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Smart but Scattered Teens

The "Executive Skills" Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential

Συγγραφέας: Guare Richard , Dawson Peg , Guare Colin
Εκδότης: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462506996
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 293
Διαστάσεις: 25x3x18
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2013

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Smart but Scattered Teens"

"I told you, I'll do it later." "I forgot to turn in the stupid application." "Could you drive me to school? I missed the bus again." "I can't walk the dog--I have too much homework!" If you're the parent of a "smart but scattered" teen, trying to help him or her grow into a self-sufficient, responsible adult may feel like a never-ending battle. Now you have an alternative to micromanaging, cajoling, or ineffective punishments. This positive guide provides a science-based program for promoting teens' independence by building their executive skills--the fundamental brain-based abilities needed to get organized, stay focused, and control impulses and emotions. Executive skills experts Drs. Richard Guare and Peg Dawson are joined by Colin Guare, a young adult who has successfully faced these issues himself. Learn step-by-step strategies to help your teen live up to his or her potential now and in the future--while making your relationship stronger. Helpful worksheets and forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. See also the authors' Smart but Scattered (with a focus on 4- to 13-year-olds) and their self-help guide for adults. Plus, Work-Smart Academic Planner: Write It Down, Get It Done, designed for middle and high school students to use in conjunction with coaching, and related titles for professionals. Winner (Third Place)--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, Consumer Health Category

Συγγραφέας/εις: Guare Richard, Dawson Peg, Guare Colin
ISBN: 9781462506996
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 14/02/2013
Εκδότης: Guilford Publications
Εξώφυλλο: Hardback
Σελίδες: 293
Τόπος έκδοσης: New York
Χώρα έκδοσης: United States
Βάρος βιβλίου: 668 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 25x3x18 cm


Authors' Note Introduction I. What Makes Your Teen Smart but Scattered 1. Executive Skills and the Teen Brain 2. Identifying Your Teen's Executive Skills Strengths and Weaknesses 3. Assessing Your Own Executive Skills and Parenting Style II. Laying a Foundation That Can Help 4. Ten Principles for Improving Your Teen's Executive Skills 5. Motivating Your Teen to Use Executive Skills 6. Modifying the Environment 7. Teaching Executive Skills III. Putting It All Together 8. Advance Organizer 9. Enhancing Response Inhibition 10. Strengthening Working Memory 11. Increasing Emotional Control 12. Boosting Flexibility 13. Building Sustained Attention 14. Teaching Task Initiation 15. Promoting Planning and Prioritizing 16. Fostering Organization 17. Improving Time Management 18. Encouraging Goal-Directed Persistence 19. Cultivating Metacognition 20. Coaching 21. Transitions Resources

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