A Practical Guide to Parenting With Positive Behavior Support, Second Edition
Resolving Your Child's Challenging Behavior
Early Childhood
Enhanced with new research and updates on critical topics, Resolving Your Child's Challenging Behavior includes the resources necessary for families to use positive behavior supports to address current and future behavior issues, create effective individualized support plans, and track their progress.
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55644 978-1-68125-564-4
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2022 224
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Positive behavior support (PBS) can help parents resolve their child's behavior challenges effectively and efficiently—and this reader‐friendly, ready‐to‐use guidebook demystifies PBS for every family. The new edition of the bestselling guide Parenting with Positive Behavior Support, this book unlocks the principles and processes of PBS and shows parents how to use this proven approach to respond to a wide range of challenging behaviors.

Enhanced with new research and updates on critical topics, Resolving Your Child's Challenging Behavior includes the resources and knowledge necessary for families to address current and future behavior issues, create effective individualized support plans, and track their progress. The expert authors—who are parents and seasoned professionals—help families pinpoint the reasons behind a child's challenging behavior and intervene through a three‐step approach: preventing problems, replacing challenging behavior, and managing consequences. Throughout the book, research‐based examples, case stories, practice activities, and more than 15 downloadable forms guide parents as they learn about PBS principles and put them into action to transform family life.

The only comprehensive up‐to‐date PBS guide for parents, this book gives families the tools and confidence they need to address their children's behavior challenges in proactive, creative, and loving ways.


WHAT'S NEW:
  • Guidelines for explicitly teaching behavior skills to children
  • Expanded information on key topics: proactive behavior strategies, self‐management, behavior replacement, rewards and consequences, clarification of rules and expectations, and children's rights
  • More guidance on taking a strengths‐based approach to behavior
  • Additional information on the circumstances that contribute to positive behavior
  • New research on the effectiveness of parenting with PBS
  • Updated references and resources to build every family's PBS toolbox
  • New downloads, including fillable forms for gathering information, developing a Child Behavior Support Plan, building additional supports into family life, and monitoring progress

For a guide to preventing challenging behavior problems and improving family functioning with PBS, check out the companion book, Helping Your Family Thrive!

About the Downloads
About the Authors
Foreword  Glen Dunlap
Note to the Reader
Acknowledgements


I Introduction and Overview: The Basics of Positive Behavior Support
  Chapter 1: Understanding and Addressing Behavior
  Chapter 2: Learning About Positive Behavior Support

II The Process of Positive Behavior Support: Problem Solving Through the Process
  Chapter 3: Establishing Goals
  Chapter 4: Gathering and Analyzing Information
  Chapter 5: Developing a Plan
  Chapter 6: Using the Plan

III Stories of Positive Behavior Support: Practicing the Process Through Case Illustrations
  Chapter 7: ZoĆ«'s Story
  Chapter 8: Isobel's Story
  Chapter 9: Michael's Story

IV Enhancing Lives Through Positive Behavior Support: Making the Process Work for Families
  Chapter 10: Integrating Positive Behavior Support into Family Life
  Chapter 11: Making Positive Behavior Support Work for Everyone
Appendix A: Integrating Positive Behavior Support into Family Life
Appendix B: Making Positive Behavior Support Work for Everyone

Resources
Bibliography
Index

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