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Child Behavior Problems

As a parent, it can be hard to know how your child behaves at school. If you hear that your child is acting out, whether it's a comment on a report card or something mentioned in a parent-teacher conference, how do you know if it is a one-time problem or a serious behavioral issue? Read on for helpful tips and information on some of the most common behavior disorders.

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    Interventions for Chronic Behavior Problems

    Introduction We hear more and more today about the chronic behavior problems of students in our schools. Some of these...

    Source: National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities
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    Role Playing and Behavior Management

    Role playing is a potentially valuable therapeutic intervention for use with children. These techniques are based on the...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 13.

    Biological Risk Factors for Challenging Behavior

    Genes Scientists are leaning more and more toward the view that a gene specifically "for" a disorder or condition such...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 14.

    Mental Disorders and Psychiatric Medications

    Special Message This booklet is designed to help mental health patients and their families understand how and why...

    Source: National Institute of Mental Health
  • 15.

    Anger Management

    When Case Western Reserve University psychologist Diane Tice asked 400 people about how they manage their moods, she...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Pica: Kids Eating Non-Food Items

    Pica is the act of eating non-food items. Although young children are curious about their environment and predictably...

    Source: California Childcare Health Program
  • 17.

    How Does Attachment Affect Behavior?

    According to Bowlby (1969/1982), infants construct internal working models of how relationships work based on their...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 18.

    Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in Children: Characteristics

    Children with emotional or behavioral disorders are characterized primarily by behavior that falls significantly beyond...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Examples Of Individual Reinforcement Systems

    Token Boards Individual token boards are commonly used with very young students or students with limited cognitive...

    Source: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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    Environmental Risk Factors

    Family Factors and Parenting Style Because parents play so vital a role in their children’s development, they are an...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall