family and friends. When you just can’t focus, life can get lost in the balance. And to make matters worse, you might also feel stressed or have trouble sleeping and eating well. So, how can you gain focus and start feeling better right away? In Mindfulness for Teens with ADHD, a clinical social worker offers fast, easy mindfulness skills to help you successfully navigate all the areas of life, including making good choices, completing tasks, increasing academic success, excelling at sports, driving safely, getting enough sleep, managing stress, and more. By paying attention to the moment, you’ll find yourself less distracted and better able to focus on what’s going on right now—whether it’s an algebra test, a job interview, or an important conversation with a friend. The mindfulness activities in this workbook will also help you build self-awareness and practice self-reflection—key skills to succeeding in life! These skills will help you start feeling more focused, less stressed, and gain confidence in your ability to reach your goals. So, what are you waiting for?



Mindfulness Skills for Kids Teens

Mindfulness Skills for Kids   Teens Author Debra Burdick, LCSWR, BCN
ISBN-10 9781937661571
Release 2014-09-01
Pages 308
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Finally -- a comprehensive, practical and user-friendly mindfulness resource written specifically for children and adolescents. Best-selling mindfulness author Debra Burdick has blended the latest research and best practices to create this straight-forward guide for improving self-awareness, self-regulation skills, mental health, and social connectedness in kids and teens. This expertly crafted resource features a collection of more than 150 proven tools and techniques, presented in a simple, step-by-step skill building format. Perfect for mental health practitioners, teachers and all in the helping professions. Tools for explaining mindfulness and neurobiology in kids’ languageActivities, games, and meditations that build basic through advanced mindfulness skillsStep-by-step instruction on teaching and practicing mindfulness, meditation and reflectionGuidance on choosing age appropriate skillsHow to apply mindfulness skills to specific childhood mental health disordersJournal prompts to help integrate learningGoal-setting charts for tracking progressDownloadable worksheets, exercises and reflections



Mindfulness Skills Workbook for Clinicians and Clients

Mindfulness Skills Workbook for Clinicians and Clients Author Debra Burdick, LCSWR, BCN
ISBN-10 9781936128457
Release 2013-08-28
Pages 219
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Most Comprehensive Mindfulness Skills Workbook Available Like no other resource, Mindfulness Skills Workbook combines the latest research and best practices -- all in a simple guide to successfully teach mindfulness to your clients. This comprehensive workbook provides the theory behind each tool, a step-by-step process to implement, and expert guidance on processing client results. Features:Experiential exercises you can integrate into practiceHighly effective collection of mindfulness toolsSpecial section to guide understanding of neurobiology behind mindfulnessDozens of reproducible activities, exercises, techniques and toolsNew meditationsSteps for increasing client use at homeBasic through advanced mindfulness skillsSkills for specific disordersJournal promptsUnique templates to monitor progress Improve Treatment Outcomes:DepressionAnxietyADHDPTSDOCDBipolarPanicPainSleepStressAngerChronic Medical and Mental Illness Reviews: "Debra Burdick has written a gem of a book on mindfulness. As a guide for clinicians, the book has everything: no-nonsense, clear style; plenty of background info; tie-ins with research; excellent illustrations; and plenty of original experiential tools for introducing mindfulness and leveraging motivation and compliance. This is the kind of resource on mindfulness that you are not just going to skim through: you are going to copy and dog-ear and share this book with your colleagues and your clients. This just might be the last guide to teaching mindfulness that you buy." -Pavel Somov, Ph.D., author of Present Perfect, Reinventing the Meal and Anger Management Jumpstart



Helping Kids and Teens with ADHD in School

Helping Kids and Teens with ADHD in School Author Joanne Steer
ISBN-10 9781843106630
Release 2009
Pages 208
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This fun and interactive workbook is aimed at actively engaging young people with ADHD and supporting them as they negotiate the pitfalls of growing-up, and the transition to secondary or high school. Each chapter focuses on a different key issue affecting children with ADHD around the time of school transition.



When Good Kids Go Bad

When Good Kids Go Bad Author Steven T. Olivas
ISBN-10 9781936128136
Release 2012
Pages 269
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Informative, artful, and fun, When Good Kids Go Bad: Effective Solutions for Problem Behaviors takes readers inside the minds of our troubled kids and teens. Whether they are mildly irritating or well out of control, readers will leave armed with a broad range of proven techniques to curb negative behaviors and encourage positive ones. Therapists, parents, teachers, and all professionals interacting with these kids will have their questions answered and be given clear instructions on how to begin the road to behavioral and emotional change. Interventions are detailed for use in the home, the classroom, and/or the therapy office so that all adults can begin to march in stride and provide the structure needed to facilitate maximum growth. From the diagnostic process to medication interventions, no stone is left unturned.



The Everything Parent s Guide to Raising Mindful Children

The Everything Parent s Guide to Raising Mindful Children Author Jeremy Wardle
ISBN-10 9781440561313
Release 2013-06-18
Pages 304
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Mindful kids are less stressed, more focused, and much happier! Mindfulness means paying attention on purpose. This sounds simple, but it's not always easy, even for children. Kids face stress every day as they try to fit in with their peers, worry about grades, and struggle to sit still in a classroom. With The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Mindful Children, you'll learn how practicing mindfulness can help your child refocus attention to reduce anxiety, control emotions and behavior, and even improve grades. Being mindful will help your child: Become more self-aware. Control emotions. Empathize with others. Achieve academic and social success. The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Mindful Children uses techniques such as meditation and sensory awareness to help your child gain more self-control and be less stressed. You'll also learn how to use mindfulness in your own life! With repetition, these exercises will help your children to manage their own emotions and reach their full potential, now and for years to come.



The ADHD Workbook for Kids

The ADHD Workbook for Kids Author Lawrence E. Shapiro
ISBN-10 9781572247666
Release 2010
Pages 173
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In The ADHD Workbook for Kids, an internationally-recognized child psychologist presents more than forty ten-minute games and activities children with ADHD can do to learn to make friends, gain confidence, and manage out-of-control behaviors.



Behavior Management Skills Guide

Behavior Management Skills Guide Author Scott Walls
ISBN-10 1937661660
Release 2015-06-01
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Behavior Management Skills Guide is a unique resource that covers the process of changing behavior in children and adolescents - from start to finish. With decades of clinical and classroom behavior management success, authors Scott Walls and Deb Rauner have written a comprehensive manual featuring the best methods for effective change. The authors have identified 3 levels of negative behavior components and have paired these levels with interventions proven to increase positive behaviors and skills. Filled with strategies for individuals or groups, this guide also includes downloadable and ready-to-use assessments, exercises, tools and forms. * Easy-to-use tools to evaluate the function of behavior * Strategies that match individual motivation to intervention plans * Skills to change and eliminate inappropriate behavior * Interventions to increase positive behaviors * De-escalation strategies * Reaction plans * Administrator practice & staff training



Getting Ahead of ADHD

Getting Ahead of ADHD Author Joel T. Nigg
ISBN-10 9781462531394
Release 2017-06-26
Pages 299
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Does toxic pollution cause attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? What about screen use? Are alternative treatments worth exploring? Can dietary changes help? From leading ADHD researcher Joel T. Nigg, this book presents exciting treatment advances grounded in the new science of epigenetics--how genes and the environment interact. Distinguishing unsupported, even dangerous, approaches from bona fide breakthroughs, Dr. Nigg describes specific lifestyle changes that have been proven to support the developing brain. Vivid stories illustrate ways to maximize the positive effects of healthy nutrition, exercise, and sleep, and minimize the damage from stress and other known risk factors. The book helps you figure out which options hold the most promise for improving your child's symptoms and overall well-being--and gives you step-by-step suggestions for integrating them into daily life.



Parenting Matters

Parenting Matters Author National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
ISBN-10 9780309388542
Release 2016-12-21
Pages 524
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Decades of research have demonstrated that the parent-child dyad and the environment of the familyâ€"which includes all primary caregiversâ€"are at the foundation of children’s well- being and healthy development. From birth, children are learning and rely on parents and the other caregivers in their lives to protect and care for them. The impact of parents may never be greater than during the earliest years of life, when a child’s brain is rapidly developing and when nearly all of her or his experiences are created and shaped by parents and the family environment. Parents help children build and refine their knowledge and skills, charting a trajectory for their health and well-being during childhood and beyond. The experience of parenting also impacts parents themselves. For instance, parenting can enrich and give focus to parents’ lives; generate stress or calm; and create any number of emotions, including feelings of happiness, sadness, fulfillment, and anger. Parenting of young children today takes place in the context of significant ongoing developments. These include: a rapidly growing body of science on early childhood, increases in funding for programs and services for families, changing demographics of the U.S. population, and greater diversity of family structure. Additionally, parenting is increasingly being shaped by technology and increased access to information about parenting. Parenting Matters identifies parenting knowledge, attitudes, and practices associated with positive developmental outcomes in children ages 0-8; universal/preventive and targeted strategies used in a variety of settings that have been effective with parents of young children and that support the identified knowledge, attitudes, and practices; and barriers to and facilitators for parents’ use of practices that lead to healthy child outcomes as well as their participation in effective programs and services. This report makes recommendations directed at an array of stakeholders, for promoting the wide-scale adoption of effective programs and services for parents and on areas that warrant further research to inform policy and practice. It is meant to serve as a roadmap for the future of parenting policy, research, and practice in the United States.



Oppositional Defiant Disruptive Children and Adolescents

Oppositional  Defiant   Disruptive Children and Adolescents Author Scott Walls
ISBN-10 1559570369
Release 2016-04-01
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Children and adolescents with ODD, ADHD, anxiety, mood and disruptive disorders provide constant clinical and parenting challenges. Written for therapists, educators, parents and caretakers, this workbook will give you the tools to reduce problematic behaviors and increase positive behaviors. -Exercises, assessments, guidelines and case studies -Crisis Prevention and Intervention -Safety Plans and Risk Evaluations -Evaluate and Treat Co-morbidity -Tools and Strategies for: -Noncompliance -Nagging -Yelling/screaming -Bullying -Panic/anxiety reactions -Lack of follow through -Running away



Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for ADHD in Adolescents and Adults

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for ADHD in Adolescents and Adults Author Susan Young
ISBN-10 9781119943013
Release 2012-04-10
Pages 256
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The first edition of this book introduced the Young-Bramham Programme, a pioneering approach to cognitive behavioural treatment for ADHD in adults, which was well-received by clinical and academic communities alike. Based on the latest findings in the field, the authors have expanded the second edition to incorporate treatment strategies not only for adults, but also for adolescents with ADHD. Updates the proven Young-Bramham Programme to be used not only with adults but also with adolescents, who are making the difficult transition from child to adult services New edition of an influential guide to treating ADHD beyond childhood which encompasses the recent growth in scientific knowledge of ADHD along with published treatment guidelines Chapter format provides a general introduction, a description of functional deficits, assessment methods, CBT solutions to the problem, and a template for group delivery



Educating Children with Fragile X Syndrome

Educating Children with Fragile X Syndrome Author Denise Dew-Hughes
ISBN-10 9781134378104
Release 2003-12-16
Pages 212
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What is Fragile X? The most common inherited cause of learning difficulties, affecting a child's ability to tackle key areas such as literacy and numeracy, and causing behaviour problems and social anxiety. What can teachers do to help children with Fragile X become more effective learners? This definitive text will provide essential support and information for teachers with the expertise of an international field of researchers, whose variety of perspectives contribute to a unique, multi-professional approach. Each chapter of the book suggests practical intervention strategies, based on sound educational principles expressed in clear non-specific terms. A range of important topics are considered, including: * the physical and behavioural characteristics of Fragile X * the effects of Fragile X on learning * medication and therapy * related conditions such as autism and attention deficit disorders. Breaking down the barriers of professional practice, this book establishes the groundwork for successful and valuable multi-professional teamwork. By providing immediate access to a body of empirical knowledge and advice from other disciplines, it will encourage teachers to incorporate this approach into their own practice. Everyone responsible for the education of a child with Fragile X syndrome should read this book.



Cognitive Therapy Techniques for Children and Adolescents

Cognitive Therapy Techniques for Children and Adolescents Author Robert D. Friedberg
ISBN-10 9781606233962
Release 2009-07-15
Pages 326
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Providing a wealth of practical interventions and activities--all organized within a state-of-the-art modular framework--this invaluable book helps child clinicians expand their cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) toolkits. Going beyond the basics, the authors provide effective ways to engage hard-to-reach clients, address challenging problems, and target particular cognitive and behavioral skills. Fun and productive games, crafts, and other activities are described in step-by-step detail. More than 30 reproducible forms and handouts can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. See also the authors' authoritative introduction to CBT with young patients, Clinical Practice of Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents, Second Edition: The Nuts and Bolts.



Defiant Children Third Edition

Defiant Children  Third Edition Author Russell A. Barkley
ISBN-10 9781462509560
Release 2013-02-25
Pages 228
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A perennial bestseller from a leading authority, this book provides an effective 10-step program for training parents in child behavior management skills (ages 2 to 12). Professionals get proven tools to help parents understand the causes of noncompliant, defiant, oppositional, or socially hostile behavior at home or in school; take systematic steps to reduce it; and reinforce positive change. Comprehensive assessment guidelines are included. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the volume features numerous reproducible parent handouts and two rating scales (the Home Situations Questionnaire and the School Situations Questionnaire). Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. New to This Edition *Reflects 15 years of research advances and the author's ongoing clinical experience. *Fully updated model of the nature and causes of oppositional defiant disorder (ODD). *Revised assessment tools and recommendations. *The latest data on the program's effectiveness. *Spanish-language versions of the parent forms are available online for downloading and printing (www.guilford.com/p/barkley4). See also the related title for parents: Your Defiant Child, Second Edition: Eight Steps to Better Behavior. For a teen focus, see also Defiant Teens, Second Edition (for professionals), and Your Defiant Teen, Second Edition (for parents), by Russell A. Barkley and Arthur L. Robin.



Stay Mindful Color

Stay Mindful   Color Author Donald Altman
ISBN-10 1683730321
Release 2016-11-15
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Stay Mindful & Color is a pioneering coloring book like no other. Integrating easy-to-use, life-enhancing coping skills with beautifully detailed and illustrative drawings that visually reinforce each mindfulness practice. Mindfulness has been shown to effectively manage stress and emotional reactivity, as well as reduce symptoms related to anxiety, depression, and pain. So if your mental hard drive has ever "crashed," let Stay Mindful & Color reboot and rewire your brain, one centering, soothing practice and joyfully optimistic drawing at a time.