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Handbook of parent training; helping parents prevent and solve problem behaviors, 3d ed.


Handbook of parent training; helping parents prevent and solve problem behaviors, 3d ed.

Ed. by James M. Briesmeister and Charles E. Schaefer.

John Wiley & Sons


548 pages




This collection of 14 comprehensive articles helps those who work with parents and children, presenting advice and techniques in prevention, developmental disorders, internalizing disorders, externalizing disorders, and such conditions as primary enuresis, substance abuse, and juvenile delinquency. Topics include creating parent training for low-income ethnic minority families, teaching divorced mothers to encourage resilience in their children, finding programs for families with autistic children or those with Asperger syndrome, intervening in child anxiety, training to overcome school refusal behavior, using new public health approaches, curtailing physical abuse, treating children with oppositional behavior and with both ADHD and oppositional defiant disorder, and children with aggression. A variety of theories are applied to specific situations.

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