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ADHD : Helping Parents Help Their Children - Edward H. Jacobs


Helping Parents Help Their Children

Hardcover Published: 1st November 2000
ISBN: 9780765702739
Number Of Pages: 247

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In this practical and informative book, Dr. Edward H. Jacobs demonstrates how he helps parents work effectively to acquire skills that help their children. Clinicians will find concrete exercises, forms, and techniques that deal with such issues as the use of medication, the consequences of divorce, and the child with ADHD in the school system.

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Dr. Jacobs's book is a superb reference for clinicians. It is useful, insightful, and a valuable addition to the field. Health and mental health professionals will find this book enlightening and rewarding. Dr. Jacobs gives practical and concise suggestions that therapists can use to support parents of children with learning disabilities and help them meet with success.--Teresa Allissa Citro, executive director, Learning Disabilities Association of Massachusetts

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introduction: How to Use This Guidebookp. xi
The Therapeutic Relationshipp. 1
What Is ADHD?: Explaining It to Parentsp. 21
Could My Child Have ADHD?p. 29
The Assessment Processp. 35
Identifying the Child's Problem Areas and Setting Goalsp. 47
Discipline and Authorityp. 61
Teaching Skills to ADHD Childrenp. 83
Working as a Parenting Teamp. 149
Cooperative Parenting after Separation or Divorcep. 169
To Medicate or Not to Medicatep. 179
Is My Child Getting the Help He or She Needs?p. 185
Parents Ask: Can I Be a Better Parent?p. 191
Parents Ask: Could I Have ADHD?p. 211
The Parenting Scorecardp. 217
Coming to Terms with the Parents' Own Parentsp. 221
Final Thoughtsp. 235
Referencesp. 241
Indexp. 243
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ISBN: 9780765702739
ISBN-10: 0765702738
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 247
Published: 1st November 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.08  x 2.72
Weight (kg): 0.6

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