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Defiant Children: A Clinician's Manual for Parent Training

by Russell A. Barkley

A sequence of procedures for training parents in child management skills that have been refined by Barkley's past 10 years of clinical work.

Defiant Teens, Second Edition

by Russell A. Barkley Arthur L. Robin

This authoritative manual presents an accessible 18-step program widely used by clinicians working with challenging teens. Steps 1-9 comprise parent training strategies for managing a broad range of problem behaviors, including those linked to oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Steps 10-18 focus on teaching all family members to negotiate, communicate, and problem-solve more effectively, while facilitating adolescents' individuation and autonomy. Practical reproducible handouts and forms are included; the print book has a large-size format and lay-flat binding to facilitate photocopying. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. New to This Edition *Incorporates 15 years of research advances and the authors' ongoing clinical experience. *Fully updated model of the nature and causes of ODD. *Revised assessment tools and recommendations. *Reflects cultural changes, such as teens' growing technology use. See also the authors' related parent guide, Your Defiant Teen, Second Edition: 10 Steps to Resolve Conflict and Rebuild Your Relationship, an ideal client recommendation. For a focus on younger children, see also Dr. Barkley's Defiant Children, Third Edition (for professionals) and Your Defiant Child, Second Edition (for parents).

Executive Functions

by Russell A. Barkley

This groundbreaking book offers a comprehensive theory of executive functioning (EF) with important clinical implications. Synthesizing cutting-edge neuropsychological and evolutionary research, Russell A. Barkley presents a model of EF that is rooted in meaningful activities of daily life. He describes how abilities such as emotion regulation, self-motivation, planning, and working memory enable people to pursue both personal and collective goals that are critical to survival. Key stages of EF development are identified and the far-reaching individual and social costs of EF deficits detailed. Barkley explains specific ways that his model may support much-needed advances in assessment and treatment.

Hiperactivo, Impulsivo, Distraído ¿Me conoces?, Tercera edición

by Russell A. Barkley José J. Bauermeister

Si su hijo ha recibido un diagnóstico del trastorno por déficit de atención con hiperactividad (TDAH), usted necesita orientación y apoyo en los que pueda confiar. Ha llegado al lugar correcto. Uno de los principales expertos, el Dr. José J. Bauermeister, explica, con claridad, la naturaleza de los problemas de atención y las razones por las que los niños con estos trastornos actúan como lo hacen. Usted aprenderá estrategias cuya eficacia ha sido comprobada para superar los frustrantes problemas de la conducta, para ayudar a su hijo a tener éxito en la escuela y, de ser necesario, para encontrar la ayuda profesional adecuada. El Dr. Bauermeister ha dedicado su carrera a trabajar con niños hispanos y con familias hispanas cuyas experiencias y culturas distintivas se reflejan en cada página. Escrito en español (no traducido), este libro es un recurso único para ayudarlo(a) a usted a satisfacer las necesidades de su hijo. Además, proporciona información esencial para maestros y otros profesionales. Esta tercera edición, revisada y actualizada, incluye la investigación científica y las estrategias de tratamiento más recientes. If your child has been diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you need guidance and support that you can trust. You've come to the right place. Leading expert Dr. José J. Bauermeister clearly explains the nature of attention problems and why children with these disorders act the way they do. You'll learn proven strategies for overcoming frustrating behavior problems, helping your son or daughter succeed in school, and, if needed, finding the right professional help. Dr. Bauermeister has devoted his career to working with Hispanic children and families, whose unique experiences and culture are reflected on every page. Written in Spanish (not a translation), this is a unique resource to help you meet the needs of your child. It also provides essential information for teachers and other professionals. Revised and updated, the third edition includes the latest scientific research and treatment strategies.

Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents (Revised Edition)

by Russell A. Barkley

Empowers parents of children with ADHD by giving them a step-by-step plan for behavior management, hard data on diagnosis and treatment, strategies for helping children succeed at school and in social situations, and information on advances in genetic and neurological research that enhance understanding of the causes of ADHD. Includes an annotated list of books, organizations, and Internet resources. This edition is revised to incorporate the most current information. Barkley is director of psychology and professor of psychiatry and neurology at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Taking Charge of ADHD, Third Edition

by Russell A. Barkley

From distinguished researcher/clinician Russell A. Barkley, this treasured parent resource gives you the science-based information you need about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its treatment. It also presents a proven eight-step behavior management plan specifically designed for 6- to 18-year-olds with ADHD. Offering encouragement, guidance, and loads of practical tips, Dr. Barkley helps you: *Make sense of your child's symptoms. *Get an accurate diagnosis. *Work with school and health care professionals to get needed support. *Learn parenting techniques that promote better behavior. *Strengthen your child's academic and social skills. *Use rewards and incentives effectively. *Restore harmony at home. Updated throughout with current research and resources, the third edition includes the latest facts about medications and about what causes (and doesn't cause) ADHD.

Your Defiant Child: Eight Steps to Better Behavior

by Russell A. Barkley Christine M. Benton

Every child has "ornery" moments, but more than 1 in 20 American children exhibit behavioral problems that are out of control. For readers struggling with an unyielding or combative child, YOUR DEFIANT CHILD: EIGHT STEPS TO BETTER BEHAVIOR offers the understanding and guidance they need. Drawing on Dr. Russell A. Barkley's many years of work with parents and children, the book clearly explains what causes defiance, when it becomes a problem, and how it can be resolved. The book's comprehensive eight-step program stresses consistency and cooperation, promoting changes through a system of praise, rewards, and mild punishment. Readers learn tools and strategies for establishing clear patterns of discipline, communicating with children on a level they can understand, and reducing family stress overall. Filled with helpful charts, questionnaires, and checklists, YOUR DEFIANT CHILD helps parents get their child's behavior back on track and restore harmony in the home.

Your Defiant Teen: 10 Steps to Resolve Conflict and Rebuild Your Relationship

by Russell A. Barkley Arthur L. Robin Christine M. Benton

When your teen's rebellious behavior "crosses the line," how can you reestablish your authority without getting caught in a power struggle? Bestselling authors and distinguished psychologists Russell Barkley and Arthur Robin have each spent decades helping parents and kids resolve standoffs and repair their relationships. Now they've distilled their approach into a clinically proven self-help program that can help you break through to your teen and rebuild trust. Centered around 10 simple steps that lead to better behavior, "Your Defiant Teen" provides practical guidelines for putting an end to the hostilities. You'll learn realistic ways to foster mutual respect, introduce cooperative problem solving, and strengthen family relationships, while giving your teen vital skills for becoming a mature, independent adult.

Your Defiant Teen, Second Edition

by Russell A. Barkley Arthur L. Robin Christine M. Benton

If life with your teen has become a battleground, it's time to take action. This empathic book shows how. Trusted psychologists who have worked with thousands of families give you the tools you need to overcome defiance and get teen behavior back on track. By following the authors' clinically proven 10-step program, learn how you can: *Reestablish your authority while building trust. *Identify and enforce nonnegotiable rules. *Use rewards and incentives that work. *Communicate and problem-solve effectively--even in the heat of the moment. *Restore positive feelings in your relationship. *Develop your teen's skills for becoming a successful adult. Vivid stories and answers to frequently asked questions help you put the techniques into action. The updated second edition incorporates new scientific research on why some teens have more problems with self-control than others. Practical forms and worksheets can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

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