This practical guide is full of insight techniques and activities for managing and helping chronically angry children. It provides teachers, counsellors, parents and other professionals with numerous helpful strategies for dealing with the challenges they face when attempting to reach and help these children.
The first section of this book covers the causes and effects of anger problems and roadblocks to anger management.
Next the 131 creative strategies featured including 24 reproducible skill sheets.
Then the book focuses on techniques and approaches designed especially for parents.
The final section includes a list of Do's and Don'ts concerning medications for anger-related problems in children.
Author: Tom Carr
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