Parenting Through Tough Kid Moments

Address tough childhood problems with practical solutions. Parenting Through Tough Kid Moments offers positive, proven strategies for working through the difficult times.

$29.95

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256 pp.
ISBN:
978-1-59909-088-7
SKU:
088-7
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Authors:
  • William R. Jenson
  • Ginger Rhode
  • Melanie Hepworth-Neville
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Description

Children are perfect—except when they aren’t. As children are growing up, tantrums, acting out, and arguing happen. All kids have Tough Kid moments. Parenting Through Tough Kid Moments will help you:

  • Set household rules
  • Use timeout effectively, even when you are not at home
  • Develop good habits for the future with the Habit Builder program
  • Harness the power of the three keys to family management
  • Use specific and research-validated reinforcement systems that can be customized to your child and family, and much more

Parenting Through Tough Kid Moments includes forms and checklists for dozens of thought-provoking, helpful activities.  Troubleshooting guides help with very specific situations that may arise with your child as you learn to help her build positive habits at home, at school, and in the community.

Ideal for parent groups, family resource centers, and anyone who needs a little extra support parenting through those Tough Kid moments.

 

  • William R. Jenson

    William R. Jenson, Ph.D., is a professor and past chair of the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Utah. He received his Ph.D. in School Psychology/Applied Behavior Analysis from Utah State University in 1975. He directed the Adolescent Residential Unit in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the Children's Behavior Therapy Unit (CBTU) for Salt Lake Mental Health. CBTU is a day hospital program for severely emotionally disturbed and autistic children. Dr. Jenson's interests include behavior management for severe behavior problems, behavioral assessment, school-based interventions, parent training, applied technology, and meta-analytic research.

  • Ginger Rhode

    Ginger Rhode, Ph.D., is the deputy superintendent for academic achievement in the Canyons School District in Sandy, Utah. Previous assignments in other school districts have included director of special education, director of federal and state programs, elementary school principal, junior high school vice principal, and teacher in elementary and secondary classrooms for severe behavior disordered/emotionally disturbed students. Her main areas of interest and expertise include classroom and schoolwide management, social skills training, generalization and maintenance of behavior, legal issues affecting students with disabilities, and providing a rigorous academic environment for all students.

  • Melanie Hepworth-Neville

    Melanie Hepworth Neville received a master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from University of the Pacific. As family/generalization therapist for Salt Lake Mental Health Children's Behavior Therapy Unit, she developed a practical parenting course based on proven behavior management strategies. Her interest in difficult children and parent training expertise has led to several manuals, research articles, and presentations. She enjoys her real job as an at-home parent, where she has to prove she can practice what she preaches.