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Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges are Falling Th

Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges are Falling Th

Counsels parents and educators on how to best safeguard the interests of children with behavioral, emotional, and social challenges, in a guide that identifies the misunderstandings and practices that are contributing to a growing number of student failures.

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ISBN 9781501101496
Published 30 September 2014 by Scribner Book Company
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Greene, Ross W.
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ISBN-13 9781501101496
ISBN-10 1501101498
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Scribner Book Company
Imprint Scribner Book Company
Publication Date 30 September 2014
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Greene, Ross W.
Category Organization & Management Of Education
Teaching Skills & Techniques
Family & Other Relationships: General
Advice On Parenting
Number of Pages 317
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 211mm
Spine: 23mm
Weight 295g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Behavior disorders in children, Problem children - Education, Problem children - Education
NBS Text Pregnancy & Parenting
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 371.93
Catalogue Code 603229

Description of this Book

From the renowned authority on education and parenting, an in-depth approach to aid parents and teachers to work together with behaviorally challenging students ( Publishers Weekly )--now revised and updated. School discipline is broken. Too often, the kids who need our help the most are viewed as disrespectful, out of control, and beyond help, and are often the recipients of our most ineffective, most punitive interventions. These students--and their parents, teachers, and administrators--are frustrated and desperate for answers. Dr. Ross W. Greene, author of the acclaimed book The Explosive Child, offers educators and parents a different framework for understanding challenging behavior. Dr. Greene's Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) approach helps adults focus on the true factors contributing to challenging classroom behaviors, empowering educators to address these factors and create helping relationships with their most at-risk kids. This revised and updated edition of Lost at School contains the latest refinements to Dr. Greene's CPS model, including enhanced methods for solving problems collaboratively, improving communication, and building relationships with kids. Dr. Greene's lively, compelling narrative includes: - Tools to identify the problems and lagging skills causing challenging behavior- Explicit guidance on how to radically improve interactions with challenging kids and reduce challenging episodes--along with many examples showing how it's done- Practical guidance for successful planning and collaboration among educators, parents, and kids Backed by years of experience and research and written with a powerful sense of hope and achievable change, Lost at School gives teachers and parents the realistic strategies and information to impact the classroom experience of every challenging kid (and their classmates).

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Author's Bio

Dr. Ross W. Greene is the author of Raising Human Beings, Lost and Found, Lost at School, and The Explosive Child. Dr. Greene was on the faculty at Harvard Medical School for over twenty years, and is now founding director of the nonprofit organization Lives in the Balance (LivesintheBalance.org), through which he disseminates the model of care--now called Collaborative & Proactive Solutions--described in his books. Dr. Greene's research has been funded by the US Department of Education, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the Stanley Medical Research Institute, and the Maine Juvenile Justice Advisory Group. He speaks widely throughout the world.

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