Wiley PracticePlanners (R) Series Preface xiii Acknowledgments xv Introduction xvii SECTION I Abusive Parenting 1 Exercise I.A Our Family's Secret Story 5 Exercise I.B Measuring Our Feelings 14 SECTION II Attention-Deficit /Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 19 Exercise II.A ADHD Accommodations Request Form 23 Exercise II.B Family Problem Resolution Worksheet 29 SECTION III Attention-Seeking Behavior 33 Exercise III.A Family Job Support Checklist 37 Exercise III.B My Love and Trust Support Network 42 SECTION IV Blended Family 45 Exercise IV.A Healing Hurt Feelings 49 Exercise IV.B Unique Roles in Our Blended Family 53 SECTION V Bonding/Attachment Issues 57 Exercise V.A Steps to Responsible Behavior 60 Exercise V.B The Behavior Progress Chart 64 SECTION VI Career Preparation 69 Exercise VI.A Career Family Tree 72 Exercise VI.B School-to-Career Diary 78 SECTION VII Character Development 83 Exercise VII.A Division of Family Labor 86 Exercise VII.B Sharing the Family Resources 90 SECTION VIII Children with Physical Challenges 95 Exercise VIII.A Strategies for Supporting Our Child with Physical Challenges 100 Exercise VIII.B Working Together to Create a Plan 102 SECTION IX Conduct Disorder/Delinquent Behavior 105 Exercise IX.A Replacing Noncompliance with Compliance and Cooperation 109 Exercise IX.B Using Privileges as Contingencies and Consequences 114 SECTION X Dependent Children/Overprotective Parent 117 Exercise X.A Overprotective Parent versus Positive Parent 120 Exercise X.B Creating and Cooperating with Family Rules 124 SECTION XI Depression 127 Exercise XI.A Creating Positive Self-Talk 130 Exercise XI.B Managing Positive and Negative Relationships 134 SECTION XII Divorce/Separation 139 Exercise XII.A Divorce is Not My Fault 142 Exercise XII.B Assuming Our Parental Responsibilities 145 SECTION XIII Eating Disorder 149 Exercise XIII.A Beautiful on the Inside 152 Exercise XIII.B Modeling Healthy Attitudes about Nutrition, Exercise, and Body Image 156 SECTION XIV Gifted/Talented 159 Exercise XIV.A Teaching Responsibility 162 Exercise XIV.B Procedures for Meals, Bedtime, and the Morning Routine 165 SECTION XV Grandparenting Strategies 169 Exercise XV.A Parents' Rules versus Grandparents' Rules 172 Exercise XV.B Personal Boundaries for Interaction with the Grandchildren 176 SECTION XVI Grief/Loss 181 Exercise XVI.A Monitoring Our Reactions to Change and Loss 184 Exercise XVI.B Grief and Loss Circle of Support 188 SECTION XVII Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) 191 Exercise XVII.A Planning for Disruptive Behavior 194 Exercise XVII.B Family-Approved Media List 198 SECTION XVIII Peer Relationships/Influences 201 Exercise XVIII.A Social Influences in My Child's Life 204 Exercise XVIII.B Peer Pressures, Values, and Influences 207 SECTION XIX Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 213 Exercise XIX.A Reframing Our Worries 216 Exercise XIX.B Physical Receptors of Stress 220 SECTION XX Poverty-Related Issues 223 Exercise XX.A Achieving Family Goals 227 Exercise XX.B Different Rules for Home and School 231 SECTION XXI Prenatal Parenting Preparation 235 Exercise XXI.A Creating a Family-Friendly Lifestyle 238 Exercise XXI.B Bonding with Our Prenatal Baby 242 SECTION XXII School Adjustment Difficulties 245 Exercise XXII.A Organizing for the School Day 248 Exercise XXII.B My Ideal School Day 252 SECTION XXIII Sexual Responsibility 255 Exercise XXIII.A Sexual Responsibility and Healthy Self-esteem 258 Exercise XXIII.B My Personal Sexual Responsibility Code 262 SECTION XXIV Sibling Rivalry 265 Exercise XXIV.A Affirming Each Child's Uniqueness 268 SECTION XXV Single Parenting 273 Exercise XXV.A Stress Reduction Strategies 276 SECTION XXVI Spousal Role and Relationship Conflict 279 Exercise XXVI.A State of Our Marriage Report 282 Exercise XXVI.B Our Evolving Marriage and Spousal Roles 287 SECTION XXVII Strategies for Preschoolers (Ages Birth to 6) 295 Exercise XXVII.A Charting Our Child's Developmental Stages 298 Exercise XXVII.B Helping My Child Develop Responsible Behavior 305 SECTION XXVIII Strategies for Children (Ages 7 to 12) 311 Exercise XXVIII.A The Rewind Game 315 Exercise XXVIII.B Record of Reinforced Behavior 319 Exercise XXVIII.C Problem-solving Worksheet 323 SECTION XXIX Strategies for Teenagers (Ages 13 to 18) 327 Exercise XXIX.A Listening with Empathy 330 Exercise XXIX.B Earning Privileges and Freedoms 335 SECTION XXX Substance Abuse 339 Exercise XXX.A Healthy Habits to Support Recovery 343 Exercise XXX.B Our Commitment to a Substance-Free Lifestyle 348 SECTION XXXI Suicide Prevention 351 Exercise XXXI.A Heart-to-Heart Smart Talks 354 Appendix: Alternate Assignments for Presenting Problems 357 About the Downloadable Assignments 371
ARTHUR E. JONGSMA, Jr., PhD, is the Series Editor for the bestselling PracticePlanners (R). Since 1971, he has provided professional mental health services to both inpatient and outpatient clients. He was the founder and Director of Psychological Consultants, a group private practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for 25 years. He is the author or co-author of over forty books and conducts training workshops for mental health professionals around the world. SARAH EDISON KNAPP, MSW, CSW, is a former school social worker who now devotes her time and expertise to helping educators and parents relate to children in positive and highly effective ways. She is the author of several books including The School Counseling and School Social Work Treatment Planner, Second Edition published by Wiley.